Asheville Latin Americans Achieving Success WNC College Scholarship

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ALAS is happy to announce that we are expanding our scholarship opportunities. In addition to our A-B Tech scholarships, we have opened a new scholarship for Undocumented/DACAmented students studying at any college or university in Western North Carolina. Students at the undergraduate and graduate levels are welcome to apply.

Here are the WNC College Scholarship details

Scholarship Amount

$600 given towards the fall term.

Application Due Date

The application and all materials must be received by July 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified by July 16, 2019 if they received a scholarship.

Qualifications for the Scholarship

This scholarship is for undocumented or DACA-recipient Latinx students pursuing higher education at a Western North Carolina college or university. Scholarship applicants either do not qualify for in-state tuition or are attending a private college or university (that does not use in-state/out-of-state tuition rates). Scholarship applicants also do not qualify for Pell Grants due to their immigration status.

Scholarship application and instructions

Here is a link to the English language scholarship application and instructions.

Here is a link to the Spanish language scholarship application and instructions.

How to donate to this scholarship

Your donations are what makes these scholarships possible. Please donate to fund this scholarship for this year. All the money raised between now and July 1, 2018 will go towards local WNC scholarships for the fall 2018 semester. Here is the link to donate.