Congratulations to GLA 2018 Scholarship Recipients!
Glendale Latino Association provides annual scholarships to local high schools and Glendale Community College graduating students who have demonstrated educational excellence and extraordinary citizenship. The organization brings together business and professionals to promote activities that improve education system.
On May 24, 2018 at our annual breakfast we gave 17 scholarships totaling $20,500 to excelling students from Crescenta Valley High School, Glendale Community College, Holy Family High School, and Hoover High School.
Fundraisers are held throughout the year to raise funds for the scholarships. The board reflects the diverse business community enjoyed by Glendale and the surrounding areas, and includes Albert Hernandez with Family Promise of the Verdugos, Miryam Finkelberg with the Law Offices of Finkelberg & Finkelberg, Jennie Quinonez- Skinner a Librarian at CSUN, Irma Villegas with Coldwell Banker Hallmark Realty, Darlene M. Sanchez of the Glendale Economic Development Corporation, Daniel Cabrera a retired Educator, Amy Navarrete with Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca, Nelson A. Castillo with the Castillo Law Firm, Marisol Chianello with the Learning Rights Law Center, J. Guillermo Garcia with the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture, Victor Garcia, Jr. a GLA Scholarship Recipient, Alicia Tamayac with Bella Guatemala Travel, Mercy Velazquez with US Wealth of California. The organization was founded in 1990 and since then has worked to both improve and to make a difference in the community.
Anyone who would like to support the scholarship program can send their contributions to Glendale Latino Association, P.O.Box 806, Verdugo City, CA 91026 or the Donate option below.
The scholarship application deadline for 2019 is:
- March 2, 2019
- Letters of Recommendation, Personal Essays, Official Academic Transcripts & FAFSA Student Aid Reports (SAR) must all be submitted by the deadline
The above link will direct you to the Online Admissions for the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. Please sign up, create a user name & password and follow the instructions.
Interviews will be schedule in April 2019.
Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Awardees will be expected to attend our event scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30 a.m.