Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Scholarships & Programs



*Please email your school counselor at least two weeks before

the deadline so counselors can prepare the documents needed 



Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program

Open to Seniors planning to get a Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or

another Computer Science field

Must be enrolled or have completed a computer science course in high school. Also open to those who have learned

through outside online courses.

Must be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident

Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

100 winners will receive a $10,000 a year renewable scholarship and a guaranteed Amazon paid 12-week summer internship after first year of college.

For more information and to apply online: https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/

Deadline: February 18, 2021*

*We're closed February 15-19, so be sure to request your letters of recommendation and transcript from Guidance by

January 28th.


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Must be a minority.

Plan to attend a four-year institution.

Show leadership potential.

Demonstrate a dedication to community service.

Must be a U. S. citizen.

Present evidence of financial need.

Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21. 

(If you don't have test scores due to Covid, you may still apply.)

Apply at: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply

Deadline: Deadline is February 1, 2021, but since your guidance counselor has a great deal to do, your deadline to

Guidance is Thursday, January 14th


Joseph Tauber Scholarship Program

Open to children of members of 1199 SEIU

(If your parent is a health care worker or works in a hospital, they are

probably a member of this union.)

*You must email OR call to request an application.


Your name

Date of birth

Email address or phone numberhttps://www.1199seiubenefits.org/JTSP

Your parent's name and 1199 ID number if possible

Indicate you are requesting an application for 2021-22

Request an application by email: 1199JTSP@1199FUNDS.org

OR call: 646-473-8999

Deadline to request application: January 31, 2021

For more info.: https://www.1199seiubenefits.org/JTSP


Dr. Jon Pil Lee Memorial Scholarship

(Sponsored by the Long Island Mathematics Conference Board)

Must be African American,  Native American or Non-European Hispanic American.

Must be resident of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau or Suffolk counties.

Must plan to major in Mathematics at an accredited college or university.

Scholarship award is $1,500

Apply at: https://limathconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SCHOLARSHIP2021emailPROGRAMLETTER.pdf

For more information: https://limathconference.org/scholarship 

Deadline: Wednesday, February 10, 2021, but since this requires two teacher recommendations, a short teacher form

and several documents from Guidance, your deadline to Guidance is Wednesday, January 27th.


The New York Club Scholarship

(Sponsored by the New York Club of the National Association of Negro and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.)

Open to Seniors, male or female.

Must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.

Must live within the five boroughs of New York City.

Must be involved in community service or volunteer work.

Family income cannot be more that $75,000 a year.


Mary Thomas Simpson Scholarship

(Sponsored by the New York Club of the National Association of Negro and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.)

Open to Seniors, male or female.

Must be accepted to an accredited college or university.

Must have a minimum 2.5 average.

Must live in the five boroughs of New York City or in Westchester County

Must be involved in community service or volunteer work.

We encourage students to email their completed application and required documents to: thenewyorkclub@yahoo.com

Deadline: The deadline for emailing or U.S. mail postmark is Friday, February 26th.

Due to winter break, you must request 

documents from Guidance and letters of recommendation by Friday, February 5th.

There is one application for both scholarships. Email btrueson@blmhs.org and she will send you the application.



 Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Program 2021-22

This program empowers young leaders of Hispanic heritage. it provides support and career services, with the possibility

of receiving an HSP scholarship. Scholarship awards are based on merit and need.

Must be of Hispanic heritage.

Must be U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen.

Must have minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Must plan to enroll full-time in a 4-year university.

Must submit a FAFSA or state-based financial aid form.

Emphasis on STEM majors.

For details and to apply: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship 

Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021*

*We're closed February 15, so be sure to review the application by February 8th.


STEP at John Jay - Spring 2021 - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE! Apply ASAP!

Virtual classes, Saturdays only, February 27-May 22, 9:00 to 12:00

Must be New York state resident

Self-identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Alaskan Native or American Indian


Low income as outlined by state (see registration link for income chart)

For details and to register: https://forms.gle/r6BUMBSMZQopvYf36 

Deadline: Monday, February 15, 2021



All Star Code Summer Intensive (for young men of color)

 This six-week virtual summer intensive via Zoom introduces students to essential web development skills including

HTML, CSS and JavaScript.  Laptops and hotspots will be provided 

Open to Sophomores and Juniors.

July 12 through August 20, M-F, 9:00 - 5:00

The program is free, seating is limited.

Must identify as male and Black/African American or Hispanic/Latino

No coding experience is necessary. You can also apply if you already can code.

Attendance and punctuality are crucial.

No GPA requirement.

No U.S. citizenship requirement.

Apply at: https://allstarcodeorg.github.io/apply/

Deadline: Friday, April 2, 2021

*Enter referral code 8BLMS4 at end of application.



Open to Seniors interested in media, business and technology.

Emma Bowen Foundation

Must be a student of color (Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander,

Hispanic/Latino, or Multi-Racial.)

Plan to attend a four-year accredited college or university.

Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

Must be interested in pursuing a career in the media and technology industries

Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.

Apply at: https://www.emmabowenfoundation.com/application_info

Deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 2021*

(*Applying sooner increases your chances of being selected.)



Alpha GENTS (Gaining Essential Networking Tools for Success) Mentoring Program

(currently virtual)

Open to young men in grades 9 - 12

FREE mentoring program for young men of African American and Latin American decent, ages 13 - 18.

Meets virtually one Saturday a month for ten months

Helps develop the skills needed to become productive, responsible and successful adults.

Apply at: https://bit.ly/GENTS20-21Application 

Deadline: ongoing/apply anytime

For more information visit: http://www.wsacf.org/gents/