Comité Noviembre Scholarship Information

Established in 1987, Comité Noviembre is the only collaboration of its kind in the United States. It brings together the strengths and talents of key Puerto Rican organizations that make up its member agencies. The mission of Comité Noviembre is to plan and promote events and forums that highlight the contributions Puerto Ricans have made to this country. 


Since its inception, Comité Noviembre has placed a special focus on volunteerism and educational excellence as the key to the future of the Puerto Rican Community. To this end, in November of 1996, in celebration of the tenth anniversary of Puerto Rican Heritage Month, the Comité Noviembre Scholarship Awards Program was established. 


This year, Comité Noviembre will award $1,000 scholarships. 


Application Due:  Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Note: These scholarships are open to graduating HS seniors and college students of Puerto Rican Heritage. Please read each scholarship criteria for eligibility. 

All Scholarships are administered by Comité Noviembre.

  • THE RICHIE PEREZ SCHOLARSHIP: This award will recognize Puerto Rican youth for their commitment, activism, and achievements in any of the areas of human rights and social justice.

Any questions may be directed to Scholarship Co-Chairs:

Lisa M. Rodriguez 

(347) 693-6893 


Elba Cabrera

(646) 236-7705