New York Scholarships

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First 10 New York scholarships:
New York Legion Oratorical Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $6000
Awards:
9
Deadline:
Mar 05
Open to junior high and high school students in the State of New York under the age of 20. Must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. The goal of the contest is to increase knowledge and appreciation of U.S. Constitution as well as develop leadership and oratorical skills among young adults.
Contact:
The American Legion Department of New York 112 State Street, Suite 1300 Albany, NY 12207 Phone: (518) 463-2215 URL: www.ny.legion.org/orator.htm
Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 11
* Applicant must be a resident of the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario or Wayne. * Applicant must be of Hispanic origin. (One or both parents must be Hispanic.) * Applicant must submit a copy of birth certificate. * Applicant must be a high school graduating senior. * Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in the core subjects. * Applicant must be entering a college or university in the fall of the year he or she is awarded the scholarship. * Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation (use the sheets provided in this application.) o One from a school counselor or teacher o One from a member of the community (not a family member or relative.) * Applicant must submit an official transcript from high school, which includes: o Senior grades to date o Official class rank Grade point averages and o College entrance scores (SAT, ACT, achievement tests.)Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Contact:
Zory Martinez- Allocco Ibero- American Action League Phone: (585) 256-8900 Mailing Address:911 East Main Street Rochester, N. Y. 14605 Phone: 585-256-8900 Fax: 585-256-0120 Email: information@iaal.org
NYS Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $5595 x 4 years(undergraduate) plus 1 year year (graduate)
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 15
Open to U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Must be attending a college located in NYS. Must be matriculated in an approved undergraduate or graduate program at a degree granting institution in NYS leading to a career as a secondary education math or science teacher. Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher. Execute a Service Contract in which they agree to work for five years as a secondary school math or science teacher. Read the terms and conditions of the Service Contract. Not have a service obligation under another program. For example, students may not hold both the Federal Teach Grant and a NYS Math and Science Teacher Incentive Program award at the same time. Not be in default of a student loan.
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
Eleanor Allwork Scholarship
 
Amount:
$7,500 each with the potential of an Honor(s) grant of up to $10,000.
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
Mar 15
Merit-based scholarships support architecture students with demonstrated financial need. Open to students seeking their first degree in architecture from an NAAB accredited school within the State of New York are eligible. The Dean or Chair of the architectural school shall nominate up to three students from their respective college or university to apply. Nominated students will have a high level of academic performance and evidence of financial need. The financial need of each student shall be determined by the guidelines of the Financial Aid Officer of the school nominating the candidate. Students need not be U.S. citizens.
Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Mar 16
For LGBT youth pursuing a college degree from an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational program. Must be a graduating senior in high school who identifies as LGBT, has good academic credentials, leadership, and community service involvement, and demonstrates financial need. Must reside in NY, NJ or CT.
Contact:
Live Out Loud Attn: Scholarship Committee 570 7th Avenue, 9th Floor New York, NY 10018 Phone: (212) 840-0505 Fax: (212)651-4236 URL: www.liveoutloud.infoE-mail: info@liveoutloud.info
New York State Academy of Family Physicians Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 22
Open to high school seniors who are considering a career in family medicine. Must be nominated by a family physician who is a member of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians.
Contact:
NEW YORK STATE ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS 260 Osborne Road Albany, NY 12211 Phone:(518) 489-8945 or 800-822-0700 (in state only) 518-489-8961 ( Fax) URL: www.nysafp.org
Northrup Grumman Engineering Scholarships
 
Amount:
$10000 ($2500 x 4 years)
Awards:
Several
Deadline:
March 24
Must be a resident in one of the following: California: Antelope, Conejo, San Fernando, San Gabriel Valley or Los Angeles County; Connecticut: Fairfield or New Haven County; Florida: Orange or Seminole County; Illinois: Arlington Heights, Palatine, Or Rolling Meadows, Maryland; New York: Erie or Niagara County, Ohio: Butler or Hamilton County; Virginia; Albemarle County. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be a graduating senior of a public or accredited private high school in sponsoring location. Must plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time engineering student. Must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1700 or ACT score of 27. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (grades 9-12).
Adam S. Kaplan Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 29
The goal of the Adam S. Kaplan Memorial Scholarship is to support GLBT high school graduates who have overcome distinct challenges and/or have demonstrated commitment to serving the GLBT community. Must identify as GLBT; Must be graduating in 2014; Must be enrolled or enrolling in college for the upcoming Fall Semester; Must have involvement in the GLBT community.
Contact:
Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, Inc. The Center at Bay Shore 34 Park Avenue Bay Shore, NY 11706-7309 Telephone: 631.665.2300 Fax: 631.665.7874 The Center at Garden City 400 Garden City Plaza, Suite 110 Garden City, NY 11530 Telephone: 516.323.0011 Fax: 516.750.4715 Email: info@ligaly.org Website: www.ligaly.org
Mike McMahon Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 30
Awarded to one student from Corning East and one student from Corning West High Schools who plan on attending a college or university in the State of New York. Students must be pursuing studies focused around Math and/or Science or entering an Engineering Program. Student does not need to have the highest grades to apply but rather strives to be his or her best at all times. Non-academic activities will be considered. Must have financial need.
Contact:
Community Foundation of Elmira- Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. 307 B East Water Street Elmira, NY 14901 Tel: 607-734-6412 Fax: 607-734-7335 Contact: Nancy Van Fleet nvf@communityfund.org
John J. Lorenzen and Debbie J. Tranello Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
minimum $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 31
To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must be: * A high school senior who has a good academic standing and is currently involved in a class which may be related to the automotive industry. * Enrolled or planning to enroll full time in an accredited college or university, and working or planning to work toward an Associate or Bachelors degree. * A high school graduate or holding a GED certificate and currently employed in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry. * A high school graduate or holding a GED certificate and are recommended by a current NYSAAA member. * Committed to a career in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry and enroll in a college or a university that will prepare a student for such a career.
Contact:
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) 7101 Wisconsin Ave. Suite 1300, Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 301-654-6664, Fax: 301-654-3299, E-mail: aaia@aftermarket.org