A network for the Latino Community in Charlottesville, Virginia

Education Resources

Click here for the CJ Education Work Group page.

Grades K-12

Albemarle County Public Schools

Charlottesville City Schools

English as a Second Language, Basic Literacy, and GED Prep for Adults

College and University


  • Bilingual guide to applying for scholarships.

  • Becas Univision Scholarship Program: As part of Univision's Educación campaign, we have launched, like we do every year, our highly anticipated program, Becas Univision in support of hispanic students. These scholarships are available for all latino students residing in the US.

  • Dream Summer: Dream Summer is a national internship program of the Dream Resource Center. The US Senate’s failure to pass the DREAM Act in 2010 sparked conversations among immigrant youth leaders on how to effectively sustain the immigrant youth movement, giving birth to Dream Summer, a national internship program.

  • The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Passport to Education: The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, sponsored by Capital One and Genworth, is designed to aid and honor talented Hispanic high school seniors. These scholarships are available for Hispanic students who are US Citizens or legal residents.

  • Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN): Four scholarships are awarded to Virginia high school graduates of Latino/Hispanic heritage accepted to or enrolled full-time in a Virginia degree-granting college or university.
  • My Documented Life: Provides information about an array of scholarships and resources available for all undocumented students. 

  • The Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Has the purpose of empowering the Hispanic community by providing information about scholarshops and support services to the Latinex students.