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, Amy Navarrete of Americas United Bank, Darlene M. Sanchez of Glendale Economic Development Corporation, Mercy Velazquez of Sadd-Velazquez-Higashi-Shammaa, CPAs & Advisors, Daniel Cabrera a retired Educator, Victor Garcia, Jr. a GLA Scholarship Recipient, Irma Villegas with Coldwell Banker Hallmark Realty, Jennie Quinonez- Skinner a Librarian at CSUN, Guillermo Garcia a Librarian at the Glendale Downtown Central Library, Alicia Tamayac with Bella Guatemala Travel. 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 2018 is:
- March 2, 2018
- 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 2018.
Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Awardees will be expected to attend our event scheduled for Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:30 a.m.