The York College Scholarships provides information to students looking for scholarships. It offers many scholarship options for ambitious, academically-talented students. It envisions service to a student body that reflects the high academic achievement, cultural diversity and richness of York College. It instills the behaviors of awareness, investigation and realization that promote the ideas of scholarly and individual development.
All incoming students who apply for scholarships must have completed an admissions application to York College City University of New York at 

YC Foundation Scholarships Online Application


Alex Chetram

York Scholar Graduate
Class of 2012

General Information

You must file a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) if you wish to be considered for financial aid and Scholarship based upon need. You can apply online at Receipt of scholarship may, depending on the nature of the award, affect the amount of any state and federal aid for which a student may be eligible. If you have further financial aid questions, visit York’s Financial Aid Office website. All scholarship and awards are subject to financial availability. 

Scholarship funds go toward student tuition, fees, books and other school expenses. Recipient(s) receive remainder of award. Student(s) will not be accepted for a Scholarship if they are graduating the following semester, unless they are continuing at York in a graduate program within the same field. (Must show proof)

YC Foundation Scholarship Programs

York College (YC) Foundation Scholarship Programs and other affiliated scholarships offers a variety of scholarships for entering, (First-Year and Transfer) and continuing students. For more information please visit YC Foundation Scholarships

Other Scholarship Opportunities

We have created a useful scholarship link page to help you with your scholarship search. National scholarships are highly competitive awards that provide support for a range of academic opportunities, including study abroad, International and Graduate study. These scholarships vary in criteria; Grade point average, research, service and leadership experience. For more information, please visit Other Scholarships.

ALERT: When using other scholarship websites outside of York, “Please Be Aware of Scams”. DO NOT DEPOSIT CHECKS, CASH OR MONEY ORDERS TO ANY PROGRAMS OR GRANTS FOR ANY REASON. If it sounds suspicious, chances are they are not a real organization. No Scholarships or grants should ask you to send any form of money. Report it to the Scholarship Center as soon as possible.

Upcoming Scholarships

Title End Date
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)/AFSCME Scholarship (External) 2014-12-31
Amos Odenyo Scholarship for Excellence in Sociology (YC Foundation) 2015-01-18
Vera B. Douthit Memorial Scholarship (YC Foundation) 2015-01-18
Don Wynne Memorial Scholarship (YC Foundations) 2015-01-18
Church Hill Classics: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2015 (External) 2015-03-03
A Place for Mom Scholarship (External) 2015-04-15
Doctor on Demand Scholarship (External) 2015-07-31
Goedeker's College Scholarships (External) 2015-07-31

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