El Centro provides a welcoming space for those interested in Hispanic culture and aims to retain Hispanic and multicultural students.
We offer academic resources, specific programming for undocumented and DACA students, and scholarships and connections to funding resources. Contact their assistant director at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help we don't offer.
Check out our full event schedule
Spanish Hour is open to all levels and takes place at El Centro, Tuesday from 11 a.m.-noon.
While it's a casual meet-up to converse, we always have someone available to support you with your questions about words, grammar, or phrases. You can also come if you just want to listen!
We welcome all students, staff, faculty, and members of the Durango community.
We have faculty drop-in office hours for: professors Daisy Matthews (Mathematics and Academic Success Coach), Dr. Michael Martin (History and GSS), and Dr. Aurea Cortés-Palmonec (Biology).
Every Tuesday from 2-4 pm, Sexual Assault Services Organization is available to meet in the Rio Grande Room for students who require confidential support.
También ofrecen servicios disponibles en español.
Every Wednesday from 9 am-4 pm, our FLC Counseling Office offers free, confidential 30-minute sessions in the Rio Grande room.
Please come by El Centro if you have any questions about these scholarships or need help applying for them. That is what we are here for!
We award a Book Scholarship to FLC students, prioritizing Hispanic or multi-cultural students.
Deadline: February 15
Apply for our El Centro De Muchos Colores Book Scholarship at any year in your academic journey with us. We will make award decisions with preference to Hispanic or multi-cultural students. Requirements include:
Award amount varies between $250 and $500.
The IME Becas Scholarship is a partnership between the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) and Fort Lewis College to provide financial assistance to students of Mexican origins. The $1,000-$2,000 scholarship is intended to help remove financial barriers for students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at Fort Lewis College; it can be used towards tuition, books, fees, or housing expenses.
The Selection Committee chooses recipients based on eligibility, financial need, educational achievement, and essay completion. Incomplete and late applications WILL NOT be considered.
All materials must be turned in by Tuesday, September 26 at 5:00 p.m. to Gyana B. Gomar at email@example.com or in person at El Centro de Muchos Colores (Student Union 40).
Download the application and application checklist
Fort Lewis College Foundation offers many hispanic college scholarships that do not require you to provide your FASFA.
Check out this list of FAFSA-free scholarships and visit the FLC Scholarships site for more information and to apply.
The following listing of scholarships and internships is only a brief list. Additional resources can be found by searches on the internet or in the library. Inquire with your college for more resources, in addition to, the department of your major or minor. Call or visit the referenced websites for accurate information regarding deadlines and requirements.
Location: Student Union, Room 40 (downstairs)Phone: 970-247-7654 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Gyana Gomar (she/her/ella)Phone: 970-247-7290Email: email@example.com