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La Unidad Latina Foundation National Scholarship


Since our founding in 1999, our flagship scholarship has awarded over $200,000 in scholarships to scholars with financial needs who have demonstrated academic excellence, exceptional leadership and a commitment to impacting the Latino community. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to undergraduate four-year college, and graduate students who meet the following criteria and abide by the following requirements: 1. must have minimum cumulative GPA above 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA scale; 2. cumulative GPAs below 2.80 do not qualify for a scholarship; 3. must be currently enrolled in an eligible BachelorÔÇÖs or MasterÔÇÖs degree program at an accredited four-year college or university; 4. must have completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants; 5. must reside in the United States. Required Documentation: 1. unofficial copy of University transcript. If selected as a finalist, you will be required to submit an official University-issued transcript; 2. letter of recommendation from university administrator/faculty or community leader demonstrating student leadership and commitment to civic service. (200-350 words). Only when requested by LULF: Official university-issued academic transcript(s) required and included in application. Graduate students are required to submit graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applications are only accepted during the application period. Letters of recommendation are to be sent electronically. Mailed letters of recommendation must be postmarked by the deadline. Do not send letters of recommendation by registered mail or another delivery service that requires a signature, as we are sometimes unavailable to sign for deliveries. You will be notified when to submit an official transcript. We accept unofficial copies of transcripts both electronically and by mail. Send electronic transcripts to LULF@lulfoundation.org. Send paper transcripts to our mailing address above listed above. Applications that do not fit all of the criteria or do not meet the above mentioned requirements will be rejected.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Latin American/Caribbean, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Hispanic

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