Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund

Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund
Type Scholarship
Amount $1,500
Duration 1 Year


Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each. Purpose

The purpose of the Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund is to assist Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. These scholarships are available on a competitive basis to continuing undergraduate and graduate female college students of Latino background. 

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible for the CLF Scholarship.

Candidates must:

  • Be a woman of Chicana/Latina heritage.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or community college in one of the following Northern California counties:
    Contra Costa
    San Francisco
    San Mateo
    Santa Clara
    Santa Cruz
  • Have lived at least two years in one of the above Northern California counties at the time of application
  • Community College and Undergraduate students must:
        - Be enrolled as a full-time college student (as defined by your institution*) when
          applying and for the following academic year, and
        - Have completed 12 college units after high school graduation, and
        - Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 of college course work
  • Graduate students must:
        - Be enrolled graduate/professional students completing course/thesis/dissertation;
          or have been accepted into graduate/professional school, and
        - Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for college course work
  • Commit to attending the CLF Leadership Institute (one weekend in August after being selected and one weekend the following year in February)
  • Commit to volunteering ten (10) hours for CLF before March the year after being selected
  • Past CLF awardees may not re-apply until four years after receiving our scholarship


  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Mexican American
  • Puerto Rican
  • Women

More Information

Scholarship Committee
Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund
1419 Burlingame Avenue, Suite N
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650-373-1083
Fax: 650-373-1090