Jose Rivera-Alers Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Hispanic Federation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Four scholarships are awarded annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be of Puerto Rican heritage or descent
  2. Must be a declared Business major.
  3. Must be a Bronx native.
  4. Must have a 3.0 GPA

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Business majors are encouraged to apply.

Application requirements for the Jose Rivera-Alers Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Interview
Additional Information: Hispanic Federation (HF) is the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership and advocacy organization. The HF and the City University of New York are continuing the effort to increase graduation rates and college retention among Latino students by offering the Jose Rivera-Alers Scholarship! For the past years, Hispanic Federation has worked to increase Latino college access, retention and graduation in NYC by offering undergraduate students a myriad of support services, including peer-mentorships, free tutoring, and leadership training(s). This year, Jose Rivera-Alers Scholarship will work to help Puerto Rican students who are pursuing a degree in business, fund their college career. With this help, students can open themselves to pursuing career-oriented goals instead of trying to make ends meet to invest in their future. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements listen on the provider site.

Award Amount: Up to 5,000 per scholarship is awarded.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

About Hispanic Federation:
Contact Information: Olivia Jimenez, Higher Education Initiatives Coordinator for Hispanic Federation
Address: 55 Exchange Pl. New York, New York 10005

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