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Scholarships for Adult Hispanic Students

Due to a generous grant, the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for two adult Hispanic* students that will fully fund enrollment in the Social Media Marketing Certificate Program.

Eligibility Criteria & Application Information

  • Age: Age 22 and older
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic origin
  • Income: Financial need (submit copy of tax return)
    unemployed or underemployed
  • Education: Minimum high school diploma or GED (proof required)
  • Computer literacy: Ability to work online
  • Commitment: Complete the program during the Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015 semesters
  • Essay: 500 words describing your interest in this program and your plans upon completion
  • References: Two from supervisors and/or teachers, and one from a revered member of your community
  • Application due:
    – Friday, August 8, 2014
    for the Fall 2014 semester
    Friday, February 2, 2015 for the Spring 2015 semester
    Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • Send application to:
    Kelly Jackson, Director of Continuing Education
    School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education
    Purchase College, SUNY
    735 Anderson Hill Rd.
    Purchase NY 10577

The scholarship value is approximately $2,050 and includes the registration fee and course tuition. The cost for a More Card (campus ID card) and parking permit are not included.

*Ethnic criteria determined by the donor

Updated Sept. 11, 2014