Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Sponsor: New York State Education Department

$500 - $1,500
award type
December 19th
application deadline
7545 Awarded, 7545 Applied
Prior Year

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Renewable award for New York residents. Scholarship winners must attend a college or university in New York. 2000 scholarships are for $1500 and 6000 are for $500. The selection criteria used are based on Regents test scores or rank in class or local exam. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must currently be a high school student
  • Restricted to residents of New York
  • Restricted to students studying in New York

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