Honors Program - Leora Dumlao

This scholarship was established in memory of Leora Dumlao, a remarkable activist and life-long educator. After years of teaching math and business in New York, she moved to Arizona and tutored Native American students at the Cook Christian Training School. In San Diego, she was very active in many community groups. Ms. Dumlao had a particular interest in the City College Honors Program, met a number of students and celebrated their achievements.


  • Must be enrolled in the Honors Program in Fall and Spring of the current academic year
  • Must have completed six (6) units of honors coursework with the grade of ‘A’
  • Must have completed eighteen (18) units
  • GPA 3.5 or higher
  • Must be eligible for state and federal financial aid

If there is no funding or there are no qualified applicants that reflect this format the scholarship will not be awarded for that year.

Supplemental Questions
  1. I have completed six (6) units of honors coursework with a grade of 'A'.
  2. I have completed the "Financials" section in the General Application.
  3. Provide names and email addresses for two Letters of Recommendation from an Honors faculty member
    • 1. Provide Name and Email Address
    • 2. Provide Name and Email Address
  4. Provide an essay that details outside employment and extracurricular activities related to academic interests and involvement with the Honors Program. (1,000 words max)