The Scholarship Plus award is a college scholarship and community for New York City students. Scholarship Plus offers such students a competitive four-year scholarship PLUS individualized, wraparound support. We celebrate your successes, and help you navigate difficult moments.
The scholarship, up to $8,000 a year, may be used to pay tuition, room and board, fees, and other educational expenses. Each scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years of study as long as the student maintains a good academic record and makes standard progress toward a degree.
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Applicants must be current high school seniors who attend public, parochial or private schools in New York City, and have demonstrated:
Preference will be given to students whose parents have not graduated from American four-year colleges or universities.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
The application for NYC seniors graduating in spring 2024 is now closed. The application for students graduating in spring 2025 will be online on Nov.1 2024.
We ask for two essays. Give yourself enough time to finish and proofread. Note: A strong essay highlights what makes you unique and shows your greatest interests
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