Scholarship Requirements

Candidates who meet the following criteria may apply for the scholarship:

  • Under the age of 21 as of December 31, 2018

  • High School senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university

  • Candidate must have at least a 2.8 GPA

  • Must live within the five boroughs of New York City

  • Involvement in a community service or volunteer work


STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT

Two to three (2 -3) Letters of Recommendation

300 - 500 word Essay

SCHOOL OFFICIALS MUST SUBMIT

An Official Transcript

Proof of Family Income by submitting one of the following:

  • FAFSA Award Letter

  • Verification that student received a fee waiver for either the SAT or ACT

  • Verification that student is eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch

DEADLINE: April 15

Completed Application, official transcripts and supporting documents must be received by April 15, 2019.

Grounds for Disqualification: Recipients will be disqualified if any of the following conditions occur: (1) False information was provided on the application; (2) If recipient is in high school, he/she fails to graduate by June 2019 and (3) Recipient is not enrolled in an accredited college by fall 2019. NOTE:  Acknowledgement letters will only be sent to candidates who are selected to receive a scholarship.