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ALMA Fall 2019 Scholarship Application
The Arizona Latino Media Association invites you to apply for limited scholarships for the Spring 2020 college semester. The scholarships are for incoming and continuing journalism students attending an Arizona university or college. Awards range from $500 - $2,500. To be considered you must complete this application and provide supplementary material between October 10 -- November 15, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded directly to students. The funds are not subject to restrictions imposed by state law. The scholarships are aimed at students seeking to become journalism and media professionals.
1. Must be an incoming freshman to an Arizona community college/university or a current university student.
a. First-year student applicants must be a graduate of an Arizona high school and enrolled at an Arizona post secondary educational institution.
2. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates for Fall 2019, carry a minimum of 12 credit hours or be completing a minimum of 24 credit hours in an academic year.
3. Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
4. Financial need will be considered one of the factors in the selection process.
Selection Process: Selection is based upon the scholarship application, academic record/transcript, extracurricular activities, and a scholarship essay. You may want to write your essay in advance on a document and then cut and paste the essay into the form when you submit your scholarship application.
Applications will be accepted via this Google doc form or you can submit a written application by mail to ALMA Scholarship Committee Chair, P.O. Box 1168, Phoenix, AZ 85001. Time frame for submission is Oct 10 -- November 15, 2019.
You can email an unofficial copy of your college transcript to
. Send transcript via PDF or screen shot.
Completed applications must be received or postmarked by November 15, 2019. Winners will be announced December 4, 2019 at the ALMA Holiday celebration.
School Currently Attending:
ex. Fall 2019
Are you currently employed?
If Yes, please provide more information
Where you work, hours and description of your job responsibilities.
Credit hours to be enrolled in during Fall 2019 semester (minimum 12)
Current ASU Students Only
Credit Hours Completed
In 500 words or less, Tell us why you are applying and how this will help you achieve your career goals. Please include your educational goals, personal stories, achievements, challenges, extracurricular activities, etc. List leadership and community service activities. If you have ever participated in an ALMA event, such as the annual high school journalism workshop, explain where and when. You may want to prepare your essay in a document then cut and paste the info into this section as you submit your application.
ALMA Application Check off list
Please review then check off all items completed
General Scholarship Application
Academic record/transcript: PDF sent to
I confirm by submitting this completed application that the information that I have provided to ALMA is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that the scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the ALMA Scholarship Committee, and I give the committee permission to access only necessary information to determine my eligibility.
Yes and submit
No and withdraw my application
Send me a copy of my responses.
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