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Scholarships

Programs that provide or assist students to apply for awards which usually involve money and/or reduced tuition. Included are both needs-based scholarships which are awarded to outstanding students who are in financial need and honorary scholarships which are awarded on the basis of merit alone and normally carry a nominal monetary award. Scholarship funds come from many sources including private endowments, alumni contributions, college or university funds, individual departments or outside organizations.

Found 7 resources (displaying 7)

Thru: Urban League of Rochester New York

Eligibility:
Black Scholars Program: African American high school students who are on track to graduate with a B or higher grade point average. Urban League After School Academy: Project Achieve and Project Excel Grades 6-8, no GPA requirements. Project Ready: PSSP Grades 8-12: African American high school students with GPAs of 2.00 or higher.
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Urban League of Rochester New York

265 North Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY

Hours:
9:00AM-5:00PM; After school programming during the school year runs form. 3:00PM-6:30PM; Some evening and weekend activities.

Thru: Rochester Children's Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:
RCSD students only. Students attending charter or private schools are not eligible.
Applications taken at the end of the 8th grade. Students will be selected over the summer and will begin, in the fall of their 9th grade. RCSD students in 10th or 11th grade can also apply and would be placed on waiting list if no slots available. Student, once accepted, can remain until graduation. 3.25 grade point average or better. Good citizenship and meet the low-income federal guidelines.
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Rochester Children's Scholarship Fund

131 W Broad Street
Rochester, NY

Thru: National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate and Western New York

Eligibility:
Kidney patients and their families, health care professionals.
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National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate and Western New York

1344 University Avenue
Suite 270
Rochester, NY

Thru: American Council of the Blind

Eligibility:
Blind or visually impaired people, families, friends, doctors, teachers.

American Council of the Blind

1703 North Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA

Thru: Irondequoit Lions Club

Eligibility:
Resident of the Town of Irondequoit.
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Irondequoit Lions Club

1280 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY

Hours:
Meetings: 2nd & 4th M 6:30PM. Can be reached year-round for assistance.

Thru: National Federation of the Blind

Eligibility:
For NFB Scholarships an application is required and visual impairment must be documented.
Languages:
Spanish.

National Federation of the Blind

200 E Wells Street
Baltimore, MD

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National Federation of the Blind of New York

2175 Sheridan Drive
Buffalo, NY

Thru: Webster Community Chest

Eligibility:
Live in zip code 14580 only.
Languages:
English

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