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The East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) Scholarship

About the Scholarship

Administered by the TELACU Education Foundation, this scholarship program was created in 1983 to develop and empower new generations of leaders in the communities it serves. The program is funded by TELACU and the generous contributions of its partners—colleges and universities, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals—who have joined in advancing educational opportunities for the community. The TELACU Education Foundation reserves the right to make the final selection of scholarship recipients based upon, but not limited to, the criteria described below.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

Selection Criteria

General Scholarship Information

Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $5,000, which include any matching funds from the college or university. There are two types of scholarships: Continuing Scholarships and One Year Scholarships.

Continuing Scholarships

If you will be entering college for the first time this fall, you are eligible for a scholarship that can be renewed for four years. To renew the scholarship for subsequent years, scholars must:

One Year Scholarships

If you are currently enrolled at or plan to transfer to one of our partnering colleges or universities, you may apply for a one year award if you:

If you wish to be considered for a one year scholarship the following year, you will need to re-apply.

Application Process

To apply for the TELACU Scholarship, please visit the TELACU Education Foundation website.