A Scholarship,
so much more!

Our Impact


of our scholars graduate college — compared to the national average of low-income students: 16%.


of our scholars are first in their families to earn a college degree, changing the trajectories of their families for generations forward.


is our scholars' average annual household income — this is below both City and federal poverty thresholds.

Financial Aid PLUS

Since 2010, Scholarship Plus has provided financial assistance and support to 132 students. 98% of our students have graduated college on time.

First generation college students confront daunting hurdles: paying for the tremendous cost of college without taking on substantial loans, and navigating life on campuses that lack diversity both racially and socioeconomically.

How We Do It

Financial aid alone has never been enough to ensure safe and successful passage through college. 

+ Substantial 4-year Scholarship

+ College Readiness


+ Personal Advocacy & Academic Mentorship



+ Paid Internships & Career Support

“Scholarship Plus has been a backbone of my education. It has provided a lot of support and opportunities and I'm forever grateful."Sumitra, Fordham UniversityRead More