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Aid for Part-Time Study
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact the financial aid office to receive an APTS application.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Albert Shanker College Scholarship
Sponsor: United Federation of Teachers
52 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from a New York City Public High School and applying for undergraduate programs at an accredited college. Family income will need to be assessed to be below the threshold set for funding access.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.uft.org

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
BPSF Scholarship Committee
Attn: Lynne Pelletier
5121 Chalk Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.buddypelletier.com

Corporate Leadership Scholarships
Sponsor: Gravure Education Foundation
P.O. Box 25617
Rochester, NY 14625
Eligibility: 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 undergraduate or graduate students at the time of award. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gaa.org/gravure-education-foundation

Crary Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Bruce L. Crary Foundation, Inc.
8273 River Street
P.O. Box 396
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the Adirondack region (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and Warren counties of Northern New York) and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 18
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: www.craryfoundation.org

Curtis/Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: New York State Women's 500 Club
Mike Pettinella
55 Edgewood Drive
Batavia, NY 14020
Eligibility: Applicants must be a New York State female USBC Youth certified bowler who has bowled at least 30 games. Applicants must also be a high school senior or college freshman. Selection is based on bowling achievements, academic success and active participation in school, civic and community activities.

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. The form consists of the student application and essay, a form to be completed by a league official, a form to be completed by a school official and an official high school transcript.
Website: http://www.bowlny.com/

DeNise Scholarship
Sponsor: New York State Grange
Scholarship Coordinator
100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045
Eligibility: Applicants must pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree in agriculture. Though students must be residents of New York State, students may attend any accredited institution of higher learning. Emphasis is placed on need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nysgrange.org

Diverse Minds Writing Challenge
Sponsor: B'nai B'rith International
4605 Lankershim Boulevard
Suite 710
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in grades 9-12. Four contests are held, one each in New York City, the Washington, DC metro area, South Jersey and Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula. Applicants may work individually or as a team of up to four members to create a children's book that discusses the topics of tolerance and diversity.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: March
How to apply: Entries must be submitted by email or regular mail and must include a cover letter with name and contact information of author(s), name of school and teacher and a brief biographical note.
Website: http://www.bnaibrith.org/diverse-minds.html

Don Forsyth "Circle K" Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
6 Tower Place
Albany, NY 12203
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $4,900
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgcr.org

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but cannot be completed electronically. All applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Dr. U. R. Plante Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Adirondack Community Trust
P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Eligibility: Applicants must either be current residents of Adirondack Park, St. Lawrence, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton or Clinton County or have lived in one of these counties for at least two years. Students must be accepted into an accredited medical school and commit to two years of practicing medicine in the North Country or a remote part of the U.S. or another country where doctors are needed.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.adirondackfoundation.org/

Educational Award/Graduating High School Female
Sponsor: New York State Women's 600 Club
Connie Canfield, Chairman
1288 Scribner Hollow Road
East Jewett, NY 12424-5538
Eligibility: Applicant must be a member of a league or high school bowling team certified by USBC. Applicants must also have bowled at least 39 games in the current season or 18 games during the current high school season. Each applicant must also be sponsored by a current member of the New York State Women's 600 Bowling Club.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and consist of forms to be completed by the applicant, a league official, a school official and the NYSW 600 member sponsor.
Website: http://www.bowlny.com/

Essex County Bar Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Adirondack Community Trust
P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted into an accredited law school in the United States. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their work history, academic achievements, community service and extracurricular involvement.

Amount: $500
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.adirondackfoundation.org/

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa 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, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fellowship on Women and Public Policy
Sponsor: Center for Women in Government and Civil Society
University at Albany, SUNY
135 Western Avenue
Draper Hall 302
Albany, NY 12222
Eligibility: 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, and must have minimum 3-5 years work/internship experience and minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in improving the status of women and underrepresented populations.

Amount: $10,000 stipend and tuition assistance
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cwig.albany.edu

Frances Lansbury Memorial Award/Adult Female Learner
Sponsor: New York State Women's 600 Club
Connie Canfield, Chairman
1288 Scribner Hollow Road
East Jewett, NY 12424-5538
Eligibility: Applicant must be 20 years old by March 1 and be continuing her education in a school of higher education. She must also be sponsored by a current New York State Women's 600 Bowling Club member.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and consist of forms to be completed by the applicant, the sponsor and the employer or school official.
Website: http://www.bowlny.com/

Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available by mail or phone.
Website: http://www.migrant.net

GEF Resource Center Scholarships
Sponsor: Gravure Education Foundation
P.O. Box 25617
Rochester, NY 14625
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gaa.org/gravure-education-foundation

Gertrude S. Goldhaber Prize
Sponsor: Brookhaven Women in Science
P.O. Box 183
Upton, NY 11973
Eligibility: Applicants must be students enrolled at the State University of New York at Stony Brook or performing thesis research at Brookhaven National Laboratory who are candidates for a doctoral degree. Students must be actively enrolled in the graduate program and not obtaining their degree before September of the current academic year.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bnl.gov/bwis

Hilla Rebay International Fellowship
Sponsor: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Eligibility: Applicants must have a MA/MPhil in art history or related academic fields. Doctoral candidates or recent PhD graduates are encouraged and welcomed to apply. Applicants be fluent (speaking and writing) in English, Spanish, and Italian.

Amount: $30,000
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.guggenheim-venice.it/inglese/default.html

James F. and Doris M. Barton Scholarship
Sponsor: American Quarter Horse Foundation
Scholarship Program
2601 East Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX 79104
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York residents who are members of the Empire State Youth Quarter Horse Association (ESYQHA). They also must be members of either the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) or the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA). They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a two- or four-year degree program at an accredited postsecondary institution. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, Student Aid Report (SAR), transcript, two recommendations, proof of residency and proof of association membership are required.
Website: http://www.aqha.com

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: 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, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

John C. Robbins Scholarship
Sponsor: American Water Works Association - New York Section
Submit To: Jenny Ingrao, Executive Director
New York Section American Water Works Association
614 Seventh North Street
Liverpool, NY 13088
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students in a bachelor's program at an accredited college or university in a water supply field of study. Students need to demonstrate significant academic achievement, extracurricular activities related to student chapters, professional societies or summer work experience in the water-supply profession. Applicants must submit a completed application and cover letter with a brief description of why they deserve the scholarship award.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nysawwa.com

Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: 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 must 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Legislative Fellowship
Sponsor: NYS Senate
Nicholas J. Parrella
Office of Student Programs
Legislative Office Buildig #1426
Albany, NY 12247
Eligibility: Applicants must have been enrolled in a graduate program the semester prior to the fellowship application period. Applicants must be able to commute to Albany, NY throughout the fellowship and commit to at least 35 hours per week.

Amount: $33,000
Deadline: April 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nysenate.gov/

LIVE OUT LOUD Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: LIVE OUT LOUD
45 West 36th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior from New York, Connecticut or New Jersey; describe and explain their leadership and service involvement within the LGBTQ community; certify their academic credentials; discuss their financial need and future goals; and write two personal essays, one about the impact of role models on LGBTQ youth, the second on their own LGBTQ leadership experiences. Finalists are interviewed.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: January 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.liveoutloud.info

Lynn G. & Alice W. Palmer Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Adirondack Community Trust
P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Eligibility: Applicants must have an active school, sports, family and/or work commitment and history of community involvement. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application explaining their leadership experience, extracurricular/community involvement and educational goals.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.adirondackfoundation.org/

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and 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, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Manhattan Central Medical Society Scholarship
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students enrolled at an accredited medical school in the New York City area. Students must demonstrate leadership ability and a commitment to serve.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

Margaret Raley New York State Migrant Scholarship
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.migrant.net

Mary Ann K. Murtha Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
112 State Street
Suite 1310
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: 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, the Persian Gulf and War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.deptny.org

Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Medical and Teaching Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion - New York
Department Secretary
112 State Street, Suite 1300
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates under the age of 20 and New York residents. Students must be the child or grandchild of a veteran and pursuing education in the medical or teaching fields.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://nylegion.net

Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students, and they may attend any public or private school in the state of New York.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus room and board
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT) Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus living expenses
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Military Service Recognition Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs
2 Empire State Plaza, 17th Floor
Albany, NY 12223
Eligibility: Applicants must be children, spouses or dependents of members of the United States Armed Forces or state organized militia who died or became severely and permanently disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities any time on or after August 2, 1990 and while a resident of New York.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.veterans.ny.gov

NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled in a doctoral or master's degree program in student personnel services or a related field and be involved in campus activities.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 31, first 75 applicants only
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.
Website: http://www.naca.org

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

New York City Trust/NMF Medical Research Scholarships
Sponsor: National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility: Applicants must be minority students at an accredited medical school in New York City. Students must be in their second, third or fourth year. Applicants must be interested in community health research in relation to health inequities in New York City.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline:
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nmfonline.org

New York Legion Auxiliary Department Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
112 State Street
Suite 1310
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: 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, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or graduates and be New York State residents and U.S. citizens.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.deptny.org

New York Legion Auxiliary District Scholarships
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
112 State Street
Suite 1310
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: 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, the Persian Gulf and War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.deptny.org

New York Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of New York
112 State Street, Suite 1300
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $2,000-$6,000
Deadline: November 18
How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post.
Website: https://nylegion.net/

New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs/New York State Showpeople's Association Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs
Norma W. Hamilton, Executive Secretary
67 Verbeck Avenue
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Eligibility: 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 can be enrolled in or planning to enroll in any degree program but additional consideration may be given to those pursuing degrees in 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Second Friday in April
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
Website: http://www.nyfairs.org/

New York State Society of Physician Assistants Scholarship
Sponsor: New York Society of Physician Assistants
174 S. New York Road
P.O. Box 606
Oceanville, NJ 08231
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 10
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one reference letter, a personal essay and a financial aid award letter are required.
Website: http://www.nysspa.org

New York State USBC Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State USBC
55 Edgewood Drive
Batavia, NY 14020
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a New York State USBC Youth certified league and be high school seniors. Selection includes academic and extracurricular achievement.

Amount: $500-$1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bowlny.com/

New York State USBC Spirit Awards
Sponsor: New York State USBC
55 Edgewood Drive
Batavia, NY 14020
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate sportsmanship, commitment and leadership.

Amount: $250-$750
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Bowlers are nominated by their bowling coach.
Website: http://www.bowlny.com/

New York Times College Scholarship
Sponsor: The New York Times
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a sense of social purpose and personal ambition. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: October 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nytco.com

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kellen Company
355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who live in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York or Connecticut. Students must be graduating high school seniors, or college or undergraduate students who reside in one of the aforementioned states. Graduate students must be members in good standing of New York Women in Communications. Applicants must be majoring or intending to major in a field related to communications at an accredited institution and have a grade point average of at least 3.2. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: January 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.kellencompany.com

New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications Foundation
355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school, college or graduate students that are permanent residents in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Graduate students must already be members of New York Women in Communications. Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and must be majoring, declaring a major or pursuing an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 27
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nywici.org

Norman E. Strohmeier, W2VRS Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Northrop Grumman Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
130 East Randolph Street
Suite 3500
Chicago, IL 60601
Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students living in each of Maryland's 23 counties, one scholarship for a student living in the city of Baltimore and two scholarships for applicants living in specific counties/communities from the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah or Virginia. Applicants must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org

NTA New York Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, official transcript, proof of residency, a resume and two recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

NYC College Line "Journey to College" $1,000 Scholarship
Sponsor: NYC College Line
16 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11241
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Website: http://www.nyccollegeline.org

NYCDA 4-day National Summer Workshop Scholarship
Sponsor: New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA)
602 W. 66th Street
West New York, NJ 07093
Eligibility: Applicants must be registered to attend the NYCDA 4-day Summer Workshop. Students must audition at the workshop. Selection is based on the overall strength of the audition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://nycdance.com

NYS Grange Student Loan Fund
Sponsor: New York State Grange
Scholarship Coordinator
100 Grange Place
Cortland, NY 13045
Eligibility: Applicants must have been members for at least six months. Students may be high school seniors, college undergraduates or graduate students.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available by mail.
Website: http://www.nysgrange.org

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts or 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.

Amount: $450
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

NYWEA Major Environmental Career Scholarship
Sponsor: New York Water Environment Association Inc.
525 Plum Street
Suite 102
Syracuse, NY 13204
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two recommendation letters and two personal essays are required.
Website: http://www.nywea.org

Part-Time TAP Program
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Petry-Lomb Scholarship/Research Grant
Sponsor: Petry-Lomb Education Committee
3171 Chili Avenue
Suite 100
Chili, NY 14624
Eligibility: Applicants must be second, third or fourth years optometry students or graduate students in an accredited college of optometry exhibiting financial need and interested in returning to upstate New York after graduation to practice. Preference will be given to Rochester Optometric Society geographical bases of Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Genesee and Ontario counties, New York.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.rocheyedocs.org

Random House Inc. Creative Writing Competition
Sponsor: Penguin Random House Creative Writing Awards
c/o Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: $500-$10,000
Deadline: February 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://foundation.penguinrandomhouse.com/learn-more/creativewriting/

Raymond T. Wellington, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York
112 State Street
Suite 1310
Albany, NY 12207
Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great grand-children of Armed Forces veterans who served in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf and War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or high school graduates and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.deptny.org

Regents Award for Child of Veteran (CV)
Sponsor: NYS Education Department, Bureau of HEOP/VATEA/Scholarships
Education Building Addition
Room 1071
Albany, NY 12234
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York residents and must have been living in New York at the time of Armed Forces service. Applicants are eligible for the award if their parent(s) were killed during a period of war or national emergency, if they were reported missing, taken as a Prisoner of War, or suffered 40% disability as a result of service.

Amount: $450
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hesc.com

Regents Health Care Scholarship for Medicine and Dentistry
Sponsor: New York State Education Department
Scholarship and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of New York for at least one year immediately preceding the effective date of the award, enrolled in or a candidate for admission to an approved medical or dental school in New York and economically disadvantaged and/or a member of a minority group historically under-represented in the professions.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nysed.gov

Richard A. Wiebe Public Service Fellowship
Sponsor: NYS Senate
Nicholas J. Parrella
Office of Student Programs
Legislative Office Buildig #1426
Albany, NY 12247
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time matriculated graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited university during the spring and fall semesters prior to the fellowship program. Students must be available for the 10-month fellowship program.

Amount: $33,000
Deadline: April 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nysenate.gov/

Richard J. Roth Journalism Fellowship
Sponsor: NYS Senate
Nicholas J. Parrella
Office of Student Programs
Legislative Office Buildig #1426
Albany, NY 12247
Eligibility: Applicants must have excellent communication skills and analytical skills and possess the ability to present information to the public in a concise manner. Students of all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have been a full-time graduate student the semester prior to the application of this program.

Amount: $33,000
Deadline: April 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nysenate.gov/

Scholarships for Academic Excellence
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York residents who are high school graduates, enrolled full-time in an eligible undergraduate program in New York State and are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens. Selection is based on grades in Regents exams.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Students are nominated by their high schools.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online after June of each year.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Seneca Nation of Indians Scholarship
Sponsor: Seneca Nation of Indians
Department of Education-Cattaraugus Territory
Higher Education Program
12861 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081
Eligibility: Applicants must be official members of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Students must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program at an accredited post-secondary institution. Applicants must receive an award from an approved financial assistance program.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: July 1; December 1; May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and in hard copies.
Website: http://www.sni.org

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Internship Program
Sponsor: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Eligibility: Applicants must be a junior in college through working as a professional.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 1 (spring); January 30 (summer); June 1 (Fall
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.guggenheim-venice.it/inglese/default.html

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, be legal residents of New York State, study full-time at an eligible New York State postsecondary institution as undergraduate or graduate students, meet income eligibility requirements and maintain a "C" average in college.

Amount: Up to $5,165
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), include a New York school on the application and then complete the Express TAP Application.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Veterans Tuition Awards
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to $6,950
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available from your institution's financial aid office or by phone from HESC.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov

Werner B. Thiele Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gravure Education Foundation
P.O. Box 25617
Rochester, NY 14625
Eligibility: 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. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.gaa.org/gravure-education-foundation

World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus room and board
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov