Cleopatra Jaramillo Estrada Activist Legacy Scholarship
The Cleopatra Jaramillo Estrada Activist Legacy Scholarship is a $500 academic-year award in the Women’s Resource Center, named for Cleo Estrada, who has devoted her life’s work to the struggle for social justice for underrepresented communities. Cleo was a farmworker and first generation student from the San Luis Valley who graduated from the University of Colorado with three degrees and worked as a counselor and student advocate at CU Boulder for 40 years. She retired in February 2015.
Applicants must be a current University of Colorado Boulder undergraduate student and demonstrate activism around issues of social justice and gender equity within the campus community. Applicants should be students who best exemplify consistency and a deep commitment to the quest for the rights of all marginalized people. Also must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.