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Ascend Educational Fund
The program provides two and four-year college scholarships for immigrant students and students born to immigrant parents in NYC.

Academic Competitiveness Grant
For first-year and second-year college students who graduated from high school.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
For minority students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
For students who demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and academia.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship
Available for high school seniors of Pan-African heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean) that reside in Queens. Deadline to apply this year is Feb 15, 2019.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarship
Available to junior, senior and graduate students who will take full-time copy editing jobs or internships.

AORN Foundation Scholarship
For students studying to be nurses and perioperative nurses pursuing undergrad and grad degrees.

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
For students who indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.

AWG Minority Scholarship For Women
Encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences.

AXA Achievements Scholarship
Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students – one from each state.


The Banyan College Scholarship
Open to high school seniors who identify as South Asian Americans and live in NYC. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on financial and academic eligibility.

Beacon Partners Healthcare IT Scholarships
Awarded to a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the IT Healthcare field.

Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation
Founded to support the educational endeavors of undocumented people.

Best Buy Scholarship
For students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate program upon high school graduation.

BP Scholarships
Candidates must be current high school seniors planning to enroll as full-time students (12 semester hours or more) in an accredited two or four-year college or university in the U.S. Awards will be based on the information provided on the application, the personal statement, academic performance, extracurricular activities, work experience, individual goals and demonstrated financial need.

Burger King Scholars Program
For high school seniors who have part-time jobs and excel academically in school.


CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Developed to as sist minority and disabled students, but open to all who meet the requirements.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Four-year achievement-based scholarships given to 250 high school seniors each year.


Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Recognizes and awards the extraordinary who excel in math, science, and technology.

CORE Que Llueva Café Scholarship
$500 to help undocumented students continue on their academic path.

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Need-based scholarships for college students are part of the progressive movement in their

Dell Scholars Program
For students who demonstrate a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals.

Development Fund For Black Students in Science and Technology
For students studying science or technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Discovery Scholarship
Annual scholarship for high school juniors to support continued education and training beyond high school.

The Dream.US
Open to students with DACA and TPS. The National Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. The Opportunity Scholarship is for students who live in locked-out states where they cannot get in-state tuition.


Ed Bradley/ Ken Kashiwahara Scholarships
Open to full-time students who are pursuing careers in radio and television news.

EMPOWER Scholarship Award
Designed to increase diversity in the medical rehabilitation field by awarding students of color

ESA Foundation Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program
For minority and female students majoring in a field related to computer and video game arts.

HBCU Study Abroad Scholarship
Provides travel opportunities for students of color who are traditionally under-represented in
such programs.


Fulbright Scholar Program
Sends faculty and professionals abroad each year to lecture and conduct research.

Future Engineers Scholarship Program
For students pursuing a career in engineering who shows outstanding academic performance.


Gates Millennium Scholarship
Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; established to help low income minority students.

Go On Girl Book Club Scholarship
Supports authors of the Black African Diaspora who want to write their way to college money.

Google Anita Borg Scholarship
For women who excel in computing and technology, and are active role models and leaders.


Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship
For African American women who have a minimum C average, and can demonstrate financial need.


Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Provides fellowships to students who excel in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Javits-Frasier Teacher Scholarship Fund
To increase diverse students’ access to talent development opportunities through teacher training.

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
For low-income women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves and their community.

Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
For cosmetology and barber school students who can demonstrate a financial need.


KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program
For college-bound students who can demonstrate financial need, and have a GPA of at least 2.75.


Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest
A writing contest pertaining to the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.


Merit-Based Scholarship – $4000
Through the Boule’ Foundation in conjunction with the United Negro College Fund for students of African American descent.

McKesson Pharmacy Scholarship
Designed to assist pharmacy students who plan to continue their education.

MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship
Awarding $5,000 scholarships to international students at partnering universities.


National Achievement Scholarship
Established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding African American high school students.

National Black Police Association Scholarships
For students pursuing careers in law enforcement, criminal justice, and other related areas.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship
For students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are pursuing science and health-related research.

National SMART Grant
Available to full-time students who are majoring in science, math ,technology, engineering, and more.

NYRR Run for the Future
A seven-week scholarship program that teaches 11th-grade girls how to run and awards them a $2,000 college scholarship at the end of the program.

New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) Scholarship
The New York (i.e. Manhattan) Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) is awarding a monetary “Scholar Award” to a high school senior who either is a resident of Manhattan or goes to school in Manhattan, and who also intends to study engineering in college.


Omega Psi Phi Fraternity (NU Omricon Chapter) College Scholarship
The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity is looking to give scholarships to graduating seniors. The deadline is April 19, 2019.


Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Open to 9th-12th grade students who have been actively involved in a volunteer effort that has positively impacted race relations in his or her school or community in the past year.

PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships
Established for students in the field of project management or a project management related field.


Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Seeks to recognize outstanding young people who are promoting American values on college campuses.


Senator Savino College Scholarship
The 2019 Senator Savino College Scholarship is offering two Academic and two Athletic Scholarships are offered in the amount of $3,500 each.

Siler & Ingber, LLP
The attorneys at Siler & Ingber, LLP have partnered with the Rabinowitz Family Foundation to offer two $5,000 scholarships to New York High School students. Entries must be submitted by email by May 31, 2019.

The 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering up to $11,000 worth of scholarships by random drawing to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.


Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships
For first-generation students majoring in business, finance, science, engineering, and more.

Tri-Delta Scholarships
For students who excel in chapter and campus involvement, community service, academics, and more.

Tylenol Scholarship
For students pursuing a career in health care who can demonstrate leadership and academic qualities.


United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Administers 400 different scholarship programs so low-income families can afford college, tuition, and books.

UNCF Stem Scholars Program
Enabling highly capable young people to pursue undergraduate STEM majors at historically black colleges and universities.

U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship
For high school seniors planning to enroll or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors already enrolled.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
For students seeking a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related majors.


Vanguard Minority Scholarship Program
Provides merit-based scholarships to minority students studying business, finance, economics, and more.


Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship
The Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship is awarding a two-year scholarship of $10,000 per year to supplement tuition and related costs for New York public high school students accepted to NAAB-accredited schools of architecture in the US.

William B. Ruggles Right To Work Journalism Scholarship
Available to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in journalism or a related field.

Writer’s Digest Annual Short Story Competition
Contest for writers who can compose the best fictional short story, written in 1,500 words or less.


Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
For academic high-achievers in science, engineering, and information technology.