New York Scholarships

Community Service Scholarships

Preparing for college is an exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming undertaking, especially for students graduating during a pandemic.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
50 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 10
Winner announcement
July 2022

Study.com September Scholarships

The Study.com September Scholarships offer 30 students in any field of study from the United States or 25 specific states a $500 scholarship each to pursue their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
September 1
Winner announcement
December

Edna Blum Scholarship for NY Residents

Students from one of the five boroughs of New York City are awarded up to $5,000, depending on their financial needs, to attend any institution in the United States.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
November 3
Winner announcement
November 2022

Greenhouse Scholars Program

The program awards high-achieving high school seniors in Georgia, Colorado, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina with scholarships for their undergraduate studies. The award is renewable for four years.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
39 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
November 5
Winner announcement
April 19

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship

The Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship is available to students from Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina who need financial support to pursue a course of study.

Amount
$5,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
34 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
November 5
Winner announcement
April 19, 2023

ASHRAE Region I Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Setty Family Foundation Scholarship awards a $3,000 scholarship, annually, to an undergraduate student studying mechanical or architectural engineering at a post-secondary educational institution within ASHRAE Region I.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

UNCF Ivy Beauty (NY/NJ) Scholarship

UNCF, in partnership with Ivy Enterprises, is awarding five African American freshmen and sophomore students in colleges in New York or New Jersey $2,000 scholarships each.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 9
Winner announcement
January/February 2023

New York Section One AWWA Operator Scholarship

The $1,000 scholarship is offered to a student either enrolled in a two- or four-year degree related to the water operator profession or is currently a water or wastewater operator.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

UNCF Social Justice Scholarship

The UNCF Social Justice Scholarship offers a $5,000 scholarship to 10 African American college juniors and seniors in any field of study. Applicants must be committed to social justice.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
January 20

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship offers need-based scholarships of between $500 and $5,000 to graduating high school seniors or students currently enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S.

Amount
$500–$5,000
Scholarships awarded
48 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7
Winner announcement
April 2023

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fellowships

The NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fellowships offers a total of $6,000 to four recipient female postgraduate students.

Amount
$1,000–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April 2023

NYSAWWA Board of Governors Past Chairs’ Legacy Scholarship

The NYSAWWA Board of Governors Past Chairs' Legacy Scholarship awards $2,000 to an undergraduate student enrolled in a full-time four-year degree with subjects related to water science and engineering.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NYSAWWA High School Senior Scholarship

The scholarship offers a $1,000 award to high school seniors and/or college freshmen enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a water industry or an environmental degree.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 1

NYFWA Scholarships

The New York Financial Writers' Association (NYFWA) Scholarship offers a $2,500 scholarship to five enrolled undergraduate or graduate journalism students, each, in the tri-state New York.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 15
Winner announcement
May 2022

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship

The Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship offers twenty $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
April 30

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

High school juniors and seniors and college freshmen are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Amount
$4,000–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
8 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 3

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award program offers 185 $1,500 flight e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel away from home to study.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
185 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 15
Winner announcement
July 8, 2023

NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship

The NYSSCPA Excellence in Accounting Scholarship program offers awards of $2,500 to 30 college juniors or senior students majoring in accounting at New York-based colleges or universities.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 5