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.




  • 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)


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.