FUTURO Student Application 2022

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LALDEF does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of national origin (ancestry), race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. As such, the FUTURO program is open to all students, permitting they meet the program requirements for FUTURO.


           Please visit our website for more information about the program:

          Instructions for Completing this Application
Pages 1-2:            Applicant's Information
Page 3:                 Applicant's Academic Information
Page 4:                 Needed Documents & Essay Instructions
Page 5:                 Parent/Guardian Contact Information



At the top right of this form, you have the opportunity to create a password. This will enable you to save your work and return to this form at a later date.

Once you have completed this application and clicked both SUBMIT and CONFIRM, you will be forwarded to the TRANSCRIPT REQUEST form.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted for an appointment. 
Please keep a copy of your entire application packet for your records.

All forms are required to be considered for the FUTURO program


*If, during the process of submitting this application, you experience technical difficulties, please reach out via email to Ana M. at ana.mazan@laldef.org, or call or text Ana Obika at: (978)-270-2091.

5 digit zip-code

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Please include information about ALL other members of your household: 

Click "Add Another Response"  to add more names.



If you are unsure, write, "Unsure."

Needed Documents

2019 & 2020 Tax Returns

Last two (2) paystubs for all employed household members

NOTE: If you have questions related to these documents,  please contact us immediately by calling (609) 688-0881 or via email at info@laldef.org

FUTURO Program Essay Instructions

Please provide your response to *ONE* of the two essay questions below. You can choose either Essay #1 or Essay #2 to respond to. Before you type your essay, you should develop an outline of what you wish to communicate so that your essay will be well-organized.

  • Be sure to PROOFREAD your essays.
  • Essays written by hand will not be accepted.
  • Each of the essays should be at least 500 words long, but no more than 1,000 words, maximum.
  • Please use Times New Roman & 12 pt font.
  • Your essay should also be double-spaced.

Applicants must also submit:
 Two (2) Teacher Reference Forms, found HERE 
One (1) Parent/Guardian Form, found HERE
One (1) Transcript Request Form, found HERE

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After you hit "SUBMIT," you will have the opportunity to review your application.

Please check it carefully, then PRINT a copy for your records.

Once you are happy with your application and have saved a copy, click CONFIRM to submit your completed application.

714-716 S. Clinton Avenue, Trenton NJ 08611
Ph: (609) 688-0881· Fax: (609) 964-1651 · E-mail: info@laldef.org · www.laldef.org