Raquel Salinas Memorial Scholarship
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This scholarship has been created to honor the life and work of Raquel Salinas. For almost 20 years, Raquel Salinas served as the First Peoples Support Programs Coordinator and was a pivotal person in tirelessly supporting students and communities of color at The Evergreen State College. As a first-generation college student, Latinx, and Evergreen double-alumna, she contributed much of her life to shaping campus-wide student support strategies and furthering campus dialogue around race and equity.
To be eligible to receive the scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
- Engagement in First Peoples’ Advising programs, events, and/or services
- Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in the broad field of education
- Demonstrated financial need
- Preference will be given to students of color (African American, Asian, Latinx, Native American, Pacific Islander, Alaskan Native or students who self-identify as multi-racial)
- Preference will be given to students who identify as having any type of disability.
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