CONGRATULATIONS!

2020 CECLC Scholarship Recipients

*Barragan, Miriam

*John Little Memorial Scholarship

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

Chavarin-Gutierrez, Veronica

Nestucca High School

NW Regional ESD

Manzo Jauregu, Norma

Central High School

Willamette ESD

Pena Anaya, Cecilio

Newburg High School

Willamette ESD

Vargas Garcia, Naivi

Central High School

Willamette ESD

Torres Ibarra, Ayleen

West Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Galicia Sixto, Ivan

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

 

*Lorenzo, Laura

*Pancho Tavera

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Sanchez, Jose

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

Solis Torres, Yatzhiri

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Alvarez Flores, Orlando

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Orozco, Olivia

West Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Tuz, Gelsi

Benson Polytechnic High School

Portland Public Schools

Alvarez Villanueva, Misibet

Newberg High School

Willamette ESD

Raya Muñoz, Maria

Canby High School

Clackamas Schools

Morales Romero, Myrka

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Martinez Hernandez, Vanessa

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Martinez Garcia, Yaire

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Negrete Vazquez, Venesa

Canby High School

Clackamas Schools

Perez Rojas, Xiana

Canby High School

Clackamas Schools

Diaz Rivera, Fabian

Woodburn High School

Woodburn Schools

Diaz Jr., Alfonso

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Cortes, Yarecci

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

Farfan Zamudio, Jaquelene

Reynolds High School

East Multnomah Schools

Sierra, Jocelyn

Stayton High School

Willamette ESD

 

Hernandez, Oscar

North Salem High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Mendoza, Irene

McNary High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Valdez R., Lidia

McNary High School

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Pineda Lopez, Nicole

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Delgado Manriquez, Karla

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

2020 WOU/CECLC Scholarship Recipients

Bastida, Elizabeth

South Salem High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Quintin, Arely

West Salem High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Perez-Garcia, Arianna

Milwaukie High School

Clackamas Schools

Lopez, David

Wellness Business and Sport School

Woodburn Schools

Sayago-Rauda, Andrea

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Hueramo Garcia, Blanca Margarita

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Flores, Itzel

South Albany High School

Willamette ESD

Arreola Horta, Mariella

Nestucca High School

NW Regional ESD

Cortes, Belen

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

Gonzalez, Alvaro

Woodburn High School

Woodburn Schools

Altamirano, Havalah

Central High School

Willamette ESD

Legarda, Sergio

Woodburn High School

Woodburn Schools

Acevedo, Gerardo

Central High School

Willamette ESD

Vazquez-Madriz, Quetzalli

North Salem High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Rios, Wendy

David Douglas High School

East Multnomah Schools

Vargas Lopez, Rosio

Century High School

Hillsboro Schools

Ventura Romero, Lissett

Tigard High School

NW Regional ESD

Lopez, Juan

Newport High School

Willamette ESD

Gutierrez, Danilo

McKay High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Cisneros Garcia, Yazmin

West Salem High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Cervantes, Mirian

McNary High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Manzano-Lopez, Fatima

Glencoe High School

Hillsboro Schools

Kelly, Soberanis

Tualatin High School

NW Regional ESD

Flores Hernandez, Edith

McKay High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Ruelas, Emiliano

West Salem High School

Salem/Keizer Public Schools

Salazar, Christopher

David Douglas High School

East Multnomah Schools

Gutierrez, Jacquelyn

Wellness Business and Sport School

Woodburn Schools

Rodriguez Tapia, David

Forest Grove High School

Forest Grove School District

Ruiz Garcia, Omar

Newport High School

Willamette ESD

 

Morales Salvador, Fidelia

Academy of International Studies

Woodburn Schools

César E. Chávez Leadership Conference Student Scholarships

 

Thank you for your interest in the César E. Chávez Leadership Conference Scholarships. The purpose of the CECLC Scholarship is to encourage and provide students from a Latinx or migrant farm worker background the opportunity to further their academic and technical potential as they prepare to become future leaders. Each year, students who are selected as scholarship recipients are awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship for higher education. To date, CECLC has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships for high school seniors getting ready to pursue a college degree.

This year, the scholarships process will be completely online. Before applying, please read the following information regarding student eligibility and scholarship guidelines.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Scholarship applicant must be from participating high schools/areas. For a list of participating schools, click here.
  • Applicant must be from a high school graduating class of 2020
  • Applicant must be of Latinx ancestry or from a seasonal farm worker family
  • Applicant must plan to enroll as a student at a two or four year public or private, accredited post-secondary institution in the United States in the fall of 2020

Award:

  • The CECLC Scholarships are in the amount of $1,000 per selected student. Number of scholarships is awarded pending available funds
  • The CECLC Scholarship are made possible by contributions from individuals, businesses, organizations, and associations both public and private
  • The Scholarship Fund is administered by CECLC, Inc., a public, non-profit organization
  • Western Oregon University, a partner of CECLC, Inc., matches the CECLC Scholarship for awardees planning on attending WOU in Fall 2020.
  • Chemeketa Community College, a partner of CECLC, Inc., offers a one-year tuition scholarship for CECLC scholarship awardees planning on attending Chemeketa in Fall 2020.

*Click on the image to download flyer (Top: English, Bottom: Spanish)*

Application Checklist:

Before beginning the application, please make sure you have all the following information ready. Once you start the scholarship application, you cannot save it and come back to it.

  • A valid e-mail address
  • High School ID Number
  • Migrant ID Number, for students in the migrant program
  • Answers to the following four essay questions, written in 200-250 words:
    1. Please tell us about your experience growing up as Latinx and/or as a seasonal farm worker.
    2. What has been the most significant lesson you have learned from your involvement in leadership activities, community service, work experience, or extracurricular activities?
    3. What has been the biggest challenge you’ve faced and what have you learned from it?
    4. In the spirit of Cesar E. Chavez, what is the biggest change or contribution you would like to make to your community?

Submitting your Application:Make sure you have read the “Application Checklist” section above before you start

  • Only one application allowed per person
  • Only complete applications submitted will be considered
  • Application cut-off for EARLY BIRD $500 scholarship drawing is 11:59 p.m. on January 1, 2019.

Click here to access the Application in Google Forms 

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Scholarship Closed! 

(Application Deadline was January 10,2020 at 11:59P.M.)