New York Scholarships

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First 10 New York scholarships:
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
Adam S. Kaplan Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 31
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
Student Design Contest New!
 
Amount:
$500, real-life engineered renderings by Studio B Designs, and a showcase page on Brasco.com.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Choose from these 4 shelter types and submit a drawing for one or all: Bike Shelter, Bus Stop / Transit Shelter, Parklet Shelter, and Retail Merchandising Unit. Submissions may be a hybrid design of more than one category, but you may not submit more than 4 total drawings. Suggested materials include, but are not limited to: aluminum, acrylic, polycarbonate, plastic, HDPE, and tempered glass. Below are the main criteria that each design will be judged on. 1. Originality (30 PTS) Be creative! Get inspired by local culture, environment, social causes, or just showcase your personal design style. 2. Functionality (40 PTS) Does it accomplish protection, comfort, safety & overall purpose? 3. Engineering Application (20 PTS) Can this design be engineered and built? Designs should be conceptual, but awareness of structural construction should be evident. 4. Accessories (10 PTS) Consider incorporating accessories for both function and fun (signage, seating, lighting, heating, cooling, interactions, power source, ... accessories are endless!).
Contact:
Brasco International, Inc. 32400 Industrial Drive Madison Heights, MI 48071 Phone: 313-393-0393 Contact Person: Jennifer Evans E-mail: jevans@brasco.com Website: www.brasco.com
Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
8
Deadline:
April 01
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist graduating high school students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. Must be high school senior with plans to attend an accredited college, university or trade school. Must be a New York resident in one of the following counties: Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester or Ulster. Must be a high school student who will graduate by June in the year the scholarship is given.
Contact:
Community Foundation of Dutchess County Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation Scholarship 80 Washington Street, Suite 201 Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: (845) 452-3077 Fax: (845) 452-3083 E-mail: cfdc@cfdcny.org Website: www.cfdcny.org or www.milesofhope.org
Renate W. Chasman Scholarship For Women
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 01
Open to female students who are continuing their education after an interruption in their studies. Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. and a resident of Long Island in the State of New York (Nassau County, Suffolk County, Brooklyn or Queens). Must be junior or senior-level undergraduate or first-year graduate student in an accredited program in one of the following: natural sciences (chemistry, physics or biology), engineering or mathematics.
Contact:
Chasman Scholarship P. O. Box 183 Upton, NY 11973 URL: www.bnl.gov/BWIS/ Files/pdf/ Chasman Application 2010.pdf
Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 5
A candidate must be: 1. A resident of New York City and of African-American, Latino, Asian or Native American background 2. A current high school graduate or recipient of a GED 3. Accepted as a full time and first-term matriculating freshman at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a Baccalaureate or Associate degree at the time the award is presented 4. A person who demonstrates strong potential for academic achievement 5. Of excellent character and proven leadership ability, with a demonstrated commitment to community service and extra-curricular activities.
Contact:
New York Urban League 204 W. 136th St. New York, NY 10030 212-926-8000 www.NYU L.org collegeready@nyul.org
Charles B. Decker Memorial Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Apr 11
Open to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in pursuing newspaper journalism as a career. Must be from Tri-Lakes or Watertown communities to apply. Must have proven ability to handle college-level course work and tangible interest in journalism. Repayment of scholarship funds encouraged but not necessary.
Contact:
Adirondack Community Trust PO Box 288 Lake Placid, NY 12946 Phone (518) 523-9904 Fax (518) 523-9905 info@GenerousACT.org Contact: Andrea Grout 518-523-9904 andrea@generousACT.org
Salaam Club of New York Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Must be of Middle Eastern descent. Must reside in New York or New Jersey. Strong commitment to serving the Middle Eastern Community. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an undergraduate program. Must submit resume and 500 word maximum letter stating current and future commitment to middle eastern community.
Contact:
Salaam Club of NY Scholarship Committee 9728 3rd Avenue Suite 441 Brooklyn NY 11209 Phone: 347-723-2554 Web: www.salaamclubny.org E-mail: admin@salaamclubny.org
Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor a migrant farmworker student from New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance.Eligibility: A selection committee of the Geneseo Migrant Center will screen candidates on the basis of the following criteria:Past or present eligibility for Migrant Education services in New York State Preferably current status as a senior in an accredited New York State high school, or status as a senior at an accredited high school outside of New York State but with a history of movement to New York State. If no eligible high school seniors submit applications, the application of a college student will be considered.Acceptance at a post-secondary degree granting institution, preferably in New York State Financial need.
Contact:
Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship Committee Geneseo Migrant Center 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road Leicester, NY 14481 (585) 658-7960 Toll Free: (800) 245-5681