Documents Needed

In order to complete the application the following documents need to be completed and submitted by their individual deadlines.


The FAFSA is made available free of charge by the U.S. Department of Education for the purpose of applying for federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans.  The AMCFF encourages all scholarship applicants to apply for federal financial aid.  To obtain a FAFSA, please visit


The GPA Verification Form is required*. Your academic counselor, registrar or other school official must sign this form, verifying your GPA on a 4.00 scale. Click here to download the PDF. College applicants, unofficial transcripts or screenshots are accepted.

*Note: 2022 applicants who are unable to complete the GPA verification form as a result of COVID-19 School closures, we will accept unofficial LAUSD transcripts or screenshots of your LAUSD transcripts in lieu of the GPA verification form.


Your educational resume is a required document to apply for the AMCFF scholarship. This document assist the Scholarship Committee to get a better picture of who you are as a person outside of your GPA and Test scores. Your educational resume allows you to showcase additional accomplishments such as awards, work experience, volunteer work, and special classes you have taken. Follow the below link for examples. 
Sample Resume of a High School Student


This letter is extremely important in the selection process, as the recommendation will help the Scholarship Committee distinguish you from other candidates. It must include the relationship your Recommender has with you and the length of time he/she has known you; your strengths including motivation, leadership and commitment, examples of commitment to achieve your educational goals, examples which elaborate on your potential to compete in a college atmosphere and your community/volunteer service. 

Your Recommender should be a teacher, counselor or college advisor. Or, if you have been out of school for two or more years, your recommender may be your most recent employer. The Recommender should NOT BE A RELATIVE OR FRIEND