New York Scholarships

If you are looking for New York scholarships, or any other prospective scholarship opportunities for that matter, you don’t have to look far. By conducting a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com, you can have access to information about more than 2.7 million scholarships and grants. By using your state of residence and potential state of college attendance as a part of the search criteria, we will help you find, among other things, scholarships especially created for students living or attending school in your state. Seeing as New York is home to the most populated city in the United States, numerous such scholarship opportunities are available. If you happen to be a resident of the Empire State, there could be quit a few scholarship applications in your immediate future, so start sharpening that pencil! For a sampling of what you may find, take a look at the New York scholarships below. There are more where these came from, too. Conduct a free scholarship search to find more like these, along with the many scholarships based on other criteria.

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence. Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January). These [...] More

Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
Candidates for the Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship must be a Christian and live in Chemung County or an adjacent county for at least six months. The student must be enrolled or will be enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university and must obtain a recommendation from a pastor of a Christian church. Candidates must complete the Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship [...] More

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 17, Annually
Each year, 10 high school graduating seniors across New York City become part of the Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship Program. Since 1992 the Scholarship program has had an impact on over 450 students throughout the five boroughs of New York City by providing education, work-related and financial benefits. Scholarship recipients receive a full-tuition scholarship (less financial aid) [...] More

Susan W. Freestone Education Award
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Established in 1945, the Susan W. Freestone Education Award is named after Susan Freestone of Interlaken, New York. Ms. Freestone served as a National Grange Juvenile Superintendent for more than a decade. The Educational Award honors her for untiring efforts in promoting Juvenile Grange (currently called Junior Grange) work in the state and nation. The fund has helped many young people get a [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit http://www.heidelberg.edu/financialaid/futurestudent/scholarships [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 08, Annually
Live Out Loud wants to reward five hardworking LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) students in the New York Tri-State area for their leadership, courage and achievement. Let us help make your college dreams a reality! To be eligible for this award, you must be a LGBTQ high school senior in New York, Connecticut or New Jersey who is planning to attend college in the fall. [...] More

New York State Higher Education Services Corp./Aid-Part-Time Study(APTS)
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The Aid for Part-time Study (APTS) program provides grant assistance for eligible part-time students enrolled in approved undergraduate studies. Awards provide up to $2,000 per year for part-time undergraduate study at participating institutions in New York State. An APTS award cannot exceed tuition charges. Eligibility for an APTS award is based on New York State net taxable income from the [...] More

Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant
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The Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming freshmen and transfers who are residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or West Virginia. For more information, visit [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals is a full-year work-study fellowship program with a strong focus on cultural exchange. CBYX annually provides 75 young Americans with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. The program begins in July and includes two months of intensive German language training in Germany (no prior [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential. Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award. For more information [...] More

Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Eye-Bank is pleased to announce the establishment of its Young Ambassador Scholarship in Memory of Christopher Nordquist, who was two when he died and left the gift of sight. Through the years, his mother, Andrea Nordquist, has shared the story of their family’s loss and subsequent decision to donate Christopher’s corneas in hopes of increasing awareness of the good that eye donation can [...] More

Fed Challenge Citibank Scholarships and Grants
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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York invites high school teams in the Federal Reserve's Second District (New York State; New Jersey counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren; and Fairfield County in Connecticut) to enter the Fed Challenge. This multilevel national competition is designed to bring real-world economics [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or attend/remain in the [...] More

John A. Maderer Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Maderer Foundation was established in 2004 after the death of John A. Maderer from asbestos-related lung cancer. Through the foundation, two to four annual scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from the following high Schools in Western New York State: West Seneca, Orchard Park, Alden and Batavia. Applications for these scholarships are available annually through the guidance [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need: Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible. Apply for this scholarship if you are... - a [...] More

New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 18, Annually
The New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship is for New York high school seniors who have some involvement with agriculture in one of its many forms. Applications due November 18th of applicant's senior year, final judging will take place the following [...] More

New York State HESC Tuition Assistance Program
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The New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) helps eligible New York residents attending in-state postsecondary institutions pay for tuition. Depending on the academic year in which the student began study, an annual TAP award can be as high as $5,000. Because TAP is a grant, it does not have to be paid back! To be eligible for TAP, a student must: - Be a United States citizen or [...] More

New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 30, Annually
The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards scholarships annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications. Awards are for use in the upcoming academic year. Eligibility - High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these states, [...] More

The Polish Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Polish Scholarship Fund, INC. was established to give financial assistance to students of Polish descent. Ten one-year scholarships - each valued at $1,000 - are awarded annually. The scholarship can be used at any accredited college, university or trade school. Students are eligible who are of Polish descent, who have resided in Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga or Oswego counties [...] More

Posse Foundation Scholarship
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The Posse Foundation assists schools in identifying and recruiting exceptional groups of diverse students. Winners of the Posse scholarship will be afforded full tuition for four years to one of the Posse Foundation's partner universities. Students who are chosen to participate in the Posse Program will undergo an eight-month workshop during which they will meet for two hours per week to prepare [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them. The Fund is [...] More

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate [...] More

NYSHESC Regents Award For Children of Veterans
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The Regents Award for Child of Veteran provides financial aid for children of New York State Veterans who died, suffered disability of at least 40 percent, were prisoners of war or are currently classified as missing in action. The veteran must currently be a New York State resident or have been a New York State resident at the time of [...] More

Stony Wold N1 Herbert Fund Direct Service Grants
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Direct Service Grants provide financial assistance to students with respiratory ailments and are intending to help complete their education and become self-sustaining, independent members of the community. Grants are available to any student with a pulmonary problem who lives or goes to school in the greater New York City area (within a 50 mile radius), is at least 16 years old, can demonstrate [...] More

Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour Magazine
Application Deadlines: January 30, Annually
The Ruth Whitney scholarship is awarded to a college student who has had some experience in writing, reporting or design and who has a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism or publishing. Eligibility: - High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these states, and will graduate in the summer. - College undergraduate students who [...] More

The Silver Shield Foundation
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The Silver Shield Foundation reaches out to every family in New York City and the surrounding area that has lost a mother or father in the line of duty. The Foundation ensures that the death of a parent does not mean the end of educational opportunity. The Foundation begins its work as soon as notice is received of a death in the line of duty. A Foundation Family Enrollment Form is sent to the [...] More

Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
The Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is pleased to announce this year's Margaret R. Brewster Scholarship Program. Five non-renewable $2,000 scholarships will be distributed to eligible female high school seniors within the Twin Tiers region who plan to major in an ABET-accredited engineering or computer science program during the upcoming academic year. Selection is based on merit, [...] More

Virginia Smith Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Virginia Smith Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior who demonstrates academic potential and merits the respect and support of fellow students and teachers, has earned recognition through good citizenship during school and/or personal service to the community in which they live, and clearly needs financial support in order to attain objectives through higher [...] More

ASTA Alexander Harris Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Alexander Harris Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States - Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study - Enrolled at a college or university in the United States - Cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or greater on a U.S. [...] More

NTA New York Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA New York Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Citizen or permanent resident of the United States - Permanent resident of New York - Full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study - Enrolled at a college or university in the United States - Cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA), or [...] More

Write A Play! New York City Playwriting Contest
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
WRITE A PLAY! NYC, the New York City School Playwriting Contest, is open to all NYC students. Plays are judged in three categories: elementary, middle, and high school. All entrants receive a Certificate of Merit, a written evaluation of the play and an invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony. Plays must be submitted by students, not teachers. There are no restrictions on length, style, or [...] More

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