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Student Scholarship and Award Funds


  • 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.


Additional Support Opportunities


  • Student Leadership Academy – The Student Leadership Academy enables students to become effective global citizens who are actively engaged in transforming their communities. This fund supports enriching opportunities for student leaders.

  • Center for Bronx Nonprofits (CBNP) – CBNP strengthens the capacity of community leaders and organizations serving the Bronx by providing professional training, workshops and networking opportunities for nonprofit leaders, and more. Learn more about its offerings here.

  • Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC)HCAC is a recognized leader in Latino and African-based programming, dedicated to the development of emerging artists and the creation of new work. Supporting HCAC enables it to continue to provide a platform to showcase both local and international performance artists. Visit its website to learn more.

  • Hostos Foundation Unrestricted Fund – Contributions are allocated to those areas where they are most needed.

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