Ascend Educational Fund is a 501c3 nonprofit built to enable students of exceptional promise to reach their full potential through higher education. The Ascend Educational Fund is a group of professionals dedicated to providing educational scholarships and mentorship to help their community reach its full potential and fulfill its promise. Their mission is straightforward– to enable and encourage higher education and professional achievement for the immigrant community. Throughout their generosity, the Ascend Educational Fund offers financial aid.
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.