Dr. Antonia Pantoja Fellowship, Inc.

Developing Leaders of Integrity

Scholarships and Programs

College Goal NY

Meet with Financial Aid and Tax Experts for assistance with the online version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program



DOJ Internships

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs offers internships that provide undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to work in a fast-paced government communications office.


Application deadlines for each session are as follows:


Applications Accepted

Start Date

Spring Program

August 1 – November 1

Monday after New Year’s

Summer Program

January 1 – March 1

First Monday in June

Fall Program

May 1 – July 1

First Monday after Labor Day








Students applying for any of the above programs should email a cover letter, resume, and any additional materials to: publicaffairsinternship@usdoj.gov

Papers and Speeches

DAPF Volunteer's Graduation Speech from the SAM program at CUNY’s Baruch College

DAPF Volunteer, Jeanette Martinez, spoke at her graduation from the Scaffolded Apprenticeship Model (SAM) program, an educational administration and supervision curriculum, at CUNY’s Baruch College, School of Public Affairs in affiliation with New Visions for Public School. To read her speech, please click here.

DAPF Board President's Presentation at PSRA 2008 Conference

DAPF's Board President, Digna Sánchez, discussed "Aspira, the Sixties and Growing Up Puerto Rican" at the PRSA 2008 Conference. To read the presentation, please click here.

The "Chain Reaction" Papers: Creating a play about Dr. Antonia Pantoja

The playwright and director of "Chain Reaction"have provided the following reflections on creating


A bilingual play about Dr. Antonia Pantoja and the everlasting impact of one community leader.

Tere Martinez, playwright shares her inspiration, read it here.

Angel Morales, director of the play writes about the project, read it here.


Institutions Named in Honor of Dr. Antonia Pantoja


Of Interest: 


  • Now Hiring, a report from the Center for an Urban Future was released on May 31, 2012. The report identifies more than 26,000 openings in NYC that disconnected youth could qualify for with a minimum level of training.



  • A directory of United States colleges and universities is available at BrainTrack.

Dr. Antonia Pantoja and Aspira of New York Collections                                                              Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora, Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, CUNY

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Dr. Pantoja's Memoirs

You can purchase Dr. Pantoja's memoirs, entitled Memoir of a Visionary: Antonia Pantoja, at DAPF events. Proceeds from the book's sale support DAPF's mission. For more information, please email us at info@drantoniapantojafellowship.org.