AEF Scholarship

$20,000

February 02, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Applicants must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States, must be a graduating senior at a high school in the boroughs of New York City and must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college/university in the upcoming academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 538
  • New York, NY 10008
  • info@ascendfundny.org

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NICOLE ODIADI  on 10/7/2020 2:21:17 PM

I am a student originally from Nigeria and I live with family members in New York. I attended a New York public high school and now go to a New York university. I really need this scholarship because my parents still live and work in Nigeria and cannot keep up with the payments because the Naira to dollar transfer value is really low. I want to continue to go to school and I really need the assistance to be able to do so. Thank you for the chance to apply

Victoria Montes de Oca  on 10/7/2020 8:05:57 AM

I am applying to this scholarship because I have been search scholarships to fund my studies and pursue my dream to aquire a BFA in Photography. I live in Argentina and the situation here is getting more and more similar to Venezuela's. I would like to study abroad and hopefully after get a job to help my family here. Thank you for the opportunity.

HANSEL O. ESTRERA  on 10/6/2020 2:27:42 AM

This will be so helpful to us, right now it's hard to pursue my study because of this pandemic and I hope you can help us to reach our goal, I hope you can pick me and I swear I won't fail

Dinelise S  on 9/30/2020 8:21:31 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because my parents don't make the money to send me to college so scholarships are my only chance to get the education that I'd like. I would be the first individual in my household to go to college and it would be such a big achievement.

Clara Arguelles  on 9/29/2020 10:10:19 PM

I'm a college student. We are lack in finances and i have a high grades. I Just want to graduate in college to help my parents. This scholarship might help me a lot in terms of finances. If ever i will be qualified in this scholarship it will be a big help for me. If you want i will send to you my grades last school year.

Eric Lima  on 9/27/2020 7:55:22 PM

I am going to college, and the career that I want to study is very expensive and my parents don't have much money and I really don't want them to stress about it. With this scholarship I am going to be able to finish college and reach my goal and make my parents happy. But not only that but I would be able to be done with college and help others who also need support just like me. This scholarship is amazing, I would really want the help and support to get my dream job of becoming a pilot or aerospace engineer. Thank you so much.

Ayshah V  on 9/26/2020 12:39:10 AM

I come from a Dominican household who showed me that hard work pays off. My family always persevered and never let anything hold them back

Jeanine Toussaint  on 9/24/2020 2:35:38 PM

Both of my parents were immigrants who moved to the United States, seeking more opportunities. My father came from Haiti and my mom came from Trinidad. I would like to win this scholarship to make my parents proud, because they struggled to make a better life for me and my siblings. I want to receive a quality education without putting my parents through the process of spending large amounts of money for my schooling.

Micaela L-V  on 9/22/2020 12:42:06 PM

I am a highschool student senior. I don’t have enough money for college.

jovena C.  on 9/22/2020 2:09:45 AM

I am here hoping to be accepted or to be one of the lucky ones to be chosen as one of your scholars. I just want to help my parents in the way I know and that is to ease their burden because I have many siblings and we are just poor.

Row RA  on 9/18/2020 1:44:05 AM

I would love to be accepted here and be granted of scholarship to pursue a career to help kids in Special Education. I want to level up and have a certificate that can allow me to further help even I am not rich.

Joven Timothy  on 9/16/2020 10:18:37 PM

I am a college student of Misamis University Philippines I belong to a poor family, my parents have lack of income to support me for my study. So that I am looking for scholarship program to support financial assistance for my study. Please help me!

Hannah Mougang  on 9/16/2020 1:57:46 PM

I'm Hannah a 19-year-old immigrant from Cameroon and I love music and sports. I am applying for this scholarship in other to help my parents financially and be able to accomplish my dreams of being a pediatric surgeon in cameroon.

Mikay Mateo  on 9/15/2020 2:32:57 AM

I am a college student Ibelong to a poor family, we have lack of income .. So that I am looking for program that would help me in terms of financial assistance. If ever I am qualified for this scholarship I would be very grateful to you

Jocelyn TENEUS  on 9/14/2020 11:04:13 PM

I am from Haiti, which is one of the poorest country in the world. I never stop dreaming about the possibility to acquire quality education that will shape my personal and professional life. I was granted for a competitive merit-based scholarship during my undergrad. Currently, I am enrolled for a MBA program at Georgia State University, and I am looking for financial assistance to pay my tuition at this prestigious university. After the completion of my MBA, I plan at some point to back to my country to bring my contribution to the development of this country. I am staying with friends who graciously assist me with rooms and board. I remain at your disposal to share my personal story. I am in your debt

RENIEL L. GASCON  on 9/8/2020 6:08:32 PM

This scholarship is great if there will be more applicants and they will be given a chance to be part of this. I am an honor student and I grew up in a poor family. I am determined to finish school and find a good job to compensate for my parents' difficulty in educating me. I want to make them live luxuriously while they are still by my side.I have never experienced being a scholar. So I hope this is my chance to become a scholar. It was very difficult for my family to find money so that I could go to college. when I become a scholar, their suffering will be reduced and I will be happy to see them no longer have to worry too much about making money.

Kelsie-Ann F  on 9/6/2020 2:48:25 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because my family can't afford to send me to college. Scholarships are my only resort and as an international I'm often times not eligible for a scholarship. This would be a dream come through. My family are depending on me to break the cycle since I will be the first among my siblings to attain a college degree. If not I might have to go back home and seek a job to repay the student loans that i already have. Please help me!

Waleed Mohammad  on 9/5/2020 12:33:47 AM

I am Afghani and I need the scholarship to complete my university career and my father does not have enough money for my studies

Rinalyn Megarbio  on 9/3/2020 6:33:42 AM

I want to apply this scholarship because we are lack of finacial

Kyle Keanu Balmores  on 9/3/2020 12:25:43 AM

I am an honor student and I grew up in a poor family. I am determined to finish school and find a good job to compensate for my parents' difficulty in educating me. I want to make them live luxuriously while they are still by my side.I have never experienced being a scholar. So I hope this is my chance to become a scholar. It was very difficult for my family to find money so that I could go to college. when I become a scholar, their suffering will be reduced and I will be happy to see them no longer have to worry too much about making money.

Klara Kaca  on 9/2/2020 3:32:49 PM

I am a first generation in the United States and first generation to go to college on my mothers side of the family. I was born on October 10th, 2003 in Tirana, Albania. One day, my mother decided to apply for the citizenship lottery they hold in Albania for an opportunity to leave to the States. My parents and my older sister have had a tough experience with immigration; before I was born, my parents and my older sister migrated to London, England illegally, but were deported after 4 years of living in a non safe neighborhood in London. My parents immigrated to America for my sister and I to have a better opportunity in life after a life of them living in communism era. I am applying to Cornell University as an architect major, and Cornell is a private and expensive school- almost being $63,000 and my parents cannot afford this and financial aid won't cover the whole cost. This scholarship will help me cover the other costs of going to Cornell University.

Kalia L  on 9/1/2020 9:04:38 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because it would be helpful through my years of collage and wanting pursue my dream of becoming a Teacher. My teachers have inspired me along the way. I now would like to do the same.

Tommy Milarck  on 8/29/2020 11:06:35 AM

My name is Tommy Milarck. I was born in Vietnam and was adopted by my American parents when I was 5 years old. I am a senior in HighSchool and live with my mom. They are now divorced. I have really good grades and in Cross Country. I am looking for a scholarship to attend college in Florida. My mom cannot afford to put me thru college, so looking for any assistance. Please Advise

Marius A  on 8/27/2020 6:15:53 AM

I'm a Filipino citizen and due to the pandemic I used all of my money and barely paid my school's tuition fee. I'm looking for everywhere to help my family and I to survive through this crisis and I am here now seeking for help on my tuition fees to make my school life less difficult. I'm a student of STI Ortigas-Cainta, a sophomore, and I hold a 3.68 GPA. I'm hoping I will be accepted and any help would be greatly appreciated.

Breyana Caldwell  on 8/27/2020 3:47:18 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because my mom is a single parent with 2 kids. She works in the hospital and during this time it’s hard to pay for my tuition in a Catholic High School. I really love this school and I don’t want to leave but my mom can’t afford the tuition. This scholarship would help me so much and give my mom a relief. This will also help me pursue my career.

Juvy Patlingrao  on 8/23/2020 1:22:10 PM

Hi! I'm a Filipino citizen. I'm applying for this scholarship in able to help my parents with my studies. I had two siblings and all of us are still studying. We're not rich, none of my parents are professional. But, they still manage to earn money for our living. If ever, this might be a big help not just for me but for my family too.

Glezy mae gelig  on 8/22/2020 7:15:43 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I want to proceed college and finish my studies. My family can't support me also because we're not rich

Mirlene Louis  on 8/20/2020 9:42:09 AM

I didn’t apply to this scholarship yet. However I hope I win the scholarship when I apply because when it’s come to finance I’m all alone my father is not able to help in that as well as the first generation student to be in college. I’m in a 2 year college and transfer to a 4 year college in the spring of 2021 as a biology major to become a physical therapist to go to medical school.

Tiffany Berjamin  on 8/16/2020 5:09:34 AM

Hi, I am Filipino and I'm looking for scholarship that may support me funding my tuition fees. I am pursuing Nursing and I couldnt find any scholarships that may support me also for my living expenses. Any help will be much appreciated.

Mark kian Zamora  on 8/14/2020 11:37:50 AM

I am applying to this scholarship because I have been search scholarship since every now and then, I need this scholarship in order for me to pursue my dream to be a professional nurse this will help me to aid my college financial problem, knowing that we were not in considering on the middle classification. I'm currently living in the Philippines specifically in Bicol region, any help from you would so much helpful to me especially amid of this pandemic that people were already dying because of financial problem and the virus itself. thank you! ma'am/sir

Wyne Mante  on 8/11/2020 2:46:56 AM

I am a Filipino on my last year in high school. I am a student of a science high school in the Philippines and I've been wanting to take up a course relating to science since I was young but unfortunately it is kind of hard for me and my family because even though my parents make good money, there are 5 of us children that has to go to school. It would be a very big blessing to my family and I if help comes our way. Thank you.

Raymond Madali  on 8/10/2020 9:16:05 PM

Hi. We are all affected of this pandemic. And I am one of the families who are very affected coz I belong to the poorest of the poor. My parents income are just enough for our daily needs. But I still want to continue my studies coz this is the only possible way I can do to pull my family out of poverty. I am eager to finish my study because of them but they can not support me financially even before this pandemic so what more now. I hope you're open for international students coz I am from Philippines. God bless

James La  on 8/10/2020 2:26:59 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I was hoping to get help with future book purchases for the college I am going to and technology I might not have enough funds for. I am half Vietnamese both my parents are from Vietnam and I am a second generation in my family. Both my parents work really hard for me to get into a good college and both of my parents make minimum wages which is hard trying to raise two children and paying off my sister loans.

Emarie May Diasanta Cuaño  on 8/7/2020 8:51:07 PM

Greetings Madam/Sir! I'm here to apply for a scholarship grant for the reason that our family cannot sustain my needs in college. My father has 5 children sending school and he hasn't have a job because of our today's world situation. If I'll be chosen as a scholar, I'm promising that I'll excel in my subjects and be more inclined in achieving my goals. Thank you and God bless!

Sindy D  on 8/5/2020 1:25:17 PM

I'm applying for this scholarships because I really need help with paying my school once I go to a nursing program in January. Please! It would be great if I won this scholarship.

Kaleigh Clarke  on 8/1/2020 3:54:51 PM

I am applying for this scholarship as a Bahamain, Jamaican and American student born and raised in the United States. This scholarship with provide access to colleges I would not afford to go with your help. I am an exceptional leader, I am an outstanding student with a 3.8-4.0 GPA. I would love to one day pursue law at Harvard but for undergrad, I would love to attend Brown Unversity for majoring in creative Writing and minoring in Business. with the scholarship money I would be able to pursue my love for law and advocacy and get into one of the best schools out there for my undergrad and graduate education.

Abraham Hambardzumyan  on 7/31/2020 10:50:49 AM

Hello! I am Abraham. I live in Armenia. I was born in the village Amasia. My mother's name is Alina. She raised me and my sister alone for 11 years. My father's name is Gevorg. When I was 6 years old, my father left us. He went to Moscow for work and never came back. I have no information about him. So far we've lived on a small smount of money provided to families with social instability. Now my sister is 18 years old, and the state provides money for security until the child turns 18, so we get twice as much money. I wanted to become a doctor from childhood and I have always tried to achieve this. I want to get an education, but I can't. Please help me.

David C  on 7/30/2020 5:30:10 PM

MY Name is David I am about my senior year I am Latin, I came to Unites States en 2018, as a immigrant sometimes we do not have the opportunity like other people do, I want to study nursing that is one of my dreams, and also I want to go to a private university but my economy and do not help, just I got my mom she work every day for my and for my other bothers we do not have any privilege here because we are immigrants and I would not like to be more financial burden for her, I just need help with transportation my food, books etc all the thing that I am going to need there at the campus.

Catherine N  on 7/29/2020 3:44:50 PM

I am applying for the scholarship because I am paying a lot more than I thought I would have to for school. I am hoping to receive money to save me from going into debt.

Asmina Hadji Amin  on 7/24/2020 11:00:52 PM

I am from philippines, freshman college, and medical student, I have 5 siblings we're all studying in private school but my father's income is not enough for our tuition payment every month, so that why my sister become a working students just to support us too.This scholarship can help students especially for those students can't afford the tuition fees just like me.

Bianca  on 7/19/2020 4:45:58 AM

I like to continue my education but because of financial incapability, sadly I cant. This scholarship would be a great help in my education and to achieve my dreams and start my career. Hope to be chosen.

felicinda de gouveia  on 7/12/2020 11:11:57 AM

A scholarship can make a big difference in my education. The money from a scholarship helps by allowing me to be more selective in how I spend my free time. I'll be able to maximize the college experience through service-learning, volunteer opportunities and internships. This scholarship is a blessing for me, number one. It means a lot because not only is it helping me with college and I'm very honored to be getting the award. My career goals are teaching psychology ; that is what I will be majoring in. With this scholarship and the need-based grants I have been awarded, I can complete my education and continue to solve problems within my community. These are the areas I plan to serve. I am grateful to be considered for this scholarship opportunity, and should I be selected, I will use it to advance my physiologist education. I appreciate your consideration, and I look forward to building a lasting relationship with your organization.

felicinda de gouveia  on 7/12/2020 11:11:34 AM

A scholarship can make a big difference in my education. The money from a scholarship helps by allowing me to be more selective in how I spend my free time. I'll be able to maximize the college experience through service-learning, volunteer opportunities and internships. This scholarship is a blessing for me, number one. It means a lot because not only is it helping me with college and I'm very honored to be getting the award. My career goals are teaching psychology ; that is what I will be majoring in. With this scholarship and the need-based grants I have been awarded, I can complete my education and continue to solve problems within my community. These are the areas I plan to serve. I am grateful to be considered for this scholarship opportunity, and should I be selected, I will use it to advance my physiologist education. I appreciate your consideration, and I look forward to building a lasting relationship with your organization.

Natalie Z.  on 7/10/2020 10:47:21 AM

I am an American citizen with two immigrant parents who were both born in Poland. I am applying for this scholarship because my family is struggling to pay for my college expenses. My family has overcome many challenges with immigration and citizenship. My parents were born in Communist Poland and came here with nothing years ago. Their whole lives were difficult and they have worked long hard hours since they arrived at the U.S. to create a better life for me and my sister. It is my dream to attend college in New York and major in psychology. With a Bachelor in Arts degree in psychology, I am hoping to get a Master’s degree in therapy or speech pathology. This way, I can help immigrant families work through their problems, whether it is through therapy or helping them and their children improve their speech. It is very difficult to learn a new language and sometimes people born in the U.S. cannot understand immigrants’ accents. Therefore, I would like to make a difference in people’s lives and make things easier for them, so they would not have to go through the same obstacles immigrants usually go through.

Thania Sultan  on 6/23/2020 9:20:20 PM

Hey, I am applying for this scholarship because I am living in United States Of America since 2016 and I was born in Bangladesh. My both parents were born in Bangladesh. I am in need of this scholarship so that I can pay my college expenses. My father is the only earning person in my family and his earning is not enough. So he cannot help me to pay the college expenses. I want to be a pediatrician and it is long and expensive career. But, if I get this scholarship it will help to fulfill my dream and my parent's dream. It will change my life. I am an active student. I like to join in extracurricular activities in my school and in my community. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.

Angilene C. Campasas  on 6/18/2020 9:25:11 AM

Hi good day. I am from the Philippines and I am applying for this scholarship. First of all, I am the seventh child. My father is a farmer and he is already 62 years old. I am 18 years old. I felt pity for my parents because they are too old to let me finished my studies. We are poor. I hope I'm one of your scholar. I'm a consistent honor student and I joined many academic competition. I want to finished studies and help my parents do that they will not work hard at their age right now. They are old enough. I hope you will grant my wish. Thank you

Angilene C. Campasas  on 6/18/2020 9:24:52 AM

Hi good day. I am from the Philippines and I am applying for this scholarship. First of all, I am the seventh child. My father is a farmer and he is already 62 years old. I am 18 years old. I felt pity for my parents because they are too old to let me finished my studies. We are poor. I hope I'm one of your scholar. I'm a consistent honor student and I joined many academic competition. I want to finished studies and help my parents do that they will not work hard at their age right now. They are old enough. I hope you will grant my wish. Thank you

Minwoo Jin  on 6/14/2020 7:25:08 PM

I am a Korean citizen. My family moved to America about 2 years ago. We moved because America is much better to live in. And I went to school. I wasn't good at English for the first time, but I didn't want to give up on my dream. So I kept studying English until I could communicate with people in school. It was really hard to go through because I couldn't understand in the class. But now I have a 3.4 GPA, and 1150 SAT scores. I know it's not a that great score, but I am working on it hard as I can. My dream is being architecture. But our family financial aid is not enough to pay tuition. I would appreciate it if I get this scholarship. Thanks for reading my writing.

Brianna H  on 6/13/2020 7:46:46 PM

I am a Jamaican American. I have grown with my mother doing everything she can to try to get me into college. I value my mother with everyone in me. With the help of her I graduated high school with a 4.2 GPA and I will be attending Nova Southeastern University. Nova is private and unfortunately it is hard for my family to afford it due to everything that my family has gone through mentally and physically. I would love for my mother to see me cross the stage in 2024 with my degree in Nursing.

Sheila Mae Lugay  on 6/13/2020 4:04:16 AM

I really need a scholarship so that I can pursue my studies in tertiary education

tabarek  on 6/12/2020 1:23:13 AM

As a first generation immigrant, it has always been impressed upon me by my family the importance of education. A college education can make the difference in the well being of my life and provide me with the tools and opportunities I need to succeed in life. A college education is also essential in the development of my own identity as it will provide me with a sense of purpose and a reason to be proud of living in America. My ultimate goal in life is to be accomplished in my dreams and to be successful in any endeavor I choose to undertake. Although my own parents did not have the same access to education that I do, they still recognize the importance of a good education and push me to work hard on myself and my academic career. My mother has only ever known the life of a housewife, she never got past the third grade of elementary school in Iraq before she dropped out and devoted her life to her home and family. I think for myself specifically I want something more out of life. I want to live a life that challenges me in ways that contribute to the development of a fulfilling life. Personally, my organizational skills have helped me immensely as well as my ability to manage time. I am also extremely determined so when I set my mind to something I make sure it goes through. I would say that my weakness lies in all the information I have yet to leam. There is so much that I want to leam and explore and I will always be in the learning stage in life as you can never learn too much, only too little

Moises A  on 6/9/2020 6:55:23 PM

I'm not graduated from New York, but I got, my diploma from Osceola High School - FL. I'm more than ready to make this money worth, why not you help me?

Valeriya Serezidenova  on 6/5/2020 6:16:15 PM

My mom and I moved to the United States in 2016 from Kazakhstan. I learned English and graduated high school with a 93/100, also I received Technical Honor Society. I graduated high school in 2019. I work very hard for my future. College tuition is so expensive. I finished this semester with a 4.0 GPA, and I hold a 3.89 GPA. I work 35+ hours a week during school and 40+ hours weeks on the breaks. I just need a little financial help to achieve my dreams. My mother is a server at the restaurant and we can barley afford living as it is. Please help us.

Michel G.  on 6/4/2020 6:16:24 PM

I am a 18 year old girl who wants to make their immigrant parents proud. I have been in America as an immigrant since I was a year and 9 months old. I have gone through so many ups and downs. Many times I didn't care anymore, I just wanted to graduate and just do me. Soon as I started Junior year I realize how important my status is here in the U.S and really thought about my future and how much my parents have scarified their lives for me. I have had multiple people bring my dreams down and say I would never be anyone here. Fall of 2020 is just the beginning of my nursing career. I don't have the same benefits as many of my classmates. I don't receive money from FASFA which many depend on. This scholarship will be a huge help for me as I start my career and become the first person in my generation to have a degree.

Layla Rodriguez  on 6/4/2020 3:51:02 PM

Hello! I am from Panama City, Panama born and raised there. My dad started having economic problems when I entered high school so when I graduated high school she could not finish paying my junior or senior years of high school and because of that I didn't get my transcripts sent, I looked for a solution and studied to get my GED... I finally got my GED and I am ready to start university! My dad hasn't got any better economically in Panama, so I had to move with my mother to Austin Texas, my mom is also very poor... I work to help her pay the rent every month. I am applying for this scholarship because none of my parents have the money to send me to college and it would be amazing that I could even have the money to go to college without affecting me and my parents drastically money wise!! I would REALLY appreciate it!!!!

John Paul Villanueva Cantos  on 6/3/2020 7:58:08 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because it would be helpful through my years of collage and wanting pursue my dream of becoming a teacher and would put less stress on my single mother.

Angelica D. Flores  on 6/3/2020 6:16:53 AM

Hi I am Angelica D. Flores, 19 years old from 92 a st. Tondo Manila Philippines. My mother and father belongs to poor family and they don’t afford my fees. My dream is become a Police woman someday I request please gave me a scholarship.

edwin villaruel cernal  on 5/29/2020 9:57:58 AM

Each person has a dream to become a successful person in the future. But sometimes, it is being prevented by some occurrences which we do not expect to come along our way. Well, as everyone aspires to have a stable life someday, I, too, have a dream to become one of them. However, in this modern era, we cannot deny the fact that money is really needed. It is one of the precious stuffs we must have in our pockets as the day passes by. As I introduce myself, I would like to ask everyone, who could read my comment, that this letter is only intended for this site. Obviously, I don`t need to write my name since it can be found in the upper part of the comment section. I am 21 years of age and currently taking Bachelor of Arts Major in Philosophy. My mother, who sustains my education, is already a senior citizen of this county and I don`t know if she`s still able to sustain my needs until the end. Honestly, I am trying to find some scholarships [every night] in the internet. Hoping that one night, I would be able to find a website that can help me with my problem. Until I found this site of scholarship.com and I hope of the better result ahead of me. In this connection, I would like to ask your benevolent help to propel my future needs in school. Any help would be highly appreciated. May God, who cannot be outdone His generosity, bless you a hundredfold.

Bella P  on 5/15/2020 6:22:48 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to support my study and help me to pursue my dreams of becoming a teacher. So that I won't always depend and demand myself on my parents for financial support during my college life.

keniella I.  on 5/15/2020 12:38:10 PM

Hello, i am from Jamaica who now lives in the united states. i came here to have a better life and to be successful and make my family proud. since my mother died i rely on my stepmother and father who are poor and not as financially stable. This scholarship would mean the world to me as young girl trying to make it out of the category as poor. I have a hunger for becoming great and make a change in this world.

Taruna Singh  on 5/12/2020 9:25:09 PM

I am from Guyana, and both of my parents as well. As the first in my family to attend College, I would be honored to have this scholarship!

Britney S  on 5/6/2020 5:07:05 PM

I am an American citizen with Dominican Parents. They came to this country to help me have a better life and see me strive and this scholarship will help me tremendously.

Vansh S  on 5/5/2020 6:49:45 PM

I have been a student of LaGuardia Community College since September 2019. I was born and raised in India and came to the United States in 2019 with my parents. Since I started my college in the same year as I landed in the country, I am being charged with “Out of State Tuition”. Being a non-resident of New York State, I am not qualified for any financial aid programs like TAP and ASAP. Moreover, my parents are working as home health workers at minimum wage and making no more than 25,000 U.S dollars in a year. I had a part time job but had to quit due to this current pandemic. Consequently, it has become extremely hard to survive in these circumstances and pay monthly bills with my college expenses. I am committed to completing my education in spite of these situations and hope that you will consider my appeal. Due to the nature of my situation, I am requesting sufficient financial support to help me finish my degree which is a crucial step in achieving my future goals.

kashaf a  on 4/30/2020 5:36:40 PM

im a Pakistani born girl and my dream is to become a graphic designer. My parents are about to get divorced and my parents won't be able to pay for this program. i need scholarships

jerilynn rosembert  on 4/26/2020 5:12:23 PM

i need this scholarship desperately. i come from a very poor family and background. both of my parents being born in haiti and i now live with my mom who is now a single mother and has no means of paying college for me. i’ve always wanted to be a criminal psychologist it’s been my dream growing up and i only wish to give back to my mom for all the things she’s been doing for me.

Marjorie Malbino  on 4/22/2020 1:15:34 PM

I am Marjorie Malbino from Philippines and I am working student. I am applying for this scholarship to help my study. Hope you can help me I want to finish my study. My mother cant support me.

Jahfarie Douglas  on 4/19/2020 7:56:24 PM

I applied to this scholarship because I believe that it would put me in the best position to be successful in life, and to continue to add to my desire of achieving the high education possible. Although money comes and goes, knowledge is everlasting, and mindset is what will continue to drive me everyday

Mabel A.  on 4/16/2020 11:34:53 PM

I want to know more details about this scholarship to see if I'm qualified to apply.I'm a Filipino citizen and needing support for my studies.

Patrice C  on 4/10/2020 7:21:32 PM

I am apply for this scholarship because I’m a Permanent resident in the United States, me and my family are from Jamaica and I came to the United States in 2013 to live with my father. My father didn’t always have money to support me and my sister so he always tried his hardest to provide for us. Living in a single parent household is hard but I always try to over come the odds and do my best. Winning this scholarship would mean so much to me because it will relive much stress from my father and I life knowing that I will have a scholarship to support me.

victoria jurenka  on 4/7/2020 2:42:00 PM

Creating has always been something deeply engraved in my sense of self. Having come from a family of innovators, I am surrounded by a history of all things creative. My Czechoslovakian roots tie to this. I am a daughter to an immigrant whose work ethic and determination was passed down to me. My father grew up in communist ruled Czechoslovakia and dreamt for a free and expressive life for himself and his children, there were no creative professions under communist rule. He risked his life and his family’s just so I could have the choice of expression. From glass blowing to engineering conceptualizing is simply a given within my family. For me, creating gives me an overwhelming sense of comfort and purpose, acting almost as a form of therapy. It allows me to connect with those before me while simultaneously forging my own path through my art.

Ryan Garcia  on 4/6/2020 2:17:00 AM

Hi! I am a Filipino here in Philippines. I'm taking medical course and I'm in 2nd semester of 1st year in college. It helps me to study in a medical course. Taking this course has an expensive tuitions where my parents work hard for it. As a good son, i want to help them by applying and hoping to have anm scholarship that helps me and my family to lessen my costs. Thank you in advance

Ryan Garcia  on 4/6/2020 2:16:57 AM

Hi! I am a Filipino here in Philippines. I'm taking medical course and I'm in 2nd semester of 1st year in college. It helps me to study in a medical course. Taking this course has an expensive tuitions where my parents work hard for it. As a good son, i want to help them by applying and hoping to have anm scholarship that helps me and my family to lessen my costs. Thank you in advance

ronald liria  on 4/2/2020 3:01:02 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because I dream of becoming a dentist

Samendia B.  on 3/29/2020 3:02:36 PM

I was adopted from Haiti at the age of seven, and have lived in America since then. America has been great. There are ups and downs when it comes to the U.S. but one of the greatest things about it is it's education. I am a High school graduate, looking for an opportunity to apply for this scholarship. My adopted parents are trying to pay for my education, but they can't cover all of it. Being from Haiti, I would like to go back one day and let them know that it is possible to get an education, despite your background, skin color, language, and more.

Elena Fourounjian  on 3/26/2020 3:31:49 PM

I am an Armenian citizen with permanent residence in the US I was adopted along with my brother who is bilaterally hearing impaired. My family has gone through multiple losses in the last few years and my father's income pays for household expenses. My mom is on disability and has been diagnosed with cancer. It has been removed but she cannot work full time. I have been accepted at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Ct. I hold a 3.7 GPA and I'm a conscientious student. I am pursuing speech pathology and swallowing disorders. I have been offered a scholarship and have joined the work program but it leaves my family with 31,000 out of pocket. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Priya Sunda  on 3/18/2020 10:27:37 PM

I am applying for this scholarships because I come to the United States of America in 2017 and I am raised by a single parent (mother). I want to study further and reach my goal. So, in this case I need more money because my major is biology and I want to become a dentist and it is a very long and expensive career. But, if I get this scholarship it will help me in my financial problem and I will give my best to reach my goals. I want to help our community by providing them some heath care in the future so to fulfill my dreams I need this scholarship. I always like to participate in extracurricular activities and in my school activities also. So, I will let my mother down and I will reach my goals one day. This scholarships is a way for me to start my career and I am really looking forward to get it.

Lovely Mae Indac  on 3/17/2020 11:45:45 AM

I really need a scholarship to support my self because my father can't support me enough due of poverty. I have 4 siblings and my father is only a farmer. :(

Md H  on 3/13/2020 10:34:34 AM

Being an Astronaut has always been my dream. Most of my teenage years growing up in Bangladesh, I didn't have that opportunity. Now after immigrating into the US in 2016 in 9th grade. I believe it is my time to prosper. Now also being accepted into my dream college Stony Brook, one of the few colleges which offer Astrophysics. The financial disability is the only obstacle now stopping me from going to that college. That's why I applied for this scholarship. Because I think it relates to me, my past and if I win, it will affect my future.

Terrance Adderley  on 3/10/2020 8:53:12 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because growing up I wasn’t raised by my mother or father and basically I’m on my own trying to pay my way through school. I want to purse my dream of becoming a physical therapist so I can help people in need of assistance. This scholarship will not only be helpful, but it will also be a blessing it will help me pay for tuition, books, and room and board

jacqueline salamanca  on 3/8/2020 9:30:08 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship because of my choice of going to college. I haven't applied for this scholarship and I hope I win the scholarship. It will be a huge for me winning this and being able to have less student loans.

Adreanna M  on 2/25/2020 8:56:13 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am in need of help with paying off college so I can be able to play golf a long with being successful academically. I have already applied for student loans, but I'm afraid that it isn't quite enough.

Joseph  on 2/7/2020 4:19:22 PM

It will be my great pleasure

Mari C  on 1/31/2020 8:57:57 AM

I am applying for this scholarship , because i am in hopes wanting some help with paying off college and becoming an Art Teacher or work somewhere between the art field and so I do not have to apply for student loans.

Kai B  on 1/30/2020 5:37:33 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because it would be helpful through my years of collage and wanting pursue my dream of becoming a dentist and would put less stress on my single mother.

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