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Washington, DC – The Association of University of Puerto Rico Alumni and Friends Abroad (UPRAA) is proud to announce the Scholarship Application season is open for the 2016-2017 academic year. We invite Mayaguez students to apply for the UPRAA/Dominion Power Scholarship. UPRAA and Dominion Power are proud to employ and support all Mayaguez campus students.

Also, we encourage Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students in all of the UPR campuses to apply for the UPRAA/Ford Scholarship.  UPRAA and Ford Motor Company Fund have been partnering for 3 years now and we together we support future STEM professionals. We congratulate all of you for your efforts in pursuing your studies.  The UPRAA Scholarship Funds will award students who have demonstrated academic merit, commitment to public service, and financial need up to a maximum of $1,000 per academic year to help cover tuition cost for graduate or undergraduate studies.

Please visit our website at to download the application forms, eligibility requirements and important dates related to our Scholarship programs. To ensure your application receives full consideration, read the information included in the scholarship package carefully, follow the application instructions and include ALL required documents including original signature for applicable documents by the due date on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

UPRAA is an organization created to establish a network of University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Alumni in the Continental U.S. and abroad, develop and conduct programs and initiatives for the benefit of the UPR alumni, and support the educational goals of the UPR system. The Association serves as a link between UPR alumni abroad and the UPR system and work towards promoting opportunities and creating a support network for the alumni.  The organization has awarded more than $135,000 in scholarships since it was created in 2003.

Official Release

UPRAA-Ford Scholarship Application and Guidelines 2016-2017