New York Scholarships

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First 10 New York scholarships:
Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000-$2,000 (depending on location)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
May 31
-Eligibility Requirement Current High School Junior (class of 2016) -Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above -Current resident of the United States of America -Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club.
Contact:
Contact Person: Casey Miller 1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100 Mountain View, CA 94043 E-mail: casey_miller@positivecoach.org Url: www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Los Padres Foundation/Second Chance Program
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 1
Open to Puerto Rican/Latinos in the New York and New Jersey Metropolitan Areas and Puerto Rico. Must complete requirements for high school diploma or GED in the year prior to submitting application. Must be U.S. citizen or legal resident who has been out of high school for at least one year. Must apply to an accredited school or training program. Must have financial need. Must complete at least 100 hours of non-faith based community service by June 1 of application year.
Contact:
Los Padres Foundation PO Box 8421 Mc Clean VA 22106 Phone: 877-843-7555 or 800-528-4105 E-mail: lpfadmin@lospadresfoundation.com Website: www.lospadresfoundation.com
Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
the cost of attendance up to $20,000 annually or the average SUNY cost of attendance, whichever is less.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15
Applicants must be legal residents of New York State for at least one year. Must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Must be registered nurses professionally licensed to work in New York State. Enroll in a master's degree in nursing or a doctoral degree program that will qualify them as nursing faculty or adjunct clinical faculty in the state of New York. Complete and return a service agreement in which they agree to practice as nursing faculty in New York State for four years.
Contact:
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Your Student Aid Agency 99 Washington Avenue Albany, New York 12255 | 1-888-NYSHESC | www.hesc.org New York State Higher Education Services Corporation
Athena Geneva Award for Continuing Education
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 20
Open to mature women age 25 and older. This award is open to women at least 25 years of age or older who are residents of Eastern Ontario County, Seneca or Yates Counties and are or will be enrolled in an educational program on or before September 10. The educational program may be a formal secondary education (college) program or any certification or training program (including a GED) that is necessary for the woman to advance in her career or pursue her stated career goal.
Contact:
For more information, contact Cathie Chabrier, President at mrschabrier@hotmail.com or 315-515-8155.
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence
 
Amount:
up to $1,500 per year for up to five years of undergraduate study in New York State.
Awards:
$8000
Deadline:
Jun 30
Award is merit-based. Must be a high school graduate from a New York high school by fall of the year student receives award. Must be U.S. citizen or legal resident or approved refugee. Must be enrolled as a full-time, matriculated student at an in-state post-secondary institution within the state of New York in the fall of the award year OR student may accept award and postpone enrollment for 1 year. In order to postpone scholarship, a written request for leave of absence must be submitted to the Higher Education Services Corporation.
Contact:
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Your Student Aid Agency 99 Washington Avenue Albany, New York 12255 | 1-888-NYSHESC | www.hesc.org
National Law Enforcement and Firefighter Childrens Foundation
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Jul 15
* Applicants must be children of law enforcement officers or firefighters who died in the line of duty. * Awards are based on scholastic and other achievements. * Applicants must have grown up or currently reside and attend school, preferably, in the metro New York area or New York State. * Candidate must show evidence of enrollment or acceptance in an appropriate degree or certificate program for the current or following academic year before receiving the award. * Candidate must show evidence that he/she is the child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty.
Contact:
National Law Enforcement and Firefighter Children's Foundation Attention: Alexandra Nigolian Victoria Ovis Memorial Scholarship Award 53 W. 23rd Street, 11th Floor New York, NY 10010 Fax: 212-727-8933 Contact: Alexandra Nigolian Phone:646-822-4236 E-mail:anigolian@nleafcf.org
Disabled Students Pursuing a Career in Law New!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Minimum GPA - 2.8 Proof of Disability. U.S. Citizen Must be enrolled in accredited college for fall 2015.
Contact:
Friedl Richardson 19840 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 Phone: randy@friedlrichardson.com Url: www.friedlrichardson.com/scholarships/disabled-students-pursuing-a-career-in-law-scholarship/
Milbank Diversity Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$25,000 scholarship plus a salaried 2L summer associate position
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
August 15
Milbank Diversity Scholars receive a $25,000 scholarship and a salaried summer associate position in one of the firm's domestic offices. Factors considered in the selection of Milbank Diversity Scholars include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and a sincere interest in our practice. To be named a Milbank Diversity Scholar, candidates must be in good standing at an ABA accredited law school and have successfully completed their first year of a full-time JD program. Students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented at large law firms are encouraged to apply.
Contact:
New York 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza New York, NY 10005 T: 1-212-530-5000 F: 1-212-530-5219 Website: www.milbank.com
HSBC Pride Network Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 24
Open to WNY (Western New York) High School Seniors and College Students who are participating in their school's gay alliance as well as GLYS members and alumni. LGBT Students 25 years of age and younger as of 8/26. Must be enrolled in college or university the semester that scholarship is awarded. Must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must have a history of residing in one of the 8 counties of WNY (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Orleans, Niagara, Wyoming, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston and Ontario).
Contact:
GLYS HSBC Pride Network Scholarship 371 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY 14202
The New York Times College Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $7500 per year, renewable up to 3 years
Awards:
21
Deadline:
Oct 26
For New York City high school seniors attending a public, parochial or private high school in New York City. Must demonstrate academic achievement, a commitment to learning especially in the face of financial and other obstacles and community service.
Contact:
The New York Times Company 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 General Inquiries: (212) 556-1234 URL: www.nytco.com/social_responsibility/college_scholarship_program.html