America's largest cultural celebration
Until the 61st annual Puerto Rican Day Parade
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 NPRDP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!
High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors can download an application to apply for a chance to win one of the 100 scholarships, valued at $2,000 each.
To be considered, eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be of Puerto Rican descent
- Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better, or equivalent high school grade
- Be a high school senior or freshman through junior in college, ages of 17 through 25
- Be enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year college/university, for college students
- Have a track record of doing volunteer work or community service
- Participate in an interview with a member(s) of the scholarship selection committee
NPRDP seeks to award these scholarship to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities, so we recommend candidate essays and interviews highlight the great work they are doing and ways they keep their culture alive.
APPLICATION PACKAGES ARE DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018Watch the 2017 Parade here
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Floats & Contingents
carrozas y contingentes
All Applications due April 27th
The Press Application Deadline is May 15th
Get Involved in the Parade ~ Become a Volunteer
Street Cultural Festival
festival de la cultura
Become a Vendor
First Annual Golf Outing
1st Annual excursión del golf
Show Us Your Swing
The National Puerto Rican Day celebrates and honors the leaders, educators, artists, and celebrities that have left a cultural footprint on this nation.
We joined forces with Lin-Manuel Miranda renowned actor, singer, composer, writer and Nuestro Orgullo, to create a specially designed National Puerto Rican Day Scholarship Fund TeeRico t-shirt.
Proceeds from the sales of the t-shirts will benefit NPRDP’s Scholarship Fund. Your purchase will help support the pursuit of higher education in our community!
T-shirts are $29 and available in black and grey.
Click Link Below To Buy Yours!
the parade in pictures