Applications are now being accepted for the New York League of Puerto Rican Women College Awards.

The New York League of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting Puerto Rican women in their pursuit of higher education by providing them with the financial support necessary to complete their college degrees. Each year, the organization offers six awards to Puerto Rican undergraduate women. To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits, have maintained a 3.0 GPA, and be able to demonstrate a history of community involvement/service.

The application deadline is Saturday, June 9, 2012.

For more information and to download an application, visit the organization’s Website.

Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.