LEF joins the New American Economy (www.newamericaneconomy.org) to call for the passage of DACA and immigration reform. To support this cause, LEF announces the 2018 LEF DACA Scholarship.
People come to the United States for a better life and LEF seeks to support all students that seek to improve themselves and their families through education. That is why LEF is offering scholarships to DACA students.
DACA High school seniors accepted into a college in the fall and students currently enrolled in a college may apply for a LEF - DACA scholarship.
The LEF scholarship criteria is as follows:
• Latino students residing within Los Angeles County, California
• Grade point average of 3.0
An Essay will be required to be completed by each student on a given topic determined by LEF board of directors. The board of directors will review each application and select the winners.
LEF offers DACA Students scholarships to assist them pay for books, school supplies etc.
The 2018 LEF DACA Scholarship winner is Bryan Valenciano. He currently attends UC Irvine studying Business Administration at the Paul Merage School of Business. He migrated from Mexico D.F. and grew up in the city of Huntington Park. His career goal is to study business administration and work for non-profits that help give students the resources and mentorship they need in order to thrive. He wants to contribute back and improve his community that are at the moment underprivileged. He wants to be able to have that impact on others. LEF wishes him all the best with his future.