Lapiz Family Scholarship

Members of the Lapiz family established the Lapiz Family Scholarship in honor of their farm-worker parents, Apolonio and Arcadia Lapiz, and to support students with farm-working backgrounds pursuing a college education at the University of California. The Lapiz Family Scholarship will award one $2,000 scholarship.


Background:
- Number of awards: 1
- Amount: $2,000
- Renewable, amount to be determined
- Established in honor of Apolonio and Arcadia Lapiz, who were farm workers

Eligibility Criteria:
- Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a campus of the University of California in the upcoming school year
- Preference given to UC Davis & UC Santa Cruz
- Farm worker or child of a farm or migrant worker
- Any ethnic heritage
- Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
- Financial need
- Status: U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

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