Application Criteria - Please read carefully
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.
Graduates of 2 year, community college students who are starting at a four-year college no later than January 2019 are also eligible to apply.
➢ Minimum cumulative GPA above 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA Scale. Cumulative GPAs below 2.80 do not qualify for a scholarship.
➢ Enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college or university.
➢ Eligible Degrees: all Bachelor degrees and Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy.
➢ Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants.
➢ Must reside in the United States
➢ Unofficial copy of University transcript. If selected as a finalist, you will be required to submit an official University-issued transcript.
➢ 2-year, community college applicants starting at 4-year college in January 2019 must provide acceptance letter from 4-year college or university.
➢ 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.
Application Submission Process
➢ Applications are only accepted during the application period
➢ Letters of recommendation are to uploaded to this form OR mailed to: La Unidad Latina Foundation, 25 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004
➢ 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. Please do not submit an official transcript until then.
➢ You can upload unofficial transcripts directly to this form
➢ You can send official transcripts through the following services:
Your school’s student services office
Applications that do not fit all of the criteria or do not meet the above mentioned requirements will be rejected.