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Incoming Students

There are numerous opportunities for incoming freshmen and transfers to apply to. The most popular scholarship at York for freshmen is the Merit Scholarship. We also encourage new students to apply to the scholarships below:

Freshman/Transfer Merit Scholarship

Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Please see the following link for more details.

Golden Door Scholars provides scholarships for DACA students and scholarships for undocumented students. Students may be high school seniors or recent graduates. Preference will be given to high school graduates from states that require undocumented students to pay out-of-state tuition. Please see the following link for more information.

TheDream.US scholarships provide DREAMers graduate from college with career-ready degrees. Please see the following link for more details