ILLCF Scholarships

July 3, 2025
Awards Available: 20

Scholarship Description

The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) was established in 2002 as a strong voice and resource for the Illinois Latino population and for those that work and live within Latino communities statewide. Through its annual statewide conference and the ILLCF Public Policy Institute, the Foundation seeks to empower Latinos to confront critical issues affecting their communities and to increase access to federal, state and community programs in such areas as employment, education, community and social services, health care, and housing.


  • Must be Latino
  • Must have never received the ILLCF scholarship
  • Must be a student currently enrolled part-time or full-time in a college or university and working toward one of the following:
    • Certificate program, vocational, technical, or trade school
    • Undergraduate or associate degree
    • Graduate degree (master's or Ph.D.)

Please note that students without immigration status or DACA recipients whose home residence is Illinois are also welcomed to apply. All applicants will need to provide a letter of recommendation (LOR) and submit any additional requirements related to their specific application (Ex. Personal Statement, Business Template, etc.) All applications must be completed in one sitting, so please ensure that you have all the necessary documents in order. Scholarship Search