App helps undocumented students find scholarships

October 5, 2018

By Alex Avila Undocumented immigrants have the opportunity to obtain scholarships with an app that recommends different scholarships available to students who cannot pay for college easily. DREAMer’s Roadmap is an app dedicated to provide information and lead undocumented students to getting scholarships and not be discouraged to attend college. The app was founded by Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca who was also an undocumented student and had trouble finding ways to…

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Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

May 19, 2017
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Scholarships available for eligible for Elans

By Julie Santiago Applications for fall semester scholarships offered by the East Los Angeles College Foundation are now open for Elans. Eligible students can receive up to $1,000 for school-related expenses. Student applicants must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 grade point average as well as having completed 24 or more degree applicable units prior to applying. Eligible students must also be receiving the Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver…

September 14, 2016
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BOG waiver raises academic requirements

May 6, 2015

FAST FACTS Requirement changes to BOG fee waiver  Students must have a 2.0 GPA and complete at least 50 percent of the units attempted per semester starting in the Fall 2015 academic year. Requirement changes to student loans The U.S. Department of Education will stop paying interest on subsidized loans if the student exceeds the maximum period in their academic program. Alternatives to student loans Students can avoid loans by…

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Scholarships requirements cause concern

By: Luis Vasquez The East Los Angeles College Foundation is offering $136,000 in scholarship awards to East Los Angeles College students beginning  fall  2013 semester. However, a lot of these scholarships are not applied for because students fear they do not meet the required criteria. ELAC does a good job in advocating these scholarships to its students by announcing it on their home web page, teachers announcing it in class, and…

September 18, 2013
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