TRENZA Viva La Mujer and Founding Mother Scholarships
TRENZA encourages young Chicana/Latinas to pursue higher education by offering two $500 scholarships to graduating Chicana/Latina seniors.
To be eligible, applicant must be a Chicana/Latina attending a California high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plans to attend a two-year, four-year or technical college in the upcoming fall semester. Scholarship will be awarded upon proof of recipients enrollment.
- If applying to the Founding Mother Scholarship: Describe any difficult or special circumstances you faced as you were growing up and/or describe any specific family responsibilities that you have had. How did this experience affect your academic and personal development? How did this experience give you a unique background or perspective?
- If applying to the Viva La Mujer Scholarship: Based on your community service experience, focus on one of the activities that you participated in and how it has allowed you to grow both personally and academically.
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