New York Scholarships

Scholarships for students New York. Some scholarships specifically open to New York students, and others give preference to students in New York.

Brother James Kearney Scholarship Program for the Blind
Sponsor: Lavelle Fund For the Blind, Inc.
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: No Deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are either legally blind or so severely visually impaired that a Lavelle-sponsored vision assessment expert confirms that the student would need special support services to succeed in college. Applicant must be studying at one of 11 participating colleges in the New York City area.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Justin Veatch Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Justin Veatch Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to further their study in music who live within a 40-mile radius of Yorktown Heights, NY.

NYFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Financial Writers’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate journalism students in the tri-state New York area who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Missions System
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of specific areas in California, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Ohio, and Virginia. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college or university in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics, or physics program.

Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Royal Business Bank | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 25, 2020extended to April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in New York City area (New York County, King County, Queens County, or Richmond County), Southern California (Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County) or Nevada (Clark County). Applicant must be planning on attending a California, Nevada, or New York college, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have a household income at or below the County Low Income Level.

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are disabled, including but not limited to physical disabilities (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological handicaps (autism, post-traumatic stress, etc.). Applicant must reside in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: Renee B. Fisher Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as any person entering an undergraduate degree program in the fall after the application deadline. Applicant must be a Connecticut or New York City metropolitan area resident planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States, or a resident of any part of the U.S. planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education in Connecticut or New York City.

Robert J. Frankel Scholarship
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a college or university in California or New York state pursuing any field of study, whose family is employed in the Thoroughbred industry.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

New York Ramblers Scholarship
Sponsor: New York Ramblers Soccer
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are athletes and self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex person OR a demonstrated and committed ally.

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