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Start spreading the news — scholarships for New York residents can help students pay for college! If you’re a New York student, you may qualify for these scholarships based on your home location or where you plan to attend college. Home to icons like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Niagara Falls, and Wall Street, New York is also where you can find dream schools, such as: New York University (NYU), Columbia University, Cornell University, Syracuse University (SU), and the United States Military Academy. If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of New York, take a bite out of the “apple” with these state-specific awards. Check out our directory of scholarships for students in New York, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Jose Rivera-Alers Scholarship

Business majors are encouraged to apply.

Total: $5000

Awards: 4


Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $5000

Awards: 12

Deadline: May 31

Alfred State College International Excellence Scholarship

This award is for international students with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher plan to attend Alfred State College in New York. The student must have an SAT score (reading/math) of 1270 or higher, or a computer-based TOEFL exam score of 213 or higher.

Total: $28000

Awards: 4

Deadline: May 15

College Success Program

The TELACU Education Foundation combines important financial assistance with highly effective programs that aim to ensure students’ academic success. It was originally set up to revitalize urban, underserved areas throughout the US. The College Success Program is funded by TELACU and their partner businesses, colleges, universities, nonprofits and private donors. Historically, about 75% of TELACU Scholars earn degrees in a STEM-related or Business discipline. They have also awarded scholarships to nearly 400 first-generation Latinx college students from underserved communities in California, Illinois, Texas, and New York. Applicants entering college as first-year students are eligible to apply for an Award that can be renewed for up to four years.

Total: $11000

Awards: 500


NY Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

This award is available to New York resident undergraduate students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution in New York. Students must demonstrate financial need and must meet the income and asset limits set by the NY State commission.

Total: $2500

Awards: 397000

Deadline: June 30

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