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Please answer questions correctly and upload required information per instructions.

APPLICATION DUE DATE
Monday, April 27, 2020 | 5 p.m.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

AWARD NOTIFICATION/DENIAL
Letters will be e-mailed no later than Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

Section 1: General Information

MM/DD/YYYY
(Leave Blank if Decline to State)
(xxx) xxx-xxxx
What is your dependency status?


LACDA Participant Type

If your mailing address is different than your residential address, please provide your mailing address below.
Race (select one)


If you are selected to receive a scholarship, would you be able to commit to the following? (Please select all that apply)



All applicants should certify to the following items to proceed. If you are unable to certify to each, please explain your response below.





Section 2: Applicant Certification and Release of Information

I certify that:





Per your Section 8 or Public Housing Contract
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Parent or Legal Guardian approval is required if applicant is under the age of 18.

Section 3: Academic Information

Please list current high school or college you are attending. College students please list the high school you graduated from.

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Are you a first generational college student in your family?

What is your current academic status?




Type of accredited institution plan to attend:



Have you applied for admission?

Have you been accepted?

Expected Degree




Have you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?

If your answer is yes, you will have to submit the following before we process your scholarship disbursement:

  1. Printed copy of your Electronic Student Aid Report from FAFSA webpage ;
  2. Printed copy of your Financial Aid Summary or Award Letter which you could find from your college portal.
What is your educational goal?







What is your most recent score on the following tests? 
What will be your living situation when you enroll in school?


Did you complete A-G courses?

A-G refers to the high school courses required for entrance to the University of California and the California State University systems.

Section 4: GED Certification or High School Diploma

Please submit a copy of your GED certificate or high school diploma for both youth applicants.

Current high school seniors must turn in a current high school transcript.

INSTRUCTIONS: Filename Format (Very Important) 
Last Name, First Name. - Type of Document
Example: Smith, Bill - GED
Upload GED Certificate or High School Diploma
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Section 5: Transcripts

Students currently enrolled in college must also supply an unofficial college transcript from the school they are attending.  Students may provide transcripts from other colleges if desired.

INSTRUCTIONS: Filename Format (Very Important) 
Last Name, First Name. - Type of Document
Example: Smith, Bill - Transcripts

Upload Transcripts

Section 6: Personal Statement

Answer the following question: Please explain your motivation for pursuing higher education, career goals, and how the scholarship will help you achieve? Be as specific as possible.  Must be printed, font - Arial,
size 12, one inch margins and no more than two pages.

INSTRUCTIONS: Filename Format (Very Important) 
Last Name, First Name. - Type of Document
Example: Smith, Bill - Personal Statement
Upload Personal Statement

Section 7: List of extracurricular activities and Community Involvement

Must be printed, font - Arial,
size 12, one inch margins and no more than two pages.

On a separate sheet of paper or resume list your extracurricular activities (limit to last 5 years), community involvement, and employment, including but not limited to:

  • Honors or awards that you have received;
  • Volunteer activities in which you have participated (including internships and leadership positions held); and
  • Recreational activities, hobbies, and/or clubs in which you are involved.

INSTRUCTIONS: Filename Format (Very Important) 
Last Name, First Name. - Type of Document
Example: Smith, Bill - Resume
Upload Extracurricular activities or Resume

Section 8: Two Recommendation Forms

In a sealed and signed envelope from high school or college instructors, counselors, or employers in support of your application. Forms are attached.

Submit as follows:

Mail signed form directly to:
Shelly Thompson
700 W. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.
Must be postmarked by Monday, April 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.

or

Scan the signed form, save it as a PDF file and e-mail to: 
Shelly.Thompson@lacdf.org
Must be received by Monday, April 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
2020 Scholarship Program Recommendation Form


INSTRUCTIONS:
 Filename Format (Very Important) 
Last Name, First Name. - Type of Document
Example: Smith, Bill - Recommendation Form 1

Upload Recommendation #1
Upload Recommendation #2