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House of Puerto Rico San Diego

HPRSD is A Non Profit Organization IRS code
501 (C) 3

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619-234-3445

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Casita Museum Address
2172 Pan American Road East
San Diego, CA 92101

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Doña Casilda Pagan Scholarship
Investing in Our Youth's Future

2014 Casilda Pagan Scholarship Recipients | Jose Lopez (not shown)2014 Casilda Pagan Scholarship Recipients
l-r: Erika Orjales, Billy Patrick, Vanessa Williams, Eva Flores, Jose López (not shown)


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Puerto Rican FlagThe House of Puerto Rico San Diego sponsors the Casilda Pagán Educational/ Vocational Scholarship.
This scholarship is being offered to high school seniors/ graduates or college/post-graduate students.
The applicant must be a current active member of the House of Puerto Rico San Diego or a San Diego County resident of Puerto Rican descent, who has contributed at least 10 hours of community service through HPRSD within the last year. If you need to complete your volunteer hours please contact Joe Carballo at jcarballo@san.rr.com. With this award, we hope to assist youth or adults in the attainment of their educational and professional goals.

HPRSD Casilda Pagan ScholarshipScholarships are awarded yearly. Interested applicants should submit the following information:

  • Personal  Essay (250 word minimum) including the following information:
    • Your educational /vocational goals
    • Your financial needs
    • Describe how you will contribute community service through the House of Puerto Rico.
    • Describe Prior History of community service
  • Proof of current enrollment in an educational or vocational institution
  • Transcripts reflecting most recent academic achievement. (Those already attending a college/vocational program should submit a transcript showing all courses/grades completed to date. High school seniors should submit most recent transcripts)
  • Three letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, employers, or  community leaders
  • Completed application form
  • Any additional materials which you believe may enhance your aapplication (i.e., awards, community service, etc.)

Doña Casilda PagánScholarship Committee's Mission

“The House of Puerto Rico San Diego is dedicated to motivating, supporting, and empowering our community via education and community service.”

About Doña Casilda Pagán

Casilda Pagán co-founded La Casa de Puerto Rico in 1972 and became its first president. Doña Casilda was born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico and moved to San Diego in 1967.

Deadline

All applications must be postmarked no later than July 31st of the applying year. No late submissions will be accepted. Complete list of requirements as stated in the application. Review these as well as criteria for selection.

Application

Check this web page frequently for updated applications.

Recipient Hall of Fame
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Evelyn Díaz Cruz

Name: Evelyn Díaz Cruz
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Current Institution: UCLA
Concentration: Theater Arts (MFA)
Current Status: Playwright & Asst Professor, Department of Theater Arts, University of San Diego


Aned Muñiz Gracia

Name: Aned Muñiz Gracia
Year(s): 2005, 2006, 2008
Prior School: University of Hawaii
Current Institution: University of San Diego
Concentration: Educational Leadership
Current Status: Doctoral Candidate


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Name: Jasmine Flores
Year(s): 2008, 2009, 2010
Prior School: California State University San Marcos
Current Institution: Central Michigan University
Concentration: Education and Administration
Current Status: Graduate Student


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UPCOMING EVENTS


SPECIAL YOUTH EVENT

My Dreams of Playing Basketball For Puerto Rico
by Isalys 'Ice' Quiñones
Saturday, March 17, 2018
10am-noon @ our 'Casita' Cottage
Learn more...

THIS MONTH

Puerto Rican Films @ the
San Diego Latino Film Festival.
San Diego Latino Film Festival

BROCHE DE ORO: COMIENZOS
Sunday, March 18th
Time: 4:30pm
AMC Fashion Valley
For updates & tickets click here.

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NEXT MONTH

At the next HPRSD Membership meeting's Culture Corner -

HPRSD Committees: 2018 Volunteer Planning
by Casilda "Cassie" Pagán

Let's get engaged and have fun in the process!!

Membership Meeting, Culture Corner, PotLuck & Casita Celebration
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Our Casita, Balboa Park
3-6:00pm
Learn more...


ACTIVITIES
HPRSD Membership Meeting,
Culture Corner, and Potluck,

1st Saturday of the month
3-6pm La Casita Cottage, Balboa Park
(except in July & December)

PROGRAMS
If you are interested in participating in one or more of the following programs, contact HPRSD:

OUR PUERTO RICO

Here we present articles by fellow HPRSD members and friends such as Daniel M. López and Dr. Antonio Grillo López about Puerto Rico

HPRSD NEWS
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