“… failure is a good thing and I will encounter it quite a lot throughout my life but I shouldn't see it as a step back but rather as a push of motivation. As a first-generation Hispanic girl, my goal is to attend a 4-year university straight out of high school.”
2023 Recipient; Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
“Some may say that I have survived a tragedy, but what I have learned is that I am strong and I will keep learning and working hard to be a doctor someday.”
2023 Recipient; Cuesta College
"My parents never got the chance to graduate high school or even attend high school. Seeing them wishing they could have continued their education and seeing how hard their jobs are pushed me to continue my education."
2022 Recipient: California Lutheran University
"The scholarship has been very helpful, it has allowed me to buy books, pay tuition, cover a lot of expenses, and not worry about using out-of-pocket money to pay for school. The scholarship has allowed me to focus on school and be the best person I can be."
2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 Recipient: CSU Fresno
"It can be difficult to try and manage time when you're a full-time parent, full-time employee, and full-time student. No matter the age, pursuing higher education can be the best decision you will ever make."
2020, 2021, 2022 Recipient: CSU Fresno
"I look forward to learning new things and creating a better version of myself in order to repay my parents for all they have sacrificed to give my siblings and me a better future."
2021-2023 Recipient: Cuesta College
"I will forever and always be grateful for this scholarship and all of the donors for truly making it possible for me to make my career dreams a reality."
2017, 2018, 2019 Recipient: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo