Completing the Dream Scholarship The Sallie Mae Fund’s Completing the Dream Scholarship Program helps outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities complete their post-secondary education. Students in their final year who are facing financial challenges may apply to receive a one-time scholarship of up to $2,500 to help complete their post-secondary education program.Winners will be announced in early May. For more information: https://www.salliemae.com/landing/completing-the-dream/
Bridging the Dream Scholarship The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities. High school seniors who are facing financial challenges may apply to win a $10,000 scholarship to help them attend college or a vocational-technical school. For more information: https://www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/
Myself Third Scholarship Program Apply for this scholarship if you are
A high school senior who has successfully completed at least one College Now credit course
Scheduled to graduate in June 2021
Accepted at a CUNY college as a full-time matriculated undergraduate, planning to attend in fall 2021
For more information: https://k16.cuny.edu/collegenow/myself-third-scholarship-program/
Milton Fisher Scholarship Four year scholarship of up to $20,000 for innovative and creative high school students from the NYC metro area. Apply for this scholarship if you are . . .
a student who has solved an artistic, scientific, or technical problem in a new or unusual way
a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to problems faced by your school, community or family
a student who has created a new group, organization, or institution that serves an important need
The Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman Amount: $5,000 The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering is awarded annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Eligibility:
Is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American,
Has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university, and
The Fountain Essay Contest: How to Face a Disaster
1st Place - $1,000
2nd Place - $500
3rd Place - $300
Prompt:We all face new challenges in our lives. They can be massive undertakings, such as moving across a country and beginning a new school. Or sometimes the more routine tasks, such as getting out of the bed in the morning while undergoing depression, can themselves be massive challenges.We want to hear about your challenges and how you mentally, physically, and/or spiritually prepare for them. How do you find strength when you feel it does not exist? And what have you learned, or are learning, from your challenges? Essay word count must be between 1,500 and 2,500 More information at: http://essay.fountainmagazine.com/
Chin: Sui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship Amount: Two $1,000
Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2021-2022
Student or parent currently/formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
Any ethnic heritage
Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
Penguin Random House Creative Writing Scholarship Amount: Up to $10,000 Literary compositions are judged by their technical merit; however, artistic expression is our core criterion. We are looking for writing with a strong, clear voice by authors who are daring, original and unafraid to take risks. Graphic novels are judged on the same criteria as well as storytelling, character design, artistic style, design and layout.
You must be a high school senior attending a New York City public high school to enter the competition.
The North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter Scholarship - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority The North Manhattan Alumnae Chapter Scholarship was established to help African-American women in need of financial assistance, pursue a degree-granting program directly from high school. This is a four-year scholarship of up to $2,000.00 per year, payable to the student in installments of up to $1,000.00 per semester upon proof of registration at a college or university. Eligibility is limited to students attending a public high school in the borough of Manhattan with a cumulative grade point average of 85% or better. Additionally, you must be a current high school senior expected to graduate in June 2020. A continuing scholarship will be based on maintenance of a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or “B”. https://www.nmacdst.org/
Tzu Chi Scholars 2020 Amount: $1000 The Tzu Chi USA Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates and continuing undergraduate students who were prior recipients in selected areas of the United States. Tzu Chi USA Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of US$1,000. Learn more: https://tzuchi.us/scholarships Any questions, please contact our office administrator, Mr. Yang Lee. Attn: Tzu Chi Scholars Program 137-77 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354 Tel: 718-888-0866 email@example.com
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship Amount: $5,000 (Final), $1,500 (Runner-Ups), or $20,000 for those who continue to meet the criteria for all 4 years in college Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees and encouraging students to pursue a career in technology. Eligibility requirements:
Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.
Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
Demonstrate a passion for technology.
Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
Superpower Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Prompt: Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you've always wanted to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to know how you would use your super powers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:"Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" Apply at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship