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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! 

NYSBWA College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who reside and plan to attend a college/university in New York state. Students must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher and plan to major in hospitality and tourism management.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 01

The Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship

This award is for Jewish undergraduate or graduate students attending an institute of higher learning approved by UJA-Federation. Applicants must be international students with no U.S. citizenship. Each year approximately $1 million is awarded to students in the New York City region. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 01

R. Marlin Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition for Planning Students

This writing competition is open to U.S. graduate students pursuing a career in planning. The applicant must attend a school listed in the ‘Guide to Graduate Education in Urban and Regional Planning.’

Total: $2500

Awards: 3

Deadline: June 07

Levin-Goffe Scholarship

This scholarship is for LGBTQI students who are not citizens nor permanent residents of the United States and who reside and attend school in New York City. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher, and must have completed at least one full academic year.

Total: $25000

Awards: 2

Deadline: June 07

NY Military Service Recognition Scholarship (MSRS) – Military Members

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who, at any time on or after Aug. 2, 1990, while New York State residents, died or became severely and permanently disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities. Students must be attending or planning to attend an eligible postsecondary institution in New York.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 30

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

Alpha Delta Phi Seward Scholarship

This scholarship is available for currently enrolled undergradute students who are members of the Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity or the Alpha Delta Phi Society. Students must attend a college with a chapter of one of the eligible organizations.

Total: $750

Awards: 3

Deadline: July 08

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

ISNetworld Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Priority will be given to students living in OK, TX, NM, LA or AK. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000

Awards: 3

Deadline: December 01

AH&LEF Annual Scholarship Grant Program

This scholarship program is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are enrolled full time in a hospitality management degree-granting program. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (with the exception of the Conrad Hilton Fund, which accepts students with grade point averages of 2.0 or higher).

Total: $6000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 15

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