To provide scholarships and networking opportunities for Latin@ college bound high school graduates from the Bay Area. Each Tirado scholar is eligible for up to 4 years of funding.
In 2016 up to 5 scholarships of up to $5,000/each will be awarded to high school graduates from the bay area accepted into a 4 year public or private university. All scholarship recipients must demonstrate strong interest in their educational success with a stated interest in a professional field. The Foundation wants to encourage Latin@ applicants with an interest in the performing arts or liberal arts fields although all fields of interest and ethnic backgrounds are eligible to apply.
Scholarship awards may only be used to cover educational expenses which is limited to tuition paid directly to the college or university of acceptance. Other expenses may be eligible with prior written approval from the foundation board.
Recipients are eligible to receive additional funding throughout a 4 year undergraduate program of up to $5,000/year (a maximum of $20,000 over a 4 year period) pending available funding for that year.