CLAC Student Excellence Fund

Award Amounts: Generally not to exceed $500

Number of Awards: Approximately 4-6 per year

Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students at Rutgers University in good academic standing.

The Center for Latino Arts and Culture (CLAC) has established the CLAC Student Excellence Fund to advance Latinx students’ ability to PREPARE, ADVANCE AND SUCCEED. 

Our students report need for assistance in the form of funding to pursue special opportunities that complement and enhance their academic pursuits at Rutgers and prepare them for advanced study and professional careers.

Funding is available to support student research, creative, and capstone projects; conferences and travel abroad; graduate and career advancement; mentoring and professional networking; and other opportunities. 

The CLAC Student Excellence Fund targets that support where they need it the most!

Students who wish to apply for funding are invited to contact CLAC director Carlos Fernandez ( with their questions or concerns.

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