About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Cedar Crest College, which has designed a core curriculum to help women succeed at the highest levels of education. The college is committed to training women and preparing them for life in the global community.

The Latina Leadership Scholarship is awarded to full-time first-year or transfer students from Lehigh Valley. Two applicants are chosen annually based on their academic performance, leadership qualities, and community involvement.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • It is also important for the student to fill in the FAFSA form to know for what financial assistance they are eligible for and to analyze the student's family position to pay for their education.

  • The applicant must complete an application which can be found on the Cedar Crest College site with all the necessary documents.

  • Along with the application, the applicant must also submit official academic transcripts to demonstrate their previous academic performance.

  • A student must also submit their official ACT/SAT scorecard before November 10.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

  • The award amounts to $5,000 annually for up to four years.

  • Two awards are offered per year and depend on the availability of funds and applications received.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a citizen of the US or permanent resident.

  • A student should be enrolled full-time and be a first-time or transfer Lehigh Valley Latino students in partnership.

  • A recipient must be of Hispanic descent.

  • Must plan to attend Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania.


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