Congratulations to GLA 2019 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 23, 2019 at our annual breakfast we gave 15 scholarships totaling $20,000 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 Jennie Quiñonez- Skinner a Librarian at CSUN, Miryam Finkelberg with the Law Offices of Finkelberg & Finkelberg, Mercy Velazquez with The Accountancy, Daniel Cabrera a retired Educator, Marisol Chianello with Learning Rights Law Center, J. Guillermo Garcia with the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture, Victor Garcia, Jr. a GLA Scholarship Recipient, Jasmine Venegas-Goulet with Glendale Youth Alliance, Leyla Anderson with Crescenta Valley Insurance, Blanca Bradley with Pacific Clinics, Victoria Dochoghlian with the Office of Assemblymember Laura Friedman District 43 and Judith Verduzco with Pacific Clinics. 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.[/vc_column_text]
The scholarship application deadline for 2020 is:
- March 23, 2020
- 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 2020.
Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Awardees will be expected to attend our event scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.
Would you like to support the GLA scholarship program? Please send your contributions to Glendale Latino Association, P.O.Box 806, Verdugo City, CA 91026 or the Donate option below.