DeadlineAmount GivenNational vs. LocalDescriptionAcademic RequirementsWebsite/ContactNotes
AFA (Alzheimer's Foundation of America) Teen Scholarship Essay Contest3/26$500 - $5,000NationalHS seniors to attend 4-year accredited college. Students are asked to describe how Alzheimer's has impacted their lives, whether through a loved one, volunteer work or just passionate about the cause. Requires 200-word autobiography and 1200-1500 word essay.Students are asked to describe how Alzheimer's has impacted their lives, whether through a loved one, volunteer work or just passionate about the cause. Requires 200-word autobiography and 1200-1500 word essay. who have been impacted by Alzheimers
AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest4/1$2,000nationalOpen to all HS seniorsTen $2,000 scholarships. Read article about fire sprinklers and then take 10 question online test. Not based on gpa or need.none essay
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Tau Omega Chapter Scholarship4/17$1,000Open to male or female graduating seniors. Slight preference for student attending an HBCU but not a requirement. One scholarship of $3,000 per year for a total of $12,000.
Ascend Educational Fund Award2/72500-20000localImmigrant students or children of 2 immigrant parents who are graduating from a NYC high schoolAwards range from $2,500 to $20,000. Offers intensive academic and professional mentorship program. Open to immigrant students from any country. Requires two 500-word maximum essays.
AXA Achievement Scholarship12/15
$2,500, $10,000 or $25,000
nationalScholarship is awarded to one HS student from each state who demonstrates ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans2/28$2,000-$10,000NYCFor low-income HS seniors in NYC of South Asian origin or descent (incl. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal)For NYC seniors in HS of South Asian background from families earning <$75,000. Grants between $2,000 and $10,000 will be awarded annually for up to 5 students, and may be renewable for a total of 4 years. 3.5 (90) gpa minimum
Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program4/30$5000-1st; $2500-2nd; $2500-3rd.nationalOpen to hs senior who will be a college freshman in upcoming fall.American Addiction Centers (AAC) offers awards to enable undergrad and grad students to pursue careers in the areas of behavioral health and addiction-related studies. Eligible programs include social work, psychology, nursing, counseling and others. Requires 500 word first-person essay. Describe what drew you to want to pursue a career in behavioral health care. What is one milestone you hope to achieve in this field?Min gpa of 3.2 (87)//
Blitman Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering$20,000national$5,000 awarded annually to minority HS senior who has been accepted to an accredited engineering program at a 4-year institutiona completed application,
a complete transcript of the high school grades,
SAT and/or ACT scores,
a resume or summary of internship/co-op experience(s) and involvement in other activities, and
recommendation letters from two faculty members who have taught the applicant. Letters of recommendation and copies of transcripts may be in separate envelopes but we highly recommend that they accompany the application.
BONNER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPnationalProvides scholarships and debt forgiveness to students in exchange for 10 hours of volunteer work per week. The scholarships are awarded through participating colleges including Siena, Wagner,Ursinus, Morehouse, Spelman,Oberlin, Davidson, Allegheny, Brown, Bates, St. Benedicts/St. Johns and others. won, service
Burger King Scholars Program12/15For HS students, BK employees and their families.complete high school or college transcript of grades must be uploaded with your application. Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2020-21 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico
Catholic College Admission Association (CCAA) Scholarship3/1$1,000NationalGraduating high school seniors planning to attend a Catholic college. Lottery for eight one-time $1,000 awards to high school seniors from various geographic regions attending one of the National CCAA member institutions. Easy application.N/ 614.633.5444 going to a Catholic college
Chegg Scholarship (Awarded monthly)$1,000nationalHigh school and college students$1,000 awarded to HS student who best answers monthly prompt college student
Child Mind Institute Rising Scientist Scholarship5/10$2,000localHigh school graduate strong in scienceOne-time $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to 5 local high school students who demonstrate early achievement in science. Must be nominated by counselor. period: June-Septemberscience
Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship3/1$5,000NationalHS students who are descended from veterans who served in the Armed Forces (from WW I on). Scholarships are awarded to 15 students who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities. Three $5,000 scholarships awaded annually per geographic division for a total of 15 scholarships. Requires completion of 50 hours of volunteer service within community during HS years (verified in writing by organization), letter from clergyman, and essay (less than 1,000) "What will I do to make my college a better place for students and staff."N/A who have veteran family members
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation10/31$20,000/yrnational150 $20,000 scholarships, apply yearly
CollegeWeekLive$5,000nationalHigh school studentsScholarships awarded for researching colleges on CollegeWeekLive. Sign up for free account at;visit 5 or more college pages before March 1 to research colleges and chat with admissions counselors. Students can enter each month.None
Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Programs2/15NationalItalian heritage (25% min), Financial need, service to school and communityMinimum GPA: 3.0 (85%) Contact Antonella Recchia, Director, Scholarships/Opportunities Office 212-249-9923 x 231 www.ColumbusCitizens
Comite Noviembre Scholarship Program5/31$1,000Puerto Rican descentTo be eligible for four (4) CN scholarship awards, applicants must be of Puerto Rican descent; have community service experience and extracurricular activity; be enrolled in an accredited college or university by the fall of each year and have a B average or better. One scholarship for student planning to major in the arts, another emphasizes social justice activities. The application process includes an application form, an essay, two-letters of recommendations, academic transcripts, a short biographical sketch and a personal interview for finalists.min 80 gpa
service, current college student
CUNY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM$800/yrCUNY students$800 per year ($400 per semester) to students who graduate from HS with an 80 gpa and maintain a B average while attending a CUNY college. No separate application, students automatically considered. (Formerly known as the Peter Vallone AcademicScholarship).
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund3/31$10,000NationalHS or graduate student will will be attending an accredited college program. Must demonstrate activism in struggle to achieve civil rights, economic justice or other progressive issues. Maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on applicant's circumstances and amount of money available.N/A students who are passionate about social justice
DC 37 Education Committee Scholarship Program3/15$1,000LocalStudents with a parent, grandparent or legal guardian who is a current or retired member of DC 37 AFSCME (NYC Public Employee Union). Four award categories including HS seniors,1st or 2nd year college students,overcoming physical or learning disabilities, and careers in education. All awards are $1000 and may only be received one time per academic year. Winners are selected by lottery. N/A 212 341-4999
Dell Scholars Program12/1$20,000NationalMust be Pell eligible to qualify. Designed for students who have overcome situational adversity in their lives. Application available Nov 1.Minimum GPA: 2.4
Design Thinking Scholarship7/31$1,000Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at accredited 2 or 4 year college or university in U.S.American Graphics Instititute offer scholarship to encourage use of design thinking across various disciplines and fields. This $1,000 scholarships is awarded twice annually, in January and August of each year. submit an essay of between 500 and 1500 words describing how you anticipate learning digital design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign will contribute to your
Design Thinking Scholarship12/31$1,000Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at accredited 2 or 4 year college or university in U.S.American Graphics Instititute offer scholarship to encourage use of design thinking across various disciplines and fields. This $1,000 scholarships is awarded twice annually, in January and August of each year. Requires 500-1500 word essay describing how you anticipate design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career
DOMINICAN DAY PARADE SCHOLARSHIP10/26$1,000/yrDominican heritageIn round one, students were asked to submit basic information: demographics, school, year, and GPA.

In round two, if selected as a finalist, they answered two essay questions (on Dominicanidad and financial need) and submitted transcripts and recommendation letters.
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Elks Nat'l Foundation-Most Valuable Student Scholarship12/41,000-12,500national500 4-year awards based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Application requires maximum 500-word essay. Between $1000-12500 per year500 4-year awards based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Application requires maximum 500-word essay.,service
Emma L. Bowen Foundation1/31PAID InternshipsNationalScholarship for students of color interested in media. Program requries that student participate in Internships to prepare minority youth for careers in the media industry. Students work for partner companies during summers and school breaks earning an hourly wage plus matching funds for college expenses. This 4 year program requires maintaining a 3.0 gpa while in college. 70-80 new students per year.Minimum GPA: 3.0 students of color. Media, internship
Engebretson Foundation Scholarship3/1HS senior in need of financial assistanceHave achieved a score of 28 composite or higher on the ACT exam (or at least 1240 on the SAT).
Have achieved at least a 3.75 GPA or above and/or top 5% of graduating class.
Have applied for federal financial aid and have already received back the Student Aid Report that contains your Expected Family Contribution (EFC); see Filing for FAFSA.
Min 1240 SAT, top 5% of class, min 3.75 gpa (92.5)
Epsilon Chapter/Partnership for Boys High School Essay Contest3/20$1,000For HS senior boys who lives and goes to school in NYC$4,000 over 4 years with the chance for an additional $1,000 for a 3.0 gpa or higher. Think of a need in the current world and describe an invention or solution you would create to address it in a 750 - 1000 word essay
Financial Service Centers of New York Scholarship3/1$2000-7500localAvailable to seniors in HS in NYCRequires academic achievement, demonstrated
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship Program12/18$20,000national
Awarded to 20 incoming freshman who participate in sports and are strong academically. Community service and leadership is a plus. Requires two 500-word essays.
85 GPA,service
Foster Care to Success Scholarships1/1-3/31$2,500-$5,000nationalFor students in foster care, orphaned or in legal guardianship after 16th birthday (does not require US citizenship)Scholarships vary based on need and merit, renewable for up to 5 years if student remains in college program care,legal guardianship,orphan
FUTURES AND OPTIONS - BARBARA L. CHRISTEN SCHOLARSHIP9/14$10,000For Futures and Options alumni. Must have successfully completed the Futures and Options' Career Essentials and/or Internship Program.Online application with 500-word essay. 85 or above won
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program2/7$10,000/yrNationalAwarded to 20 college-bound scholars who demonstrate outstanding leadership and service; requires one recommendation and academic verification.$10,000 renewable scholarships (up to $40,000 per recipient)Minimum GPA: 3.0,service
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship7/31$1,000nationalHigh school, college and grad studentsRequires 250-word essay on topic of your choice.Does not consider past academic performance or financial need.
Generation Google Scholarship$10,000For current HS seniors planning to study computer science. Also open to current undergrads.General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
Responses to four short answer essay questions
Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool or respective peers (e.g. high school students compared to other high school students). science, current undergrad
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes4/15$10,000NationalPublic-spirited young people between 8 and 18 years old who are currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the last 12 months. Online application requires Project Essay describing activity and what you accomplished and learned from your experience. Requires 3 recommendation letters. N/Abarronprize.orgservice
Goya Food Culinary Arts Scholarship Program2/15$5,000/yrNational HS students interested in a career in the Culinary Arts & Food Sciences. $5,000 annual scholarship to students planning to enroll as freshman in a culinary arts or food science area of study--$20,000 scholarship over four yearsMinimum GPA: 201 348-4900 x2709 students interested in food science, culinary arts
Hach & Rose LLP Annual College Scholarship6/15$5,000local$5,000 college scholarship for graduating high school seniors to assist one student who has shown strength \through adversity or has known someone who has suffered a serious injury due to another's negligence. Winner announced on June 30.Essay requirement
HENAAC Scholarship Program/Great Minds in STEM4/1$500-$10,000NationalHS student of Hispanic heritage pursuing a STEM degree. Requires 700-word essay, peer and faculty recommendations, etc.Minimum GPA: or 323.262.0997
Herbert Lehman Educational Fund Award established by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF)4/1$2,000For African-American undergraduate and law students$2,000 per year for 4 years. Applicants should demonstrate a record of academic achievement, leadership qualities, a commitment to public service (through volunteer or other activities) and financial,African-American,college
HHF/Colgate-Palmolive “Haz La U" Scholarship10/15$1,500nationalHispanic students interested in STEM, business, IT,education, healthcare, sports,STEM,business,technology,health,education
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) Scholarship Program5/1nationalMust demonstrate financial need and meet specific criteria for each scholarship. Must attend an HACU-member college.Multiple scholarships available; award amounts vary. Please visit website. Deadlines vary, typically April-May. on dates
HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) YOUTH AWARDS10/2$3,000nationalHispanic students interested in STEM, business, ITThe Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards promotes young leaders who demonstrate leadership in the classroom and community. 3 awards in each of 11 regions in various fields such as Business & Finance, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Social Justice and Technology. 75 minimum,Previously won,STEM,business,technology,service,leadership
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)3/30$5,000NationalHispanic high school seniors and college students. Numerous scholarships ranging from $500 to $5000 (based on need) and support services for Hispanic students. All majors accepted, emphasis on STEM majors. Applications available in January.Minimum GPA: students interested in STEM
Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Wells Fargo Scholarship2/15$500-5000NationalScholarship for high school seniors of Hispanic heritage who will enroll full-time at collegeMinimum GPA: 3.0 hispanic students
HITEC FOUNDATION COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM3/5$5,000For students of Hispanic heritage seeking to major in a STEM field (including computer science, IT, accounting and statistics), with emphasis on technology majors$5,000 awards may be renewable and money goes directly to college (cannot be used for books or supplies). Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, and recommendation from counselor. Requires an application, autobiography, resume, transcripts and counselor recommendation letterGPA minimum:3.0, STEM
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS10/26$25,000national$50,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required Designed for students who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institutionminimum 2.0 gpa won
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Program11/3$40,000nationalsignificant financial need $95,00 or lower scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. 3.86 average
Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award9/30$10,000 maxnationalOpen to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers from ages 8 - 18. Must demonstrate strong academic achievement.In addition to performing on NPR, applicants receive up to $10,000 to offset costs of studying classical music. About 20 musicians are chosen.
JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION2/1$7,500NationalFor African American or Hispanic students who are planning to enroll at a 4 year college or university. Must show leadership potential, dedication to community service and evidence of financial need.ACT 21
James Beard Foundation Scholarship6/15nationalHS senior planning to attend an accredited culinary school or hospitality institution, college or university.Program assists aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at an accredited culinary school or hospitality institution, college or university. Awards include Friends of James Beard: cash grants applied to tuition and sometimes other school-related expenses, and James Beard School Scholarships: tuition waivers granted by educational institutions, which are sometimes renewable. Ten scholarships each awarded to food-focused candidates of exceptional talent.
Joseph Tauber Scholarship Program (1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers)5/13$750 minimumlocalHS grad who is child of an eligible 1199SEIU member and enrolled full-time in collegeScholarship recipients must file the CSS Profile, submit application and reapply each year for consideration.There is an additional Incentive Program for Tauber Scholarship awardees who maintain a gpa of 3.0 or higher per semester.
LIFE LESSONS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM3/1$5,000-$15,000NationalHS seniors who have lost a parent. For HS seniors who have experienced the death of a parent or guardian. Requires an essay or video.N/A who have lost a parent
LIVE OUT LOUD YOUNG TRAILBLAZERS SCHOLARSHIP3/31$10,000localFor LGBTQ youth from NY, CT and NJ who are going to college. Live out Loud is awarding 3 scholarships for $10,000 each to pay for educational expenses at a college, university or technical/vocational program. Awards based on leadership, community service and academic credentials. Requires application, 2 recommendations, 2 essays and interview.N/A students. Previously won
LM Scholarship5/31$500HS senior or current undergradApply online. Write an Essay about a situation you have been involved in or someone you know has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented an injury. Explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented the injury. 3.0 GPA undergrad
Local 32BJ Training Fund Scholarship Program1/15Undergrad: $5000/yr Grad: $8,000/yrLocalParent must be member of SEIU Local 32BJ/Service Employees (doorman, handyman, superintendent, cleaner, etc.) 30 undergraduate scholarships awarded annually. Awards also to graduate school students.Need high school degree or GED. Need to be accepted to undergraduate or graduate program.See 212 388-3750 or scholarships@32bjfunds.comFor current undergraduate or graduate student
Local 210 Scholarship and Education FundLocalParent must be an employee of a company that contributes to the Fund.For 2 or 4 undergraduate degree, or trade school or certificate program. Must reapply annually.Local 210 Scholarship and Education Fund, 55 Broad Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10005 212.757-3463
LOS PADRES COLLEGE TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM1/16$5,000LocalPrimarily Puerto Rican/Latino HS students in NYC/NJ metro area. Must be first-generation college student. Requires participation in LPF College Orientation program and community service.Gilbert Rios Memorial Award ($5,000) is a related program.Minimum GPA: 3.0 primarly Puerto Rican/Latino students in NYC
Lucha Latina Scholarship5/12$500localFemale Latina high school senior in NYC, Broward or Miami-Dade County area who will attend a 2- or 4-year collegeLucha Latina serves as a resource by providing financial aid, mentorship/guidance, networking opportunities and career opportunities. Awardees also receive a stipend between $500-600 to assist with transition to college. Application requires resume and two 300-word
McCALL'S BRONXWOOD FUNERAL HOME SCHOLARSHIP2/15$2,500LocalHS student who lives in the Bronx or lower Westchester. 300 word essay, 2 letters of recommendationMinimum GPA: 2.80Contact: 212 235-2800
McDonald's(RMHC)/HACER National Scholarship Program2/10$4,000/yrNationalFor Hispanic studentsMinimum GPA: 2.7 Hispanic students
Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) a/k/a Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT)6/30$24,250 maxNYSChildren, spouses & dependents of members of the armed forces who while NYS residents died or became seriously disabled while engaged in hostilities after August 2, 1990Must be full-time student at NYS college. Award covers up to 4 years of FT undergrad study and includes (a) actual tuition or SUNY in-state tuition whichever is less, (b)average SUNY cost of room and board, allowances for books, supplies and transportation. Maximum total award for resident students during 2015-16 is $22,487. [$15,037 for commuters] Student must file Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute Scholarships Web Supplement plus FAFSA and TAP, military
Milken Scholars Program1/29$2000/yrNationalFor NYC, LA DC students. College Counselor Nomination period 11/3 to 12/9; offers $2,000/yr, ongoing academic and career counseling, assistance with internships, graduate fund of up to $2,000, annual summit to share experiences.Minimum GPA: 3.6/90 Minimum SAT: 1350, service, career
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity6/14000-20000localNYC HS juniors, seniors and college freshmen planning to attend college anywhere in USscholarship for NYC metro area high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen who display evidence of innovative and creative problem solving (a) in an artistic, scientific or technical field or (b) who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family, or (c) who has created a new group or organization and are attending college in NYC or CT students,STEM, art,juniors
Minds MatterScholarship available to participants of 3-year Minds Matter mentorship program for low-income studentsThe application is comprised of a series of short answer questions and an essay, a guidance counselor or teacher recommendation, a parent/guardian commitment form, a high school transcript, and an in-person interview.
MLT(Management Leadership for Tomorrow)localHS seniors planning to enroll in 4-year college or university with 83 gpa or higher.Organization that partners with Cristo Rey to pair alumni with professional mentors/coaches throughout city. Excellent networking opportunity and opportunities for free travel to conferences around the country.83.00Contact Ms. Akotoh, Dir. of Graduate Support
Municipal Credit Union (MCU) Scholarship
has not been announced.
$5,000For college-bound hs seniors. Open to MCU members, a child or grandchild of an MCU member in good standing.9 non-recurring scholarships of $5,000 each and 13 grants of $2,000 each. Applications available on website or at MCU branch locations (Harlem-280 St. Nicholas &124th, also in Bronx). Selection based on academics, extracurricular and community activities, references and an essay expressing personal
Municipal Credit Union (MCU) Scholarship-Public Relations and Marketing Council Scholarship1/4$2,000statewideFor college-bound hs seniors who have their own account at MCU13 non-recurring grants of $2,000 each (see above). Application, transcript, SAT scores and essay required.
NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program: NACME Collegiate Scholarship12/1$1500 - $4000HS and college students applying for engineering and/or computer science programs at a NACME Partner institutionThe NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program recognizes the nation’s highest achieving African American, American Indian, and Latino high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to science and engineering/computer science as a career goal. Each NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship winner receives an annual award to be used toward the cost of attendance at a university (such as RIT, Bucknell, City College, etc). Awards vary by partnership institution but are typically between $1,500 - $4,000 annually.3.0 gpa/85 gpa min,current undergrad
NACME Scholars Program (National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering-NACME, Inc)3/15Renewable award for African American or Latino student enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program.Award money is given to participating institutions who select applicants and disperse funds. HS seniors must be accepted by a College of Engineering. 3.00
NAEHCY Scholarship Program6/17$2,000nationalStudents who have experienced homelessness and who have demonstrated academic achievementA minimum of two $2,000 awards awarded annually. While the scholarship is a one-time award, additional financial support may be available for scholars in subsequent years. Applicants must write an essay about the impact of homelessness on their lives and their desire to attend college (up to 1,500 words).
National (CCAA) Catholic College Admission Association Scholarship3/20$1,000nationalOffered annually to college-bound hs seniors and transfer students from 2-year community colleges attending one of the National CCAA member institutions.A one-time $1,000 award for 16 college-going HS seniors from various geographic regions attending a member institution. Will select two students from NY/NJ by random drawing. Brief easy application. Contact Joyce Masek, Executive Director at
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Scholarships2/26$10,000NationalHS seniors who plan to receive a BA in communications with an emphasis on any aspect of the television industry. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open to Hispanic students only.N/A
National Co-op Scholarship2/15$24,000NationalWACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) to apply for this merit co-op scholarship. Students accepted at 1 of 12 partners (RIT, Clarkson, Oswego, Drexel, U of Cinci, UMass Lowell, Merrimack, Wentworth, U of Toledo, Johnson & Wales) eligible to applyMinimum GPA: 3.5
National Peace Essay Contest2/9$10,000 maxNationalAny HS student for undergraduate study. U.S. Institute of Peace awards 53 scholarships of $1,000 to $10,000. Requires a 1500-word essay. Winners also invited to attend awards program in Washington, DC N/ students passionate about peace studies/social justice
National Press Club Diversity Scholarship for Studies in Journalism3/1$2,000NationalHS seniors who are planning to have a career in journalism and will bring diversity to US journalism. $2,000 one-year scholarship which can be renewed for up to 3 years at $2,500 per year. Also includes a one time $500 book stipend. Requires work samples demonstrating ongoing interest in journalism and 500-word essay explaining how s/he would add diversity to US journalism.Minimum GPA: 3.0 Press Club
NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE SCHOLARSHIP1/15$2,000NationalFor HS students of Puerto Rican heritage. Sixty $2,000 scholarships to exceptional Puerto Rican HS and college students who are making a difference in their community. Requires a volunteer community service statement, written bio, 250 word essay and application form, 2 recommendations (one from community service site).Minimum GPA: 3.0 Puerto Rican students involved in service. Current undergraduate students can apply.
New York Hotel Trades Council Training & Scholarship Fund4/1$12,000For high school seniors who are a dependant of a member who has been covered by a collective bargaining agreement between an amployer and the NY Hotel Trades Council and/or Local 6 and has been working for that employer for at least 5 years.30-35 $12,000 scholarship awarded annually distributed in $3,000 increments over 4 years. Requires essay, transcript, counselor recommendation, and interview.718 361-5100, ext 3600 or
NEW YORK TIMES COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPtbd$7,500local$15,000 per year for tuition, paid summer internships at New York Times each summer, mentoring program won,writing,internship
New York Urban League (NYUL) Scholarships - VariousProvides educational resources and scholarships like the Whitney M. Young scholarship that ranges between 1000-3500
New York Water Environment Association Major Scholarship2/17$2,500-12,000Local--NYSFor HS students who are NYS residents interested in a career in environmental scienceN/A students interested in environmental science
New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Foundation ScholarshipRegional: NY, NJ, CT, or PAFor graduating HS seniors, undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in communications.15-20 scholarships each year in the amounts of $2,500,$5,000 and $10,000. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. The 2017 online application will open in November,, college students, grad
NOITU (Daniel Lasky Scholarship Fund)6/1HS seniors whose parents are members of NOITU (represents industrial workers)Up to 5 scholarships open to children of NOITU members who are current seniors and will attend an accredited college..union
Nordson BUILDS Scholarship5/15$2,000-$10,000nationalScholarships are targeted at individuals whose permanent residence or college is near a Nordson facility, and are pursuing majors in manufacturing, engineering-related STEM disciplines and/or business majors leading to a career in the manufacturing industry and corporate America. (Nordson has operations worldwide and in Ohio, Georgia,Providence RI, Carlsbad California, Wisconsin St. Paul, MN, Norwich, CT, Salem, NH, Spokane WA)Selection based on assessment of academic record, leadership skills, community service and school involvement. There are 3 types of scholarships-one for students pursuing associate degree, a University Scholars Scholarship and one for underrepresented students Fields at
NYS (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Incentive Program8/15Full tuitionStudents in top 10% of classSeniors ranked in top 10% of class who attend a SUNY or CUNY college next year in a program leading to a degree in science, technology, engineering or math may be eligible. This award provides a full tuition scholarship and includes a service requirement. 2.5 gpa or higher
NYS Achievement&Investment in Merit Scholarship(NY-AIMS)6/30$500/yrlocalMerit-based scholarships to NYS HS grads who enroll in NYS public or private college5,000 awards for 4 or 5 years, depending on program. Applicant must have 2 of these: 88 or higher gpa (3.3); score of 3 or higher on 2 or more AP exams; in top 15% of class.
NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans6/30$450/yrNYSChildren of veterans residing in NYS who died, suffered a 40% or more disability, MIA, or POWComplete the Children of Veterans Award Web Supplement and submit required documentation,military
NYS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE2/15$1500 & $500/yrLocal--NYSFor top students. Up to 2,000 scholarships of $1,500 and 6,000 scholarships of $500 to NYS HS graduates to attend a NYS college renewable for up to 4 years. If funds are appropriated by the legislature, all students correctly nominated by your school will be scholarship winners. HS nominates top four students based on their GPA (must do FAFSA and TAP application)Needs to be one of the top four students in HS class
NYS Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE - New York Chapter) Scholar Award3/25$1,500-$2,500Local--NYCFor HS senior either resident of Manhattan or goes to school in Manhattan who intends to study engineering in college. One time award ranges from $1,500-$2,500. Requires recommendation and essay on the contribution he/she hopes to make in society as an engineer. (See College Counseling Office for application)N/ 212 598.9010 x115STEM,engineering
NYSACAC Scholarship5/3$1,000NYSHS senior who will attend college within New York StateFour one-time $1,000 scholarships to four deserving students who have overcome obstacles, succeeded with limited resources and are from an underrepresented background.Student must submit application and essay and be nominated by NYSACAC member. 500-word essay on choice of 3 topics (for example, how you have overcome barriers or describe a person who has influenced you through the college process)
Omega Phi Beta Foundation5/312 scholarships for senior HS females interested in STEM or the ArtsSTEM TO FLOWER-awarded to a HS senior female student pursuing degree in any STEM field. RISING BUD-awarded to a HS senior female pursing a degree in the ARTS (including fine arts, graphic arts, cinema,performing arts, visual arts, architecture,photography, etc), art
Outstanding Students of America10/15$1,000nationalHS seniors who are active in school/community activitiesThe Outstanding Students of America Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. To be considered for this award, you must be able to demonstrate outstanding commitment to community and school activities. Additionally, you must submit a 250-word essay highlighting your accomplishments and reasons why you feel that you deserve or need this scholarship.
P. Buckley Moss Endowed Scholarship3/31$1,000NationalHigh school seniors with financial need, a certified language-related learning difference, and artistic talent who plan a career in the visual arts.N/A, arts
PAPER Foundation Scholarship Program4/20NationalMust be child or grandchild of an NPTA (National Paper Trade Alliance) member company. Awards based on combination of academic achievement and financial need.N/
Pierre Toussaint Scholarship Program2/14localMust be member of a Catholic ChurchA program of mentorship and support for college student-leaders. Applicant should be actively involved in parish activities and serving others. Supported by the Office of Black Ministries and the Archdiocese of NY. Submit a 300-500 essay and be available for personal interview 646 794-2681 obm@archny.orgCatholic, service
Point Foundation LGBT Scholars1/27Between $2,000-$4,800/yrNationalIndividuals who identify as LGBTQ+. Academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in LGBT community, professional experiences, need and personal goals are all taken into consideration. Point scholarships are awarded on a "last provider" basis. It fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other scholarships, grants, loans, work/study, etc. There is no guarantee that the financial support will be provided or be the same each year. N/Awww.pointfoundation.orgFor LGBTQ+ students
POSSE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPFull tuitionnationalHS students with outstanding academic and leadership potentialFour year full-tuition scholarship for applicants who are accepted through Posse to Partner schools such as Wesleyan, Dickinson, Lafayette, Vassar among others. Nomination period opens May 15 and closes on July
Professional Athletes Foundation (PAF) College Scholarship2/10$2,500Local--NYCStudents who have participated in varsity athletics for at least one year. The PAF Student Scholarship is designed for a high school athlete who intends to attend a college that does not provide athletic scholarships. Student must be nominated by high school coach and been accepted at a 2- or 4-year college or university. Required materials include coach's nomination letter, application form, 500 word (max) essay by student, high school transcript. Essay topic: Indicate why participation in high school athletics has been important to you and how this scholarship will help you achieve your career goals.Minimum GPA: 2.0 student athletes