Scholarships in New York

Provost Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 3.75 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32).

Academic Council Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27).

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (composite ACT score of 25).

Believe and Achieve Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or GED recipient who plans to enroll as a full-time undergraduate at a two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school. Minimum 3.0 GPA and residence within a 30-mile radius of a Cumberland Farms retail location required. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a United States citizen of Polish descent or Polish citizen with permanent residency status in the United States who is a member in good standing of the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Lodge #1903. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

A.A.R.P. Jamestown Chapter #334 Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is an Honors student with financial need. Applicant must be from one of the following high schools: Chautauqua Lake, Falconer, Frewsburg, Jamestown, Maple Grove, Panama, or Southwestern.

TELACU Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a first generation college student from a low-income family in California, Texas, Illinois, or New York. California applicants must be a permanent resident of an underserved community within the counties of Los Angeles, Orange or San Bernardino, such as East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Huntington Park, City of Los Angeles, Montebello, Ontario, Pico Rivera, Pomona, South Gate, Santa Ana, and San Bernardino. Texas applicants must be a permanent resident of San Antonio or Austin. Illinois applicants must be a permanent resident of Greater Chicagoland Area. New York applicants must be a permanent resident of the state of New York. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need based on FAFSA required.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: 15th of each month

Applicant must be a high school senior or full-time current college student who is a permanent resident of New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and is an active member of their local church (college students who attend school away from their home will be evaluated on an individual basis). Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Awarded on a monthly basis with a deadline of the 15th of each month.

Brad's Deals Scholarship Competition

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and high school senior or undergraduate student who is 18 years of age or older. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required. Not open to residents of Rhode Island or Tennessee.

President's Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $17,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Founders' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $11,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Deans' Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $9,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Centurium Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Utah. Applicant is automatically considered with application for admission.

Victoria Ovis Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. Must be a U.S. citizen, grow up or currently reside in New York, and maintain a 2.7 GPA at a college/university in the U.S. Awards are based on financial need, demonstrated leadership, athletic excellence, and volunteerism. Preference given to those majoring in criminology or pre-law.

Susan Brokaw Kimmons Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a fifth-year Occupational Therapy student. Preference given to those who have demonstrated an interest in hand therapy.

NYCDA 4-day National Summer Workshop Scholarship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: July 2

Applicant must be a dancer who is registered to attend the NYCDA four-day Summer Workshop and who has recently completed their junior or senior year in high school. Audition and personal essay required.

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 17

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a New York City high school who is a NYC resident that has been accepted to one of the following colleges: Barnard College, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, Columbia University, Fordham University (Lincoln Center campus, Rosehill campus), Long Island University (Brooklyn campus), New York University, Pace University (Manhattan campus), Polytechnic Institute of New York University, St. Francis College, or St. John's University. Three essays and recommendations required. Financial need and community involvement must be demonstrated. Life science or fine art majors are excluded from this scholarship.

The New York Times College Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 27

Applicant must be a New York City high school senior who is in the top ten percent of their graduating class and who has overcome great hardship.

  • New York
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Presidential Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a student in the top 15% of the Manhattan College applicant pool.

  • Riverdale
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Dean's Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be in the top 25% of the Manhattan College applicant pool and must have demonstrated outstanding extracurricular accomplishments throughout high school.

  • Riverdale
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Chancellor's Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate high academic performance, leadership ability, volunteer and community service work, and extracurricular involvement.

Lasallian Leadership Award

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have attended a Lasallian high school and demonstrated leadership in the community and high school. Essay, interview, and letter of recommendation from a member of applicant's Lasallian institution required.

Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate exceptional ability in the area of instrumental or vocal music and must be able to read music. Live audition and experience in choir, orchestral, band, or chamber music settings required.

Quadrangle Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must have experience working for high school's newspaper, yearbook, or literary magazine and wish to continue that interest at Manhattan College by writing for, editing, producing, and managing The Quadrangle.

  • New York
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

New York City Bilingual Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 9

Applicant must be bilingual and accepted into the Manhattan College graduate Education program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Mayor's Graduate Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a full-time NYC government employee who is accepted into the graduate Education program at Manhattan College. Letter expressing interest in scholarship required.

Edmund Rice Graduate Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a graduate student at Iona College with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

Graduate Center Merit-Based Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Graduate School. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Graduate Center Need-Based Fund

Award: -, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be a NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Graduate School student who has demonstrated financial need.

Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an incoming full-time doctoral student with a distinguished record.