Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration Scholarship

2018 CLCC scholarship application deadline: May 1

The Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration scholarship is open to Fresno State students participating in the annual graduation event who will be returning for graduate studies in the fall and will be awarded during the ceremony in the Save Mart Center.

Students must complete the Fresno State Scholarship Office application available at its webpage:    

Once students complete that application and upload all requested documents, they may select “Recommended Opportunities” to choose the “Chicano Latino Commencement Celebration Scholarship"

The eligibility requirements are:

  • Participating in the Chicano Latino Commencement Celebration
  • Proof of acceptance into a Fresno State graduate program for fall 2018
  • A 2.5 GPA or better.
  • Must have overcome a significant family, academic or emotional hardship
  • Submit a 500 word essay (double-spaced) -- essay questions on application.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation

Documents required with the completed scholarship application are a copy of transcripts (unofficial or official), letters of support and the personal statement/essay.

Questions can be sent to