Portland Latino Gay Pride Scholarship Program
The PLGP $1,000 Scholarship was awarded based on:
- Academic Achievement
- Activities or Volunteer Work Experience
- Awards or Honors
- Past service to and involvement in the Latino/a GLBT community
Portland Latino Gay Pride Scholarship, established in 2012 by the Board of Directors of PLGP, offers scholarships to students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), or are the children of LGBT parents, who reside in Oregon or Clark County Washington, and need financial assistance to attain their post-secondary educational goals with preference placed on Latino/a candidates.
The PLGP Scholarship partnered with Equity Foundation Scholarship Program.
CONGRATULATIONS to Gonzalo Garcia!
Gonzalo Garcia graduated Centennial High School in Gresham, OR with Honors.
His credentials include Salutatorian (second in his class), MEChA Officer, National Honor Society, and Key Club. Gonzalo plans to enroll in Willamette University in the Fall of 2015 as a Political Science major. He will be the first member of his family to attend a University.
“My passion to serve others has given me the inspiration and drive to pursue a career as a lawyer, a position that would enable me to better serve the Latino community as well as those of other minorities.”