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2022 SAI/UMC Latino Youth Scholarship Applications Open (Hispanic/Latino)

The Spanish American Institute (SAI) Board of Directors offers $1,000 scholarships yearly to qualifying United Methodist Youth preparing to attend a four-year college, a two-year community college program, or an accredited technical/vocational school. Latino Youth who are members of a California-Pacific Conference United Methodist Church and who have been active for at least a year are invited to apply.

Scholarship applicants must:

  1. be a member of a local Cal-Pac Conference United Methodist Church,
  2. have been in service with the local church for a minimum of one year,
  3. provide a letter of recommendation from the local pastor/youth leader, and
  4. complete the SAI/UMC application process.

The application deadline is April 29, 2022. Please find the scholarship application packet at and/or apply online via the button below.

In partnership with the TELACU Education Foundation (TEF), scholarships for $2,000 in memory of SAI Gardena Alumnus Cesar Lizárraga are also available. For more information, please email