Brooklyn Cyclones Scholarship ($500; 8/03)

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The Brooklyn Cyclones, in partnership with the Hispanic Federation, is seeking fierce advocates who embrace the culture, values and beliefs of the Hispanic community. Four (4) scholarships of five hundred dollars ($500.00) each will be awarded. 

Requirements:

  • Students must be enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  • Must demonstrate leadership, community service, extracurricular activities and the impact the Hispanic Community has had on his/her life.
  • Submit a copy of college transcript, proof of enrollment and two letters of recommendation.
  • Submit complete application form (type answers are preferred).

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please click BrooklynCyclonesHispanicFederationScholarshipApplication

Please email all applications and supporting documents to CMoore@brooklyncyclones.com. The last day to submit applications is Friday, August 3rd.

**Winners will be honored on the field at MCU Park on Friday, August 10th**

Poster: Henry Cruz

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CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees (7/25/18)

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Apply to the CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees! This scholarship awards one student up to $10,000 for one academic year in college. Your journey is like a staircase – applying to this scholarship is your first step! No dream is too big or too small to accomplish.

CharterUP proudly offers the National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees with the goal to give hope to future refugees, immigrants and first-generation U.S. citizens in search of the American Dream.

Requirements:

  • Applicable to first generation U.S. citizens (born outside the U.S.), refugees, or immigrants
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Submit a short essay (Writing, Video, or audio) explain how this scholarship would help you achieve your goals
  • Provide name and email of one recommender. (Recommenders will be notified by email through the system and will be asked to submit their recommendations online on or before July 25, 2018)
  • Submit most recent transcript with a GPA of 3.4 or higher.
  • Application must be submitted online through CharterUp website

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click here: https://www.charterup.com/scholarship

Deadline: July 25th, 2018

Poster: Henry Cruz

New York State Youth Leadership Council Scholarship $500-$1000 (7/18/18)

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The New York State Youth Leadership Council (NYSYLC) awards students $500-$1000 who aspire to further their education, express interest in social justice, and continue to support immigrant rights movement. Success comes from all parts of the world. Represent where you come from proudly!

2018 marks the 9th year the NYSYLC Scholarship Awards Program will provide monetary support to youth, regardless of their immigration status.

Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of NYC and attend school in New York
  • Must be a graduating high school senior, have a High School or GED/HSE/TASC™ diploma and planning to attend college in the Spring; OR current undergraduate student
  • Volunteer 10 hours with the NYSYLC
  • Attend the awards ceremony in NYC (details TBD).
  • Submit resume, personal statement, statement of financial need, and letter of recommendation
  • Awardees will be selected based on community involvement, financial need and commitment to the immigrant rights movement.

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click here: https://www.nysylc.org/scholarship

Student Online Application:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtHCT486cdgNjWBFPS4uhhicA_To_jCOfnYIY8-Kycuapx7w/viewform

NYSYLC Form/Checklist:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZeqGS_dPOwucAvDnqS3GN9v3wybG5VeZwDnrrv3Fj90/edit

Deadline: All applications MUST be submitted by July 18th, 2017.

WalletHacks $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship (08/01/18)

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Being a college student comes with many obstacles such as financial burdens. But what if there is an opportunity to save cost on tuition? Sign up for the Financial Freedom Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded twice a year with a prize of $1,000. Tuition is temporary – make every penny count!

Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Submit application using your college/university email.
  • Submit an essay of at least 1,000 words but no more than 2,000 words, answering the following questions:
  • What does financial freedom mean to you?
  • Why is financial freedom important to you?
  • How will you achieve financial freedom?

(Include your major and anticipated graduation date.)

Important Dates (Fall 2018 Scholarship):

  • Applications are accepted starting March 1st, 2018
  • Deadline is August 1st, 2018, 11:59 PM ET
  • Winner notification: September 1st, 2018

First found on Fastweb:

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/170733-1-000-financial-freedom-scholarship?mobile=0

To apply: 

Click on the link below and follow the subsequent instructions:

https://wallethacks.com/scholarship/

Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants (6/18)

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The deadline for the Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants has been extended! The Levin-Goffe Scholarship was created at the Stonewall Community Foundation to provide financial support for undocumented immigrants pursuing higher education in New York City who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI). The Levin-Goffe Scholarship awards recipients a total of $25,000 for up two years of school.

Eligible applicants are those who:

  • Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, or intersex
  • Do not hold U.S. citizenship, a green card, or an F-1 visa
  • Have a current, most recent, or cumulative GPA of at least 3.25
  • Are enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City
  • Have completed one academic year / are at least a rising sophomore

Applications are being accepted through midnight on Monday, June 18th, 2018.  You may access the application here. In addition to the completed application, students will need to provide two letters of recommendations, and most recent transcript.

CUNY BECAS Scholarship Program 2018 (03/01/2018)

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The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY is proud to offer scholarships of up to $6530 to current and prospective CUNY undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican and/or immigrant community. The fellowship will cover the student’s tuition for the remaining years left until graduation. Students being considered for the fellowship will be required to participate in an interview.

If accepted, students must 0comply with the following conditions may result in the suspension or revocation of scholarship award and future eligibility.

  • Undergraduate students are expected to enroll full time (more than 12 credits per term).
  • Remain in good standing and maintain a GPA of 3.0.
  • Attend a series of professional and leadership workshops.
  • Complete a 200-hour internship in an affiliated nonprofit institution.
  • Participate in community events throughout the year.
  • Host one CUNY BECAS Promotional Workshop
  • Write one blog post about CUNY BECAS Experience

Eligibility:

  • Have graduated or will graduate from high school or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate program at a CUNY Campus in Fall 2018 AND Spring 2019
  • Must demonstrate significant financial need

How to Apply:

  • Completed application form
  • Upload your most recent transcript (can be an unofficial student copy)
  • Upload two essays, 750-word max each
  • Upload resume
  • Provide one reference for a letter recommendation

Important Dates

  • December 6, 2017 – Application Opens
  • March 1, 2018, 11:59PM. EST- Application Closes
  • Late April – Awardees Notified
  • Late May – Award Ceremony, recipients must attend

Have more questions? Visit their website at http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/cuny-mexican-studies-institute/scholarships.php or send an email to mexican.studies@lehman.cuny.edu

 

(ISC)2 Foundation Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship (3/15/18)

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If a career in information security is in your future, apply for this scholarship through the Center for Cyber Safety and Education!

Applicants will be scored based on passion, merit, and financial need. Awards are up to $5,000 per recipient!

Applications open February 1, 2018.

Eligibility*

  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with focus on cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Open to high school seniors & undergraduate students
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA

Application*

  • Unofficial transcript
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose outlining

* For complete descriptions, click HERE

Email scholarships@isc2.org or call 1-727-493-3587 with any questions.