Meet the 2019 FPWA College Scholarship Recipients




FPWA awarded more than $20,000 to 12 New York City college students for the 2019-2020 academic school year! The scholarship recipients are rising juniors and seniors who were nominated by our member organizations for their individual abilities to succeed and grow in the face of adversity.

Major: Film and TV Production
Nominated by The Henry Street Settlement

Major: Political Science
Nominated by New Alternatives for Children

Major: Commerce / Finance
Nominated by Goddard Riverside Options Center

Major: Political Science / Economics
Nominated by Goddard Riverside Options Center

Major: English
Nominated by The Henry Street Settlement

Major: Human Biology
Nominated by SCO Family of Services

Major: Architecture and Mechanical Engineering
Nominated by DeWitt Reformed Church

Major: Exercise Science
Nominated by The Henry Street Settlement

Major: CUNY Lehman College
Nominated by Mekong NYC

Name: Anastassia Amato-La Hoz
School: Stony Brook University
Major: Coastal Environmental Studies
Nominated by Goddard Riverside Options Center

Name: Sharon Carter
School: Mercy College
Major: International Relations and Diplomacy
Nominated by SCO Family of Services

Name: Basant Abuelmagd
School: Long Island University
Major: Doctor of Pharmacy and MBA
Nominated by Goddard Riverside Options Center