We are currently accepting applications for our annual NYLPRW, Inc. Scholarship for Puerto Rican Women. These financial awards are granted annually to Puerto Rican/ Hispanic women selected for their academic excellence and service to the community. The Scholarship Committee will review only those applications that comply with all of the requirements listed below. The essays of the selected applicants should be written meticulously, and include the applicant’s community service, educational and career goals. Applications run from the Winter until the due date.
To be eligible, applicants must: Be currently matriculated as an undergraduate in an accredited institution of higher education, having earned a minimum of 12 accumulated credits and a GPA of 3.0 with no failing grades; Submit a resume; Submit an essay written meticulously and include the applicant’s educational, career goals and demonstrate service to the community; Provide an official college transcript; Provide two letters of recommendation from a professor, college advisor, employer, minister, or supervisor; Submit a 4" by 6" (minimum size) color headshot photo in high resolution, jpeg format of the applicant in appropriate business casual or professional attire, with a neutral background, for inclusion in our Commemorative Gala Journal; and must be available to meet with the scholarship committee.