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Commonly asked questions when filling out the Scholarship Application

Q: What are the extra requirements if I am a current high school senior applying for the scholarship?

A: You will need to ADDITIONALLY turn in a copy of your ACT scores and a letter or email or status of your college application/acceptance.


Q: Do I need an official transcript?

A: No, you don’t need an official transcript you can print out and unofficial one from your college portal/boss account


Q: Do I need to include my ACT and my Class rank?

A: If you are a High school senior, yes. If you are a current college student, it is recommended that you do, but not mandatory.


Q: Do I just leave parts blank if they don’t apply to me?

A: No, always put something in even if it’s just “N/A”


Q: How long is the essay?

A: The essay should be no more than 300 words


Q: Does my scholarship amount get matched?

A: Some scholarships get matched by the college but it is not guaranteed.


Q: Am I required to become a LULAC member if I receive a scholarship?

A: Yes, you are required to become a member if you become a recipient.


Q: Do I have to volunteer and help in the fundraisers if I become a scholarship recipient?

A: Yes, it is now a requirement to volunteer (through LULAC) and help with the fundraisers if you are a scholarship recipient.


Q: What if I am a Graduate student and I don’t have an enrollment verification because they have not accepted me yet?

A: You can submit a copy of your application status or an email saying that you applied for the program.


Q: What if I am out of the Little Rock area and I am unable to travel for events/volunteer/fundraiser?

A: Please let the council know as soon as possible (this will not disqualify you from applying). There can be arrangements made with on an individual basis.

LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Latin Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide. The organization involves and serves all Latino nationality groups.



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