Northern California Foco

NCal Foco Becas for AB540 Students

Deadline  May 4, 2008.

Scholarship Information and Application
The Northern California Foco of the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) offers scholarship for AB540 students who are committed to furthering the well being of Chicanas and Chicanos. Applicants must be members of NACCS, be enrolled in a public accredited degree-granting institution and be AB540 immigrants of Chicana/o heritage .

The Northern California Foco Scholarship Fund was founded in 2000 to help Chicana and Chicano college students complete their education. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis for community college, four-year college, and graduate students.  Awards range from $100 to $500. The number and amount of scholarships vary depending upon applicants and availability of funds.

Eligibility checklist
__ Must be a current student member of NACCS.   
__ Must be an AB540 immigrant student of Chicana/o heritage.
__ Must reside in Northern California region.
__ Must be a full-time student in a Northern California public College or University.
__ Must be committed to the betterment of the Chicana and Chicano population as described in the NACCS preamble.

Questions? email

Click here for the application


Old news:

The NCal Foco Becas to AB540 student is now open. Deadline for submissions is May 11th. Submit your application today! To apply for the Beca click here To donate towards the Beca click here Student Scholarships: Here is a list from MALDEF.  SSNs not required.


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