Scholarships: Thank you

A Message of Gratitude Scholarships are a vital investment in a young person’s future, but financial resources alone cannot ensure that our first-generation Latinx students achieve their educational and professional goals. Our flagship College Success Program—and in particular our Workforce Preparation Academy—helps level the playing field for TELACU Scholars by providing the specialized training and…
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Contact Scholarship Program
TOYOTA/TELACU Scholarship

Awards of up to $5,000 are funded by TOYOTA, our Foundation’s largest corporate partner since 2007, for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Business or STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Despite the growing need for professionals in these fields, recent studies show that a disproportionately low number of Latinos—our nation’s largest and fastest-growing demographic—are pursuing degrees…
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Eric Barajas

Director of Merchandising/Gaming, Target

MBA, Purdue University
BBA, CSU Fullerton

Louis Elizondo, RN

Intensive Care Unit, White Memorial Medical Center

ADN, Rio Hondo College

Martha Romero, RN, BSN

Labor & Delivery Unit, White Memorial Medical Center

BSN, University of Phoenix
ADN, Rio Hondo College

Health Careers Program Success Stories

  Louis Elizondo, RN While attending California Polytechnic State University, Pomona to attain his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry with a concentration in Chemical Science, Louis worked as an oral surgery assistant. Realizing that he was happiest when interacting with people during his work hours, he decided to become a Registered Nurse (RN). It…
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Online Resources

Community and Economic Development National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders California Community Economic Development Association US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services US Economic Development Administration Policy Link, Healthy Food Access Portal US Department of Transportation, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Disadvantaged Business…
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A Message from the Chairman & Founder

Dear Friends: Together with our network of committed partners, for almost forty years the TELACU Education Foundation has equipped thousands upon thousands of first-generation Latinx students with the tools necessary to shatter barriers to their academic and professional success. Each year, the Foundation impacts the lives of approximately 2,000 high school, college and graduate school…
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List of Colleges & Universities

Each year, TELACU Scholars graduate from some of the most selective and prestigious colleges and universities across the United States, due in great measure to the generous financial support provided by our network of committed corporate partners. To maximize their impact, these funds are further leveraged through partnerships TELACU has established with some of these…
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