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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 
2016 LUCES Scholarships Recipients!

Maricela Tellez-Giron
Attending: UW-Madison

Other Scholarships Resources for Minority Students.

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Gilberto Osuna
Attending: Madison College

Lupe Salmeron
Attending: Edgewood College

Rocio Rivas
Attending: Madison College

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.

How to apply:

Download and fill-out application form (link below).  Completed application packet must be emailed by  May 30, 2016. 

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

Veronica Gonzalez
Attending:Madison College

Alondra Vasquez
Attending: UW-Madison

Estefany Armenta

Ana Rodriguez
Attending:Madison College

Juan Ocampo
Attending:Madison College

Anahi Gallegos
Attending:Madison College