The Mexican Studies Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to highly motivated students. The scholarship program is intended to help current and future community leaders to advance their educational goals. Recipients will work closely with the Institute staff and community-based organizations to advance the Mexican and/or immigrant community. Criteria for selection are academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to service in the immigrant and/or Mexican community in New York, without consideration of immigration status.
Applicant Eligibility: Have graduated or will graduate from high school or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma by the end of the academic year; Intend to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate program at a CUNY Campus in Fall and Spring of the year the scholarship is awarded; Must demonstrate significant financial need; Willingness to be a lifelong learner; Openness to share experiences and accomplishments to inspire other students.