New York Scholarships

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First 10 New York scholarships:
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
Los Padres Foundation/Second Chance Program
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Oct 29
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 15 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
The Women's Forum Educational Award
 
Amount:
10000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 01
Women over the age of 35 who, after interrupting their studies, are now pursuing their first undergraduate college degree; must reside in New York City; must not qualify for graduation before December.
Young Latinas Leadership Institute (YLLI) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$4000 ($1000 x 4 years)
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Dec 09
Applicants should be Latinas who are graduating high school seniors and will be entering a CUNY 4-year university as a freshman student. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Minimum high school GPA of 3.0.. 4 year commitment to participate in program while attending CUNY University and to attend 3 annual workshops. Community participation.
Contact:
Shirley Rodriguez Remeneski President 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 606 New York, NY 10038 Telephone: 212-239-1430 Facsimile: 212-239-1431 onehundredhw@aol.com www.100hispanicwomen.org
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF)
 
Amount:
Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, and full payment of tuition, in addition to their ongoing personal and professional development.
Awards:
40-50
Deadline:
Dec 10
National Urban Fellows is a competitive program in which students earn an MPA from the School of Public Affairs through a combination of mentorships and on-campus study. Through its leadership development program, National Urban Fellows has successfully prepared over 1,000 mid-career people of color and women for leadership and management positions in government and nonprofit sectors. Fellows are exposed to a unique combination of academic training and hands-on experience in a nine-month mentorship with a prominent public official, administrator or manager. Program Design: National Urban Fellows is a rigorous 14-month, full-time graduate program comprised of a full time academic curriculum and a nine-month mentorship, leading to a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Baruch College/ City University of New York. An MPA degree is awarded to Fellows upon completion of all academic and program requirements.
Contact:
National Urban Fellow Program (NUF) Street: 102 West 38th Street, Ste. 700 Zip: 10018 City: New York, NY E-mail: 2012intent@nuf.org Website: http://www.NU F.org
We the Students Scholarship
 
Amount:
First place - $4,000 Second place - $2,000 Third place - $1,000 Honorable Mention - $500 (2 prizes)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 13
Essay contest. The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students (1) in Grades 9-12 attending public, private, religious, and charter schools but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period (December 1), (2) enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period, or (3) attending a homeschool program who are no younger than 13 as of the beginning of the contest period and no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period.Students must attend school in one of the following states, territories, or district, regardless of their state of residence: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, all U.S. Territories, and American Armed Forces Schools Abroad. All essays must be submitted by your teacher.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education
 
Amount:
$3000 paid in installments
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Public high school seniors who: - Plan to prepare for a teaching career - Plan to attend a college of the State University of New York for a baccalaureate degree in education -OR- - plan to attend a two year community college before transferring to a baccalaureate degree program in education at a college of the State University of New York - Have not accepted scholarship(s) exceeding the monetary value of $16,000. Each high school may select two candidates.
Contact:
New York State PTA One Wembley Court Albany, NY 12205 Phone: 1-518-452-8808 Toll Free: 1-877-5NYSPTA or 1-877-569-7782 Fax: 1-518-452-8105 Email: pta.office@nyspta.org
Alice E. Campbell Scholarships
 
Amount:
5000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Unspecified
Open to high school seniors from Athens Area and Sayre High Schools. Must demonstrate good moral character and 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
Ann Baldwin Dedrick Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
550
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Unspecified
Open to high school seniors from Horseheads High School. Top 5% of the class. Preference given to students planning to major in Elementary Education. 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
Bertram L. Newman Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
1200
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Unspecified
Open to high school seniors. Must be resident of Chemung County. Must have good scholastic record but not necessarily high grades. 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