Scholarships

ARTE has awarded over $93,000 in scholarships since 2004. Applicants must be of Hispanic / Latino descent and must have lived in Connecticut for a minimum of one year. U.S. citizenship is not required. Scholarship awards are based on funding and the number of qualified applications received.

2020

Name Resides Amount Award
CC Family Academy New Haven $300 School Arts & Culture Day
Arisai Perez-Perez Willimantic $500 Eastern CT State Univ.
Carlomagno Villanueva New Haven $500 Gateway Community College
Geraldo Bautista New Haven $1,000 Univ. of New Haven
Genesis Leguizamon Bridgeport $1,000 Albertus Magnus
Analaura Gonzalez New Haven $1,000 Albertus Magnus
Gabriela Garcia-Perez Guilford $1,000 Univ. of New Haven
Sebastian Gonzalez-Ortiz Wallingford $1,000 Albertus Magnus
Yasmin Guzman Bridgeport $500 UCONN
Alexander Guzman Bridgeport $500 UCONN
2020 Total $7,300

2019

Name Resides Amount Award
Gian Melendez New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
Cameron Munoz Hamden $1,000 College Tuition
James del rio Arcila New Haven $800 College Tuition
Jorge Estevez Madison $700 Tiano Areyto Workshops
ASA – Saturday Academy Various $700 Indiividual Scholarships
Fair Haven K-8 School New Haven $400 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Mariachi Academy of NE Wallingford $400 Dia de Muertos Celebration
The Neighborhood Place New Haven $300 Art Supplies
2019 Total $5,300

2018

Name Resides Amount Award
CALAS Student New Haven $750 College Tuition
Gabriel Matos New Haven $800 College Tuition
OLAS at SCSU New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
Lisarely Mendez New Haven $750 College Tuition
Giliane Gonzalez New Haven $300 Dance Lessons
Kailey Bonilla Branford $300 Softball Team Tuition
Fair Haven K8 School New Haven $300 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
NIBAE Connecticut $300 Rally for Latino Issues
2018 Total $4,500

2017

Name Resides Amount Award
Kaysha Carrasquillo New Haven $800 College Tuition
Yasmin Rosas Marin New Haven $800 College Tuition
Luz Quintero Stamford $750 College Tuition
James Del Rio Arcila New Haven $700 College Tuition
Gabriela Margarita New Haven $500 Photography Supplies
Jose Luis Nunez Arroyo New Britain $500 College Tuition
Fair Haven K8 School New Haven $300 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
NIBAE Connecticut $300 Rally for Latino Issues
Johanelyz Arroyo New Haven $250 Gymnastic Lessons
Nickolus Rodriguez West Haven $250 Trumpet Purchase
2017 Total $5,150

2016

Name Resides Amount Award
CALAS State $400 Event Sponsorship
NIBAE Hartford $300 Rally for Latino issues
Fair Haven K8 School New Haven $500 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Stephanie Felix New Haven $400 Journalism wrokshop at Yale
Puerto Rican Parade Fairfield County $500 Cultural workshops for students & families
Fair Haven K8 School New Haven $400 Science Illustration Project
Casa Otonal New Haven $600 Domino Tournament Sponsorship
High School in the Community New Haven $200 Supplies for fund raising event
Edna Maldonado Windsor $500 College Tuition
Mariana Velez Escobar Bristol $500 College Tuition
Daniel Robles Southington $500 College Tuition
Joseph Gordon Benitez Hamden $1,000 College Tuition
2016 Total $5,800

2015

Name Resides Amount Award
Fernando Gracia Hartford $1,000 College Tuition
Alliance Children’s Theater New Haven $800 Performances & Supplies – Urban Youth
Get in Touch Foundation Milford $5,000 Funding for Spanish “Daisy Wheels”
Daisy Wheels Milford $1,250 Breast Health Awareness Device.
Fair Haven School New Haven $300 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
2015 Total $8,350

2014

Name Resides Amount Award
Claudia Chavez $1,000 College Tuition
Columbus School New Haven $500 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Fair Haven School New Haven $500 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Fair Haven Music Prgrm New Haven $500 Purchase of 10 ukuleles @$50
Int’l school Spanish Club New Haven $500 Spanish Club Cultural Trip to NYC
New Haven Free Skool New Haven $800 Cultural Justice Portrait Project.
Sara Inez Brito New Haven $500 College Tuition
Fair Haven Library New Haven $400 Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Francelis Matos New Haven $420 Guitar Lessons
2014 Total $5,120

2013

Name Resides Amount Award
Carlos Cruz New Haven $300 Music Lessons
Gabriela De Jesus New Haven $300 Art Supplies
Angelica Durrell Bethel $500 NALAC Leadership Class
Fernando Garcia Hartford $300 Art Supplies
Raquel Ibarra New Haven $300 Art Supplies
Andres Madariaga New Haven $500 College Tuition
Tayra Perez New Haven $300 Music Lessons
Andrea Lopez-Salazar Stamford $300 Piano / Voice Lessons
Joel Suarez New Haven $800 College Tuition
CARTEL Connecticut $500 Latino artist collaborative and website
2013 Total $4,100

2012

Name Resides Amount Award
Italo Beltran Hamden $400 Music or Art Classes
Angelica Bonilla New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
Franklin Canales Meriden $1,000 College Tuition
Isabella DeBenedetto Monroe $1,000 College Tuition
Cassandra Mendoza Bridgeport $300 Art Supplies
Eric Vargas New Britain $1,000 College Tuition
2012 Total $4,700

2011

Name Resides Amount Award
Joel Beltre Torrington $400 Wesleyan Summer Arts Program
Michael Benitez Hamden $500 College Tuition SCSU
Blanca Cevallos Stamford $400 Summer Arts Classes
Xeniia Delacruz New Haven $300 Ballet Classes
Steven Dominguez Meriden $800 College Tuition Johnson & Wales
Alyssa Pagan Hagearty New Haven $300 Cello Lessons
Luis Felipe Lopes Bridgeport $250 Art Supplies
Andres Madariaga New Haven $300 Art Supplies
Mirthalys Melendez Hartford $800 College Tuition
Norwalk High School Norwalk $500 Latino Culture Murual
Luis Pillco Torrington $400 Wesleyan Summer Arts Program
Michael Rico Derby $300 Art Supplies
Alejandro Rojas Woodbridge $800 Choice $400 college supplies $800 College tuition
Matthew Torres Oakdale $500 College Tuition at WCSU
Naheshya Valenzuela Danbury $200 Escape to the Arts program
2011 Total $6,750

2010

Name Resides Amount Award
Natalie Abreu Hamden $500 College Tuition / Uconn
Jeenn Barreiro West Haven $150 Teen Photography CAW
Joseph Benitez Hamden $400 Piano Lesson NMS
Bullard Havens Tech School Bridgeport $400 Dance Lesson Multi Cultural night
Estampas de Mexicos West Haven $500 Cultural Costumes
Tatiana Giselle Gallo Seymour $300 Dance Lessons – Lee Lund Studio
Pablo Justin Garcia New Haven $300 Art Supplies / Print Making
Generacion Latina Virgen del Cisne New Haven $500 Costumes for Cultural Performances
Daniel Gonzalez Hamden $300 Voice Lessons / RVP Studios
Ernest Lopez Naugatuck $400 $400 General Art Supplies
Ivonne Padilla New Haven $1,000 College T” McNally Smith Coll of Music
Jacob Spell New Haven $300 Guitar Lessons / Family Music Center
Justin Spell New Haven $300 Drum Lessons / Family Music Center
Eric Vargas New Britain $500 Toward purchase of Trombone
2010 Total $5,850

2009

Name Resides Amount Award
Fair Haven Middle School New Haven $1,000 Hispanic Heritage Programs
Noellia Bonilla New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
Mariangel Champang New Haven $500 College Tuition
Sarah Rivera New Haven $300 Art Supplies
Miguel Benitez Hamden $1,000 College Tuition
Pedro Mangual Bridgeport $400 Saxophone Repair & Supplies
Dayanara Nunez New Haven $400 Dance Lessons & Supplies
Araceli Nunez New Haven $400 Dance Lessons & Supplies
2009 Total $5,000

2008

Name Resides Amount Award
John Daniel’s School Band New Haven $1,000 Latino Youth Band
Guakia Hartford $1,000 Needy Applicants
Latina Army Fairfield County $1,000 Support Mission
2008 Total $3,000

2007

Name Resides Amount Award
Nazareth Felix Shelton $350 Art Classes
Ernest Lopez Waterbury $500 Art Supplies
Christian Ortega New Haven $200 Cartooning Class
Carolina Ortiz New Haven $400 Dance Lessons
Cristal Palacios Hamden $1,000 College Tuition
Stephanie Rivas New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
Jasmine Santiago New Haven $400 Dance Lessons
Freddy Salsa Flavor Dancers New Haven $500 Dance Show
Columbus School New Haven $600 Cultural / Arts Programs
2007 Total $4,950

2006

Name Resides Amount Award
Natalie Abreu Hamden $500 College Tuition
Erika Ayala Hamden $500 College Tuition
Daniela Bedoya East Haven $300 Dance Lessons
Laura Bedoya East Haven $300 Dance Lessons
Michael Friebus Bolaños East Haven $300 Art Lessons
Noelia Bonilla New Haven $500 College Tuition
Juan Casasnovas Cheshire $400 Art Supplies
Adrian Cordero New Haven $400 Photography School
Tatiana Gallo Seymour $300 Acting Lessons
Jonathan Jordan North Haven $500 College Tuition
Victor Mendez New Haven $300 Art Lessons
Alexander Mercado New Britain $500 College Tuition
Joshua Ortiz West Haven $200 Dance Lessons
Justin Ortiz West Haven $200 Dance Lessons
Julian Delarosa West Haven $200 Dance Lessons
Sabrina Pratts Seymour $300 Neighborhood Music School
Iliany Rivas New Haven $300 Dance Lessons
Balam Soto Hartford $400 Art Supplies
Alexandra Torresquintero New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School
Miguel Trelles New Haven $500 Art Supplies
2006 Total $7,200

2005

Name Resides Amount Award
Jessica Cuni Applebee New Haven $400 Art Supplies
Lovette Cividanes Meriden $300 Kidz Art Lessons
Rafael Garcia New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School
Andres Hammer Branford $300 Neighborhood Music School
Jennifer Lizondro East Haven $350 Dance Lessons
Magalis Martinez New Haven $400 Digital Story Telling Course
Ricky Mestre Stratford $400 Art Supplies
Bernardo Ortiz West Haven $250 Creative Arts Workshop
Geraldo Parrilla New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School
Frankneil Perralta New Haven $300 Creative Arts Workshop
Janelle Rodriguez East Haven $350 Broadway Dance Lesson
Gerry Ruiz New Haven $400 Art Supplies
Cerina Ann Savino West Haven $400 Culinary Arts Classes
Hispanos-Unidos New Haven $400 Art Supplies for kids Camp
Ashley Velazquez New Haven $300 Creative Arts Workshop
2005 Total $5,150

2004

Name Resides Amount Award
Jonathan Jordan New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School.
Sarah Jordan New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School.
Noelia Bonilla New Haven $325 Creative Arts Workshop & Supplies
Yeccenia (Jesse) River New Haven $300 Creative Arts Workshop
Jimmy Sanchez New Haven $300 Creative Arts Workshop
Rebecca Cuevas New Haven $300 Neighborhood Music School.
Hill Central Music New Haven $350 Cultural Programming
Felipe Molina Killingworth $500 Supplies
Yolanda Vasquez-Petrocelli Ridgefield $500 Supplies
Carlos Galo New Haven $1,000 College Tuition
2004 Total $4,175
Grand Total: $93,300