New York Scholarships

Author: Carla Abraham

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (65 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...Loading...

Quick Scholarship Finder

First 10 New York scholarships:
Metro PCS Leaders and Scholars Program
 
Amount:
Up to $20,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
Open to high school seniors who have demonstrated exceptional involvement in volunteerism and community service, in addition to academics and other criteria. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year institution of the student's choice.
Contact:
Dial *611 from your MetroPCS phone or 1.888.8metro8 (1.888.863.8768) Correspondence MetroPCS Wireless, Inc. PO Box 601119 Dallas, TX 75360 www.leadersandscholars.com
Albert Shanker College Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000 ($1,250 x 4 years)
Awards:
200
Deadline:
Jan 31
The program is limited to New York City public high school seniors who will graduate from a vocational, academic or alternative school or will receive an equivalency diploma from a public evening school or a New York City Board of Education alternative educational program. In addition, students must have high academic standing and demonstrate leadership in school and community. All applicants also must be eligible to receive and must apply for federal financial aid (a Pell Grant).
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31
For students who have an amateur radio license and who are interested in amateur radio and planning a career in communications or electronics. Must demonstrate financial need. Must live in NY, CT, MA, RI, ME, VT, or NH and must plan to attend a college in one of those states.
Contact:
ARRL Foundation Inc. Scholarship Program 225 Main Street Newington, CT 6111 URL: www.arrlf.org/programs/scholarship
Roothbert Fund Scholarships
 
Amount:
$2000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given to those who can satisfy high scholastic requirements and are considering careers in education. For more information, applicants should read with care the Founders Prologue in the History and Mission of the Fund. Location of Applicants: As a rule, The Roothbert Fund does not make Scholarship Grants EXCEPT to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the following States of the United States and applicants planning to move to one of such States prior to March 1 of the year in which the application is made: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. Interview may be required for applicants. Transportation is NOT provided. If selected, applicant must attend at least a one weekend fellowship conference during the first year of award.
Contact:
The Roothbert Fund, Inc. 475 Riverside Drive Room 1830 New York, NY 10115 Phone: (212) 870-3116 E-mail: mail@roothbertfund.org
Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 03
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2015, with plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation OR students enrolled full-time as a college freshman or sophomore, no older than 20 years of age and progressing normally toward a bachelor's degree; Scholarships from the Foundation shall be used only at an institution that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum, and normally has a regularly organized body of students in attendance at the place where the educational activities are carried on, and that is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as being accredited by recognized accrediting agencies; Students seeking degrees through online or distance learning programs exclusively shall not be eligible for Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships;* A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduating high school seniors; A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 for college applicants; U.S. citizenship or permanent resident; All applicants must reside (permanent home address) in one of the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware and New Jersey.
Contact:
Jimmy Rane Foundation P. O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310 Phone: 334-585-9505 Toll Free: 1-866-606-2470 Email: info@jimmyranefoundation.org Web: www.jimmyranefoundation.org
Kurl and Ellen Wohl Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $8900
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 13
Must be 25 years old or older. Enrolled at least part-time (6 credit hours) per semester. Resident of Chemung for at least 2 years. Educational institution must be within 55 miles of Elmira including: Elmira College, CCC, EBI, Keuka College, Arnot Ogden, Binghamton University. Must fall within household income guidelines (included with application). Renewable. Preference given to a student pursuing Early Childhood Education and/or Certification.
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
Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 14
In memory of Italian ancestors who came to America to build better lives for themselves and their families and in hope that future generations of Italian Americans will honor those who came before them by upholding values of love of country, family and tireless work ethic. Students of Italian descent who are from a household where the total income does not exceed $25,000, demonstrates community service and has at least a 3.25 GPA. Student must be from the states of MD, PA, VT, RI, NY, NJ, DE, DL, ME, MA, NH or CT.
Contact:
Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program 8 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021 Phone: 212-249-9923 URL: www.columbuscitizensfd.org/scollege.shtml
ALA Military Commander's Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Feb 15
Scholarship fund established by the New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) and to assist the dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States Military who hold valid Exchange and Commissary privileges at time of application. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with college education expenses. Must be high school senior or graduate who is planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Minimum 3.5 GPA.
Contact:
Military Commander's Scholarship Fund Scholarship Management Services One Scholarship Way Saint Peter, MN 56082 Phone: (507) 931-1682 Website: sms.scholarshipamerica.org/militarycommanders/
UFSC Herbert W. Whiteman Jr. Graduate Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Feb 15
Open to graduate students in the State of New York. Must complete 800 word essay on chosen topic. Contact for additional eligibility requirements.
Contact:
Urban Financial Services Coalition New York P. O. Box 964 Bowling Green Station New York, NY 10274 Attention: Scholarship Committee Phone: 646-607-4341 Fax: 212-214-0680 E-mail: info@ufscny.org Website: www.ufscny.org/
ChairScholars Foundation New York Metropolitan Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Feb 15
Available to physically disabled students in the New York Metropolitan area, which includes the five boroughs of New York City, part of Long Island, northern and central New Jersey. It provides up to $20,000 in tuition over four years to attend the college or university of their choice. The student must be physically challenged and may be "chair-confined". The physical challenge must be significant. Must demonstrate financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a high school senior enrolled in public school in the New York Metropolitan area. Student must include 300-500 word essay on the following: * How you became physically challenged. * How your situation has affected you and your family. * Your goals and aspirations for the future. Three letters of recommendation. Include your Parent's or Guardian's Federal income tax return from last year. If you are on SSI or some other form of aid you must inform us. If your parents are divorced, please send both tax returns. Send your High School transcripts, including your SAT and ACT scores and any honors or achievements you have earned. Physician's documentation of your disability. If you have obtained any other scholarships already you MUST inform us of that fact.
Contact:
Chair Scholars Foundation 16101 Carencia Lane Odessa, FL 33556-3278 PH: (813) 926-0544 or (888) 926-0544 FAX (813) 920-7661 Website: www.chairscholars.org E-mail: chairscholars@tampabay.rr.com URL: www.chairscholars.org/NYMA P.html