Recognizing the dismal rates of Latinos attending college, several visionary members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #2 approached the Chancellor of the Alamo Community College District (ACCD) in 1997 to develop a program providing scholarships to two generations of Latino students: parents and their children. Since then, LULAC Council #2 has donated $25,000 annually to fund 25 scholarship endowments per year
Armstrong’s success in advancing Latino education in Georgia goes back to 2003, when the university established the HOLA (Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong) program to provide a comprehensive Latino outreach, recruitment, progression and graduation initiative on campus. In the ten years since, the Latino enrollment on campus has increased 200 percent to the current 7.3% percent of total enrollment.
Rising Star Program Transfer Scholarship facilitates the next step in a student's educational journey. Rising Star is a program that offers financial assistance and access to a college education in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) to eligible high school seniors in Dallas County. The program provides a scholarship of up to $4,000 for tuition and books for a maximum of three years to Dallas County public high school senio
Created in fall 2005, the University of North Texas (UNT) Student Money Management Center (the Center) addresses financial barriers to college entrance, persistence, and retention, in addition to cultural issues relating to debt and credit, to educate students regarding student loans and other personal debt.
The Latino Center for Medical Education and Research (LaCMER), located in Fresno, California, was established in 1996 by the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine to address acute professional healthcare provider shortages in central California, and the lack of access to healthcare among medically underserved Central San Joaquin Valley residents. Our program is defined as an educational pipeline employing an active partn
Founded in 1997 by Dr. Richard Cherwitz in the Office of Graduate Studies, the University of Texas' Intellectual Entrepreneurship Consortium (IE), now part of the Division of Diversity & Community Engagement (DDCE), offers a distinctive vision of education attractive to minorities as well as a unique methodology for expanding the minority graduate applicant pool and improving undergraduate education for all students.
In 1986, Mother-Daughter Program was developed at the University of Texas El Paso, on the U.S.- Mexico border, as a school retention and college recruitment program for middle-school Hispanic girls who are at risk of dropping out of school before high-school graduation. The Mother-Daughter Program organizes activities to help girls and their mothers work together to set goals that will lead to academic and career success for the girls.
The Access College and Excel (ACE) scholar program at the University of Texas at San Antonio is uniquely designed for ambitious, talented high school students from predominantly Hispanic inner-city high schools.
San Bernardino Valley College is home to a Middle College High School. Beginning in the 10th grade, students are taught high school curriculum by high school teachers in classrooms located at the SBVC campus. The students are concurrently enrolled in up to 11 units of college classes. The high school students attend classes along with students in the general college student population and receive instruction in college-level transferable c
The Compact for Success is a unique partnership between San Diego State University (SDSU), the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) and San Ysidro School District (SYSD) through which all students who enter the districts by the seventh grade are guaranteed admission to SDSU upon completion of program benchmarks.