In order to be eligible for a scholarship applicants must... Be of Central American or of other Latino ethnicity. Demonstrate proven financial need. Possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Demonstrate a history of community involvement. Be one of the following types of student: Graduating high school senior, Current undergraduate, graduate, medical, MPH, MD, JD or Dentistry student, Community college student, Vocational/trade school students. Be pursuing one of the following: An Associate's degree, A Bachelor's degree, A Master's, J.D. or Ph.D. Live in the Los Angeles Area. Note that there is a strong preference for applicants who live in Districts 1, 9 and 13.