SALEF's "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" fund is making higher education a reality for Central American and Latino students, including AB 540 students, with approximately 750 scholarships provided since 1998. SALEF's "Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship" Fund offers financial assistance and support to undergraduate, graduate and professional students, often making the difference in whether a student can attend college or not.
The Scholarships are open to all qualifying students regardless of immigration status. SALEF promotes giving back to our communities, thus scholarship recipients are expected to complete community service hours and receipt of the scholarship award is dependent on completion of their pledge.
Applicants must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicityApplicants must demonstrate proven financial needApplicants must possess a minimum 2.5 GPAApplicants must demonstrate a history of community involvementApplicants must be either: a) Graduating High School seniors
b) Current undergraduate, graduate and professional students
c) Community college students (must be AB540)
d) Vocational/Trade school (must be pursuing a health related field)
Applicant must reside in the following areas: a) Greater Los Angeles Area
(Specifically Pico-Union, South Los Angeles, and surrounding schools)
b) San Fernando Valley (must be pursuing a health related field)
c) San Francisco/Bay Area (must be pursuing a health related field)
Carlota Merino, Scholarship Fund Coordinator
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: (213) 480-1052
Health Career Scholarship: Scholarships are offered to students pursuing health related fields. This includes graduating high school seniors, community colleges, vocational/ trade schools, undergraduate, students pursuing a Master in Public Health (MPH) and students in Medical and/or Dentistry schools. Scholarship money is generously provided by The California Wellness Foundation.
High school Student Scholarship: Graduating High school seniors are eligible to apply for SALEF Scholarship regardless of their field of study and the educational institution they decide to attend after high school. Scholarship money is generously provided by the College Access Foundation of California (CAFC)
General Field Scholarship:SALEF scholarship is open to students regardless of their field of study. Students could either be enrolled in a 2 year institution, 4 year institution, or graduate school.
May 2nd, 2012