Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can past scholarship award recipients apply/receive the award again?
A: Yes. Past scholarship winners are eligible to apply again.
Q: Is this scholarship open to graduate students?
A: Yes. This scholarship is open to all full time undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, and graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
Q: Is the scholarship program only open to full-time students?
A: Yes, however, if due to extenuating circumstances you are taking a less than full-load of classes, please apply and explain your situation within the application.
Q: Can I submit the application through the mail?
A: No. All scholarship applications and supporting documents must be submitted online through the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation website. Items received through the mail or via email will not be accepted.
Q: Can letters of recommendation be submitted directly to the Foundation?
A: No. Letters of recommendation must be included with your online scholarship application and all required supplementary documents, such as your transcript.
Q: What if my recommender wants to submit a letter of recommendation directly?
A: Unfortunately, at this time the Foundation cannot accept letters of recommendation submitted apart from the online scholarship application.
Q: Do I need to submit an official transcript?
A: Although official transcripts are preferred, we will also accept unofficial transcripts.
Q: Where can I direct additional questions?
Q: Is the scholarship limited to U.S. Citizens?
A: No. All students, irrespective of immigration status, are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Q: How will applicants be notified if they have been selected to receive a scholarship?
A: Students selected to receive a scholarship will be notified via electronic mail. Additionally, a complete list of all scholarship winners will be posted to the Foundation website and released to the public via press release. Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications received each year, the Foundation is unable to send notifications to applicants who are not awarded a scholarship.