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The LatinxEdu

ADELANTE Scholarship Fund

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Overview

The LatinxEdu

Poder

Mentorship program

As a high school student, the path to figuring out your passions and unraveling college admissions can feel overwhelming. At Latinxedu, we believe in helping Latinx people realize their hopes and dreams through education. To help more students get to college, we created the Poder Mentorship Program. Latinxedu's Poder Program provides mentees with a playbook for admissions, 12-18 months of one-on-one coaching, and access to an array of resources and tools to succeed. The program features: 

  • One-on-one coaching with a professional

  • Personal clarity

  • College search guidance

  • Exposure to guest speakers and workshops

  • In-person and virtual events

  • Comprehensive SAT prep materials ($1,300 value)

  • Scholarship access ($500 - $2,000 awards*)

  • And much more!

If your a sophomore in DISD, please consider applying today!

Key Dates

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May 1, 21

Application Open

May 31, 21

Submission Deadline

June 21

Fellows Selected

Aug 21 - May 23

Poder Programming 

Application Criteria

ELEgibility

Who can apply to become a Fellow?

Applicant must be of Hispanic/Latinx heritage

Currently a Sophomore in High School enrolled in the Dallas Independent School District (Class of 2023)

3.0 GPA minimum GPA to apply!

Applicants can be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (including DACA students).

 

Ability to complete periodic assignments and attend all virtual or in-person seminars

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How to Apply
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How to Apply

Required application details

The submission of an essay answering the following question (300 words max):

WhY do you want to be a poder mentorship fellow? What are your career aspirations?

In addition, we require the following:

An official high school transcript

Both documents must be submitted via our application portal.

Share the poder mentorship program

Know a deserving student who might be looking for additional help tackling college applications? Send them this link so they can apply!

Sharing does not impact your chances for being selected for the mentorship program.

FAQs

Frequently asked questions

Is there a minimum GPA Requirement?

Yes, the GPA requirement is 3.0 out of 4.0 to apply.

Can international students apply?

Unfortunately, at this time we are not accepting international student applicants.

What if I go to a school outside of DISD?

Unfortunately, we are currently only working with the Dallas Independent School District. We have future plans to expand our mentorship program to schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. More to come! 

Can I nominate a student?

If you know a deserving student you can share the Ascender Scholarship page with someone above.

What are the document attachment requirements?

You are required to submit your essay and transcript (that is signed by your high school counselor) to our application page.

Please ensure the uploaded document is in one of the following formats: PDF, DOCX, or DOC.

Other Questions or Concerns?

Message US!

Use The chat window or use our contact page

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