Harcourt Scholars


The Alfred Harcourt Foundation prides itself on the personal connection it makes with each student.  It is this hands-on approach that differentiates us from other foundations.

Here are just a few of the many success stories of Ellen Knowles Harcourt Scholars.


Jocelyn Charlon 

I am a proud graduate of the Nursing Program at TCNJ, Class of 2006. 

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Concetta Perito

From an early age, I had a passion for mathematics. I always dreamed of sharing that passion through teaching.

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Sarah Sietz

I am a 2017 graduate of the Teacher Education Honors Academy at the College of Staten Island.

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Destiny De La Rosa

Without the support of the harcourt Foundation I would not have been able to accomplish my goal of being the first in my family to graduate college. 

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Carolina Charvet Pena

I am a 2017 graduate of The College of New Jersey. I earned a double major in International Studies and Sociology. 

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Sofia Charvet Pena

I am currently majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education at The College of New Jersey. My plan is to become a math teacher. 

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Andrew Georges

I'm a 2017 graduate of Baruch College, in New York City, with a double major in Corporate Communications and English.

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Kaylla St. Luce

I am a junior at Baruch College majoring in Corporate Communications and double minoring in Marketing and Black Studies.

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Vanessa Santana

I am a 2017 graduate of Baruch College, where I majored in Corporate Communications and minored in Journalism and International Business. I am now working at General Mills.

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Robert Kinloch

I am a 2017 graduate of The College of New Jersey where I majored in Elementary Education and Sociology. I plan to work as an elementary school teacher or guidance counselor.

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