Our Scholars

We’re so incredibly proud to support our seven scholarship recipients this school year as they work toward bright futures. Get to know each of our current scholars, as well as past scholarship recipients.

Current Scholarship Recipients

Jonathan Alves

Jonathan Alves

Jonathan Alves is a recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. He is a rising sophomore at Saint Anselm’s College, majoring in Finance. He is the son of Francisco Alves and Rosa Duarte Alves. Jonathan is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2019. This is his second year receiving a PAFHE scholarship.

Tatiana Correia

Tatiana Correia

Tatiana Correia is a recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. She is a rising sophomore attending Emmanuel College majoring in Chemistry. She is the daughter of Paulo Correia and Sonia Cunha. Tatiana is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2019. This is her second year receiving a PAFHE scholarship.

Olivia Diogo

Olivia Diogo

Olivia Diogo is the recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education Dr. Joao Baretto Memorial Scholarship. Olivia is a raising junior attending LaSalle University, majoring in exercise science. Olivia Diogo is the daughter of Joao and Maria Fatima Diogo and is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2018. This is her third year receiving a PAFHE scholarship.

Brianna Gomes

Brianna Gomes

Brianna Gomes is the recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. She is the daughter of Jose and Ana Gomes. She is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2020. Brianna will be attending Florida State University majoring in Biological Science.

Aaron Homen

Aaron Homem

Aaron Homem is a recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. He is a rising sophomore at Emerson College, majoring in Media Arts Production. He is the son of Luciano and Elizabeth Homem. Aaron is a graduate of Saint John’s Preparatory School, Class of 2019. This is his second year receiving a PAFHE scholarship.

Vitoria Pereira

Vitoria Pereira is a recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. She is a rising junior attending Bryant College, majoring in Accounting. She is the daughter of Luiz and Afra Pereira. Vitoria is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2018. This is her second year receiving a PAFHE scholarship.

Erin Silva

Erin Silva

Erin Silva is the recipient of the Portuguese Americans for Higher Education scholarship. She is the daughter of Luis and Rebecca Silva. She is a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Class of 2020. Erin will be attending University of Massachusetts, Amherst majoring in Psychology.