We work to provide scholarship opportunities for college-bound Latino students in Western Massachusetts.

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LSF is comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers with more than 40 combined years in higher education.

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LSF has awarded more than 250 scholarships. Join us and help the next generation of graduates!

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Recent Graduates

Female graduate in gown and mortarboard holds out her diplomaLearn a little about some of the recent high school graduates that are now first-year students in the college class of 2021.

Graduates come from Western Massachusetts, but are attending colleges and universities across the United States!

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Latest News Releases

The Latino Scholarship Fund of Western, MA is excited to invite you to a night of enchantment and philanthropy at our upcoming Masquerade Ball. Get ready to don your most captivating masks and join us for a magical evening filled with laughter, dance, and a touch of mystery. At this banquet, we will bring our LSF alumni to celebrate and recognize their achievements and to bring the community together. In addition to being a community celebration of alumni accomplishments, the &hellip read more

Please register to view the virtual event by using this link: http://bit.ly/LatinoSF2021. It only takes a minute. At the 30th Annual Latino Scholarship Fund of Western Massachusetts’ Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 22 at 7:00 PM we will honor 13 college-bound students, along with two community leaders, at our virtual event, which is free and open to the public.The event will be moderated by Verónica García, host of the new Univisión program “Viviendo Sin Límites,” and former producer and host of &hellip read more

Thirty-three years ago, a group of teachers and friends sat around a kitchen table feeling frustrated. In their view, Latinx students—mostly from Holyoke—were not receiving enough scholarship support to pursue college educations. They doubled down and launched the Latino Scholarship Fund, now hosted at the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts. The Fund has since delivered for local Latinx students, according to the Fund’s board president, Myriam Quiñones. She credits steady donations, a lawsuit that amplified the students’ educational needs, a signature &hellip read more

Due to COVID19, we cancelled our 2020 celebration banquet. But we celebrated our scholars nonetheless. They make us proud!

Friends, We wanted to add a quick link to show local TV news coverage of the annual awards banquet! This was posted on 22WWLP.com. See the video by following this link: http://wwlp.com/2017/05/23/latino-scholarship-fund-hosts-annual-awards-ceremony/

On May 23 2017, the Latino Scholarship Fund held its annual banquet at The Log Cabin in Holyoke, MA.

We just launched our new website– hope you enjoy it!  We’ll be rolling out the ability to take donations, share photos, and tell our story.

At the Latino Scholarship Fund (LSF) banquet on May 23, 2017, we are awarding twelve scholarships to Latino college-bound, low income, high school seniors in Western Massachusetts. At the annual awards dinner, in addition to honoring these students, we also publicly recognize outstanding Latino leaders and allies in a range of fields as role models to our youth.