The UF Association of Hispanic Alumni (UF-AHA) is proud to announce the Dr. Rafael and Mrs. J. Fe Padron de Angulo’s Scholarship; Colonel Glenn A. Farris Scholarship; and Ms. Amalie Alvarez-Lehman Memorial Scholarship.


Dr. Rafael and Mrs. J. Fe Padron de Angulo Scholarship

The Dr. Rafael and Mrs. J. Fe Padron de Angulo Scholarship honors the memory, dedication, and service of a couple who positively influenced the Gainesville Latino community for decades. Together, the Angulos opened their diner and home to many creating a safe space and home-away-from-home. In their memory, the Angulo Scholarship seeks to recognize students who excel in leadership, service, and scholarship at school and within the Hispanic-Latino community.

The Angulo scholarship awards $2,500 to a deserving student (undergraduate or graduate) attending/planning to attend the University of Florida. Interested students must submit the complete application, their resume/CV, a letter of recommendation, a short essay, and a copy of their transcript(s).

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COLONEL GLENN A. FARRIS SCHOLARSHIP

The Colonel Glenn A. Farris Scholarship recognizes the importance of hard work and dedication, and as a West Point graduate Colonel Farris had a distinguished military career capped off by his final duty of duty as a member of the University of Florida Army ROTC cadre. Following his retirement, he spent ten years (1963-1973) at UF as a Foreign Student Advisor, ultimately assisting hundreds of exiled Cubans with gaining admission to UF.

The Farris scholarship will award $2,500 to deserving undergraduate or graduate student with demonstrated leadership, service and scholarship within the Hispanic-Latino community and the University of Florida (or their current institution). To apply, students must demonstrate financial need, complete the application and submit a resume/CV, a letter of recommendation, a short essay, and a copy of their transcripts.

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THE AMALIE ALVAREZ LEHMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Association of Hispanic Alumni is pleased to offer the Ms. Amalie Alvarez-Lehman Memorial Scholarship to honor the memory of the University of Florida graduate who was a Florida Cicerone, a member of the Phi Beta Pi sorority, and a recipient of AHA leadership award. Amalie was the daughter of Amalia Alvarez, the first Hispanic woman to graduate from UF with a Ph.D. in 1974 and a founder of the Cuban American Student Association. Alvarez sponsored the scholarship in Amalie’s memory, and to endorse that “we need more education (on mental illness.)”

Ms. Amalie Alvarez-Lehman Memorial Scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student with demonstrated leadership, service and scholarship within the Hispanic-Latino community and the University of Florida (or their current institution). To apply, students must complete the application and submit a resume/CV, a letter of recommendation, a short essay, and a copy of their transcripts.

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