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    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements, be enrolled for at least 3 but less than 12 semester hours per semester or at least 4 but less than 8 semester hours per quarter in an eligible undergraduate program, be New York State residents and be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens. Tuition charges must exceed $100 per year, and once payments begin, students must maintain a C average.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$2,500
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.
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Deadline
May 1
Amount
$1,000-$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Gravure Education Foundation
    1200-A Scottsville Road
    Rochester, NY 14624
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a GEF Learning Resource Center at Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Students must major in printing, graphic arts or graphic communications and be a sophomore, junior or senior at the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$500
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Deadline
March 3
Amount
$4,700
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
    6 Tower Place
    Albany, NY 12203
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of Circle K clubs at New York colleges who are in good standing with the club and their schools. They must have an exceptional community service record and be enrolled in college full-time.
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Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend post-secondary institutions in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) or New York state and be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field.
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Deadline
March 1
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Amount
$10,000 stipend and tuition assistance
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
    University at Albany, SUNY
    135 Western Avenue
    Draper Hall 302
    Albany, NY 12222
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university in New York and have completed at least 12 credits before applying but not be scheduled to graduate before the internship. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in improving the status of women and underrepresented populations.
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April 15
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
    27 Lackawanna Avenue
    Mt. Morris, NY 14510
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have past or present eligibility for Migrant Education services in New York State. Preference is given to seniors in New York State high schools and high school seniors outside the state who have a history of movement to New York State, but college students are also considered. Applicants must be accepted at a post-secondary institution of higher learning, preferably in New York State. Financial need is required.
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Deadline
May 1
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Gravure Education Foundation
    1200-A Scottsville Road
    Rochester, NY 14624
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at one of the following GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Description
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Deadline
December 1
Amount
$5,000
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Deadline
February 15
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Jimmy Rane Foundation
    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
    27 Lackawanna Avenue
    Mt. Morris, NY 14510
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be migrants who are high school seniors and have plans to attend a post-secondary institution or other advanced training. Applicants must also have a history of migration to and/or within New York State. Recipients are selected on the basis of demonstrated commitment to educational goals, participation in school/MEOP-related activities, participation in community-related activities, demonstration of good citizenship qualities, presentation of high mobility and the overcoming of unusual odds or need.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama or the Persian Gulf. Students must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and New York State residents.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Recipients must agree to work for at least five years after graduation as a secondary school science or math teacher in the state of New York.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to full tuition plus room and board
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students, and they may attend any public or private school in the state of New York.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$1,000-$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
    1 Davis Drive
    Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and undergraduates working towards a degree within the textiles arena. They must be attending a college with a student chapter of AATCC in New England, New York or New Jersey. Specific institutions include Buffalo State University, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and the University of Rhode Island. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and work experience/history. Students may apply directly or be nominated by a university department head.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to full tuition plus living expenses
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    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Military personnel must have been injured on or after August 2, 1990, and they must have been New York state residents at the time of the injury.
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 31, first 75 applicants only
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Carolina Rice
    c/o Riviana Foods Inc.
    P.O. Box 2636
    Houston, TX 77252
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors and must submit essays on how a college education will help them achieve their goals. The essay may be in English or Spanish.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama or the Persian Gulf. Students must be high school seniors and be New York State residents and U.S. citizens.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama or the Persian Gulf. Students must be high school seniors and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 8
Amount
$2,000-$6,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of New York
    112 State Street, Suite 1300
    Albany, NY 12207
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs

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  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New York state residents or must attend school in the state of New York and must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program that is related to agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business. They must be attending or planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution and must be active in local fairs. Selection is based on fair participation, leadership, citizenship and essay.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York Society of Physician Assistants
    251 New Karner Road
    Suite 10A
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be NYSSPA members who are currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant degree program in the state of New York. They must be in the professional phase of their degree program. Previous NYSSPA Scholarship winners, NYSSPA board members and NYSSPA committee chairs are ineligible. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and professional activities.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$500-$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State USBC
    55 Edgewood Drive
    Batavia, NY 14020
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of a New York State USBC Youth certified league and be high school seniors. Selection includes academic and extracurricular achievement.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$250-$750
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State USBC
    55 Edgewood Drive
    Batavia, NY 14020
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must demonstrate sportsmanship, commitment and leadership.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
January 31
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Radio Relay League Foundation
    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an amateur radio license of Technician Class or higher. Students must have at least a 3.2 GPA, and preference will be given to graduating high school seniors.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Tourism Cares
    275 Turnpike Street
    Suite 307
    Canton, MA 02021
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be permanent residents of New York and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in the state. They must be entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program. By May of the application year, they must have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    NYC College Line
    16 Court Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11241
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 24, be U.S. citizens or have lawful immigration status and be currently enrolled in college or plan to enroll in the fall semester. A video of up to three minutes on the topic provided is required.
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    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts, World War I or II or as a Merchant Seaman during World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.
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Deadline
February 10
Amount
$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York Water Environment Association Inc.
    525 Plum Street
    Suite 102
    Syracuse, NY 13204
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
Varies
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Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants may attend the State University of New York, the City University of New York or any other public New York school. Students must be enrolled in 6-12 credits per semester, and they must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicants must have earned 12 credits per semester in at least two consecutive prior semesters. Students must demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
February 6
Amount
$500-$10,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Random House Inc. Creative Writing Competition
    c/o Scholarship America
    One Scholarship Way
    St. Peter, MN 56082
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be seniors in a New York City Public High School who are 21 years old or younger and must not have family members employed by Bertelsmann or its subsidiaries. Students must submit a literary composition. Possible formats include poetry/spoken word, fiction/drama or personal essay/memoir. College essays, book reports, myths and legends will not be accepted. Foreign language submissions are not allowed, and all work must not have been previously published or awarded.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
March 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great grand-children of Armed Forces veterans who served in World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama or the Persian Gulf. Students must be high school seniors and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New York residents who are high school seniors, plan to study at an eligible undergraduate program in New York State and are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens. Selection is based on grades in Regents exams.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 15
Amount
Up to $20,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted into a graduate nursing program at an approved college or university in New York. Students must also agree to four years of service as nursing faculty in the state.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 30
Amount
Up to $5,165
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Deadline
June 30
Amount
Up to $5,895
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be veterans from New York State who have been honorably discharged and served in Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975, the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990 or Afghanistan on or after September 11, 2001. Applicants must also have applied for the Tuition Assistant Program if studying full-time, and the Federal Pell Grant whether studying full-time or part-time, unless enrolled in a vocational training program.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
May 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Gravure Education Foundation
    1200-A Scottsville Road
    Rochester, NY 14624
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at one of the GEF Learning Resource Centers: Arizona State University, California Polytechnic State University, Clemson University, Murray State, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin - Stout or Western Michigan University.
  • Description
  • How to apply
Deadline
June 30
Amount
Up to full tuition plus room and board
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students. Students must attend school in the state of New York, but they may be residents of any state or country.
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