2020 Hispanic Society Scholarship Application

DESCRIPTION:

The FDNY Hispanic Society was formed in 1962 with the purpose of uniting and improving the quality of life of its members, as well as contributing to the civic and cultural endeavors of the Latino communities.

Annually, we pledge to promote the pursuit of continuing education amongst our active/non-active members and their families.  The FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship was designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage throughout all stages of their career cycle as well as college youth preparing for their future both personally and professionally. 

AWARD:

The FDNY Hispanic Society grants recipients a $1,000 award.  The scholarship is designed to recognize high achieving students for their academic accomplishments and involvement in community.

ELGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Must be a Senior High School Student or Undergraduate Student
  • Must be or have family that is a FDNY Hispanic Society member for a minimum of 2 years
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate students

APPLICATION PROCESS:

(Applications must be submitted electronically using the hyperlink listed below in order to be considered).

  • Complete online FDNY Hispanic Society application, no later than, October 2nd, 2020
  • Provide a copy of acceptance letter, unofficial transcript and tuition payment for Fall 2020, from an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year college/university
  • A typed personal essay approximately 500 words on how your academic studies will contribute to your personal & professional goals and have demonstrated involvement in and commitment to your community.

Access FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship HERE

FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship Committee Application Process:

October 2 - FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship application deadline

October 5 - 13 All applications are reviewed for recipient/s award selection

October 16 - Scholarship recipients will be announced and notified

For further information contact the FDNY College Advisor, Lizzette Perez-Cruz via e-mail; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone # 718-281-8465.

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