Our Mission:

The Worcester Latino Dollars for Scholars is a private non-profit organization in the Latino community dedicated to providing financial assistance to Latino students from Worcester as they pursue higher education opportunities.

Our mission is to increase access to higher education by involving the private sector in the financial support of these students and encouraging young Latino men and women to prepare for a satisfying and rewarding life.


The Worcester Latino Dollars for Scholars has been in existence since 1994.  We have raised more than $412,500 dollars and have awarded 820 scholarships to Latino Students from Worcester in pursuit of higher education. 

Scholarship recipients have studied or graduated from the following institutions:

          o   Assumption College                               o   Boston College

          o   Dartmouth College                                 o   Harvard University

          o   Holy Cross College                                o   Clark University 

          o   Becker College                                      o   Yale University

          o   Worcester State University                    o   University of Massachusetts

          o   Quinsigamond Community College       o   Worcester Polytechnic Institute

          o   Massachusetts Institute of Technology

                                        And many more...

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Our 2019 Awards Ceremony will be held May 18, 2019 at The ARC, 570 Lincoln St. Worcester, MA 01605 (Directions)

To purchase tickets or become an event sponsor, please click HERE! (Tickets for 2019 will be available soon)


Ways to donate:

via PayPal

By mail:

Worcester Latino Dollars for Scholars

P.O. Box 16564

Worcester, MA 01601



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