LEF Scholarship

Undergraduate

High school seniors accepted into a college in the fall and college students currently enrolled in a college may apply for a LEF scholarships. The LEF scholarship criteria is as follows: 


  • Latino students residing within Los Angeles County, California 
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident 
  • Grade point average of 3.0 
  • Be enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year 


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. 

Graduate

Graduate Level - Students accepted into or currently enrolled in a graduate program may apply for a LEF scholarship. The LEF scholarship criteria is a follows: 


  • Latino students residing within Los Angeles County, California 
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident 
  • Grade point average of 3.0 
  • Be enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year 


An Essay will be required to be completed by each student on a given topic determined by the LEF board of directors. The board of directors will review each application and select the winners. 


Visit our website regularly to find out when the next cycle of LEF Graduate level scholarships will be available. 

2018 LEF Undergraduate Scholarships

Students/Veterans are encouraged to download and complete the attached 2018 Latino Educational Fund Undergraduate Scholarship application and submit it along with the essay via email to  scholarships@thelatinofund.org 

LEF Scholarship Application

LEF Scholarship 2018 (pdf)

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Past LEF Scholarship Winners

2017 LEF Scholarship Winner

LEF awards another scholarship to Fabiola Hernandez. Ms. Hernandez is pursing a Bachelor of Arts degree in the field of Anthropology at California State University Los Angeles. As a graduate student she would like to attend a school that offers a Physician Assistant program. She volunteers at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena in the ER. LEF wishes her the best and encourages her to continue her education so she can help her community. 

2015 LEF Scholarship Winner

LEF awards 2015 scholarship to Anthony Silva. Mr. Silva is pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Administration at California State University, Northridge.  was born in the city of Lima-Peru and came to the United States as a young boy. The language barrier, and cultural difference made the transition difficult, and shocking but having his whole family together helped him through the struggles of being an immigrant in the United States.