Pratt Young Scholars

Pratt Young Scholars is a need-based, three-year scholarship providing instruction in art and design with college preparation to motivated high school students. This Scholarship covers three years of studio instruction, all art materials for courses taken, Summer Scholars courses in July, a year-round college access program including SAT preparation, and one-on-one guidance throughout the college application and financial aid processes. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about art and design, meet other students with similar interests, and prepare for college in a creative environment! If any students or their parents have questions, they are encouraged to call us at the number below. We will be pleased to answer their questions about the program.

CALENDAR: October to April, Wednesdays, 4:30–6:30 PM and Saturdays, 10 AM–1:30 PM ; Summer: Two weeks in July, Monday to Friday, 10 AM–4 PM


Tel: 718.636.3654 | Fax: 718.230.6876

Deadline March 2

Oxbridge Study Abroad Scholarships

Each year, Oxbridge, in association with The Foundation for International Education, awards a minimum of 50 scholarships, and often more, to students attending our programs. Please note that the number of scholarships available varies from year to year in accordance with available funding.

Scholarships are highly selective, as the applicant pool is very strong, and we are only able to award scholarships to 10-15% of applicants overall. Scholarships may be full or partial and will cover all or a portion of the program tuition. Students remain responsible for the cost of their airfare, daily lunch, and personal spending money. Scholarships do not cover the Paris Connection.

Applying for a scholarship:

  • The scholarship application process is entirely separate from the regular application process. Students applying for a scholarship must use the scholarship application and may not apply using the regular online or paper application at the same time.
  • Scholarship applications must include information regarding students’ academic and community strengths and their family’s household income..
  • Applicants can download a scholarship application here. Please note: The standard application form is not a scholarship application form and cannot be used as such.


  • The scholarship application process is open to students worldwide and currently in grades 7-11 who have not previously participated in an Oxbridge program.
  • Completed scholarship applications must be received in our New York office by the following dates. Please ensure that you send your application sufficiently early to allow time for delivery. Applications received after the specified date cannot be accepted, regardless of the postmark date:
    • Oxford Spring Seminar – December 13, 2019
    • Oxford and Cambridge Traditions – January 31, 2020
    • New York, Los Angeles, and Boston – February 7, 2020
    • The Oxford, Cambridge, and UCLA Prep Experiences – February 14, 2020
    • France and Spain Programs – February 21, 2020
    • The Oxford Summer Seminars – February 28, 2020
    • Oxbridge Seminar in New York – February 28, 2020

    The address of our New York office is:

    Oxbridge Academic Programs
    49 W 45th St.
    12th Floor
    New York, NY 10036
  • Scholarships are based equally on financial need, the student’s ability to contribute to the program in the broadest sense, and the specific requirements for each scholarship type.


PowerPlay’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) is a year-long youth development program that offers high school girls the chance to: Develop body and mind through sports, healthy living activities and advisories; Deepen critical skills in writing, technology and networking for success; Build a portfolio of real-world work experience, service learning, mentorships, and prepare for college applications Earn a $750 scholarship!

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More Scholarship Opportunities

Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship
Deadline: 11/15/16
About Scholarship: grades (must have minimum 3.0 unweighted gpa), school / community activities, and employment. There are no essays. Must use award within 6 years. The money can be used for tuition and other educational expenses: ie on campus housing, computer, and textbooks. Seek bright, well rounded students who are passionate about both their academics and making their community a better place.

Amount Awarded: $20,000 to 150 students
Apply Here:


Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program
Deadline: 12/1/16
About Scholarship: The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is a nomination-based award, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor. Leaders and Achievers, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics (minimum gpa of 2.8) and demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, Leaders and Achievers students are awarded one-time scholarships, with a base award of $1,000. To apply for this scholarship and learn more about it, please visit the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program application website.

Amount Awarded: base award of $1,000

Apply Here:

The Presidential Scholarship Program

Deadline: 12/1/16

About Scholarship: The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. In 2015, the program was again extended to recognize students who demonstrate ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields. Each year, up to 161 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.

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TMCF | Department of Defense SMART Scholarship
Deadline: 12/1/16

About Scholarship: The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program offers a generous scholarship and guaranteed job and internship placements. To apply for this scholarship and learn more about it, please visit the SMART Scholarship application website.

Amount Awarded: Cash stipends are paid at a rate of $25,000 – $38,000 per year depending on degree pursuing.

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Milken Scholarship Program

Deadline: Deadline to be nominated is 12/9!

About Scholarship: Milken Scholars was founded in 1989 by Lori and Michael Milken to honor exceptional young men and women based on their academic performance, community service, leadership activities and ability to overcome obstacles. By identifying these extraordinarily talented youth and then providing resources and networks to them, so they can help themselves and those around them, the program aims to support Milken Scholars during their academic and professional careers. Need active participation in community service activities, a record of leadership, financial or other obstacles, and admission to a four-year college or university prior to final selection. Must have a minimum gpa of 3.6 unweighted, minimum composite SAT I Reasoning score of 1250 with results submitted for Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing, and Math, or a minimum ACT score of 28. The submitted total SAT I and ACT scores can be the highest combination of section scores from multiple test settings.

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AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: The 2017 program will be accepting applications until 10,000 applications are submitted or 11:59 pm on December 15, 2016, whichever comes first.

About Scholarship: Our scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, ability to succeed in college.

Amount Awarded: $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000

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Deadline: 12/15/16

About Scholarship: The requirements to become a BURGER KING℠ Scholar are simple. You must apply within the application period, and fit the prerequisites: have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community, and be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

Amount Awarded: Most scholarships are non-renewable awards of up to $1,000. Awards cannot exceed educational costs.


Scholarship Opportunities

Here are some scholarship opportunities with the 2017-18 academic year deadlines. Most of the scholarship deadlines are consistent and applicable each academic year.

BHSEC Diversity Initiative & Smart Scholars

2017-2018 External Scholarship Opportunities




Coca-Cola Scholars

Apply Online

School information, extracurriculars, community service, work experience, etc. No essay required. U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees. Must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution.

October 31st, 2017

Award amount: $20,000

Approximate class rank, test scores, list of activities and achievements, family information, etc. Essay required. Must demonstrate financial need. U.S Citizens.

November 10th, 2017

Award amount: $15,000, partial 4- year scholarship, mentoring, summer internship at the New York Times

UFT Scholarship fund

Scholarship application and application instructions to be printed and read over thoroughly.

Good academic standing, family information, specific income requirement, class standing, hobbies/talents, overall school record and recommendations. Essay required. Must be able to receive federal aid.

January 31st, 2018

Award amount: $5,000

RMHC U.S Scholarships scholarships/

for information log in and apply by visiting


Applicant must demonstrate

leadership, service to others, proof of eligibility, financial need academic achievement. Minimum 2.7 GPA, recommendations, transcript. Essay required. U.S Citizen

January 2018

Award amount: Minimum $1,000

Check website for information.

May 15th, 2018

Award amount: $50-$10,000

Arts and Portfolio Scholarships

Check website for more information

December 14, 2017

Award amount: $500-$10,000

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Apply Online

Must be of Hispanic Heritage. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students, planning to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4- year university. U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application

Opens January 2018

Award amount: $500-$5,000

Foot Locker

Apply Online

Must currently be a member of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.), have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade. Must be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident.

December 15, 2017

Award amount: $20,000

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship -cards-scholarship.htm

Apply Online

Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

March 1st, 2018

Award amount: $10,000 plus $1,000 for your school

Anne Frank Award html

Apply Online

Letters of recommendation. Essay required.

March 17th, 2018

Award amount: $10,000

Cyber Security Awareness Week @ NYU!

Cyber Security Awareness Week is the largest student-run cyber security event in the nation, featuring six competitions, keynote presentations, workshops, and an industry fair.

Students who like math, computers ,gaming or coding, be advised: High School Forensics is coming, and you don’t have to be an expert to play.

Every fall, Cyber Security Awareness Week brings together students and industry leaders for a conference, career fair and set of six competitions in a field whose importance has never been greater.  HSF is one of the biggest competitions at CSAW.  But it’s more than that.  For students who code, it’s a door to their future.

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AmeriCorps Grand St. Settlement Community Builders Scholarships

AmeriCorps Grand St. Settlement Community Builders offers scholarships and bi-weekly stipends to individuals who are 17-18 years old and currently pursuing a Regents Diploma.

In return, these individuals serve for about 10 months as Group Leader Assistants in the after-school programs. They are looking for the most motivated, and committed students to join them the Fall.

Contact Ms.Powell for more information.

Pre-College: NYC

Barnard College
Baruch College
Columbia University
Columbia Science Program (Apps due in March)
Fashion Institute of Technology:
Fordham University
New York University &
NYU Poly 
Pace University (Apps due by March 1)
Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Sarah Lawrence
School of Visual Arts