2022 Kings County Scholarships

Kings County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 17% of Kings County residents in New York over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 48% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Kings County residents in New York will continue to need help paying for college. 76,832 men and 76,824 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 61,307 men 80,725 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 Kings County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Kings County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Kings 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 Kings County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Kings County residents?

There are 389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 available to Kings County residents. You can easily browse through all 389 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Kings County?

389 scholarships worth $892,955.00 are available for college students in Kings County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Kings County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Kings for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Kings County?

389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 are available for high school seniors in Kings 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 Kings 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 Kings County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Kings County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Sponsor:
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
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...
Deadline:
June 30
$450.00
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Memorial Scholarship for Families of Deceased Police Officers, Firefighters, Peace Officers, and Emergency Medical Service Workers
Sponsor:
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
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...
Deadline:
June 30
Albert Shanker College Scholarship
Sponsor:
United Federation of Teachers
Applicant must be from New York City who comes from a low-income family.
Deadline:
January 31
$5,000.00
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John C. Robbins Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Water Works Association - New York Section
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.
Deadline:
February 28
State Aid to Native Americans
Sponsor:
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
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...
Deadline:
July 15, December 31, May 20
$775.00
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Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor:
Joseph Collins Foundation
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,...
Deadline:
March 1
$10,000.00
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American Legion-New York Auxiliary Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Legion - New York
Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a deceased veteran, be a resident of New York state, and a high school graduate. Recipient may use other scholarships.
Deadline:
March 25
$1,000.00
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Veterans Tuition Award
Sponsor:
NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
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...
Deadline:
June 30
$4,895.00
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Oratorical Contest Scholarship
Sponsor:
American Legion - Department of New York
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.
Deadline:
May 1
$6,000.00
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Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor:
Colorado State University
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.
Deadline:
March 1
Sun Devil Scholarship
Sponsor:
Arizona State University
Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.
Deadline:
December 1
$6,500.00
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Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Sponsor:
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
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.
Deadline:
December 1
$9,400.00
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Nonresident Fee Waiver
Sponsor:
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.
Deadline:
December 1
$5,300.00
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