Announcements

  • St. John's University College Advantage Program

    Go to Create a St. John's College Advantage Account and follow the instructions to sign up.

    Bayside High School
  • Financial Aid Night

    Juniors, Seniors and Parents are invited to attend Financial Aid Night! This event is to be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm in the auditorium. You will receive information on how to help pay for your college education. 
     
     
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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Individual Scholarships

TheDreamUS Scholarship provides college scholarships to DREAMers who would like to get a college education but cannot afford it. Deadlines vary.
http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/

OCTOBER

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards honor Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their focus in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Science, Technology, and Engineering & Math (STEM). Due October 2, 2017
http://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement. Due October 1, 2017
http://www.rmhcnytristate.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

 Wendy's High School Heisman is looking for students who excel in academics, athletics, and community involvement. Due October 2, 2017
https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

NOVEMBER

Robertson Scholars Program awards recipients a comprehensive four year scholarship to either Duke University or the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Students will also be rewarded with 3 fully funded summer experiences. Due November 15, 2017
https://robertsonscholars.org/about-us/mission/

Thomas Wolfe Scholarship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill offers full four year financial support for student writers who apply early action. Due November 15, 2017
http://englishcomplit.unc.edu/creative/scholarship/tws

Bennington Young Writers Awards is open to students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Students may enter in one of the following categories: poetry, fiction, or nonfiction. First prize winners receive $500. Due November 1, 2017
https://admissions.bennington.edu/register/youngwriters

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards offers $1000 and a trip to Washington D.C. for students who volunteer and make a difference in their community. Due November 7, 2017
https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2018

DECEMBER

CUNY Macaulay Honors Program offers a full four-year, full tuition scholarship to one of the CUNY colleges. Applications are due December 1, 2018
https://macaulay.cuny.edu/

Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition offers students who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities an opportunity to receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. Due December 1, 2017
http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/tuition-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/

JANUARY

The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity offers a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to a student whose work of fiction, poetry, non-fiction, or other creative written expression (lyrics, plays, scripts, etc.) best reflects the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway's play, Hamilton. Due January 1, 2018
http://www.wesleyan.edu/admission/apply/hamiltonprize.html

APIASF General Scholarship (The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund) offers applicants scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000. Due January 17, 2017
http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html

UFT / Albert Shanker College Scholarship Fund is open to  graduating NYC public school students. Students may be eligible for a $5,000 award (spread over 4 years). Due January 15, 2017
http://www.uft.org/parents/scholarship-fund

FEBRUARY

WACE Scholarship provides a co-op scholarship to high school senior who apply to at least one of the nine WACE partner institutions (Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Oswego, University of Toledo, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Due February 15, 2017
http://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/

 

Want Help With Scholarships?

This is a free service being offered through NextGenVest to Bayside students:

How can I get help over text message?

  • Step 1: Go to NextGenVest.com and enter your Phone Number 
  • Step 2: Enter your FREE CODE: NGVBAYSIDE
  • Step 3: You will get an automated text, reply with 2017
  • Step 4: Ask your Money Mentor any questions you have about the FAFSA and Scholarships - even on nights and weekends! 

What should you ask your money mentor? 

  • Can you help me complete my FAFSA? 
  • Can you help me reset my FSA ID? 
  • Can you help me brainstorm a list of colleges that might fit me? 
  • Can you explain the financial aid application process? 
  • Can you find scholarships on Fastweb, Unigo, and Chegg that match me?