THE NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE, INC. IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 NPRDP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM! APPLICATION PACKAGES ARE DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018
High school seniors, and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors can download an application to apply for a chance to win one of 100 scholarships, valued at $2,000 each.
To be considered, eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be of Puerto Rican descent
- Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better, or equivalent high school grade
- Be a high school senior, or freshman through junior in college, ages of 17 through 25
- Be enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college/university, for college students
- Have a track record of doing volunteer work or community service
- Participate in an interview with a member(s) of the scholarship selection committee
NPRDP seeks to award these scholarships to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities, so we recommend candidate essays and interviews highlight the great work they are doing and ways they keep their culture alive.
Download applications here:
Center for Puerto Rican Studies