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Student Scholarship and Award Funds

Scholarships help students to stay on track to graduation by providing funds to pay for educational needs or living essentials. You can allocate your donation toward the fund that best aligns with your giving priorities using the drop-down menu on the giving page.

  • Alumni Fund for Student Transfer Scholarships - Award: varies - This scholarship provides financial resources to help a graduating Hostos student to continue their education at a four-year institution of their choice. The scholarship will help to defray the cost of tuition, fees, and other college-related expenses for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution shortly after graduation from Hostos. The student may be an international, full-time or part-time student.  
  • Bridge Tuition Support Assistance (BTSA) – Award: Up to $500 – This award assists students with outstanding tuition balances due to unexpected, challenging circumstances.

  • The Bronx Element Leadership and Social Justice Scholarship – Award: $500 – This merit-based scholarship is awarded to students who possess a clear and demonstrated penchant for public service and social justice practice.

  • The Carlos L. González & Edward (Eddie) González, Jr. Allied Health Scholarship – Award: Up to $1,000 – This need-based scholarship supports students who are enrolled in allied health majors: nursing, radiologic technology, or dental hygiene.

  • The Carlos Molina and Marilyn Aguirre-Molina Fund for Excellence in the Performing Arts – Award: Varies – This fund provides assistance for student experiential learning opportunities, such as festival participation, as well as financial awards to students who are transferring to a four-year college.

  • Circle of 100 Emergency Fund – Award: $100-$500 – Founded by dedicated Hostos faculty and staff, this fund supports students who are facing financial challenges, such as medical bills, outstanding utility bills, housing or eviction issues, or childcare costs.

  • The Cocco De Filippis Family Scholarship – Award: $500 – This merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to a student with demonstrable community engagement and academic achievement who intends to use their degree to empower their community.

  • Dylan Isaac Ravenfox Memorial Scholarship – Award: $500 – This fund recognizes dedication to the arts by awarding scholarship support to current or graduating students who exhibit exceptional talent in the study of media/digital design.

  • The Frances M. Webb Endowed Scholarship for Student-Parents – Award: $500 – This fund was established to help defray the cost of childcare for student-parents enrolled at Hostos Community College.

  • General Academic Excellence Fund (GAEF) – Award: Varies – The GAEF is a merit-based fund that provides accomplished students with monetary awards during Hostos’ Annual Honors Convocation Ceremony.

  • Joe Alicea Veteran’s Fund – Award: $500 – This award, established by Hostos staff, honors the memory and legacy of their colleague, Joe Alicea, a Vietnam veteran. This scholarship will be awarded to a student Veteran annually on Veterans Day.

  • John Anthony Chardavoyne Scholarship Endowment – Award: $500 – In memory of Mr. Chardavoyne’s life-long desire to learn and spread joy, this scholarship is awarded to graduating Liberal Arts and Sciences students in the History Option Sequence.

  • Pedro Pérez-Cabezas Memorial Scholarship – Award: $250 – Honoring a man who believed in the transformative power of education, this scholarship is given to part-time or full-time students who are pursuing a degree in engineering, math or computer science.

  • Ramón Jiménez Memorial Scholarship of Social Policy and Practice – Award: $500 – Continuing the legacy of a trailblazing lawyer and social justice advocate, this fund grants tuition support to full-time students enrolled in their final year and who demonstrate interest and vision in the practice of social justice policy.

  • Richard A. Propper Memorial Scholarship – Award: $500 – This memorial scholarship honors the legacy of a man who was devoted to the South Bronx community and who valued education as the foundation for opportunity. This scholarship is awarded to students in the Business Management Program who provide documentation of academic or personal need.

Please note that award determinations are made internally. For more detailed scholarship information and to apply, please visit the Scholarships Office.


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