2020 New York County Scholarships
New York County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 33% of New York County residents in New York over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 15% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.
It’s clear that New York County residents in New York will continue to need help paying for college. 28,690 men and 28,217 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 36,676 men 51,494 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to New York County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. New York County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to New York County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for New York County residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for New York County residents?
There are 389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 available to New York County residents. You can easily browse through all 389 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for college students in New York County?
389 scholarships worth $892,955.00 are available for college students in New York County. In addition, we encourage current college students in New York County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in New York for more options.
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in New York County?
389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 are available for high school seniors in New York County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of New York County to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for New York County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to New York County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
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NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Applicant must be enrolled full time in a New York state school or college, be a New York resident at the start of the term for which payment is requested, and be the child of a veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national...Learn More
Memorial Scholarship for Families of Deceased Police Officers, Firefighters, Peace Officers, and Emergency Medical Service Workers
Applicant must be the child or spouse of a New York police officer, firefighter, or peace officer and a New York resident attending a New York school at the start of the term for which payment is requested. Parent must have died as a result of injury sustained in the line...Learn More
John C. Robbins Scholarship
Applicant must have a major that is considered beneficial to the New York State water works. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extracurricular activities.Learn More
State Aid to Native Americans
Applicant must be on an official tribal roll of a New York tribe or the child of an enrolled member, be a New York resident, maintain good academic standing, and be enrolled in an approved post-secondary program in New York. Awards are made to all eligible applicants. Pro-rated awards are available...Learn More
Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...Learn More
Veterans Tuition Award
Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in a New York degree-granting institution or vocational school and must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces in Indochina between January 1, 1963 and May 7, 1975 (dishonorable discharge not eligible). Applicant must have resided in New York on April 20, 1984...Learn More
Oratorical Contest Scholarship
Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must compete at local, county, district, and zone levels, the five finalists may compete for this award.Learn More
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More