The Bronx Element Leadership and Social Justice Scholarship

The Bronx Element Leadership and Social Justice Scholarship is offered to current matriculated Hostos students in GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING. Applicants must have completed at least one semester at Hostos and posses a clear and demonstrated penchant for public service. This scholarship is open to all students who can demonstrate interest but most importantly engagement in community service and social justice practices. Applicants must submit an essay explaining their experience and history of community service.
To qualify for this scholarship applicants must:
-Submit a 500 – 750 max words essay explaining their history of community service
-Submit 2 letters of recommendation from CUNY faculty and staff
-Answer all supplemental questions
-Be currently enrolled at Hostos
-Demonstrate a history of community service
All scholarship applications and required documentation must be submitted on or before the set deadline and through the Hostos scholarship system. Paper applications will not be accepted and incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions and for more information contact the scholarship office at 718.518.4166 or

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you involved in any extracurricular and/or leadership activities? Please explain.
  2. Students should submit a written essay describing their leadership skills, roles and participation in volunteer service activities on the Hostos Community College campus, throughout the City University of New York and in the communities of the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Queens. Feel free to also talk about your history of service in other communities, states, and countries.
  3. How has your participation in Hostos Community College activities or engagement in community outreach programming enhanced your college experience?
  4. Are you committed to community service?
  5. Are you currently enrolled at Hostos Community College?
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