LFSSA Mario Suarez Memorial Scholarship

The Latino Faculty Staff Student Association (LFSSA) Mario Suarez Memorial Scholarship is for current Cal Poly Pomona students.

Please note, students will be notified Spring 2020, if selected as the scholarship recipient. Award will be entered into the scholarship recipient’s account during Fall 2020 / Spring 2021.


  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must be enrolled full-time for fall and spring semester of the academic year 2020-2021
  • Open to current undergraduate students
  • Must be pursuing a degree in English, Education or Journalism
  • Must have grown up in the Pomona Valley
  • Answer all supplemental questions after completing your general application

Should you have any questions, please contact the cpplfssa@gmail.com.

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first, then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities >> Ours” tab and click on APPLY.

Supplemental Questions
  1. In no more than 1,000 words (2 pages), explain how a teacher or a piece of literature has inspired your educational pursuits and how your literary, journalistic, or educational work will serve to inspire others in the Pomona Valley community?
  2. Upload a copy of your resume to this application.
  3. Are you planning to attend Cal Poly Pomona for the entire academic year of 2020-2021?