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LAEF has a proven and rich legacy in meeting the needs of Colorado Latino students. Our generational impact through scholarships is felt in every corner of the state through the success of our alumni. The Latin American Educational Foundation was founded by a group of dedicated men and women determined to ensure that future generations of Colorado Latinos would have access to higher education and make a better life for themselves.
Since its inception, LAEF has awarded over 7,000 scholarships to Colorado Latino scholars. LAEF has established itself as a leader in meeting the higher educational needs of Latino students in Colorado. LAEF focuses on providing scholarship funding for students to mitigate financial barriers, offers on-going support and advisement to students and families, and creates pathways to pursue higher education.
LAEF has found success in reaching these goals through:
• Our continuous growth of our scholarships program
• Establishing community collaboration efforts
• Developing support services for Latino students in attaining their college degrees