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2021 Gala

Congratulations to ALL the 2021 High School and College Graduates! Muchas felicidades!
Congratulations to our 
2021 LUCES Scholarships Recipients!
Felicidades! Photos are coming up....
Litzy Gomez

Major: Architecture
College: UW-Stevens Point.
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Adriana Vazquez-Rodriguez​​
Major: Human Resources
College: UW-Madison
Adriel Mendoza
Major: Cybersecurity 
College: Madison College
Cristian Yanzapanta
Major: Registered Nurse.
College: Madison College

Latinos United for College Education Scholarships

Student Scholarship Application
Fall semester 2020

​Latinos United for College Education Scholarships, Inc. (LUCES) is committed to “promoting and 
advocating for the higher educational advancement of Latinos through the provision of merit and 
need based scholarships”. LUCES offers  scholarships to Latinos entering or enrolled in college. Scholarships are up to $ 1, 000.00 for one semester during the academic year. 

The LUCES Scholarship recognizes outstanding Latino high school students in their senior year, college students or adult returning students that have completed their GED/HSED who have shown previous involvement in volunteer/leadership or community activities.

1. Applicants must be Latino or other Hispanic heritage.
2. Currently living in South-Central Wisconsin.
3. Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA. 
4. Include a copy of your high school or college transcript.
5. Include two letters of recommendation from a classroom teacher, employer, volunteer program coordinator or
  other community member who can speak about your motivation for higher education and address your academic,
  volunteer and community achievements. The letter can be in English or Spanish.
6. Upon receiving the LUCES scholarship, recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits during the
semester in which they receive the scholarship at an accredited Wisconsin College or University

Selection is based on financial need, response to short essay questions, recommendation, and high school transcript. A FAFSA is not required to apply. *Disclaimer: It is possible that your LUCES scholarship could replace some of your federal financial aid. *LUCES reserves the right to interview candidates. 

Luis Martinez- Cruz
Major: Mechanical Engineering.
College: Madison College

Luis Fernando Zacatzontetl Huitzil
Major: Psychology
College: Madison College