2019 Hispanic Society Scholarship Application

DESCRIPTION:

The FDNY Hispanic Society was formed in 1962 with the purpose of uniting and improving the quality of life of its members, as well as contributing to the civic and cultural endeavors of the Latino community.  Annually, we pledge to promote the pursuit of continuing education amongst our active/non-active members and their families.  The FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship was designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage throughout all stages of their career cycle as well as college youth preparing for their future both personally and professionally. 

AWARD:

FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarships range from $500 to $1,000, and are designed to recognize high achieving students for their academic accomplishments and involvement in the Hispanic communities.  These scholarships are available for continuing students listed below in the following areas; and can be obtained via https:www.hispanicsocietyfdny.com

  • Senior High School Student
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Graduate Student

ELGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • FDNY Hispanic Society member for a minimum of 2 years
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Must be present to accept the Hispanic Society Scholarship Award

APPLICATION PROCESS:

(Applications must be submitted electronically through the FDNY Hispanic Society website listed above in order to be considered).

  • Complete online FDNY Hispanic Society application, no later than, September 8, 2019
  • Provide a copy of acceptance letter, unofficial transcript and tuition payment for Fall 2019, from an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year college/university or graduate school
  • A typed personal essay approximately 500 words on how your academic studies will contribute to your personal & professional goals and have demonstrated involvement in and commitment to the Hispanic communities.

    * You can attach them below on this form

FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship Committee Application Process:

September 8 - FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship application deadline

September 9- through 13 - All applications are reviewed for recipient/s award selection

September 16 - Award recipients are notified within two weeks of Hispanic Society Dinner Dance

October 4 - Recipients receive scholarship awards at FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship Dinner Dance 

FDNY Hispanic Society Scholarship Application

  

(If you are a graduating high school senior, indicate the college or university you will attend in the fall along with your anticipated major).

If granted a scholarship and I fail to complete the school term for reasons other than sickness of physical injury, I agree to return any scholarship money received by me to the Hispanic Society Fire Department of New York within (60) days from date my enrollment has terminated.

I further state that I consent to providing the information requested in the application. I have provided this information freely and voluntarily and hereby waive any objections to providing this information which might be made pursuant to the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 552a. The Hispanic Society Fire Department City of New York has my permission to use the information given in considering and processing my application.

* By Submitting This Application & Clicking The Submit Button Below you agree to this Statement.

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