School counselors connect student and families to financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
American Association of Blacks in Energy
- New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (AABE-NYMAC) - provides scholarships and mentors to minority youth pursuing careers in the areas of math, science and technology Charles Robertson Scholarship Award
- recognizes one male graduating student and one female graduating student from a Brooklyn public high school. Schools are encouraged to submit applications for up to two eligible candidates. For further information, please contact Margarita Suero-Duran at firstname.lastname@example.org
. College Connections Project
at the Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center
- provides college application fee waivers to low-income adults age 19 and over. The application fee waivers can be used to pay the application fees to CUNY ($65/$70) and to SUNY Empire State College ($50). Information is available here
or by calling 212-961-5853. Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
- offers scholarship programs. To identify your Member of Congress, click here
. Read this flyer
for guidelines and see this application
. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
- offers scholarship programs. FAFSA Information for School Counselors
is an online source of federal student aid information to help students and families plan and prepare for college and careers. A key guide, Completing the FAFSA
, is offered. FinAid -
offers a listing of scholarship search databases. HESC (New York State Higher Education Services Corporation)
- provides comprehensive information on financial aid processes and other college & career planning resources. High School Counselors & College Advisors check out newsletter items and how to join the HESC Counselor Connection here
. Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program -
facilitates a scholarship application process each September. Eligible high school seniors are also encouraged to check (here
) for partner scholarship applications.Kaarme
- is a scholarship search tool.History Channel's National Civil War Student Challenge
- is an online quiz competition offering high school students the opportunity to win up to $15,000 in college scholarship.New York Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
- The application will be available available to high school seniors in January.
- features an alphabetical listing of scholarships.StartHereGetThere.org
- is a website dedicated to Student Financial Aid Awareness Month, which provides questions and answers about FAFSA completion, tips and tools, engaging videos.
Syracuse University School of Architecture
- provides full scholarships for African-American Students -10 full scholarships for African-American men and women interested in studying architecture. Contact Mark Robbins, Dean, School of Architecture at 315-443-2256.
U.S. Department of Education
- provides Federal Student Aid
resources including the FAFSA application.