Council #10 of the League of United Latin American Citizens, (LULAC) Davenport, Iowa, announced today that students may now apply for this year’s scholarship starting February 1, 2016. The scholarship program is open to entering freshmen and upper- class men residing in the Quad Cities area. Scholarships applications are available from area high school counselors, online at http://lulac10.org/ or contact LULAC Scholarship Committee Chair Laura Nelson 716-550-6495.
The deadline for submitting the applications is March 31, 2016 with no exceptions for the requirements and details of the scholarship please visit our web site www.lulac10.org. ; Submit all applications to: LULAC Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 4616, Davenport, IA 52808-4616. Scholarship awards are based on grades and academic performance; however, emphasis may be placed on the individual’s motivation, sincerity, and integrity, which can best be revealed through a personal essay. Need, community involvement, and leadership activities will also be considered.
LULAC has considered education its number one priority since it was established
in 1929. LULAC Council 10 of Davenport has awarded close to $500,000 in scholarships since 1975. Council #10 raises funds locally through weekly Friday Night Bingo, Trivia Nights, operations at its Activity Center, the annual LULAC Fiesta queen contest fundraiser, the Adolph Lopez Annual Golf Memorial Outing, and from corporate and individual sponsors and donations. Local funds are submitted to the LULAC National Scholarship Fund, (LNSF) for matching funds. Donations to Council 10 may be sent to: LULAC Council 10, P.O. BOX 4616 Davenport, IA 52808-4616.