The 2017 NYSACAC Scholarship Information

Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to four deserving students who have overcome barriers, succeeded with limited resources or is under-represented.  If you know of any students who will be starting college in the Fall of 2017 and fit the criteria, we urge you to nominate him/her.

Eligible students must meet all of the following criteria:

•    Be a resident of New York State
•    Have/Will Be:
               º Graduated from a New York State public or private secondary school; or
               º Completed a home-schooled program in New York State; or
               º Obtained a GED
•    Be nominated by a NYSACAC member
•    Enroll in a 2 or 4-year undergraduate program beginning Fall of 2017 at a NYSACAC member college or university within New York State (the award recipient will be expected to provide official proof of matriculation)
•    Have submitted an application and essay by Friday May 5, 2017.



To learn more about the NYSACAC Scholarship, please contact our Scholarship Committee at