Candidates Selection

Selection Criteria and BBF Requirements

The Building Baja's Future (BBF) scholarships are awarded based on need, character, personal merit, potential and commitment.


  • Need is investigated through a socio economic research.
  • Level of knowledge and preparation is evaluated with a standardized test
  • Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.
  • Character is portrayed through a survey, essay and personal interview.
  • Potential is outweighed in a vocational seminar and group sessions.
  • Commitment is identified through-out the process.

If a candidate is accepted into BBF, the scholarship will cover 100% of his or her college tuition and other programs and activities organized by the BBF.

Candidates must meet the following BBF Scholar Requirements:

  • Prove financial need.
  • Complete high school with a minimum grade point average of 9 (out of 10).
  • Exhibit proof of leadership in school and the community.
  • Have a desire to attend college and seek a higher education.
  • Be willing to individually contribute to the community and the BBF.
  • Be a role model to other BBF Scholars, classmates and the community.
  • Be able to be financially responsible for other expenses including books and school supplies