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Scholarship NameDetailsEligibilityDeadlineApplication
Greater NY Chinese Dollars for Scholars Scholarships are for high school seniors of Chinese descent entering college in the fall.

Scholarships are for students living in NY, NJ or CT with the exception of the Wonton Food scholarship which is open to students nationwide.

Number and types of scholarships:
A. 6 Merit Scholarships: Four-Year Scholarships for $1,000 per year (Total is $4000) including the Salina Mai memorial scholarship
B. 2 New Immigrant Scholarships (students arriving in the US after 1/1/17): Four-Year New Immigrant Scholarships for $1,000 per year. (Total is $4000)
C. 2 Need-Based Scholarships : Four-Year Need-Based Scholarships for $5,000 per year (Total is $20,000) including the New York Life Scholarship.
D. 5 Wonton Foods Achievement Scholarships: Four-Year Scholarships $5,000 per year (Total is $20,000) for children of persons currently working in the Asian restaurant business in the US for at least one year.
Must be a full-time student.

Evidence of student's outstanding academic performance. Must have a 3.5 or higher GPA.

Extracurricular/Community Service: Should show leadership in school clubs or community.

One letter of recommendation: Must provide letter of recommendation from someone who has personal knowledge of the student such as a teacher or student advisor.

Personal statements describing the students goals and aspirations or challenges overcome.

Financial needs will be considered based on FAFSA EFC and college financial aid award letter. If unavailable, tax returns or other proof of financial need may be accepted.

Students applying for the Wonton Food Scholarship should include most recent W2/tax return or other proof of parent(s)/legal guardian has been working in the Asian restaurant business in the US for at least one year. Wonton Food Scholarship is open to students nationwide.
Deadline varies: multiple scholarships availableApply here
THE ULTIMATE LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLSThis websites provides a list of scholarships specifically for women and girlsDeadlines vary (muliple scholarship opportunities available)Here
6 Easy ScholarshipsApply for a college scholarship in 3 easy steps: Sign up for a campaign, Complete the campaign (some take 5 minutes or less!), Upload a photo to show you completed the campaign.Scholarships range from $2500- $5000Deadlines vary (multiple scholarship opportunities available) here
New York State Awards & ScholarshipsA list of awards and scholarships by HESC (the same non-proft organization responsible for TAP) Eligibility requirements vary. See website for details about each available scholarship.VariesApply HERE
Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
Stonewall Community Foundation
A Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship is to be used for tuition to a nonprofit college or university,
and is paid directly to the recipient’s school. Multiple scholarships between $1,500 and $3,000
will be awarded in early summer 2021 and are non-renewable
The Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship was established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker to encourage and support women-identified lesbians in their pursuit of higher education. This program provides one-year scholarships of $1,500 or $3,000 to those graduating high school or already enrolled in college in any year of study, including graduate school. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s school and are applied toward tuition. Submissions are judged on:

Academic achievement

Outstanding community service and leadership

Commitment to impacting LGBTQ issues
Due June 11thApply HERE
Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship$5,000 AWARDHigh School Seniors that have done community service are eligible to apply.July 15, 2021APPLY HERE
Excelsior ScholarshipAWARD AMOUNT: Up to $5,500. A recipient of an Excelsior Scholarship MAY receive UP TO $5,500 if FAFSA and TAP did not cover your CUNY/SUNY tuition costs.

1. Apply for FAFSA (if eligible) AND TAP!
2. be a U.S. citizen (or eligible non-citizen)
3. have a combined federal adjusted gross income of $125,000 or less
4. be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a SUNY or CUNY college, including community colleges and the statutory colleges at Cornell University and Alfred University
5. be enrolled in at least 12 credits per term and complete at least 30 credits each year (successively).

*To determine your excelsior scholarship award amount, the 2021-22 resident tuition rate charged by SUNY ($7,070) or CUNY ($6,930) will be reduced by the amount of other student financial aid awards which an applicant has or will receive for the academic year, including the TAP award and/or federal Pell grant. The Excelsior Scholarship will cover any remaining tuition liability up to $5,500.
August 31, 2021APPLY HERE
The Myself Third scholarship

TWO one-time awards of $5,000 will be awarded to TWO CUNY-bound students.

Interested students must submit an application by March 13, 2020 to Ms. Mayo or directly to the College Now office at Kingsborough Community College . The application includes an essay, two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher/counselor and one from a volunteer supervisor). Students must also submit an official academic transcript.

All original applications can be mailed to Anna T. Betancourt at Kingsborough Community College, College Now 2001 Oriental Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 1235. Room F102. Feel free to contact her if you have any questions.
-Be a high school senior who has successfully completed at least one College Now credit course
-Be scheduled to graduate in June 2020
-Be accepted at a CUNY college as a full-time matriculated undergraduate, planning to attend in fall 2021
March 19, 2021
Yankee-Stonewall ScholarshipThe Department of Education, in partnership with the Stonewall Inn and the New York Yankees, is again offering the Yankee-Stonewall Scholarship. A $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to five students, one from each borough. The application period is December 2, 2019–April 1, 2020.-are a current high school senior, -are planning to attend a two-year or four-year college, -are a member of the LGBTQ+ community, or an ally who has contributed significantly to the LGBTQ+ community, and - have a 2.5 GPA or higher. In addition to meeting the eligibility criteria, applicants must obtain and upload a letter of recommendation from a teacher at their school and respond to both of the following prompts: Prompt #1 Describe a challenge you have faced in your life. This can be a difficult class, a challenge with your friends or family, or a difficulty faced undertaking a project outside of school. Describe why the situation was a challenge and what you did to overcome the challenge. AND Prompt #2 Research the history of the Stonewall Inn. How were the events that transpired during the Stonewall Riots significant to LGBTQ+ history? How are the events significant to you? How do you see yourself making a difference in the LGBTQ+ community in college and beyond? What are your long-term goals and aspirations? Each short response should be no longer than 500 words. Each response should be emailed as a Microsoft Word document with 1-inch margins, double-spaced, size 12 font, and Arial font and sent over to and copy and pasted into the application.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ScholarshipThe Epsilon Pi Omega chapter invites all high school seniors of Pan-African heritage (African, African-American, Pan-Caribbean) to apply for available scholarships.Requirements for consideration:
Applicant must reside in Queens County.
Applicant must be of Pan-African, Pan Caribbean, or African American descent
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
Applicant must have attained a cumulative GPA of 85 or better
All scholarship applications and materials must be received by February 14, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. email for more information.
Morris and Eve Brown Foundation$2000 award: Applications must be submitted by mail to The Morris and Eve Brown Foundation, c/o PAUL S. SIBENER, ESQ., 9 Lea Court, Commack, NY 11725. and must include: A copy of the student's high school transcript; Student’s social security number; and Letter(s) of recommendation from English and/or Foreign Language teachers.To be eligible, a candidate must: Be a high school senior graduating from a New York City public school. Have demonstrated excellence in the field of language. Begin college level studies in the Fall of 2020 majoring in language (either English or foreign).
Kassenbrock Brothers memorial Scholarship Fund of the Bayridge Community CouncilThe scholarship committee is looking for studetns who are involved in servicing their communities outside of school and maintain LEADERSHIP positions within school (i.e student government, editor of school newspaper, captain of the cheerleading squad etc). The scholarship memorializes Vincent and Walter Kassenbrock. Applicants MUST live or attend school in the area bounded by 65th Street to the Bay; Shore Road to 14th Avenue. You'll need a letter of recommendation (on letterhead). Submit your application to the college office by Friday, March 20th, 2021Here
CUNY Scholarships for Undocumented Students (The DREAM SCHOLARSHIP) A list of scholarships for undocumented students who plan on enrolling at a CUNY schoolTheDream.US has adopted new immigration eligibility criteria! You are now eligible to apply if you came to the country before November 1,
Hunter College Honors Scholars ProgramThe Freshmen scholar programs are offered in six different academic areas and include benefits such as merit scholarships up to $4,000, specialized seminar courses, priority housing and more.Submit a scholarship application (including Macaulay Honors College applicants). Please note that students must submit their freshmen admissions application before being able to access their scholarship application. Merit scholarship for eight semesters of full-time study & Dedicated Academic Advisor for help creating academic plans, life skills, preparing you for internships, study abroad, and honors opportunities.
-Priority registration to allow you to register for classes early
-Special programs including first-year seminar, events, and co-curricular activities to foster intellectual curiosity and connections with other students, faculty, and advisors
-Priority access to a room in one of our residence halls for your freshman year
New Visions ScholarshipsNew Visions will provide up to $5,000 per year--up to $20,000 over four years--toward the cost of the awarded student's full-time undergraduate study. The scholarship amount is determined by tuition costs and financial need. These competitive scholarships will be awarded to select students graduating from one of New Visions' 81 schools who are on track to attend college in the Fall of 2020.For a list of more New Visions scholarships, see the following link:
Carey Gabay Memorial ScholarshipThe Carey Gabay Scholarship Program will annually award full cost-of-attendance scholarships to five students to attend State University of New York State-operated campus. These scholarships will cover all costs of attendance, including tuition, room and board, college fees, books and supplies, and transportation and personal expenses. These awards will be targeted to students who – like Carey – achieved academic excellence despite an economically disadvantaged background.New York State residents; incoming freshman at a SUNY campus who will be matriculated and enrolled full time; demonstrated significant financial need as determined by the completion of the FAFSA; high school record must demonstrate high academic achievement, including a minimum cumulative grade point average of 90; must submit an essay regarding challenges overcome during the course of the student's academic career, as well as his or her personal commitment to mentoring, leadership, and social justice; must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers or community members.Here
21 RaiseMe partners with colleges and universities to offer students scholarships starting in the 9th grade.For each achievement, you'll earn scholarships from colleges, which you'll be awarded when you attend that
The Hunter College-New Visions ScholarshipThe Hunter College-New Visions Scholarship Program was established to support students from New Visions schools who wish to attend Hunter College. Approximately 10 to 20 scholarships will be awarded annually. Scholars will participate in a specialized program, receive a dedicated academic advisor and navigator/coach, as well as support from staff from throughout the Division of Student Affairs. Scholars are required to meet all requirements of the Hunter College- New Visions Scholarship program including academic, programmatic and conduct
The NYS STEM Incentive ProgramA recipient receives an annual award for full-time study equal to the annual tuition charged to NYS resident students attending an undergraduate program at the State University of New York (SUNY), or actual tuition charged, whichever is less. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the standard SUNY tuition rate is a maximum of $6,470 per year.NYS resident; U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen; high school senior/recent high school graduate who will be enrolled full time at a SUNY or CUNY college beginning in the fall term following his or her high school graduation; ranked in the top 10 percent of his/her high school graduating class at a NYS high school; matriculated in an approved undergraduate program leading to a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics at a SUNY or CUNY college; earn a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher each term after the first semester; execute a Service Contract agreeing to reside and work in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics in NYS for five
Shleppers Moving & Storage ScholarshipWe are offering four $1,200 scholarships, one per quarter to be awarded to recipients. In this 1,000–1,500-word essay titled “How Am I Going to Help the Community After I Graduate,” we want to hear how students plan to make an impact in their community. Contact Jennifer Shaheen if you have questions at 212-223-4004To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must be a college undergraduate majoring in human services, healthcare, or education and have a GPA of at least
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes20 awards offered annually of $20,000 eachApplicant must: Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2018; Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.); Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade; Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident; Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligibleHere.
the Milken Scholars ProgramMilken Scholars receive financial assistance totaling up to $10,000Minimum grade point average of 3.6 (un-weighted) or 90 in all academic high school subject areas; · Minimum composite SAT I score of 1350 with results submitted for Critical Reading and Math (these scores may be a combination from multiple test sittings), or an ACT score of 29; · Active participation in community service activities; · Active participation in community service activities; · A record of leadership; · Financial or other obstacles; · United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency or have been granted deferred action status under DACA; and · Admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection.Students must be nominated by a college adviser (see us in the college office for details)
The AXA Achievement ScholarshipThe AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico; Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year; Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness Here.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship ProgramEach year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.To be eligible for this award, applicants must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
January 11, 2021Here.
Be Bold Scholarship$10,000 award Must be a 12th grader and plan on enrolling in college by Fall 2021. Have a GPA of at least 2.5. September 30, 2020Apply HERE
Good Fortune Scholarship$1,000 award. Must be a legal resident of the U.S and enrolling in college in the U.S or Puerto Rico.September 30, 2020Apply HERE
Nitro Scholarship$12,000 (12 awards being offered in this amount)A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States.September 30, 2020Apply HERE
Horatio Alger Scholarship$25,000 (106 awards available)Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation; Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required);Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; Be a United States citizen; Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities; Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).October 25, 2020Apply HERE
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program$160,000 (40 awards available)Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2021; Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2021; GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need.October 30, 2020Apply HERE
Coca Cola Scholars Program$20,000 (150 awards available)The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.October 31, 2020Apply HERE
Voice of Democracy Scholarship$30,000 (50 awards available in other amounts)The Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Answer the question: Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?October 31, 2020Apply HERE
10 Words or Less Scholarship$500 (1 winner)
A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2021.

B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:

1. Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:

In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.

2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page.
November 30, 2020Apply HERE
Dell Scholars Program$20,000 (300 awards available)
A) Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12

B) Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year

C) Demonstrate a need for financial assistance

D) Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college

E) Plan to enroll full time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation

F) Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
December 1, 2020Apply HERE
New Visions ScholarshipsNew Visions will provide up to $5,000 per year--up to $20,000 over four years--toward the cost of the awarded student's full-time undergraduate study. The scholarship amount is determined by tuition costs and financial need. These competitive scholarships will be awarded to select students graduating from one of New Visions' 81 schools who are on track to attend college in the Fall of 2020.For a list of more New Visions scholarships, see the following link: 11here
PB & J Scholarship$500-$1000 awarded to students who have experienced challenges in their lives and who have the drive to succeed.Open to all college-bound seniors at the High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology. Attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college in Fall 2020. Contact Traven Watase for questions at (808) 450-9988 or email travwatase@gmail.comDecember 31, 2020Apply HERE
Knoll Diversity Design ScholarshipThe Knoll Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students are designed to develop the next generation of architects, graphic designers, industrial and architectural engineers, interior and industrial designers. The program provides scholarship awards of $10,000 each, renewable annually, to 2021 high school graduates in the United States and Canada who identify as Black.Applicants to the Knoll Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students Program must:

Identify as Black.
Reside in the United States or Canada.
Be high school seniors / students in their final year of upper secondary school who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or CEGEP institution for the entire academic year.
Be pursuing a design-related degree; majors include, but are not limited to:
Architecture Technician
Architecture Technology
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Production Technology
Interior Design
January 14th, 2021Apply HERE
Scholarship Plus ScholarshipScholarship Plus offers a competitive four-year scholarship and individualized support. The scholarships may be used to pay tuition, room and board, fees, and other educational expenses. Each scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years of study as long as the student maintains a good academic record and makes standard progress toward a degree. Applicants must be a current high school seniors (graduating in June 2020) who attend public, parochial or private schools in New York CityYou must have demonstrated:
Outstanding academic achievement (85% or higher G.P.A.)
Significant financial need
Success in overcoming adversity
A commitment to community service
Preference will be given to students whose parents have not graduated from American four-year colleges or universities.
January 20,2021Apply HERE
Alfred University Scholar AwardThis scholarship is ONLY for students interested in attending Alfred University. The selected recipient will receive $30,000 per year if enrolling in our Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Performing Arts, Mechanical, or Renewable Energy Engineering programs or $18,000 per year if enrolling in our School of Art & Design, Biomaterials Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Glass Engineering Science or Materials Science and Engineering programs. *The Alfred University Scholar Award overrides all other scholarships, however the recipient would still be eligible for need based financial aid if they qualify.Students MUST be nominated for this scholarship by either Ms. Dumaresq or Ms. Sherpa in the College office. *Student nominees must be taking a course of study that is college preparatory in scope
*Student must have achieved an overall 3.0 GPA by the end of their junior year
*Student must complete and submit their Alfred University application by February 1, 2021 (we will notify student of their nomination)
February 1, 2021
Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipThe Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: Be a graduating, minority high school senior, Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States, Show leadership potential, Demonstrate a dedication to community service, Present evidence of financial need, Be a United States Citizen, Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21, Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarshipFebruary 1, 2021Apply HERE
The Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking ContestHigh school juniors and seniors are invited to compete in the national Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking Contest to win scholarships and awards. Challenge your students to develop a speech on "Why Theodore Roosevelt matters in the 21st century", while enhancing their critical thinking, leadership, and independent research skills.

Contest Awards:
- Grand prize $2,500 and a $25,000 scholarship to LIU
-Second Prize $1,000
-Third Prize $500
- 9 Finalists will receive a $10,000 scholarship to LIU

Deadline: March 25 2021
Speeches should be original. However, consultation with teachers, coaches or Theodore Roosevelt Association members is encouraged

The content of the speech is restricted to the pre-determined topic identified in these rules and guidelines.

Speeches should be memorized; however, students may glance at a single note card during their presentations. Speeches may not be read in the entirety from a manuscript or notes.

Speeches should be approximately four minutes in duration.
March 25here
2021 Asian American ScholarshipThe Foundation 649 Scholarship is a one-time grant of $2,000 that can be applied to college tuition. The aim of our scholarship is to promote and share Asian American culture and stories from students across the country.

Five recipients will be selected
Each recipient will receive a one-time award of $2,000 USD
Application deadline is April 1, 2021
10 applicants will be selected as finalists for two video call interviews by May 15, 2021
Recipients are announced by June 15, 2021
Be a degree-seeking, full-time student enrolling in a U.S. accredited university in Fall 2021 as a Freshman
One or both parents immigrated to the US from East or South-East Asia
Have demonstrated financial need for the scholarship
Have a track record of involvement and interest in Asian American communities, issues, or causes
Be a US citizen, resident or foreign national
April 1here
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis. Must be of Hispanic heritage

Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students

Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for undergraduate and graduate students

Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)

US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

February 15, 2021here
Caroline Guarini Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship, hosted by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), is open to graduating Italian American high school seniors, high school graduates, and undergraduate and graduates students, who are originally from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey that are enrolling (or are currently majoring) in music or a music-related field. Award amount: up to $12,000 eachThey are looking for Italian American students who:

are legal residents of Connecticut, New York or New Jersey
have a 3.5 GPA (or higher)
are enrolling full-time (or are currently enrolled) in music or a music-related field
have a parent, guardian or grandparent that has an active NIAF Membership

Note: Students must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy
March 1
Bridging the Dream Scholarship The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Sallie Mae Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students an accredited post-secondary institutionopens in a new window.

Twenty five (25) students completing a two-year, four-year, or trade/vocational certificate/certification program will be selected to receive a scholarship up to $10,000.00 for the 2021-2022 academic school year.

- Be currently enrolled as a high school senior for 2020-2021 academic year
- Plan to be a full-time student during the 2021-2022 academic year
- Enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education program
- Two-year Schools
- Four-year Schools
- Vocational/Technical certificate/certification program
- Be Pell-Grant eligible (receive money from FAFSA)
-Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
- Be a diverse candidate. Diverse shall include, but not limited to: Gender, Disability, Race, Ethnicity) Belonging to an underserved community
- Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
- Demonstrate good moral character in all aspects of your life, including personal, professional, educational, in your community, and online presence.

March 1here
NYWEA Environmental scholarshipThe New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) awards over $50,000 in scholarship funding to students in New York State each year, with awards ranging from $4,000 to $12,000 per scholarship. I'm writing to share this scholarship opportunity for high school seniors interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree in an environmental major.A qualifying high school senior
A New York State resident
Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an environmental emphasis.
Friday, February 26 at 5 PM ESTApply HERE
Ascend Educational Fund AEF will provide two-year or four-year college scholarships to promising immigrant students in New York City, who were either born outside the US or have two parents born outside the U.S., in the range of $2,500-$20,000. See application details here.Students will be eligible for the scholarships if they:
-Were born outside the United States or have two parents born parents
-Will graduate from a high school in New York City Spring 2021
-Will enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in 2021-2022
-Demonstrate qualities traditionally valued by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community
February 5, 2021. Finalists selected for an interview will be notified: April 18, 2021

Interviews held: May 1 - 2, 2021, each finalist must attend in person for consideration.
Apply HERE
Ascend Educational Fund You can learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process before you apply online.Must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States; Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the five boroughs of New York City; Must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in 2019-2020. Finalists selected for an interview will be notified: April 15, 2020. Interviews held: May 2 - 3, 2020, each finalist must attend in person for consideration.Friday, February 5, 2021 11:59 PM EST Apply HERE
Banyan ScholarshipThis scholarship of between $2,000 and $10,000, which will be awarded for up to 5 students annually, is for high school seniors of South Asian origin or descent in New York City who are from low-income families. The aim of the scholarship is to help support the college education of highly motivated and deserving students who have a passion for learning.You must be of south Asian origin/descent, be a citizem national or legal permanent resident of the US, have a GPA of 90 of above, have a family annual income below $75,000February 26th, 2021Apply HERE
Penguin Random House The book publishing company, Penguin Random House will award college scholarships of up to $10,000 each to five U.S. high school seniors, nationwide.Applicants to the Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards Program in Partnership with We Need Diverse Books must:

-Be current high school seniors at a public high school in one of the United States of America, including the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, age 21 years and under, graduating in spring 2021
-Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year starting in fall 2021
-Submit one original literary composition in English in one of the following genres of poetry, spoken word poem, fiction/drama or personal essay/memoir
-Only the first 900 applications will be accepted. Family members, employees of Bertelsmann, We Need Diverse Books, Penguin Random House, its subsidiaries, divisions or affiliates are ineligible to apply.
March 2, 2021 @ 4pm or when the first 1000 applications are submitted (whichever happens first)Apply HERE
Amazon’s Black Employee Network (BEN) ScholarshipAmazon’s Black Employee Network (BEN) Scholarship is a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college and pursue a computer science or supply chain-related field of study and career. Recipients of the award receive $5,000 per year for four years for college, plus a connection to industry mentors and peers from Amazon’s Black Employee network✅ High school students of Black or African descent in the U.S.

✅ Graduating high school in 2021, or recently graduated in 2020.

✅ Plan to pursue a computer science, operations, or supply chain related field of study

✅ Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

✅ U.S. citizen or permanent resident
March 4, 2021 A total of 10 scholarships will be awarded.Apply HERE
The Caroline Guarini Memorial ScholarshipThis scholarship, hosted by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), is open to graduating Italian American high school seniors, high school graduates, and undergraduate and graduates students, who are originally from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey that are enrolling (or are currently majoring) in music or a music-related field.They are looking for Italian American students who:

are legal residents of Connecticut, New York or New Jersey
have a 3.5 GPA (or higher)
are enrolling full-time (or are currently enrolled) in music or a music-related field
have a parent, guardian or grandparent that has an active NIAF Membership Note: Students must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy
Award amount: up to $12,000 each
March 1, 2021Apply HERE
2020 BP Community Scholarship Program$2,000 scholarships to Qualifying High School Seniors residing in NYC, Long Island, Westchester County or Northern New Jersey. Entering a 2 or 4 year college as a full time student in 2020. Demonstrates financial need. March 26, 2021here
NVPS 2nd Annual Jay Kriegel Civic Engagement ScholarshipNew Visions is looking to award a one-time $5,000 schoalrship to a studdent who demonstrates their commitment to civic engagement by describing how they have been engaged in their school community and their broader community; and by submitting an artifact (for example, a video, essay, photograph, etc) that speaks to their civic engagement.In order to be considered for nomination, you must be able to submit the following: 1. Application in which student shares how they have been engaged in their school community and their broader community (you receive this after nomination)

2. Student Artifact (for example, a video, essay, photograph, etc) that speaks to their civic engagement)

3. 2 letters of recommendation

4. Transcript (the college office will provide this)
The Bay Ridge Alumni Association ScholarshipAwarded to SIX Seniors at HSTAT. Each recipient will receive $3,000. *Winners will be announced in May.To apply for the scholarship, you MUST submit the following to the college office via email at by APRIL 23rd!!
-A typed essay, no more than 2 pages long, discussing an obstacle you have overcome and how it impacted you. Be sure to include what you learned from the experience.
-A one page resume listing extra-curricular activities and volunteering/work experience
April 23, 2021Submit materials to the college office via email at
Tzu Chi Scholars 2020for college-bound high school seniors is now accepting applications. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of financial need, community involvement, and academic achievement, and each scholar will receive a $1,000 award. The program is funded by our charity organization Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation. Founded in 1966, Tzu Chi is an international humanitarian and nonprofit organization with four main focuses: Charity, Medicine, Education, and Humanistic Culture. We hope to inspire more people to take active roles in helping their communities by encouraging both volunteers and aid recipients to harbor greater love and gratitude.Applicants should mail the completed application form and supporting documents to Tzu Chi Northeast Regional Office listed below.

Should you have any questions, please contact our office administrator, Mr. Yang Lee.

Attn: Tzu Chi Scholars Program

137-77 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Tel: 718-888-0866
April 30, 2021here
Scholarship Opportunity: NYCORP Scholarship 2020NYCORP is offering a scholarship to students who have moved between 9th (after 8th grade graduation) and 12th grade. Eligible High School seniors can apply based on the criteria that they have:Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to a relocation, and
Have maintained a current cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent achievement on a different scale).

To apply students will need to fill out an application, student essay and upload a signed consent form. Guidance counselors will need to email the students; transcripts and other test scores to Students can also use this email to submit questions.
April 16, 2021Here
Sarah E. Green Diamond ScholarshipThe scholarship committee of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated - Delta Alpha Zeta Chapter is currently accepting scholarship applications for 2021. We offer the Sarah E. Green Diamond Scholarship to young female residents of Brooklyn, NY who are high school seniors. Our award is given in recognition of the applicant’s exemplary school performance; work in community service, as well as their commitment and dedication to furthering their college endeavors.

Full-time female high school senior student
Lives in Brooklyn
Attends an accredited private or public high school (including schools requiring the SHSAT).
Have an acceptance letter to a four year college or university
Have an average of 85% or higher
April 30, 2021Apply HERE
TMCF | MCDONALD’S BLACK AND POSITIVELY GOLDEN SCHOLARSHIPup to $15,000 awarded for one school year to 33 students! The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and McDonald’s are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Thirty-Three (33) scholars will be selected to receive a scholarship up to $15,000 for the 2021-2022 academic school year ($7,500 per semester), which can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees.Eligibility requirements:
Must be 18 years old or older.
Be enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior attending an HBCU during the 2021-2022 academic school year.
Current cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher.
Able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
Able to demonstrate a financial need.
Be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.
5/10/2021Apply HERE
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and CreativityApply for this scholarship if you are a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way, and/or a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or familyThe scholarship is open to exceptionally Innovative and Creative High School Juniors, Seniors and College Freshmen who are from Connecticut or the New York City metro area (and plan to attend or are attending college anywhere in the U.S.) May 3, 2021Apply HERE
UFT Pride Committee: Daniel Dromm ScholarshipThe UFT Pride Committee will award a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior in each of the five boroughs. The scholarship is named for City Councilman Daniel Dromm, the head of the Council’s finance committee and chair of the Council’s LGBTQ caucus.Applicants must be a high school senior and a committed LGBTQ student activist. Applicants must be attending college in the fall 2021 and have a minimum of a 3.0 (85) GPA. Must submit a letter of recommendation, essay, transcript, and passport sized photo. 5/22/2021 AT 6PM (winners will be announced June 5)APPLY HERE
Quay x Saweeetie: Fuel your dreams scholarshipWe believe that knowledge is power (and EDUCATION IS QUAY). To go along with our QUAY X SAWEETIE collection, we're awarding $100,000 USD in scholarships to help fuel the dreams of ten winners. Read below for more details, or enter here: CRITERIA

Must be located in the US, District of Columbia, Australia, New Zealand
Must be at least 16 years old at the time of application
Applicant's educational goals have a clearly defined purpose + mission, plus a specific use for the funds as explained in your application
Applicants must attend or plan to attend a two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school
Due June 9thAPPLY HERE
The New York Times College ScholarshipThe Scholarship Program is open to New York City high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools in the five boroughs, who have an interest in a career in journalism and have demonstrated academic achievement while facing significant obstacles.

This year, we intend to support 10 students with scholarships of up to $15,000 a year.
Do all of the statements below apply to you?

1. I am a New York City high school senior expecting to graduate in 2021.
2. A New York City resident.
3. During my lifetime, I have faced a major challenge or obstacle.
4. My family has significant financial needs.
5. I am a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
*Students must enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited college or university in the United States. Each scholarship will be renewable, as long as the student maintains a good academic record. We encourage students who best meet the application criteria to apply. Please note that prior experience in journalism is not required.
January 18, 2021Apply HERE
Black Youth Activist ScholarshipClick here for detailsDue June 10th, 2021Application link: HERE