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Application Deadline: May 15, 2020

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 July 25, 2020 Louisville Tango Festival Showcase, held at the Henry Clay, 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 Marcos Morales at (subject line: “LTF Scholarship”) by May 15, 2020.

Note: the Letter of Recommendation must be directly emailed by the recommender to Marcos Morales at (subject line “LTF Scholarship Letter”

by May 15, 2020.

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 mid June.


The $1,000 award will be presented at the Louisville Tango Festival’s Saturday Showcase on Saturday, July 25, 2020 and includes two passes for the recipient and a guest.

And the Scholarship goes to...

Martha Marin Gilbert was the second scho
first recipient of the Louisville Tango


Sofia Calleja 


Martha Marin Gilbert 


Elena Nunez and
Edwin Herrera Jimenez


The UofL Hispanic/Latino Initiatives office serves Hispanic and Latino students at the University of Louisville by creating scholarship and professional development opportunities for its diverse student population.

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