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Student Scholarship

Colorado Association of Latino/a Administrators and Superintendents Annual Student Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Target Population: Entering first-year of a collage/university/technical school

Please Note: To apply online using the Google Form above, you must log in with a Google Gmail account. Please be ready to submit all of your materials since you cannot save your progress in the application.

Description

The CO-ALAS Scholarship was created through the generosity of the members, representing the Board and Delegates. This scholarship helps foster the college and career-bound culture within the state and will provide five scholarships to Latino students this year.

Since its inception in 2009, CO-ALAS has supported current and aspiring educators in developing leadership and fostering the growth of the next generation of educational leaders. CO-ALAS is now expanding its support to include our youth with their initial year at higher education institutions for their career path.

CO ALAS will offer five (5) $1,000 scholarships and five (5) $500 scholarships to be announced mid-April 2024 and will be paid directly to the student.


Applicant Criteria

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have applied with pending approval to an accredited college/university/technical school*;

  • A cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5;

  • Identifies of Latin American/Hispanic descent

  • Demonstrate one or more of the following

    • Leadership, 

    • Employment, 

    • Community engagement,

    • Volunteer work, 

    • Extracurricular activities, and

    • Family responsibilities you have been engaged in

  • Applicants must be a graduating senior, Class of 2024, from a Colorado High School 

Application Requirements

Students must provide the following information for their application to be considered for this scholarship award:

  • Submit a completed application to CO-ALAS Scholarship Committee;

  • Provide a copy of high school transcript;

  • Provide one (1) letter of recommendation; and

  • Submit an essay, presentation, or creative art medium (video, music, poetry, artwork) that demonstrates how a college-level education can create an impact in your life. This submission should reflect our highlighted values of:

    • Education/Pursuit of Knowledge

    • Equity & Inclusivity

    • Fostering Strong Relationships (Family, Community, etc.)

    • Leadership & Responsibility

Application Process

Please fill out the following online submission form. Submissions and questions can also be sent to info.coalas@gmail.com.

*Admission must be granted before funds will be distributed if selected.

Please Note: To apply online using the Google Form above, you must log in with a Google Gmail account. Please be ready to submit all of your materials since you cannot save your progress in the application.

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