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Education

Scholarships

CPLC Scholarships empower future community leaders and innovators committed to improving Arizona communities.

Our program provides financial assistance and ongoing supportive services to outstanding Latino students attending Arizona colleges and universities. CPLC Scholars have a demonstrated commitment to making positive changes to their communities and their selected fields of study. The program is especially dedicated to serving those students with limited access to financial resources, such as Dreamers who qualify for DACA status.

Arizona State University

CPLC Tomas C. Espinoza Scholarship

The primary goal of the ASU CPLC Tomas Espinoza Scholarship is to provide financial assistance and support to outstanding students to obtain a degree from Arizona State University.

Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a graduate of an Arizona high school; a graduate or transfer student of an Arizona community college; or a current ASU Student. Applicant must also be classified as an Arizona resident for tuition purposes (residency is determined at the time of application to ASU).

ASU Latino Partnership scholarships will not exceed the value of stated resident tuition for each respective academic year and cannot receive more than 100% of base tuition. For more details on the scholarship, please click here.

At this time, DACA students are unfortunately NOT eligible for the ASU CPLC Tomas Espinoza scholarship program.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Maricopa Community Colleges

Maricopa Community Colleges Chicanos Por La Causa Scholarship

The CPLC Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students pursuing an associate’s degree or transfer program at any of the 10 Maricopa County Community Colleges. Ideal applicants are highly motivated individuals with clearly-defined educational and career goals and a demonstrated commitment to community service. For more details on the scholarship, please click here.

DACA students ARE eligible for the MCCD CPLC scholarship award.

Application Deadline: April 16, 2021

The University of Arizona

CPLC Lorraine Lee Health Sciences Scholarship

Funds will be awarded to full-time undergraduates, who have graduated from an Arizona high school, with a minimum 3.0 GPA, pursuing a degree in one of the UA Health Science (UAHS) Colleges. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to service in the Hispanic communities of Arizona and social awareness of Hispanic culture; talents and interests both inside and outside of the field of public health. Preference will be given to Arizona residents who have demonstrated leadership in and service to the Hispanic community.

Los Medicos

Funds will be awarded to three full-time (as defined by the University of Arizona) incoming graduate student(s) pursuing a degree in the College of Medicine Tucson and College of Medicine Phoenix. Students will demonstrate an interest and commitment to serving medically underserved populations, and whose professional goals include continuing service to those populations.

Chicanos Por La Causa Scholarship—Zuckerman College of Public Health

Funds will be awarded to full-time undergraduates in their junior year pursuing a degree in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to service in the Hispanic communities of Arizona and social awareness of Hispanic culture; talents and interests both inside and outside of the field of public health. Preference will be given to Arizona residents who have demonstrated leadership in and service to the Hispanic community.

Students may apply to all UA scholarships by clicking the link below:

Apply for UA Scholarships!

CPLC Scholarship programs have awarded more than

$4.5

million

More than

1,600

Students have received scholarships.

These scholarships cover

full tuition

for all recipients.

SUPPORT THE CPLC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Our work is only possible with support from our community. Your gift directly supports deserving students to help with tuition, fees, books, and other expenses. Plus, donations to CPLC are eligible for the QCO tax credit. Learn more here.

Contact the CPLC Scholarship Program

For questions about any CPLC scholarship, please email
Scholarships@cplc.org