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Thank you to all our LUCES Donors for 
supporting our Scholarships Fund and our Rising Stars Mentoring Program! 
Mil Gracias!
Congratulations to our 
2018 LUCES Scholarships Recipients!
Brikny Esmeralda Ayala
Major: Psychology
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Andrea Dominguez Ruiz
Major: Business
Edgewood College
Nancy Jessenia Gomez
Major: Marriage and Family Therapy
Edgewood College

Siomara Santana
Major: Biological Science
UW Milwaukee​

Latinos United for College Education Scholarships

Student Scholarship Application
Fall semester 2017

​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 offer general and/or special scholarships to Latinos entering or enrolled in college. Scholarships are available ranging from $750 to $1,000 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 have a current high school or college GPA of 3.0.

2. Include a copy of your high school or college transcript.

3. Recipients must be enrolled for a minimum of six credits during the semester in which they receive the scholarship at an accredited Wisconsin College or University.

4. 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.

5. Must be a Wisconsin Resident to be attending a college or university in the South Central Wisconsin area.

How to apply:

Download and fill-out application form (link below). 

2018 LUCES Scholarship Application- 

Please contact us if any questions at:

E-mail/scan your application and recommendation letters  with attachments to: board@luces-wisconsin.org

Guadalupe Jose Zarate
Major: Business Management
Madison College

​Evelyn Mendoza Nunez
Major: Political Science with Latino Chicano Studies Minor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jahdai Guerrero 
Major: Clinical Psychology
Edgewood College

Erika Esparza
Major: Political Science with Latin American Studies 
University of Wisconsin

Diana Santiago
Major: Associates in Liberal Arts
UW Colleges Baraboo​

Jennifer Celaya
Major: Nursing  
Madison College