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.

CAA Scholars Program
Sponsor: CAA Foundation | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 24, 2020
Description: Program is open to incoming freshman from the greater Nashville, great Los Angeles, and New York metro areas, with preference given to students planning to pursue careers in the entertainment or sports industries. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Turn 2 Foundation/Sharlee Jeter Scholarship
Sponsor: Turn 2 Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen who have completed the Jeter’s Leaders Program in Kalamazoo, Michigan or New York and are enrolled as a full-time college freshman at a HBCU institution.

NEWH | New York Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | New York Chapter
Amount: At least $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Connecticut, New York, Northern New Jersey or Rhode Island. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 6, 2020
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern California, Phoenix, or Washington, DC areas.

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.

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