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The New York State Presidential Scholarship Application
is currently closed.
Please check back for updates.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduating May 2017
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or greater
  • Apply to NYSPS Partner School(s)

Application Requirements

  • Complete New York State Presidential Scholarship Application
    • Complete and accurate information page
    • Essay 1
    • Essay 2
    • Essay 3
    • Select NYSPS Partner School(s)
      • Essay 4 (separate essay required for each school selected)
    • Activities Resume (optional)
    • Authorization and Release for Use of Name, Voice, and Likeness
    • Authorization to Release Education Information
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Apply to NYSPS Partner School(s)

The New York State Presidential Scholarship Application Process

Choosing a limited group of New York State Presidential Scholarship recipients out of our many qualified applicants is very difficult task; therefore, the process is long and has many steps. The dates provided below serve as a general outline of our process, and are subject to change.

February 13, 2017: Application Deadline
Applications undergo a preliminary review to ensure that all documents have been submitted, and that all eligibility requirements have been met.
March 14, 2017: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the campus level.
April 5, 2017: Applications have been personally reviewed by Dr. McKay.
April 19, 2017: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the NYSPS Partner Schools.
Students will be notified of any scholarship offers.
May 1, 2017: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.

Recent New York State Presidential Scholarship Recipients

Spring 2016

Iona College Amanda Gherardi
LIM College AnnMarie Bocca