scholarships

There are many scholarships available to our students; this list is just a small sampling.  Many more opportunities can be found at:
http://www.newvisions.org/scholarships-for-new-york-city-students/scholarships-for-new-york-city-students

Students can also sign up for accounts with the following sites: 

For help with scholarship applications, students should come to the CDI College Office located in the basement.

SEPTEMBER


Questbridge
Full college scholarships at selected universities for applicants with strong academics
http://www.questbridge.org/

OCTOBER

Horatio Alger
Award varies, for students who have overcome obstacles
https://www.horatioalger.org/SCHOLARSHIPS/index.cfm

Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation

Fifty $20,000 scholarships and 200 $4,000 scholarships for students with extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and good academic records

www.coca-colascholars.org


NOVEMBER

Ron Brown
$10,000 per year for four years for ten African American students
http://www.ronbrown.org/home.aspx

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Award
Awards range from $1,000-$15,000 per year for students with financial need, leadership, and strong academic records
http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

DECEMBER

AXA
$10,000 and $15,000 awards for students with strong academics
http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

Hispanic College Fund/General College Scholarships
Awards range from $1000-$5000 for Hispanic students (must be citizens or have residency) who have at least a 3.0 GPA
http://www.hsf.net/Scholarships.aspx?id=460

JANUARY

Gates Millenium
Over 100 full college scholarships for students with strong academics and strong writing
http://www.gmsp.org/

APIASF
Awards range from $2500 to $5000 for 200 Asian students
http://www.apiasf.org/

Albert Shanker
$5000 award for one student from each New York City high school
http://www.uft.org/member/benefits/scholarship/shanker/shankerscholFront/

Smart Start
Full tuition to select New York City institutions and paid internships at JP Morgan for students interested in pursuing business
http://www.jpmorgan.com/pages/smartstart/ny

NAAAP
$1500 scholarships for Asian students in New York City
http://www.naaapny.org/Welcome.do

The New York Water Environment Association
Two $1,500 awards for students pursuing an environmental-related program at a four-year college
http://nywea.org/schol/

FEBRUARY

Seinfeld PENCIL
Awards of up to $10,000 per year from a scholarship that rotates the five boroughs yearly
http://www.seinfeldscholars.com/static/aboutus

Lowes
140 $2500 awards for students with community service
https://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship.aspx

Ronald McDonald House
Awards vary for students under 21 with at least 2.7 GPA
http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/
Best Buy
1000 scholarships of $1000 each for students with community service
http://www.bestbuyinc.com/community_relations/scholarship.htm

Burger King/McLamore North American Scholarship Program
$1,000 scholarships for students who maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 AND work part-time an average of 10 hours per week
http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html

Hispanic College Fund

Various scholarships categorized by major for Hispanic students with at least a 3.0 GPA, must be citizens or permanent residents

http://www.hispanicfund.org/scholarships/

Hispanic College Fund/Procter and Gamble Scholarship

$2500 for a Hispanic student
with at least a 3.0 GPA who is a citizen or permanent resident and intends to study Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
http://www.hsf.net/PG.aspx

CORE Que Llueva Café for Undocumented Students

For undocumented Latino graduating seniors

http://www.ca-core.org/scholarships

MARCH

Jackie Robinson
Four scholarships of $7500 per year for minority students with minimum SATs of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math)
http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/programs.php

Time Warner
Scholarships of $3000 for students with at least a 3.2 GPA, an interest in science or math and Time Warner Cable
http://www.timewarnercable.com/nynj/about/community/scholarships.html

CBCF Scholarships: Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program
10 awards of up to $8000 for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA interested in a career in a health field
http://www.cbcfinc.org/louis-stokes-health-scholars-program.html

APRIL

OCA UPS, OCA Verizon
Deadline: April 1
$2000 scholarships for Asian students
http://www.ocanational.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=181&Itemid

NY Urban League Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
$1500 and $3500 awards for students with community service
http://www.nyul.org/nyul_scholarships.html

The New York State Youth Leadership Council
10 scholarships at $500 and 2 scholarship/fellowship opportunities of $1,500 to support undocumented youth active in the immigrant rights movement
http://www.nysylc.org/how-we-work/nysylc-scholarships/

AHETEMS General Scholarships

Awards range from $1000-$3000 for Hispanic students majoring in science, engineering, math, or technology with a minimum 3.0 GPA

http://www.ahetems.org/scholarships/ahetems-general-scholarships

MAY

Greater NY Dollars for Scholars
Amount varies, for Asian students
http://www.chinesescholarship.org/eindex.html

Turner YouthForce 2020 Scholarship
$2000 for four years for engineering or architecture students with a minimum GPA of 2.8
http://turnerconstruction.com/newyork/content.asp?d=332

JUNE

CBC Spouses Education Scholarships
Deadline: June 1

For students with a minimum GPA of 2.5
http://www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Various scholarships for Hispanic students attending an HACU college
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships_EN.asp

JULY
Hispanic College Fund/General Motors Scholarship

$2500 for a Hispanic student with at least a 3.0 GPA who is a citizen or permanent resident and intends on studying engineering, business, or human resourceshttp://www.hsf.net/scholarships.aspx?id=314