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El Desfile Dominicano del Bronx Inc. Scholarship

Every summer, Hostos Community College participates in "El Desfile Dominicana del Bronx." This organization serves as one of the conduits for the Dominican community. "El Desfile Dominicana del Bronx" in partnership with several corporations provided a limited number of scholarships for high school and college students. Candidates were required to demonstrate outstanding scholarship, leadership, and serve as role models for the Dominican community. On May 3, 2006, four students from Hostos Community College were awarded $1, 000.00 each. An official awards ceremony was held and students were presented the scholarship awards. The following students received scholarships in the following amounts: Criteria was:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Community service
  • Financial need
  • Dominican descent

The Dominican parade held an awards ceremony this month, and the following students were awarded $ 1,000.00 scholarships:

Award Recipients:

  • Mr. Luís García
  • Ms. Marilyn Güichardo
  • Ms. Idelsa Méndez
  • Ms. Saneddy Quesada
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