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Start spreading the news — New York scholarships for NY 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. New York is 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 today! 

Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship

This award is available for students who are legal residents of the state of New York and who plan to attend one of the following colleges/universities in the state of New York: Barnard College, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, Columbia University, Fordham University, Long Island University (Brooklyn campus), New York University, Pace University, Polytechnic University, St. Francis College, or St. John’s University.

Total: $77530

Awards: 10

Deadline: February 28

Alfred State College Presidential Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend Alfred State College in New York. The student must have a high school average of 90 (GPA 3.5) or higher through his/her junior year and must have a SAT score of 1270 SAT or ACT score of 26 or higher.

Total: $26600

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

We the People Magazine Scholarship

The We the People Magazine Scholarship is available for immigrants and first-generation Americans who reside in the New York City area.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students currently enrolled in a foodservice-related program at a participating college are eligible for this award. Students must enroll in nine or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $4250

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 15

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: $1250

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 31

NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

College juniors or seniors who are residents of New York attending a New York state college or university are eligible for this award. Students must be majoring in accounting and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1875

Awards: 69

Deadline: April 08

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

U.S. high school juniors and seniors and college freshmen who are either residents of Connecticut or New York City or enrolled or planning to enroll in a Connecticut or New York City institution are eligible for this award. Students must have come up with creative solutions to problems faced by their schools, communities, or families, or who have solved artistic, scientific or technical problems in distinctive ways.

Total: $12000

Awards: 8

Deadline: May 01

Kaplan Leadership Program

This award is available for U.S. students in the New York area who are members of an underserved or underrepresented population and enrolled in or planning to enroll in an associate’s degree program with the intention of transferring to a bachelor’s program immediately upon completion of associate’s degree. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, enroll full time, and receive federal or state financial aid.

Total: $43000

Awards: 7

Deadline: May 06

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

Anne Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are studying journalism, marketing/communications, or healthcare administration. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated community service and leadership.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 17

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