Great Scholarships for Students in New York

New York is home to Cornell University, Columbia University, and many great SUNY and CUNY institutions. New York also hosts scholarship programs specifically made for residents in the Empire State. Take full advantage of scholarships your community has available to you as many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year. At Going Merry we bring local and statewide scholarships to you and let you fill out your applications all in one place! 

Check out the list below of New York specific scholarships for you to explore!

1. National Co-op Scholarship

Provider: WACE

Amount: Up to $26,000

WACE, on behalf of the nine WACE Partner Institutions, is pleased to announce and sponsor its Seventeenth Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of our Partner Institutions listed on the Scholarship Partners tab.


2. Bionique Testing Laboratories Inc. Scholarship

Provider: Tupper Lake Central School District

Amount: Up to $1,500

This scholarship will be awarded to a student entering a college program leading to a career in the sciences. The Tupper Lake Central School District is a public school district located in the heart of the Adirondack region of northern New York State.


3. The Norris Christmas Tree Scholarship

Provider: Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York (CTFANY)

Amount: Varies

It is the intent of this association to promote the future of the Christmas tree industry by funding an annual scholarship to one or more eligible college students. Scholarships are awarded based on academic and leadership excellence and involvement in the Christmas tree industry.


4. Bruce L. Crary Foundation Scholarship

Provider: Tupper Lake Central School District

Amount: Up to $600

The Foundation established in 1973 became a Supporting Organization of the Adirondack Foundation in 2007. It provides scholarships through the Crary Education Fund to full-time undergraduate students who are residents of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, and Warren counties.


5. BHS – Lauren LaPorta Touchdown Scholarship

Provider: Bergenfield High School

Amount: Up to $500

“The Touchdown for Teachers program allows the New York Jets and M&T Bank to recognize the exceptional efforts of our best educators in the region,” said the New York Jets President Neil Glat. “Our children depend on local teachers’ work and commitment to education, and it is rewarding to celebrate their contributions.”

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