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Student Opportunities

  • The Ron Brown Scholarship application is due January 9th. Worth up to $40,000, the Ron Brown Scholarship seeks to honor African American high school seniors from low income households.


  • The Jackie Robinson Scholarship application is due January 11th. Worth up to $30,000, the Jackie Robinson Scholarship seeks to honor students who demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to community service.

  • The YVote ChangeMaker Institute is for teens passionate about mobilizing their peers to be civically engaged, at and beyond the ballot box, around an array of issues from racial justice to mental health to economic mobility, and to being part of a youth voter and civic participation movement. YVote meets from 5-7PM on Zoom on the first Tuesday of the month and for monthly in-person Days of Action on Saturdays. (application here)
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  • The Next Generation Politics Civic Fellowship is for teens interested in participating in conversations that emphasize multiple perspectives on key civic issues of our time with experts and civic-minded young people from across the city and country. Civic Fellows meets monthly on Sunday afternoons from 1-3:30PM for a mix of in-person and Zoom-based programming. (application here)

SUNY will host a College Fair for your students and their families the evening of Thursday, September 29 at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center!

In addition to meeting with representatives from more than 50 SUNY campuses, families can attend in-person sessions to learn more about the opportunities at SUNY, financial aid, and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Students can register now at

College Fair Schedule

4:00 PM – 7:30 PM College Fair Tables
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Presentation Session I
  Which SUNY Are You? or
  Navigating the Financial Aid Process
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Presentation Session II
  Educational Opportunity Program or
  Navigating the Financial Aid Process
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM Presentation Session III
  Which SUNY Are You? or
  Educational Opportunity Program

We hope your students can join us!


due in February




Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship Provider: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: $5,000
# of winners: Varies


The Generation Google Scholarship Provider: Google
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: Varies


1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship Provider: 1 for 2 Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
# of winners: 2


McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship Provider: McDonald’s
Amount: $100,000
# of winners: 30


Foot Locker Associate Scholarship (2023) Provider: Foot Locker Foundation
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: 30


Order Sons of Italy in America Grand Lodge of California Scholarship Provider: Grand Lodge of Massachusetts
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 20


The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Provider: Princeton University
Amount: $1,000
# of winners: 28


National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Provider: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: Varies


Spencer Undergraduate Scholarship Provider: Spencer Educational Foundation
Amount: $10,000
# of winners: Varies


$500 1-minute Video Scholarship - FAFSA® & Financial Aid Provider: Going Merry
Amount: $500
# of winners: Varies