Puerto Rican Society Inc. Scholarship

The Puerto Rican Society, Inc. will offer multiple merit scholarships in 2022 worth $1,000 for each student. The scholarship recognizes a student’s academic achievements (3.0 GPA minimum on a 4 point scale) and is available to Hispanic students from the Greater St. Louis region (includes Missouri and Illinois) enrolled for post-secondary course work in the Fall of 2022. For the purpose of this scholarship and to qualify, at least one of the applicant’s grandparents must have been Hispanic. Students must submit a resume, essay, and 2 letters of recommendation.

Eligibility Criteria
- First time college bound students or current college students
- Pursuing an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or graduate degree
- Full-time or part-time enrollment
- At least one grandparent must have been Hispanic
- 3.0 GPA or higher
- Live in STL Metro area (MO Counties – Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis, St. Louis City, Warren, Washington; IL Counties – Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, St. Clair)

Questions? Contact support@myscholarshipcentral.org

Puerto Rican Society, Inc.
Supplemental Questions
  1. Birthplace
  2. Are you a U.S. Citizen?
  3. Hispanic Origin
    • 1. Are you Hispanic?
    • 2. If yes, what nationality?
    • 3. Is at least one of your parents Hispanic?
    • 4. If yes, what nationality?
    • 5. Is at least one of your grandparents Hispanic?
    • 6. If yes, what nationality?
  4. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT: Upload your OFFICIAL college transcript (including grades through fall 2022)
  5. Upload Resume: Highlight leadership positions, extracurricular involvement, awards and honors, community service and volunteerism, and work experience.
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