LFSSA Leadership Scholarship

The Latino Faculty Staff Student Association (LFSSA) Leadership Scholarship is for current Cal Poly Pomona students who plan to attend a graduate/professional program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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 cumulative GPA of 2.5 and higher
  • Must have applied to or been accepted into a Graduate/Professional program at CPP or other campuses outside of CPP for 2020-2021 (preference will be given to students who have been accepted into the graduate program)*
  • Answer all supplemental questions after completing your general application

    Note: Recipient must be accepted into a graduate program for funds to be awarded. Proof of admissions/ admissions letter will be required at the time of awarding the scholarship.

    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 your upbringing (e.g. family, CPP, home, community) has impacted your desire and motivation to pursue graduate studies.  How do you plan on using your advanced degree to support and encourage other Chicanx/Latinx students to pursue higher education or graduate/professional degree?
  2. Upload a copy of your resume to this application.
  3. Have you applied to or been accepted to a graduate /professional programs for the academic year 2020-2021?
  4. If you have applied or been accepted into a graduate program(s), please provide the name of the school and program.
  5. If you have been accepted to a graduate program, please attach the document as proof of admission.