New York State Education Department/Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Renewable award for New York residents. Scholarship winners must attend a college or university in New York. 2000 scholarships are for $1500 and 6000 are for $500. The selection criteria used are based on Regents test scores or rank in class or local exam. Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


Award Amount $500 - $1,500
Number of Awards 8,000
Application Deadline December 19
Available to Class Level Freshmen
Renewability Renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency New York
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College New York
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required


Organization Supervisor
New York State Education Department
Address 89 Washington Avenue, Room 1078 EBA
City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12234
Telephone (518) 486-1319
Fax (518) 486-5346
Web Site Web site
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