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Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Chicana/Latina Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 8, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$1,500

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

March 2025

Scholarship Overview

The Chicana Latina Foundation Scholarship is looking for bright minds from Northern California counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, San Francisco, Sonoma, or Yolo) who self-identify as Chicana and/or Latina. Applicants must have lived in one of those Northern California counties for at least two (2) years at the time of application. Recipients are expected to participate in a year-long Leadership & Scholarship Program in the following ways: attend Leadership Institute sessions, receive a $1,500 scholarship, attend the Annual Award Dinner in January following their application year, and act as CLF Ambassadors for 10 hours.

If you’re a Chicana/Latina post-secondary student who has resided in an eligible Northern California county for at least two years, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Chicana/Latina Foundation

The Chicana/Latina Foundation (CLF) is a non-profit organization which promotes professional and leadership development of Latinas. The Foundation's mission is to empower Chicanas/Latinas through personal, educational, and professional advancement. Their programs include a Scholarship Program, the Leadership Institute, and Skill-Building Workshops.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Minimum GPA

2.0+ for undergraduates, 2.7+ for graduate students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino

Other Category

Women

State

California

County

Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Monterey County, Napa County, Sacramento County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County, San Francisco County, Sonoma County, Yolo County

Miscellaneous

Applicants must have lived in one of the listed Northern California counties for at least two years at the time of application.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Chicana/Latina Foundation at [email protected].

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