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LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF)

Offered by LULAC National Educational Services Centers, Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 4, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to

$2,000

Grade level

High School Seniors, 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 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming full-time university student in the U.S.? Further, are you of a Latine background and live near a participating LULAC council? If so, you may be eligible to apply for the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF)! Each year, the fund awards between $250 and $2,000 to multiple applicants who submit a transcript, proof of enrollment, an essay, and complete an online application. The scholarship is funded by LNESC (LULAC National Education Service Center), “a financial aid and college admissions outreach program designed to assist low-income, high school student’s admission to college.”

To find out whether you live in an eligible state, keep on reading. If you fit the criteria, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students who meet the below eligibility requirements. In addition to the states listed below, individuals residing in Washington, D.C. are also eligible to apply.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA

Minimum GPA

3.0

Other Category

Low Income

State

Arizona, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application in addition to the below application materials.

500-word essay

Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact LULAC National Educational Services Centers, Inc. at https://www.lnesc.org/contact/.

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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