The Focus of Our Efforts
LUCES is a nonprofit organization that works to ensure bright futures for young Latinos in Wisconsin by providing mentoring and several merit and need-based scholarships.
LUCES offers scholarships to Latinos entering or enrolled in college. Scholarships are up to $ 1, 000.00 for one semester during the academic year.
The LUCES Scholarship recognizes outstanding Latino high school students in their senior year, college students or adult returning students that have completed their GED/HSED who have shown previous involvement in volunteer, leadership or community activities.
As a LUCES Scholar or Latino College Student, you have a unique opportunity to be part of Rising Stars and the LUCES Mentoring Scholars Program. This new initiative has been sponsored by the LUCES Board of Directors.
LUCES Rising Stars will be mentored by a successful and well-established professional in your career of choice. A mentor is learning guide that serves you with networking, community connections, decision making, career exploration, recommendations, and support overall during your professional career journey.