Ascend Educational Fund Scholarships

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Amount
Awarded

$20,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Ascend Educational Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a graduating senior at a high school in the five boroughs of New York City.
  2. Must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in the upcoming academic year.
  3. Must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities. Regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status.

Application requirements for the Ascend Educational Fund Scholarships are:

  • Essay
  • Interview
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript.
Additional Information: To be eligible you must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States. You must also be a graduating senior at a high school in the five boroughs of New York City. As well you must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in 2019-2020. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community. A committee will review applications and select a group of finalists for interviews.

Award Amount: The grant value ranges from $2,500 to $20,000. Awards are renewable if abide by the terms (E.g. maintain a 2.5 GPA)  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $20,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Applicants need to complete and sign an application form as well as furnish other materials. These include an official high school transcript, copy of ACT/SAT scores, two letters of recommendation and two essays.
Contact: Ascend Educational Fund Scholarships
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