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Gabriel Cardenas Memorial Achievement Award Application

Spring 2024 | $600 scholarship awarded

Apply by Feb 22, 2024

This scholarship is established in memory of Gabriel Cardenas, a Washington State University Ph.D. candidate in education. Gabriel's life and promising career were cut short by an auto accident in 1977. It is a scholarship targeting students active in the Latinx/Chicanx community.

The scholarship committee will review applicants who meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time Washington State University (WSU) undergraduate student.
  • Must have been or currently participated in the Chicanx/Latinx Student Center, Multicultural Student Services, and/or have participated in respective programs, activities, resources, leadership, etc.
  • Have a cumulative WSU GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Be active in the Latinx/Chicanx community with related student organizations and demonstrate activism and community service.
  • Complete the scholarship application in its entirety and submit it by the due date.
  • Be an enrolled WSU undergraduate student for current Fall term

Examples of related involvement include the Team Mentoring Program (TMP), Compass Mentor Program (formerly the CESJ Student Mentor Program), Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), Smart Start Program (SSP), and related workshops.

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