The following prerequisites must be met:

  1. Graduating in June of current year
  2. Reside in the City of Camden
  3. Attend a City of Camden or Camden County High School
  4. Be of Puerto Rican descent(at least one parent being Puerto Rican)
  5. Outstanding academic performance (grade point average, high school transcript, honors and acceptance letter by an accredited 4 year institution of higher education)
  6. Provide a recommendation from high school counselor. A Counselor must sign the application
  7. Ranked in upper senior class
  8. Complete a 1,000 word essay
  9. Attend committee interview

Please download the application and send back with your essay before our deadline of Friday, May 19, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.


Orlando Mercado
(856) 261-9513

Juan J. Gonzalez, Esq.
Doreen Troche
Esther Velazquez