Kids’ Chance of New York is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created with the purpose to provide scholarships for college and vocational education to children of New York workers who have been fatally or seriously injured in a work-related accident, resulting in financial need. Scholarship awards vary and depend largely on the needs and educational expenses of the student. Scholarships may cover tuition, books, supplies, housing, meals and other expenses not covered by other grants and/or Scholarships. Scholarships are paid directly to the educational institution.
The Kids’ Chance of New York scholarship is intended to assist in obtaining a vocational, college, or post-graduate education for financially needy, qualified, and deserving students. Students must have had a parent or guardian who has suffered a serious or fatal accidental injury or occupational disease while working for a New York employer. Applicants must be 16-25.