New York State Scholarships
New York State Scholarships
Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarship: provides financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of individuals killed as a direct result of the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 in Clarence, New York on February 12, 2009. This program will help families who lost loved ones cover the cost of attending college in New York State.
Flight 587 Memorial Scholarships: provides financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of individuals killed as a direct result of American Airlines Flight 587's crash in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens, New York on the morning of November 12, 2001. In the spirit of the World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship, this program will help the 266 families who lost loved ones cover the cost of attending college in New York State.
MERIT/MSRS Scholarships: provides financial aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who, at any time on or after Aug. 2, 1990, while New York State residents, died or is severely and permanently disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities.
NYS Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships: offered to encourage students to pursue careers as secondary math and science teachers (grades 7-12). This program provides awards to students attending school at the undergraduate and/or graduate degree level in exchange for five years of full-time employment as secondary education math or science teachers.
NYS Memorial Scholarships: Memorial Scholarships for Families of Deceased Firefighters, Volunteer Firefighters,
Police Officers, Peace Officers and Emergency Medical Service Workers provide financial
aid to children, spouses and financial dependents of deceased firefighters, volunteer
firefighters, police officers, peace officers*, and emergency medical service workers
who have died as the result of injuries sustained in the line of duty in service to
the State of New York.
*Peace Officers are defined in the criminal procedures law and include many categories including New York State Correction Officers.
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence: Scholarships for Academic Excellence are awarded to outstanding graduates from registered New York State high schools. Awards are based on student grades in certain Regents exams. For up to five years of undergraduate study in New York State.
NYS World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship: guarantees access to a college education for the families and financial dependents of innocent victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America and the resulting rescue and recovery efforts.
Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarships: are offered to increase the number of educators and adjunct clinical faculty teaching nursing education in New York State. Awards are made on a competitive basis to applicants who are registered professional nurses enrolling in graduate programs that will qualify them as nursing faculty or adjunct clinical faculty.
NYS STEM Incentive Program : provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation.
The Kingsborough Community College Foundation offers several scholarships (including needs-based financial assistance, special awards, book vouchers and emergency grants) to qualified applicants throughout the academic year. KCC Foundation scholarships are funded by individual donors, charitable foundations and grantmakers, and are awarded without explicit regard to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, national origin or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city law.
However, the College also promotes external non-Foundation scholarship opportunities, such as the ones listed here, which may potentially take certain factors such as race or gender into account. KCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender orientation, race, ethnicity or national origin. The scholarship opportunities posted here are NOT affiliated with the KCC Foundation and are not monitored by the College in any capacity. We therefore advise students to take necessary precautions when reviewing these options.