Thursday, August 25, 2011

Chicana Foundation of Northern CA - Scholarship for Under Grad and Grad students

Chicana Foundation of Northern CA
(doing business as Chicana Latina Foundation )
1419 Burlingame Ave., St. N
Burlingame, CA 94010
Telephone: (650) 373-1085
FAX: (650) 373-1090
Limitations: Scholarships to undergraduate and graduate female students of Latina background for higher education.
Geographic focus: Giving primarily in California
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/09: Assets, $356,411 (M); Expenditures, $334,333; Total giving, $68,800; Grants to individuals, totaling $68,800.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Higher education; Hispanics/Latinos; Women
Types of support: Scholarships--to individuals
Application information: Applications accepted. Application form required. Application form available on the grantmaker's web site.
Initial approach: Telephone, e-mail or web site
Applicants should submit the following:
1) Transcripts
2) Letter(s) of recommendation
3) Essay
Additional information: All students must submit two essays and two recommendations. Interview required.
Publications: Application guidelines.
Program description:
Scholarship: Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 are awarded to Chicana/Latina women of the Northern CA counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma or Yolo. Applicants must have been a resident for at least two years in one of the counties and be enrolled as a full-time college student, have completed a minimum of 15 college semester units after high school graduation, and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Graduate students must provide verification of acceptance to a graduate school. All candidates must have demonstrated leadership and civic/community involvement. Applicants must agree, if awarded a scholarship, to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours in the next year in support of the Chicana/Latina Foundation.

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