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Puerto Ricans in Florida Cultural Organization, Inc.

Puerto Ricans in Florida Scholarship Award Information

Puerto Ricans in Florida Cultural Organization, Inc., (PRIFL) is a cultural enterprise that celebrates the Hispanic heritage and cultural pride of its members by keeping traditions and values alive.  It was founded in 1975 and today it is a solid, organized and smooth running not-for-profit corporation.  Puerto Ricans are relocating to the Mainland and have brought to Florida their significant brain power and ever increasing economic clout. PRIFL seeks to promote the uniqueness of our culture by connecting the ideas and resources of this group to those of other Florida residents for the benefit of all.  Our organization recognizes the value of a good education by providing scholarships Awards to Puerto Rican high school graduates in the State of Florida to assist them in pursuing further education and/or vocational and technical training.

Scholarship Award $750.00 minimum 

Number of scholarships varies 

Deadline August 30, 2019

Requirements:1. One or both parents are Puerto Rican.2. Florida resident.3. High school senior graduate Spring/Summer 2019.4. Minimum GPA 3.0. 5. Accepted at a higher educational institution/vocational or technical school, scheduled to start Fall of 2019.6. One-page essay “How has your family background affected your decision of continuing toward a higher education?”

2019 PUERTO RICANS IN FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:

_____________________________________________________________________________________            First                                     Middle                                       Last  

Address:_____________________________________________________________________________________                 Number/Street /Apt. #                                        

_____________________________________________________________________________________ City                                                                                            State                                                     Zip  

Email Address:_______________________________________________________________________ 

Telephone:      Home: _________________________                        Cellular: ________________________

Date of Birth: _______________________________ (MM/DD/YYYY)   

                                                                           ACADEMIC DATA  

High School_________________________________________________________________________    

Expected Graduation Date: ______________________ (MM/YYYY)      

GPA/Scale: ___________________________________ 

FUTURE EDUCATIONAL PLAN

Have you been accepted to or applied to an accredited university, college, technical or vocational school for the Fall 2019?     Yes_______          No_______   

Name of institution: ____________________________    Major: _____________________________

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CERTIFICATION & AUTHORIZATION

I certify that all of the information included in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge.  I certify that I meet all the eligibility requirements as specified in this application.  I understand that I must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university, college, technical or vocational school to receive this scholarship award and must adhere to the specific requirements listed.   

Signature of Applicant                                                                                           Date

Scholarship Candidate: Check all items required and submit with this application.  Only those candidates who have submitted all of the items required will be considered for a scholarship.    

Please include:1. Scholarship Application2. Copy of High School transcript 3. Copy of Institution’s acceptance letter (Scholarship candidate does not have to be accepted at time of application; however, scholarship recipients will be required to show proof of acceptance for funds to be disbursed)4. Essay  

Selected student will be notified by September 16, 2019.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY August 30, 2019. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.  

MAIL YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

Puerto Ricans in Florida Cultural Organization, Inc.

c/o Dr. Ivelisse Fernandez

6199 Winding Lake Dr.

Jupiter, FL 33458

OR EMAIL TO: prif2014s@gmail.com   

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