Next Generation Leadership

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ILLCF offers The Michael W. Gonzalez scholarship to eligible students annually. ILLCF awards twenty $5,000 scholarships each year.  Eligibility:Illinois residents pursuing education at accredited institutions. The scholarship is open to all Illinois students of Latino ancestry, irrespective of immigration status.

1. Requires an application,
2. Personal statement, and
3. A letter of recommendation from a professor, teacher, or mentor.


Alumni Association

Our Alumni Association is the culmination of past and current recipients of the ILLCF Scholarship Program. The Alumni Association committee works to create programming that allows generations of Latino leaders to stay connected while allowing them to build their social capital through networking at a variety of Foundation-led events!