New York Scholarships

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First 10 New York scholarships:
Bill Borman Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 20
For all applicants 1. Must have a track record of involvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and/or HIV/AIDS related organizations or causes. 2. Must demonstrate a commitment to advancing social justice for LGBT people and/or people living with HIV/AIDS. 3. Must be a permanent resident of Nassau or Suffolk counties of New York State. For high school applicants 1. Must attend or have attended a high school in Nassau or Suffolk counties of New York State. 2. Must expect to graduate in June 2015 or have previously graduated or received a G.E.D. within the last three years. 3. Must expect to matriculate as an incoming full - time freshman in the fall of 2015 at an accredited two or four year University or College. 4. Must show evidence of high school graduation and matriculation at a college or university before receiving scholarship monies. For college applicants 1. Must be currently enrolled full - time in an accredited two or four year University or College. 2. Must show evidence of completion of the 2014/2015 academic year and matriculation as a full - time student at a college or university for 2015 /2016 before receiving scholarship monies.
Contact:
All inquiries regarding the Scholarship should be addressed to our Program Coordinators: Walter Jackson at ( 516 ) 94 6 - 6321 email wjacksongalfoli@optonline.net Suzin Varro at (516)819 - 2286 email suzieeeq68@aol.com
Josh Palmer Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
April 23
Open to residents of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Tioga, PA Counties. Must demonstrate leadership qualities and be a solid citizen in the community. Students do not need to have the best grades in class but rather strives to be his or her best at all times. Experience overcoming an obstacle related to physical adversity.
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
Appalachian Health Career Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $2500 per semester
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 25
Open to to Appalachian students seeking education in health or a health-related field. Because of the shortage of health care providers in the Appalachian region, along with the expected retirement of many physicians and an aging population that demands more health care, the need to educate and then retain young health care professionals is a real priority. Scholarships are allocated for full-time students with a maximum award of $2,500 per semester. Part-time students are eligible to apply for partial scholarships. Students must be from an ARC defined Appalachian county to be eligible. Scholarship is for one year.
Contact:
CEDIK c/o Alison Davis 411 C.E. Barnhart Building Lexington, KY 40546 Url: cedik.ca.uky.edu/resources
African American/Caribbean Education Association, Inc. Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 29
Open to students who are African-American or have Caribbean heritage. Must be U.S. citizen to apply. Open to high school students who have contributed a minimum of 200 hours of community service. Recommended SAT score of 1790. Must sign promissory note to "Pass it On" and help others on the road. Must attend personal interview in New York. Students DO NOT need to be a resident of New York to apply.
Contact:
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
 
Amount:
Up to $20,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
Eligible applicants to the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity must satisfy these two conditions:1. Applicant must be(a) a high school junior, or(b) a high school senior, or(c) any person entering an undergraduate degree program* in the fall after the application deadline or the following spring, or(d) a student in the first year of an undergraduate degree program*.2. And applicant must be(a) a Connecticut or New York City resident (who can choose an institution of higher education either in Connecticut or New York City or elsewhere), or(b) a student currently attending or planning to attend a Connecticut or New York City educational institution*The scholarship can be applied to any undergraduate degree program, which is defined as any post-secondary, undergraduate degree program at an accredited college, university, vocational school, or technical school.
Contact:
Milton Fisher Scholarship, c/o Community Foundation for Greater New Haven 70 Audobon Street, New Haven CT 06510 www.rbffoundation.org
Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Apr 30
The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize a senior high school student from a migrant farmworker family in Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Clinton Counties in New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community with a $500.00 scholarship.
Contact:
Dorothy Mallam, Director North Country Migrant Education Outreach Program Van Housen Hall Extension, 2nd Floor Potsdam, NY 13676(315) 267-2514
New York Lottery Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5000 ($625 per semester x 4 years)
Awards:
1200
Deadline:
May 1
*High school senior * U.S. Citizen or qualifying non citizen *New York State Resident *Plan to attend a New York State accredited college, university, trade school or community college that participates in the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). *Earn at least a "B" average based on 7 semesters of high school (include transcript). *Parents or guardians may not be employed by New York State Lottery or one of its' contractors.
Contact:
Questions about the program? Please contact us at (518) 512-5198 ext. 226 Fax: (518) 512-5226 or email casda@uamail.albany.edu
Annette Urso Rickel Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Commitment to becoming a teacher with priority given to math or science majors. Entering the first or second year of college. Good academic record. Financial need. Must be a resident of New York State. Criteria for Winners: 1. Attributes that demonstrate a well rounded individual 2. Recommendations from teachers 3. Involvement in extracurricular school activities such as sports, clubs, and the performing arts 4. volunteer service in the community 5. Work experience
Contact:
The Annette Urso Rickel Foundation 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1902 New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-710-1040 E-mail: rickelau@aol.com
John Starks Foundation 3 Point Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
Open to graduating high school seniors in the New York/Tri-State Area who plan to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution during the upcoming academic year. Minimum 3.0. Financial need. Commitment to community service.
Contact:
John Starks Foundation, Inc. 1127 High Ridge Road, Suite 331 Stamford, CT 06905 www.johnstarks.org
The Graphic Communications Scholarship, Award and Career Advancement Foundation Graphics Scholarships New!
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 11
In addition to providing money for college, we help mentor and advise students from middle school through graduate school, coordinate internship and work/study opportunities, and help to increase awareness of rewarding careers in the graphic communications field. Applicant must be a permanent United States resident of one of the five boroughs of New York City OR the New York State counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester or Rockland OR the New Jersey State counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson or Union.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please email scholarhips@GCSFny.org. Url: in3.org/ga/scholarshipinfo/