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NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence

NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence are awarded to outstanding students in the state of New York who are planning to attend full time a four-year college or university in the state of New York. It is available to U.S. citizens.

The scholarship is administered by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation and is offered through the New York State Education Department. It is a state scholarship with awards based on Regents exams test scores.

Each year, 2000 scholarships of $1,500 are awarded and 6000 $500 awards. The scholarship is renewable up to five years of college attendance.

Students will be tested in areas such as English, Algebra and Trigonometry, global studies, history, government and science. Test information is available through high schools, and students are nominated for the scholarship through test scores.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER each year, and the award amount is usually $500 - $1,500. 

For more details, visit www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/scholarships/sae.htm