Mission Statement

The Chicano/Latino Studies Scholars Program will create opportunities for the Scholars to achieve academic and professional excellence and to develop leadership skills through community engagement. Focusing on the three core goals of academic excellence, professional development, and community engagement, the Scholars Program will create programming that engages students and encourages participation.


Meet our 2012-13 Scholars


Nancy Contreras
Adolfo Grimaldo
Rosa Lopez
Dowagiac, MI
Alamo, TX
San Antonio, TX
Studio Art
Global and Area Studies
Arturo Morales
Maribel Quiroz
Tonal Simmons
Mission, TX
Hartford, MI
Kalamazoo, MI
Criminal Justice
Biomedical Laboratory Science
Pedro Tovar
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Interested in being a Scholar? Download an application here.


Our Stories and Sacrifices: Educating Latinas at the Graduate Level

CLS sponsored a talk by two Latina PhD students in the College of Education's Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education program. Discussion centered on the journey Latinas face in the graduate school experience.