LAEF Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Colorado Resident - determined by having a permanent address in Colorado;

  • Hispanic Heritage and/or actively involved in the Hispanic community;

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average;

  • Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students.

*Scholarship recipients are required to fulfill 10 hours of community service during year of funding at your college/university. Service provided at/for LAEF will qualify to satisfy this requirement and is strongly encouraged.



  • Current Photo (optional);

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (recommender will upload online):

    • One from an educator (teacher, professor, advisor or administrator);

    • One from a community service organization, employer, coach, mentor, etc.;

  • Current High School or College Transcript;
  • One of the following (your most recent):
    • Federal Income Tax Return OR
    • W2s OR
    • 2-3 paycheck stubs;
  • One of the following (high school applicants only):
    • ACT Score Report OR
    • SAT Score Report;
  • List of Extracurricular Activities;
  • 2 Scholarship Essays: Topics TBD