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Students - Don't miss your chance! We're accepting applications for the SHPE-NYC scholarship. Awards range from $500-$1000. Winners will be announced during the Holiday Dinner. http://shpe-nyc.org/scholarship.

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The SHPE-NYC Scholarship

The SHPE-NYC scholarship was founded in 2009, in efforts to award and recognize the achievements of select SHPE student members in the New York City area. Each year, SHPE-NYC will award Scholarship to high school students and undergraduate college students.
Scholarships range between $500 and $1,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • To apply, students must complete the application on or before December 9, 2016.
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic/Latino descent. Citizens and non-citizens are eligible to apply.
  • While students of all disciplines are eligible to apply, preference will be given to those pursuing degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics).

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Currently attend and will be attending one of the following Universities during the 2016-2017 academic year:
    • City College of New York
    • Columbia University
    • Hofstra University
    • Manhattan College
    • New Jersey Institute of Technology
    • New York University
    • Rutgers University
    • Stevens Institute of Technology
    • Stony Brook University
    • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
    • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • Clarkson University
    • Cooper Union
    • College of New Jersey
    • Cornell University
    • Dutchess Community College
    • SUNY Binghamton
    • Syracuse University
    • Union College
    • SUNY Buffalo
    • University of Rochester
    • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Must be a paid SHPE undergraduate member at time of application submission
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Application Checklist

  • Completed scholarship application form
  • Submit the following documents to scholarship@shpe-nyc.org by 11:59 PM EST on 12/09/2016
    1. Letter(s) of recommendation supporting your community outreach efforts (preferably from your SHPE chapter president, professor, school administrator or employer)
    2. Electronic version of your official university/college transcript
    3. Resume
    4. Personal Essay Statement