Scholarships

The Association of Hispanic Professionals, Inc. is proud to offer the following scholarship opportunities to students graduating in the City of Yonkers Public Schools in June 2025. Students only need to submit one application to be considered for an AHP Scholarship. The deadline for all applications is February 2025. All awards are for one year except for the Monroe College Scholarship.  


Association of Hispanic Professionals, Inc. Scholarship

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Three (3) one-time $1,000 awards.


La Piñata Scholarship

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A graduating senior of Mexican descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARD: $2,000


The Diaz Family Scholarship

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • A student who has overcome extraordinary circumstances
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

Galbán-Lebrón Scholarship

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Puerto Rican descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Applicant must pursue a career in the arts or in a humanitarian field
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

The Monroe College Scholarship

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Student must have applied and been accepted to Monroe College
  • Submit application to the AHP with all necessary documentation
  • Student is selected by Monroe College
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: varies from $1,000 to full scholarship depending on need and academic record

 

Octaviano Zuñiga Scholarship

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Mexican descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial Need
  • Outstanding record of community involvement
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,500

The Maymi-Bayonet Memorial Scholarship


SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating Yonkers Public Schools high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better in a high school program
  • Documentation that will permit him/her to attend a communitycollege, four year college or university in the United States.
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Applicant must have been admitted to an institution of higher education to receivethis award.
  • Candidate must pursue a career in law
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: One time $1,000 award.

 

 

The Mexican American Chamber of Commerce of Yonkers

 
 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Mexican descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial Need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $4,000

The Guardian Angel Scholarship


SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial Need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • A student who has faced and overcome obstacles in his or her school career
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Varies

JBG Electric Corp. Scholarship

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000


La Lanterna Italian Restaurant Scholarship

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating Yonkers Public Schools high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better in a high school program
  • Applicant must pursue a career in Business Administration or in an Entrepreneurship field
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Applicant must have been admitted to an institution of higher education to receive this award
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: One time $1,000 award

 

Ana Maria Roselló Scholarship

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Strong personal recommendations from teachers and counselors
  • Financial need
  • Outstanding record of community service
  • Acceptance to any accredited school of higher learning.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

Jose Elias Peña Scholarship

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Possesses an outstanding record of community service
  • Accepted to an accredited 4 year college.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $2,000

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses Scholarship


 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Applicant must pursue a career in Nursing or Healthcare 
  • The recipient will join the network of National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
  • Possesses an outstanding record of community service
  • Accepted to an accredited 4 year college.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

 

The Sazón Centroamericano  Scholarship

 

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Possesses an outstanding record of community service
  • Accepted to an accredited 4 year college.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

 

The Vazques Family Scholarship

 

 
SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Possesses an outstanding record of community service
  • Accepted to an accredited 4 year college.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000

 

The Angela Rodriquez Scholarship

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • A graduating high school senior of Hispanic descent
  • Achieved a strong record (B or better) in a solid college preparatory program
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Possesses an outstanding record of community service
  • Accepted to an accredited 4 year college.
  • AMOUNT OF AWARDS: $1,000