The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, announced today that Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is contributing$200,000 towards scholarships for the organization.
The contribution will be used to provide financial assistance to Hispanic students enrolled in accredited not-for-profit colleges or universities during the 2016-2017 academic year. The scholarships provided will help students cover costs, such as tuition, books, supplies and other essentials for the academic year.
This contribution ignites a partnership between Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. and HSF that supports the organization’s scholarship efforts. This year’s contribution helps HSF ensure that exceptional Latino students across the country receive the support needed to complete a higher education and become leaders in their professions and communities.
“We are pleased to renew our partnership with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.,” said Fidel A. Vargas, President & CEO, Hispanic Scholarship Fund. “This contribution demonstrates that the company is more committed than ever to the Hispanic community and higher education.”
“Our support of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund exemplifies Johnson & Johnson’s longstanding support for the Hispanic community,” said Wanda Bryant Hope, Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. “Our credo inspires us all to be a positive influence in the communities where we live and work. We are proud to support this important effort and contribute to the educational attainment of the students who are an important part of the future success of our country.”