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, 2018 • Application Review by LFF Committee – March 1 - 15, 2018 • Scholarship Noti fication – March 31, 2018 • Annual Luncheon and Scholarship Presentations – May 4, 2018 • Scholarship Check Distribution – August 2018 ( scholarship amounts vary from $1,000 - $2,500 ) Complete the information below and email to o r mail to: Latinas First Foundation 3000 S. Jamaica Court Suite 145 Aurora, CO 80014
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  • Application

  • Thank you for completing the Latinas First Foundation Scholarship Form! Expect to hear back from us by March 31, 2018. For questions or for more information, email 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 Submission deadline is January 31st, 2018, 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.
  • Nominator Information

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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, 2018
    › Awardee Notification – March 31, 2018
    › Annual Luncheon and Award Presentations – May 4, 2018
    › 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, 2018 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.