We honor loved ones who are no longer with us by sharing these scholarships with our community. The amount of scholarships is $250 per scholarship and will be awarded to the individual for tuition or educational expenses.
Criteria: High School Senior accepted to a trade/vocational, 2 or 4-year college
Accepted to Seton Hall or Rutgers University
Thomas Aquinas (Peth Amboy) or Franklin Township HS Student
Majoring in Latino and Caribbean Studies
Dominican or Puerto Rican Descent
See individual criteria per memorial scholarship below
Emerito Figueroa Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: This scholarship is to be awarded to a student actively pursuing a vocation, trade, certificate program, Associate's or Bachelor's degree.
Felix Raimundi Resto Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Senior Latinx student from Franklin High School in Somerset, New Jersey, or New Brunswick High School in New Brunswick, NJ that has been accepted to a 2-year or 4-year college in the state of New Jersey.
Melissa Hernandez Nazario Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Female students pursuing higher education at Seton Hall University or Rutgers University. Preference will be given to first-generation Dominican or Puerto Rican students.
Maria Virginia Arcelay Valentin Memorial Scholarship
Criteria: Puerto Rican students accepted to Rutgers University, with preference to students pursuing any major from the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies.
All high school students meeting criteria are encouraged to apply.