Emerging Leader Scholarship

The National Foundation of Alpha Psi Lambda invites high school seniors attending a college/university in 2021 to apply for the Alpha Psi Lambda Emerging Leader Scholarship. The scholarship committee will award a one-time $1,500 scholarship to a noble student based on the following criteria:

  • Must identify as Latino or be of Latino descent
  • Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university in the Fall of 2021
  • High school GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Applicant must provide unofficial transcript when applying; scholarship recipient will be asked to submit an official transcript.

Emerging Leader Scholarship Timeline:

The Emerging Leader Scholarship application will go live on Monday, March 1, 2021, through Thursday, April 15, 2021. The scholarship application will close at 11:59 p.m., April 15, 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of the scholarship decision in May 2021.

Who May Apply:

The Emerging Leader Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors regardless of documentation status, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) eligible, or that have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval.

Emerging Leader Scholarship Application:

Application will be live Monday, March 1, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. CST.

Emerging Leader Scholarship Application


Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
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College or University attending in the Fall of 2021.
Example: Astrophysics, Liberal Arts and Science, or Undecided.


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Essay Question #1 - What makes you who you are? What do you plan to do with your life, and how will the scholarship impact your goals? Limit your response to 500-1,000 words.
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In a short 3-minute video - Why did you choose to attend college and what is your motivation to continue your education? Max upload size 50MB.