More Than 3 Decades of Making a Difference for Latino Students!

Commited To Building Tomorrow's Latino Leaders Through Higher Education

BECA Foundation will encourage and empower aspiring Latino students to pursue higher education through financial and moral support

BECA believes that every San Diego County Latino high school graduate who has the desire to attend an institution of higher learning, be provided an opportunity. Education is often tied to finances. Through financial support and mentoring, BECA encourages and empowers aspiring Latino students to pursue their goals. This enables the strengthening of students for lives of purpose, service and leadership in our communities, as well as, contribute to the prosperity of our Nation.

Achievements

Since 1984, over 830 awards have been allocated to students totaling approximately $1.8 million. BECA's focus continues to be the importance of mentoring to assure success. Past recipients can now be found in various job markets having pursued a wide range of careers.

About

In 1984, BECA (spanish for scholarship) was realized as a 501 (c)(3) Nonprofit organization. This accomplishment due to the committed efforts of Co-Founders: Joe Costa, Bill Dominguez, Dr. Fred Huber, Dr. John MacDonald, David Martínez, Ted Marioncelli, Al Mendoza, Thomas Missettt, Jack Port, Judge Victor Ramirez, and David Ronquillo, Esq

Mission

The BECA Foundation will encourage and empower aspiring Latino students to pursue higher education through financial and moral support.

Vision

The BECA Foundation will help to decrease the drop-out rate among Latino students, making the "Possible Dream" of higher education a reality for Latino students.

BECA Scholarships

Commited To Building Tomorrow's Latino Leaders Through Higher Education

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BECA General Scholarship

Eligibility
Amount
Requirements
  • Online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts
  • Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) based on your Student Aid Report (SAR)
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Alice Newell Joslyn Medical Scholarship

Eligibility
Amount
Requirements
  • Online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts
  • Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) based on your Student Aid Report (SAR)
Application Period
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BECA Contributions

Your donations will help our latino population pursue a higher education.

BECA revels in the success stories of graduates.

BECA has accomplished what it has set out to do in l984 - Make a Difference. Gift Giving, is often demonstrated as a sign of happiness in one's achievement. If you believe in BECA's purpose and accomplishments, your contribution will be money well spent. To help educate our Latino population is a good investment and can only bring prosperity to our communities and our Nation as a whole.

Scholarship Suggested Levels of Support

  • CORPORATE ‐ $10, 000

  • PADRINO ‐ $5, 000

  • AMIGO ‐ $1, 000

  • MEMORIAL ‐ $500

  • CONTRIBUTOR ‐ $150

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Other Forms of Support

Permanent Legacy Gift

Endowment Interest Income

You can direct your annual gift be placed in an Endowment Fund, the principal of which is invested, with the interest income allotted to annual scholarships.

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Annual Gift

An annual gift is tax deductible and can be designated as a gift in recognition of an individual(s) or as a memorial gift.

Permanent Legacy Gift

Permanent Legacy Gift

A special named scholarship to recognize an individual, family, institution, etc. that has left an inspiration and/or legacy to be remembered.

Permanent Legacy Gift

Deferred Gifts

A charitable bequest through your will. Such gifts also include charitable annuities and trusts, which provide income to the donor during the owner's lifetime and life insurance arrangements. This gift can provide tax savings to the donor.

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