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.

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: June 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree who are enrolled at a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the Northeastern region of the U.S.

CFA Institute 11 September Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: CFA Institute
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who were dependent children, spouses or domestic partners on September 11, 2001 of those person who died or were permanently disabled as a direct result of the September 11th attacks. Applicant must be planning to enroll or already enrolled in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university and studying finance, economics, accounting, or business ethics.

Little Bird Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants
Sponsor: Stonewall Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $18,000
Closing Date: June 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate rising juniors and seniors who are both LGBTQ or intersex and undocumented immigrants, including refugees and individuals seeking or granted asylum. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City.

Pepsico Foundation-UNCF Bronx Women’s Initiative
Sponsor: Pepsico Foundation – UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors and current undergraduate students from the Bronx who have at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must have a demonstrated, unmet financial need and be actively involved in community service.

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.

Miller Lite – National Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Miller Lite
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who attend a HACU-member institution within the following areas: Colorado, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, California, Miami, Florida, Chicago, Illinois, New York, New York, or Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or DACA recipient, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

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.

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