Arkansas Tech Students Earn LULAC Scholarships


Eighteen Arkansas Tech University students have received League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) scholarships in support of their studies during the 2021-22 academic year.

ATU’s LULAC scholarship recipients for this year are:

  • Jonathan Aguirre
  • Wilson A. Escobar
  • Alexandra Flores-Lemus
  • Israel Flores
  • Justin Fuentes
  • Diana Gonzalez
  • Margarita Lopez
  • Nancy Martinez
  • Ismael Mejia
  • Lesly Mendez
  • Jose Navarrete
  • Carlos Reta-Oglesby
  • Yomaira Salgado
  • Jose Santillan
  • Elvis Tapia
  • Susana Torres-Lucero
  • Francisco Valenzuela
  • Alyssa Vega

According to its website, LULAC “advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 1,000 LULAC councils nationwide.”

Arkansas Tech and LULAC entered into a memorandum of understanding in October 2016 that provides enhanced educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

Applications for the scholarships must be received by March 31 of each year.

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