2018 Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation
Scholarship Application


The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation, in keeping with its tradition of serving the community, is offering a scholarship program for current college/university students wishing to enter into a scholastic partnership with the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation and other supporting partners. The purpose of this program and partnership is to assist those wishing to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, with guidance, mentorship and funding in their college endeavors. The program also is seeking out those student interested in pursuing a degree with an emphasis on business and finance. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

Included in this letter is the scholarship application. Students must complete the attached application and mail it along with a copy of their transcript. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, all questions must be answered completely.

Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.
Application is due back by February 15, 2018

Minimum requirements

  • Serve in LCCCF cohort (established at each institution).
  • Have a financial need.
  • Agree to provide service time back to LCCCF functions (1 -2 functions per semester).
  • Report and provide an updated scholarship renewal application each year for continued LCCCF funding.
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.2 at attending college or university.
  • Enrollment in Gear up/Trio programs at attending institution.

Instructions

  • For those in high school complete part A, C and D of the application.
  • For those in College complete part A, B and D of the application.
  • To submit the application, press ‘send’
  • Scholarship recipients are selected on a number of criteria, including academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in community activities, honors, work experience, and a statement of educational and career goals. Financial need, as indicated by various sources of financial information, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
  • The Scholarship Committee of the LCCCF Education Foundation makes the selection of scholarship recipients. All recipients will be notified by June 25th, 2018. Personal interviews will be required.
  • Scholarships are renewable each year up to five years if all minimum requirements are met.
  • Scholarship amount can vary between $1000 to $3500 per year depending on fields of study and partnership matching.
  • Acceptance of the scholarship constitutes permission for LCCCF Education Foundation to use recipients’ names, biographical information, pictures for publicity purposes, and agreement to attend a scholarship award ceremony at the Foundation’s expense, if such a ceremony is held.
  • LCCCF Education Foundation reserves the right to interpret and review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes, at any time, including termination of the program.

Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to: The LCCCF Scholarship Committee (702) 534-8981


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PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME (Father):
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CERTIFICATION/INFORMATION

Degree Program:
University/college GPA: (GPA must be 3.2 or above to qualify)
Number of credits completed towards degree:

IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW AN OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THIS APPLICATION

UNIVERSITY/COLLAGE INFORMATION

NAME OF UNIVERSITY/COLLAGE:
Occupation:
I plan to pursue a degree in:
Are in an honors program:
YesNo
Are you willing to apply to the Honors College at your schools:
YesNo
Are in an a Trio program:
YesNo
Are you willing to apply to the Trio program:
YesNo
HONORS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Please list the honors, awards, scholarships, and grants you have received. For scholarships or grants, identify type and amount. (Attach additional information as needed as needed)

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Are you currently employed?
YesNo
If yes where and how many hours per week

Employer
Hours per week

CAREER GOALS

Write a narrative essay (minimum of 350 words; double spaced) describing your educational goals and the challenges that you may face in accomplishing your goals.
(Essay must be attached to the application)


CERTIFICATION/INFORMATION

High school Non-wieghted GPA: (GPA must be 3.5 or above to qualify)

A CURRENT OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THIS APPLICATION

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE INFORMATION

NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL
DATES ATTENDED
I plan to pursue a degree in:
Are you willing to apply to the Honors College at your prospective college/university:
YesNo

Provide a copy of your program degree sheet and course schedule (if you do not have a course schedule please submit schedule when you receive it.)

HONORS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Please list the honors, awards, scholarships, and grants you have received. For scholarships or grants, identify type and amount. (Attach additional information as needed as needed)

  • Description
    Date Received
    Amount
  • Description
    Date Received
    Amount
  • Description
    Date Received
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ACTIVITIES

Please list in order of importance/interest to you, school and community activities in which you participated such as athletics, music, clubs, tutoring, co-op, or church and civic volunteer work. (Attach additional information as needed)

  • Activity
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COLLEGE CREDIT ACTIVITIES

Please list any and all advanced placement courses you have taken and earned credit for.

  • Course Title
    Credits earned
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  • Course Title
    Credits earned
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  • Course Title
    Credits earned
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Are you currently employed?
YesNo
If yes where and how many hours per week

Employer
Hours per week

CAREER GOALS

Write a narrative essay with a minimum of 250 words double space. Describe your educational goals; what you are and will be doing do to make them happen.
(Essay must be attached to the application)


AUTHORIZATION TO RELEASE INFORMATION

  • I hereby dodo not   authorize the (NAME OF UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE) to release any academic information to the LCCCF Education Foundation.

  • I hereby dodo not   authorize the LCCCF Education Foundation Scholarship Committee to release any information, contained herein, to potential sources of scholarship assistance.

  • Acceptance of the scholarship constitutes permission for LCCCF Education Foundation to use recipients’ names, biographical information, pictures for publicity purposes, and agreement to attend a scholarship award ceremony at the Foundation’s expense, if such ceremony is held. The scholarship recipient will also be required to present a receipt for the course/s funded by this scholarship and provide official proof of the final grade earned in the course/s.

  • LCCCF Education Foundation reserves the right to interpret and review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes, at any time, including termination of the program.

  • I hereby certify that the academic information and summary of school activities and awards/honors as submitted in this application are complete and correct.

By signing this application I certify that the information on this application is factual and correct to the best of my knowledge. I hereby give permission for this information to be released to the donor or potential donors of any scholarship for which I may be eligible. I also understand that the LCCCF Education Foundation reserves the right to interpret and review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes, at any time, including termination of the program for any reason. Furthermore, I authorize the publication of any award I might receive.

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We thank you for your participation in the LCCCF Education Foundation and wish you success in all your future endeavors.