Boulder County Latina League



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Boulder County Latina League


2016-2017 Scholarship Application

For High School Students and First Time College Applicants General Information
The mission of the Boulder County Latina League (BCLL) is to offer support to high school graduates seeking a college degree. As part of our mission is provide scholarships and encouragement to enable qualified need-based Latino students to attend colleges and universities.

Application:





  1. Application Deadline:

    1. All applications must be emailed NO LATER THAN March 8, 2016, 11:59 pm (MST).

    2. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.



  1. Eligibility:


    1. Applicant must be a Boulder Valley School or St. Vrain Valley School District graduating or graduated student.

    2. Applicant must attend a university or college in the state of Colorado for the upcoming academic year.

    3. Current college student applicants must have a 2.5 unweighted grade point average.

    4. Applicant should be enrolled for a minimum of 9 credit hours each semester (minimum of 12 credit hours for CU Students).



  1. Application Requirements:


    1. Completed Student Information Form (must be typed).

    2. Completed response to essay questions (must be typed).

    3. Current copy of official transcript with GPA

    4. Two letters of recommendation (either from a counselor, teacher/advisor and a community representative).

    5. All documents must be sent to BCLL@impactoneducation.org by March 8, 2016, 11:59pm (MST).



SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS WILL NOT BE MAILED WITHOUT THIS INFORMATION





  1. Additional Requirements/Requests

    1. All scholarship recipients are required to attend the Scholarship awards ceremony on May 25, 2016 at the CU Boulder Campus.

    2. Once you have registered for classes, you must email BCLL@impactoneducation.org proof of your class registration (enrollment), including your Student I.D. and school address. (Can be submitted separately from application). Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the college or university.

    3. Scholarship can only be used for tuition.

Boulder County Latina League

2016 - 2017 Scholarship Application

Student Information Form

PLEASE TYPE YOUR INFORMATION

STUDENT INFORMATION

Student’s Name:


Street Address:
City: Zip Code:
Phone Number: Cell Number:


  1. mail Address:

Date of Birth:


PARENT INFORMATION
Parent(s) Name:
Address (if different):
City: State: Zip Code:
Phone Number: E-Mail:
ACADEMIC INFORMATION

High school student applicant:

High School:_ Graduation date:


What College/University will you attend?
Area of study: When do you plan to attend?

College student applicant:

University currently attending and graduation date:


If changing Universities, where do you plan to attend?
Area of study:
Anticipated Graduation date:_ College/University Student ID:
High School:_ Graduation date:

FINANCIAL AID/OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS


List 2016-17 financial aid and/or scholarships you have received or applied for and specify the amount:

$

$

$ Will you complete and submit FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)? Yes No

FAMILY INFORMATION


Indicate your annual family income:

$0-$14,999 ☐ $30,000-$44,999 ☐ $60,000-$74,999

$15,000-$29,999 ☐ $45,000-$59,999 ☐ $80,000 - +

Parent(s) occupation:


Parent 1: Parent 2:_

What is the highest level of education completed by your parent (s)?




Parent 1:

  • 1st - 6th Grade

  • 7th - 9th Grade

  • High School diploma

  • College degree

  • Post Graduate degree

  • Other

Parent 2:

  • 1st - 6th Grade

  • 7th - 9th Grade

  • High School diploma

  • College degree

  • Post Graduate degree

  • Other


How many people live in your home?

2 ☐ 3 ☐ 4 ☐ 5 ☐ 6 ☐ 7+


Indicate age and grade level of siblings that live in your home:





Age: Grade Level:

Age: Grade Level:

Age: Grade Level:

Age: Grade Level:


Essay Instructions:

Boulder County Latina League 2016 - 2017 Scholarship Application


Essay Questions




    1. Include your name and page number in the upper right corner of each page.

    2. Total 250 words per essay question.

    3. Be specific in your responses.

    4. Must be typewritten. Essay Questions:

For graduating high school students:





  1. What are your goals in life? How or why did you choose these goals? How will a college education help you achieve these goals? How many credits do you plan to carry each semester and why? In which classes are you planning to enroll and why?

  2. Describe how you participate in the Hispanic Community.

  3. Describe any past experiences you think have had an important influence/impact on your decision to attend college.



For Current College Students:





  1. What are your goals in life? How will a college education help you achieve these goals? How many credits do you plan to carry each semester and why? In which classes are you planning to enroll and why?

  2. Can you describe your interactions within the Hispanic community and other Latina/o students?

  3. So that we may mentor other high school students: What high school class/activity was most helpful to you during your first year of college?

DO NOT SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE FOLLOWING CHECK LIST OF REQUIREMENTS: (check each)


❏ Name/Page number on each page

❏ Essay (TYPED)

❏ Student Information page (TYPED)

❏ Current copy of transcript with GPA

❏ Recent Letters of recommendation

All items above must be emailed no later than March 8, 2016, 11:59pm (MST)

❏ Letter of acceptance, transcript or schedule, with Student ID from college or university (can be submitted separately from application)

★ Keep a copy of application and letters of recommendation for your records

★ Attend the Scholarship awards ceremony on May 25, 2016 at CU Boulder Campus.

SCAN & EMAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:


Boulder County Latina League 2016 – 2017 Scholarship Application


Letter of Recommendation Form
APPLICANT: PRINT THIS PAGE, COMPLETE SECTION I: APPLICANT INFORMATION AND PROVIDE IT TO WHOMEVER IS WRITING YOUR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
SECTION I: TO THE STUDENT
Applicant Name
SECTION II: TO THE REFEREE:
The mission of the Boulder County Latina League (BCLL) is to offer support to high school graduates, and current college students, seeking a college degree. As part of our mission is provide scholarships and encouragement to enable qualified need-based Latino students to attend colleges and universities.
Letter of Recommendation:

In your letter, please include how you know the applicant, how long you have known the applicant, what you know of the student’s contributions to the Hispanic Community and why you would support the applicant in attaining a scholarship through the BCLL.


Please submit your letter of recommendation via email to BCLL@impactoneducation.org and notify the student that you sent it.
Application Information:


    1. Application Deadline:

      1. All applications must be emailed NO LATER THAN March 8, 2016, 11:59pm (MST).

      2. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.




    1. Eligibility:

      1. Applicant must be a Boulder Valley School or St. Vrain Valley School District graduating or graduated student.

      2. Applicant must attend a university or college in the state of Colorado for the upcoming academic year.

      3. Current college student applicants must have a 2.5 unweighted grade point average.


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