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Application 2022-2023

Application Deadline

Applicants must submit their application and materials no later than

April 30, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The E.L.I.S.A. Foundation is a nonprofit designed to empower, motivate, and support Latina women become to Chingonas in their communities. The foundation was set up to assist Latinas with their educational and professional aspirations. The goal is to empower and train the next generation of Chingonas who will become the leaders of tomorrow, hence our slogan “Chingonas in the making.”

The E.L.I.S.A. Foundation will award two scholarships.  One (1) scholarship will be awarded to graduating high school senior, who will be enrolled as full-time students at an accredited university in the 2022-2023 academic school.  One (1) scholarship will be awarded to a student who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited United States law school in the 2022-2023 academic school year.

 Graduating High School Students

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be Latina or Latino;

  2. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale;

  3. Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university in the U.S. for the 2021-2022 academic year;

  4. Financial Need;

  5. Special consideration will be given to those whose parents have worked in the fields;

 

 

Application Requirements:

  1. Personal Statement up to 750 words, double spaced, 12-point font Times New Roman.  Your personal statement should indicate why you want to go to college, and how has your parent’s upbringing inspired you, or motivated you to pursue high education.  Please include any professional aspirations you may have;

  2. High School Transcript;

  3. Acceptance Letter(s) to a four-year university;

  4. FAFSA application showing your expected family contribution.

 

 

 

Law School Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

The E.L.I.S.A Foundation Law School Scholarship is open to all students who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited United States law school in the 2020-2021 academic school year, and meets the following requirements:

  1. Must be a woman who identifies as a Latina;

  2. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale;

  3. Shows financial Need;

  4. Demonstrated commitment to serving the Latino community, shown through an academic, extracurricular, or professional record of service;

Application Requirements:

  1. Personal statement not to exceed 1,000 words. The Scholarship Committee is interested in indicia of resilience, leadership potential, and commitment to advancing the needs of Latinas. You may include information regarding your background, challenges faced outside of school, reasons for pursuing a legal education, your legal field of interest, and career goals. You may also include special circumstances, financial needs, and any other information you would like the committee to consider;

  2. Transcript;

  3. Acceptance Letter(s) to an accredited law school;

  4. FAFSA application showing your expected family contribution.

 

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