Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Applications must include...

  • Completed application form (click here to download);

  • Résumé (including any involvement in Latino & Hispanic arts or community groups);

  • Personal statement (maximum length: 1 page) introducing yourself to the selection committee while addressing your career goals and how the LTF Scholarship would assist you in pursuit of your degree;

  • Unofficial copy of most recent college transcript (;

  • One letter of recommendation from an educational or community professional knowledgeable of applicant's academic and/or volunteer performance (letters from relatives will not be accepted);

  • An agreement to attend the June 8, 2019, Louisville Tango Festival Showcase, held at the Seelbach Hilton, to receive the scholarship. The presentation will be made at approximately 10:30pm.

Email your completed application, résumé, personal statement, and transcript as a single pdf file to Sarah Nuñez at (subject line: “LTF Scholarship”) by the March 1, 2019 deadline.

Note: the Letter of Rec must be directly emailed by the recommender to Sarah Nuñez at (subject line “LTF Scholarship Letter”) by March 1, 2019.

The Scholarship Recipient will be selected from applicants who are...
  • Current, full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Louisville who have completed at least one semester. 

  • Students who identify as Latino or Hispanic.

  • Students who have a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA.

The LTF Scholarship is available to... 


...full-time and part-time Latino/a/x and Hispanic students pursuing a degree in any major at the University of Louisville. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply. Preference will be given to students who have been active in Latino & Hispanic arts or community groups.  


The recipient will be notified by May 1.


The $1,000 award will be presented at the Louisville Tango Festival’s Saturday Showcase on Saturday, June 8, 2019, and includes two passes for the recipient and a guest.

And the Scholarship goes to...


Sofia Calleja 


Martha Marin Gilbert 

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