The Young Leaders Scholarship Program, which is offered in conjunction withMoneyGram International, was recently listed by the NY Post as one of ten NY-centricscholarship programs available to New York students seeking higher education. TheProgram focuses on nurturing and promoting leadership and accomplishments amonghigh school students approaching their first year of college.
FSCNY Young Leaders Scholarship Program
- Several one-time cash scholarships ranging between $2,000 - $7,500.
- 9 March 2018
Eligibility/Criteria: Applicants will be considered based on the following criteria: Academic achievement; Demonstrated leadership in their school; and Demonstrated involvement in their community, contributing at least 50 valuablehours of volunteer service each year of high school.***Applicants must be seniors attending public high schools in New York City’s fiveboroughs or surrounding New York counties***
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Entering its 22nd year, the FSCNY/MoneyGram Scholarship Program has granted $788,000 to 324 high school students in New York City and surrounding areas. Studentawards range between $2,000 and $7,500. The awards issued include the William SiegelScholarship and Gene Schott Scholarship Awards, which are issued to selected recipientsas one-time cash awards that can be applied towards the cost of their freshman year ofstudy at an accredited two or four-year college or university.The 2018 award recipients will be recognized during the FSCNY/MoneyGram Scholarship Luncheon at FSCNY’s 26th Annual Conference & Exposition, scheduled forApril 26, 2018, at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.
An application can be found online at:http://www.fscny.org/?controller=scholarshipprogramAlong with completing the short application online, students are asked to submit the following:1) Student transcript.2) Written verification of community involvement and a letter of recommendation from the organization.3) Your Essay. In 250 words or less explain your most rewarding experience through your community service involvement.