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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 Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved MLS/MLIS program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 01

ASME Metropolitan Section John Rice Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. and international students studying mechanical engineering at select colleges in the New York City metro area. The award recipient will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, character, integrity, leadership, and potential contribution to the mechanical engineering profession.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 03

James G. Pulos Memorial Scholarship

This award is for full-time graduate and undergraduate students involved in the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) or of Greek heritage. Applicants must major in engineering, medical studies, or nursing and must be a resident of Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Deleware, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, or Washington, D.C..

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31

Dennis Schoepp Memorial Scholarship

Montana residents who are enrolled in, or accepted into, a mortuary science program at an ABFSE-accredited school for the upcoming fall semester are eligible for this award. Students may enroll part time or full time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31

Robert Apicella Good Samaritan Migrant Scholarship

This award is available for a migrant farmworker senior high school student from New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

Margaret Raley New York State Migrant Student Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who are migrant farmworkers with a history of migration to and/or within New York State are eligible for this award.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship

This award is available to current high school seniors who show recent history of movement to and from New York for agricultural employment. Applications are available by contacting the Geneseo Migrant Center.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  April 01

University of Nebraska at Lincoln International Baccalaureate George Beadle Scholarship

U.S. students who are not residents of Nebraska and plan to receive an IB diploma are eligible for this award. Students must have an ACT/SAT score of 25/1130 or higher.

Total: $14500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  May 01

Captain Simpson Education Scholarship

Applicant must be an educator within the New York City School Districts particularly serving underprivileged students of color . The applicant must a be a dependent of a military personnel and college graduate . The individual should have obtain military teaching experience from instructing students within military bases or installations in New York City .

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 11

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: $7000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  May 15

Alfred State College International Merit Scholarship

This award is for international students who meet two of the following four criteria: a 3.0 grade point average or higher; a combined SAT score of 1100 or higher; a TOEFL score of 195 or higher; a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing. The student must plan to attend Alfred State College in New York.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 15

Fifth Month Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 31