AEF will provide two-year or four-year college scholarships to promising immigrant students in New York City, who were either born outside the US or have two parents born outside the U.S., in the range of $2,500-$20,000. We have begun accepting scholarship applications online as of November 5, 2019, and the deadline is February 7, 2020.  Attached please find a flyer with the scholarship info and deadlines for your use.Our ability to connect with as many high schools will be key in helping these students achieve their full potential through higher education.

Scholarship Criteria

Students will be eligible for the scholarships if they:

  • Were born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States
  • Will graduate from a high school in New York City Spring 2020
  • Will enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college or university in 2020-2021
  • Demonstrate qualities traditionally valued by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community


Deadline: February 7, 2020

Finalists selected for an interview will be notified: April 15, 2020

Interviews held: May 2 – 3, 2020, each finalist must attend in person for consideration.

The Morris and Eve Brown Foundation will be presenting several awards of  $2,000.  To be eligible, a candidate must:

  • Be a high school senior graduating from a New York City public school.
  • Have demonstrated excellence in the field of language.
  • Begin college level studies in the Fall of 2020 majoring in language (either English or foreign).

Applications must be submitted by mail to The Morris and Eve Brown Foundation, c/o PAUL S. SIBENER, ESQ., 9 Lea Court, Commack, NY 11725 and must include:

  • A copy of the student’s high school transcript;       
  • Student’s social security number; and       
  • Letter(s) of recommendation from English and/or Foreign Language teachers.

Please note the foundation can only process items written in English; letters of recommendations should ONLY be from faculty who teach in the fields of English Language Arts or Foreign Language; and schools should submit no more than two prospective candidates for review. Optional: Students may also include a piece of their own writing for review. However, only compositions written in English will be reviewed since trustees are not able to evaluate items written in other languages. Additional information is available here. Submitted applications must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2020.  For questions, please contact Paul S. Sibener, Esq. at

Gallery Collection Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Winner’s School: $1000

Deadline: May 31st 2019 – March 2nd, 2020


Ron Brown Scholar Program

Award: $40,000 (Ten thousand dollars over four years)

Deadline: January 9th 2020


YMCA Bai Scholarship

Award: $5000 (per semester for one year)

Deadline: March 1st, 2020


Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $18,000 (Per calendar year for tuition)

             Reimbursement for transportation between school and Washington, D.C

Deadline: April 1st – August 31St


Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Award: Varies based on financial need

Deadline: April 25th, 2020


Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship

Award: $500 – $8700

Deadline: April 30th, 2020


Pathways for Patriots

Award: Based on financial need

Deadline: May 15th, 2020


CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Award: $12,000

Deadline: May 15th, 2020


Thanks USA Scholarship

Award: $10,000

Deadline: January 15th, 2020


Arthur W. Pense Scholarship

Award: $3000 (Paid in installments of $1500 per semester)

Deadline: January 21st, 2020


George Washington Carver Scholarship

Award: The award varies with some award $10,000 or higher

Deadline: May 30th, 2020


LivSecure Scholarship at LivSecure

Award: $1000 (For first place)

             $500 (For runner ups)

Deadline: July 1st, 2020


Queens Borough President Melinda Katz’s African American Heritage Committee 2020 Scholarship Information & Instructions Each year the African American Heritage Committee awards scholarships to graduating High School seniors pursuing a post-secondary education. Recipients receive a monetary award for academic expenses. Applicants must be residents of Queens. Interested high school seniors must submit a completed application with an official high school transcript by 5 p.m. on January 10, 2020. Scholarship recipients will be notified by January 31, 2020. The online application can be found at: Answer each question completely. The academic questions refer to the student’s High School experience. Each question is carefully considered in the evaluation of each application. Please note: grammar and overall presentation are considered. Transcripts must be submitted separately and can be forwarded via email to: or fax at: 718-286-3134. _____________________________________________________________________ Scholarship Awards will be issued at Queens Borough President Melinda Katz’s Black History Month Celebration Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Event start time: 6:00 p.m. Queens Borough Hall Helen Marshall Cultural Center 120-55 Queens Boulevard Kew Gardens, NY 11424


Established in 1989, the Milken Scholars Program celebrates and supports academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, as well as school and community service among college-bound students who have overcome social, economic or other obstacles. Over the past thirty years, 483 high school students have been selected to become Milken Scholars. They attend or have graduated from over 69 colleges and universities across the country. 

Milken Scholars receive financial assistance totaling up to $10,000 and a range of resources that include:

·         An annual monetary recognition award of $2,000 for each of their four years of college

·         A $2,000 fund to assist them as they prepare to enter the workforce or pursue graduate school

·         Ongoing academic and career-related counseling

·         Assistance with career-related experiences through internships and shadowing opportunities

Milken Scholars must commit to maintaining a 3.0 grade point average throughout their undergraduate career and attend all annual program activities (expenses paid), including an annual three-day Summit that takes place each summer. Scholars are also encouraged to participate in community service activities in their home and/or school community.

Students who will graduate from high school by June of 2020 are currently eligible for nomination to the Milken Scholars Program.  They are identified by college advisors at their high schools in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles County and must demonstrate the following:

·         Minimum grade point average of 3.6 (un-weighted) or 90 in all academic high school subject areas

·         Minimum composite SAT I score of 1350 with results submitted for Critical Reading and Math or an ACT score of 29 (these scores may be a combination from multiple test sittings)

·         Active participation in community service activities

·         A record of leadership

·         Financial or other obstacles

·         United States Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

·         Admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection

Nomination forms can be completed via SurveyMonkey at We strongly encourage you to review the information regarding the selection process and timeline on our website before completing the nomination form. If you have difficulty accessing the online form, please contact us at (800) 654-5675 or at and we will be happy to assist.

TIME 2000 for math teachers

Queens College offers scholarships to students in the teacher education program in mathematics. Go to

Build Your College List: $500. Practice for the SAT: $1,000. Improve Your Score: $2,000. Strengthen Your College List: $500. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000. Apply to Colleges: $1,000. Complete Your Journey: $40,000.

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships is an exciting new scholarship program. Students don’t have to write an essay, fill out an application, or have a specific GPA or test score to participate. The program gives students a simple six-step college plan and rewards students with scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000 for simply completing the actions they need to take in order to apply to college. 4,000 students each year will earn scholarships totaling $5 million, and at least half of all the scholarships ($2.5 million) are designated for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. For more information, please see Scholarship Details and the Official Rules.

Hunter College Scholars Program

Nursing Scholars
Roosevelt ScholarsYalow Scholars
Incoming Scholars: Submit your completed Student FERPA Release and Acceptance of Program Terms and Rules form here:         Upload Form ➡WELCOMEThe Honors Scholar Programs offer students a variety of advantages and support that can help create an extraordinary learning experience at Hunter College. The programs offer merit scholarships, learning communities, dedicated academic advisors and faculty mentors, priority registration, and freshman year priority access to residence life. Honors Scholars are encouraged to work towards honors in their major or interdisciplinary studies, postgraduate education, and high-impact educational experiences (e.g. study abroad, research, internships).Athena | Humanities & Social SciencesDaedalus | Computer ScienceMuse | Visual & Performing ArtsNursing | Leadership in NursingRoosevelt | Public Policy & Civic EngagementYalow | Scientific Research & Pre-HealthDuring the first semester, students take five courses from the core curriculum, plus the First Year Seminar (FYS 100) course that serves as a foundation for developing academic skills and plans. This structure aids students in exploring related programs of study while meeting key first-year requisites, connections with faculty, and support from a close-knit community. In addition to a faculty advisor, all honors scholar students are assigned a dedicated academic advisor to assist with major selection, course planning, and life skills building.BENEFITSScholars receive the following benefits while pursuing their bachelor’s degree:Merit scholarship* for eight semesters of full-time study**Dedicated Academic Advisor for help creating academic plans, life skills, preparing you for internships, study abroad, and honors opportunitiesPriority registration to allow you to register for classes earlySpecial programs including first-year seminar, events, and co-curricular activities to foster intellectual curiosity and connections with other students, faculty, and advisorsPriority access to a room in one of our residence halls for your freshman year*-This scholarship requires annual completion of FAFSA (Free Application for Federal·Student Aid) even though the scholarship award is merit-based. If a student does not file a·FAFSA, whether because of ineligibility or for any other reason, the student will lose the·scholarship award but may still participate in the support and academic opportunities of the·Program.**-The scholarship is removed at the conclusion of the 8th term since the date of the first term attended. I.e. a student who started in Fall 2019 will receive the scholarship until Spring 2023.·A student’s continued participation in the Program requires maintaining status as a full-time·student in good standing and compliance with the Program’s requirements, to the extent·applicable, as set forth in the rules & terms agreement.APPLYINGThe Fall 2020 application is now available. Apply for Freshmen Scholar Programs 


Must be African American, minimum 75 gpa, Queens resident. See Ms. Abrams for an application.

NYS DREAM Act Application Now Available

The Senator José Peralta New York State DREAM Act gives undocumented and other students access to New York State‐administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education costs. To qualify for NYS financial aid under the NYS DREAM Act, students must meet certain eligibility criteria. Eligible students can apply for NYS grant and scholarship programs, including the Tuition Assistance Program, Excelsior Scholarship, and Enhanced Tuition Awards.Detailed information, as well as a link to the NYS DREAM application, is found at


HACER scholarships are local and national scholarships awarded to Hispanic students beginning their freshman year of college. The scholarships are offered by McDonald’s through local Ronald McDonald House Charities. Keep reading to learn if you qualify, how to apply, and see how much you could be awarded.HACER Scholarship: Application Tips, Requirements And More › hacer-scholarship


The Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition

About Norm Brodsky
The personification of the word “entrepreneur”, Norm Brodsky ’64 launched eight successful businesses before he began sharing his strategies as the author of the popular Street Smarts column in Inc. Magazine.

Brodsky is also the author of the book The Knack: How Street Smart Entrepreneurs Learn How to Handle Whatever Comes Up. Norm and his wife Elaine enjoy sharing their expertise and mentoring business owners as well as entrepreneurial students.

Prizes for the High School Senior Competition:
1st Place: 4-year, full-tuition scholarship* + a plaque + a trophy for your high school
2nd Place: A plaque.
3rd Place: A plaque.
*Scholarship is to attend Rider University and is contingent upon the student being accepted at Rider University, and continuing as a Rider student in good standing.

The Brother Amos M. Gailliard


The Brother Charles S. Lucas


This scholarship is named in honor of Brother Amos Gailliard* who was a Brigadier General in the United States Army and dedicated member and Past President of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. The Amos Gailliard Scholarship is funded by the gracious financial contributions of Brothers Darren Morton and Gordon Miller.

The Brother Richard Gibbs

Community Service


This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has demonstrated a passion and commitment the his community through volunteerism. This scholarship is funded by the gracious donations of Brother Richard Gibbs.

The Christine Fortune


This scholarship is named in honor of the mother of Brother Darren M. Morton. Brother Morton is a virtual giant in Alpha Phi Alpha and a faithful member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. His impact has been felt on the local, regional, and national levels of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He has been a member of Alpha Phi Alpha for 30+ years, serves as the Senior Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, and Chairman of the Wesley Parrott Youth Programs, Inc. Brother Morton was raised solely by his mother and credits her love and support as on of the biggest catalyst of his success. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving young man who is the product of a single parent home. Brother Darren Morton designated and graciously provided the finding for this scholarship.

This scholarship is named in honor of Brother Charles Lucas. Brother Lucas has been a member of Alpha Phi Alpha since the Spring of 1943. He has diligently served the fraternity as a staunch member of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. He has also tirelessly served the Queens community for many years and continues to do so as the Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center. This scholarship is named on his behalf because he is a firm believer of the importance of higher education and his continued efforts of educating and supporting our youth.

The Leadership


This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has displayed a passion for leadership through his club and/or organization involvement.

The Mary L. Brogdon Lion’s

Legacy Scholarship

The Academic Excellence 


This scholarship is awarded to a young man (graduating senior) who meets the academic requirements for admission into an accredited college/university and has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 88/100 (3.5/4.0).

The Mary L. Brogdon Lion’s Legacy Scholarship is geared towards a young woman in her senior year of high school looking to pursue an education at an Historically Black College or University in the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a young woman who excels both academically and within her community, and continues to leave her legacy on those who surround her everyday.

The Gibbs Family  Scholarship

This scholarship is named after the Gibbs Family, one of the cornerstones of the Zeta Zeta Lambda Chapter. Together, they have served the chapter for many years on many levels. Brother Brendan Gibbs has graciously established and funded this scholarship in honor of his family.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.
Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online. You may also follow us on Facebook and learn more about the Foundation’s other programs for students and educators.

Milken Scholars Nomination

Nominations are open for students who meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.6 (un-weighted) or 90 in all academic high school subject areas;
  • Minimum composite SAT I score of 1350 with results submitted for Critical Reading and Math (these scores may be a combination from multiple test sittings), or an ACT score of 29;
  • Active participation in community service activities;
  • A record of leadership;
  • Financial or other obstacles; 
  • United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency or who have been granted deferred action status under DACA; and
  • Admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection. 

This year, up to fifteen eligible nominations from each school’s 2020 graduating class will be accepted.  Students may not apply without first being nominated by their college advisor.  

Completed nomination form(s) must be submitted no later than Monday, December 2, 2019


$5,000 AWARD – based on scholastic achievement, potential for academic success and recommendations. You must meet financial criteria. Go to Applications are due January 31, 2020.



Students must have outstanding academic records and be from low-income backgrounds. Visit to see if you are eligible.

Fastweb’s Scholarship Directories provide students the ability to view new and large scholarships by category. Among the many categories offered, students can view Scholarships by School Year, Ethnicity Scholarships, Scholarships for Honor Students and Scholarships for Unique Situations. Share the Scholarship Directories with your students today.VIEW ALL THE SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORIES