The 1199 SEIU Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of 1199 SEIU, the Hostos Community College Foundation would like to offer five scholarships of up to $1000 each to students in financial need and with a declared major in the Allied Health field. The Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time or part-time need-based student pursuing an associate degree in Allied Health. The student must have a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher. A personal statement essay must be included explaining the applicant’s career goals and aspirations and how receiving this award will help them achieve their educational and career goal. All supplemental questions must also be answered. Applications must be submitted online through the scholarship system. Incomplete applications or applications sent through email won’t be considered. Recipients must be available to participate in the Hispanic Month Celebration on October 11th, 2022, where they will be presented with their awards-More details will follow.

Please note that your general application, or scholarship profile, will also be considered when evaluating your eligibility for this award.

For questions and more information about this opportunity, contact the scholarship office at (718)-518-4166 or at

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you willing to make yourself available on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 for the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration?
  2. Are you eligible for Financial Aid?
  3. Please describe your financial need . (200-350 words)
  4. Please write a 500 words personal statement essay explaining your career goals and aspirations and how receiving this award will help you achieve your educational and career goals.
  5. Are you enrolled in any of the Allied Health majors at Hostos?