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.

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.

Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Royal Business Bank | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
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.

Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Live Out Loud
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQ and are from the Tri-State area (New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey).

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to migrant farmworkers and children of migrant farmworkers in the State of New York. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who have come from Mexico and students who have been classified as homeless.

Justin Veatch Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Justin Veatch Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to further their study in music who are from the greater Yorktown, New York area.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
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.

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

Kaplan Lawyers PC Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaplan Lawyers PC
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be entering college in the fall and are current residents of the greater New York City area or Long Island, NY. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: Renee B. Fisher Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Graphic Communications Scholarship
Sponsor: Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to New York City metro area high school seniors and current college students who have taken Graphics Communications/Arts courses and have a demonstrated interest in Graphic Communications/Graphics Arts and plan to major in a discipline leading to a career in the field.

Coors Light – Climb On Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

Miller Lite – Brewed to be Bright Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

PAHS Book Award Scholarship
Sponsor: Port Authority Hispanic Society (PAHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on someone they admire, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation, and a resume.

Global First Responders Scholarship
Sponsor: First Responders Children’s Foundation
Amount: $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to children of law enforcement officers or firefighters who either died or became permanent disabled in the line of duty who is a graduating high school senior/incoming college freshmen. Preference for this award will be given to an eligible student who is from or resides and attends school in the New York Tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT).

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