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Educational scholarships are awarded to scholars ranging from $500 to $1000.

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:

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA scale. Cumulative GPAs below 2.80 do not qualify for a scholarship
  2. Currently 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 Juris Doctor, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Divinity and Doctor of Philosophy.
  3. Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants, and at least one full-time semester of study for graduate applicants.
  4. Must reside in the United States.

Required Documentation

  1. Official university-issued academic transcript(s) required and included in application. Graduate students are required to submit graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
  2. Letter of recommendation from university administrator/faculty or community leader demonstrating student leadership and commitment to civic service. (200-350 words)

*La Unidad Latina Foundation is unequivocally committed to equal opportunity.  Therefore, La Unidad Latina Foundation does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of gender, race, national origin, disability, age, color, creed, or sexual orientation.


Grants are awarded to groups and organizations dedicated to the development and civic empowerment of the Latino community. Priority is given to student-run and student-serving organizations. Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed at quarterly meetings (March, June, August, November) of the Board for La Unidad Latina Foundation.