Amigas Latinas seeks young Latina LGBTQQ student activists for several scholarships ranging $500 -$1,000. Qualifications include:
- Proof of llinois residency
- Entering or enrolled in college
- Demonstrated advocacy work for the LGBTQQ community
To apply, send the following to Alicia Vega, Amigas Latinas, 3656 N Halsted, Chicago, IL 60613, Aliciatvega@yahoo.com.
- Cover Letter with name, address, phone # & email address
- Essay addressing the reasons why Amigas Latinas should select you for the Amigas Latinas’ scholarship. [500 words or less.]
- Proof of college acceptance or enrollment.
Deadline for applications is post marked or emailed by June 1, 2011.
Scholarship awardees will be notified by June 15, 2011 and checks will be presented at the Amigas Latinas’ Gala in July.
A scholarship writing workshop will be offered at the Amiguitas meeting on May 13, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Center on Halsted.