Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to direct your generosity towards our current Bridge Tuition Support Assistance (BTSA) effort, which provides emergency funds to students impacted by this crisis. Thank you.

 

 

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The Bronx ranks as the poorest of New York State’s 62 counties, with high unemployment and poverty rates; 30% of people live below the poverty level, which is about double the rate for New York City as a whole (Source: U.S. Census Bureau data 2016). Hostos’ student body is reflective of this statistic, as it is comprised of low- and moderate income individuals The most recent available student profile data indicates the following:

Also very telling is this: 1,600 of our students were sent the following text message: “Some Hostos students miss meals due to money…Do you face this challenge?” Alarmingly, 69% of respondents replied “yes” and 14% replied “sometimes” for a total of 83% of respondents voluntarily reporting that they have lacked the money to feed themselves.

For other ways to make a gift to Hostos, please visit Ways to Give. If you wish to learn more about the scholarships listed above, visit Funds and Scholarships.


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