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2023 Scholarship Application

Scholar and a Dream is a non-profit organization dedicated towards enhancing the lives of minority students through scholarship, career development and mentorship.

The Jonathan Hernandez Memorial Scholarship was founded in 2022 to honor Jonathan's legacy of selflessness and philanthropy. Jonathan was a strong advocate for second chances, and believed in the power of education as a tool to change lives. In his memory, Scholar and a Dream will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a selected NYC high school student or graduate (either H.S. Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) , who will be attending a trade or vocational institution for the 2023-2024 Academic Year. In addition to the financial award, scholarship recipients will also receive the services below:

  • Mentorship & Career Advisement

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Professional Headshots

  • Periodical Care Packages

Eligibility Requirements:

  • I am a NYC Public School Student or Graduate (H.S Diploma or HSE)

  • I will be attending a trade or vocational school during the 2023- 2024 School Year

  • I fall within the 17 - 21 age range


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