Scholarship Application

  • THANK YOU FOR YOUR I NTEREST IN THE LATIN AS FIRST FOUNDATION (LFF) SCHOLARSHIP! We are looking for Latina college - bound or currently enrolled college students who would benefit from a non - traditional scholarship. They should be leaders inside and outside of the classroom. These students must pay it forward. Scholarship Timeline: • Application Deadline – March 1, 2017 • Application Review by LFF Committee – March 1 - 15, 2017 • Scholarship Noti fication – March 31, 2017 • Annual Luncheon and Scholarship Presentations – May 11, 2017 • Scholarship Check Distribution – August 2017 ( scholarship amounts vary from $1,000 - $2,500 ) Complete the information below and email to info@latinasfirstfoundation.org o r mail to: Latinas First Foundation c/o Juanita Chacon 2341 Perry St. Denver, CO 80212
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  • Application

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  • Thank you for completing the Latinas First Foundation Scholarship Form! Expect to hear back from us by March 31, 2017. For questions or for more information, email info@latinasfirstfoundation.org. Our mission is to celebrate and elevate the Latina community by focusing on our cultural and historical contributions in Colorado while providing opportunities and non - tradition al scholarships for the next generation.

Trailblazer & Unsung Heroine Nomination Form

  • Please submit Trailblazer Awards Nominations via e-mail to info@latinasfirstfoundation.org. Submission deadline is January 31st, 2017, 11:59 pm MST. Latinas First Foundation Mission: Celebrate and elevate the Latina community by focusing on our cultural and historical contributions in Colorado while providing opportunities and non-traditional scholarships for the next generation.
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  • Instructions

    Please submit the following information in support of your nomination:
    › Application Review by Latinas First Foundation Committee – March 1-15, 2017
    › Awardee Notification – March 31, 2017
    › Annual Luncheon and Award Presentations – May 11, 2017
    › One nomination form per nominee with complete information.
    › Nominee's resume/bio describing her background and contributions.
    › Narrative supporting the criteria of your nomination and other pertinent details.
    › Up to five letters of support from individuals/organizations or other written materials that support the nomination.

    The Nomination Form and other documents should be submitted via e-mail in one single message as a PDF attachment. Please indicate Latinas First Foundation [Trailblazer and/or Unsung Heroine] Award in the subject line of the email. Any application received after the January 31st, 2017 deadline will not be included for consideration by the Latinas First Foundation.
  • Awards Criteria

    The following criteria apply to the nominees of the specific awards. Latina Trailblazer Award
    › Significant Latina First who has blazed a trail for others to follow.
    › Extensive contributions to the Latino/a community.
    › Proven history of creating change and/or demonstrating impact benefiting the Latino/a community at the local, state, or national level.
    › Demonstrated leadership in the Latino/a community.
    › Record of recognition by peers for legal projects or professional achievements, such as business or non-profit affiliations.
    › Record of recognition by other awards, honors, achievements, or publications that support this nomination.
    Latina Unsung Heroine Award
    › Commitment to the Latinas First Foundation's Mission and to the Latino/a community through pro bono, community service or other activities.
    › Not often recognized for demonstrated efforts and commitment to the Latino/a community.