The Purpose of the Association of Latino Faculty & Staff - Future Now Award is to recognize/support a Future Now High School Equivalency Graduate who is currently a full-time student at Bronx Community College. Preference will be given to students of Black or Latino descent, and must be on track to graduate with his/ her Associate Degree by June 2022.
Now was founded in 1998 on the campus of Bronx Community College to promote the
educational and vocational development of young adults residing in the Bronx. The program offers free HSE and vocational training
classes, student counseling and career exploration, along with college preparation
and enrollment services to students ages 17 to 24. Most students are engaged in classes and other
activities 25 hours per week. This level
of intensity allows students to see progress relatively quickly, which helps motivate
them to persist in their studies.
order to enroll in Future Now, a student must:
· Be between ages 17 – 24 by the first day of class
· Be a New York City resident
· Pass the
· Attend an interview and orientation