Student Travel Scholarships Applications are


Notification of awards are in September 2018.

Scholarships will be in the amount of $300, the cost of the regular registration for student members.  

To receive the scholarship, recipients are  required to:

  1. Be current members of NLPA no later than September 10, 2018;
  2. Register for and attend the conference;
  3. Give back to the organization by donating two hours of their time during the conference; and
  4. Attend the Leadership Academy.  

The special Leadership Academy will be conducted by two prominent figures in Latina/o Psychology and will take place during the conference.  While this presentation is open to all student attendees, it will be required for scholarship recipients, as this is where the checks will be distributed.  The only exception that will be made to this is recipients are listed on the conference program as having a presentation at the same time.

Submit application and supporting documents electronically (scan application form with required signature) by 4:00 p.m. PST (7:00 p.m. EST) on July 18, 2018 to:

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Valerie Minchala, NLPA Student Scholarship Coordinator, at Please note: this is not the e-mail address for submitting application materials. Applications received at this e-mail address will not be considered.

Out of fairness to their fellow student applicants, late/incomplete applications and those not received in the appropriate e-mail account will not be reviewed.