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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.

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2020

This scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit creative, original responses to the scholarship question, using the online application form.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2020

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
2020

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
2020

Unigo Fifth Month Scholarship 2020

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
2020

Unigo Do-Over Scholarship 2020

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:  June 30
2020

NY Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarships

This award is for U.S. students who are children, spouses and financial dependents of individuals killed as a direct result of the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 in Clarence, New York on February 12, 2009. Students must be attending or planning to attend an eligible postsecondary institution in New York.

Total: $22487 Awards:  23
Deadline:  June 30
2020

NY Part-time TAP Program

This award is available to New York resident undergraduate students who are enrolled part-time at 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: $4735 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  June 30
2020

New York State Scholarship for Academic Excellence

This award is available to New York high school seniors who are planning to study in an approved undergraduate program of study in a New York State postsecondary institution. The student must demonstrate outstanding academic achievements and be ranked among in the top percentiles of the graduating high school class.

Total: $1500 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  June 30
2020

NYS Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are children, spouses and financial dependents of deceased firefighters, volunteer firefighters, police officers, peace officers*, and emergency medical service workers who have died as the result of injuries sustained in the line of duty in service to the State of New York. Students must be attending or planning to attend an eligible postsecondary institution in New York.

Total: $22483 Awards:  70
Deadline:  June 30
2020

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: $5165 Awards:  397000
Deadline:  June 30
2020

Unigo Flavor of the Month Scholarship 2020

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 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2020

Excelsior Scholarship Program

The Excelsior Scholarship Program is available for New York State residents who have an adjusted gross household income of $125,000 or less. Applicants must attend an undergraduate program at a SUNY or CUNY college and must enroll full time.

Total: $5500 Awards:  22000
Deadline:  August 15
2020