LOGRAR/PPOHA Grant

Leverage Opportunities for Graduate Research and Resources (LOGRAR)/Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Grant

This scholarship is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the LOGRAR Project at Cal Poly Pomona is dedicated to supporting underrepresented and low-income graduate students attain postbaccalaureate degrees. The LOGRAR Project is managed by the Graduate Resource Center of Cal Poly Pomona. All CPP graduate students who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply.

Students can only receive one $5,000 award during their graduate studies at Cal Poly Pomona.

Eligibility:
• U.S. citizen, permanent resident (Undocumented and international students are currently not eligible to apply)
• Master’s and Ed.D. students enrolled full-time (min. 6 units) at Cal Poly Pomona as of fall 2021
• Previous enrollment in current program of study for a minimum of one semester
• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
• Demonstrated financial need as determined by the 2021-2022 FAFSA application

Application Materials:
• Statement of Intent (1000 word max.) that includes: (1) details of student’s long-term career goals; (2) description of the student’s motivation and initiative in pursuit of career goals; (3) explanation of the impact a LOGRAR Scholarship will have in helping them achieve their career goals; and (5) a discussion of any other relevant information that the selection committee should consider in their decision.
• Letter of Recommendation from a Cal Poly Pomona Faculty Advisor

Application Process/ Projected Timeline:
• October 1: Scholarship Application opens
• October 31 at 11:59 p.m. PST: Scholarship Application deadline
• November 1-19: Selection Committee Review Process
• Early December: Awarded Students Notified

Selected students will be asked to submit a Thank You letter upon scholarship offer.

For questions regarding this opportunity please contact Monica Santander (msantander@cpp.edu) or Salomon Oldak (soldak@cpp.edu)

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first then proceed to search this scholarship in the ’Opportunities’>>’Recommended’ Tab and click on APPLY

Award
$5,000
Deadline
10/31/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Provide the name and email address of a Cal Poly Pomona Faculty Advisor that can submit one letter of recommendation on your behalf
  2. In no more than 1,000 words please upload a Statement of Intent that includes: (1) details of student’s long-term career goals; (2) description of the student’s motivation and initiative in pursuit of career goals; (3) explanation of the impact a LOGRAR Scholarship will have in helping them achieve their career goals; and (5) a discussion of any other relevant information that the selection committee should consider in their decision.