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National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship Awards Program

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The National Puerto Rican Day Parade was established to create national awareness of Puerto Rican contributions. NPRDPʼs mission is to empower the Puerto Rican community through promoting culture, education, scholarships, and civic engagement. To this end a Scholarship Awards Program was established.

Award / Eligibility Details:

To be eligible, applicants must be of Puerto Rican descent; have a minimum Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of 3.0 or better; be between the ages of 17 and 25; be in an accredited two or four-year institution (Freshmen, Sophomore or Junior); and undergo an interview with the selection committee. NPRDP will award $2,000 scholarships to exceptional Puerto Rican youth who are making a difference in their community.

Deadline: Mid-January each year

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Undergraduate Level Funding

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group

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