Scholarship


Scholarship application opens August 13th, 2019 and closes November 1st, 2019. One winner will be announced December 20th, 2019.  

The "Las Pilas" Scholarship was created to empower and encourage young #MentesPositivas (positive minds) to pursue their dreams and create positive impact and change in the world.


Award

$1,000.00


Eligibility

  • identify as Latino/Latina/Latinx

  • Must be a high school senior
  • Must be living in Texas
  • Must be first in immediate family to go to college
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) 

  • Plan to enroll in an accredited College, University OR Technical Program

  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

Application:

Will require a 1-3 page essay

Prompt: What kind of impact do you want to leave on the world and why?

Applicants must also submit most up-to-date transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. 

Link: https://forms.gle/EvoLvfak3XxmNt2V6