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Our Youth:

Supporting The Leaders of Tomorrow

There is no doubt - Our youth is our future! In a recent survey of HPRSD members, it was unanimous the sentiments that, as an organization, we should develop programs to foster the development of our youth within the context of our Puerto Rican heritage and customs.

The support from our members to get involved has been tremendous, including those that have children, grandchildren, kids in high school and college, or young adults starting their careers. 

 

 

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Doña Casilda Pagan Scholarship
Investing in Our Youth's Future

Important Dates:

  • Scholarship Application Deadline, Friday, July 31, 2021

The House of Puerto Rico San Diego sponsors the Casilda Pagán Educational/ Vocational Scholarship. This scholarship is being offered to high school seniors/ graduates or college/post-graduate students. The applicant must be a current active member of the House of Puerto Rico San Diego or a San Diego County resident of Puerto Rican descent, who has contributed at least 10 hours of community service through HPRSD within the last year. If you need to complete your volunteer hours please contact Joe Carballo at joecarballo51@gmail.com. With this award, we hope to assist youth or adults in the attainment of their educational and professional goals.

Scholarships are awarded yearly. Interested applicants should submit the following information:

  • Personal  Essay (250 word minimum) including the following information:

    • Your educational /vocational goals

    • Your financial needs

    • Describe how you will contribute community service through the House of Puerto Rico.

    • Describe Prior History of community service

  • Proof of current enrollment in an educational or vocational institution

  • Transcripts reflecting most recent academic achievement. (Those already attending a college/vocational program should submit a transcript showing all courses/grades completed to date. High school seniors should submit most recent transcripts)

  • Three letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, employers, or  community leaders

  • Completed application form

  • Any additional materials which you believe may enhance your aapplication (i.e., awards, community service, etc.)

Download HPRSD Scholarship Application (.docx)