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Diversity Scholarships

Scholarship Searches & Lists -  Gender, Ethnicity, Major & State

  • Cappex- Gender, Ethnicity Major & State
  • DiversityAbroad.com- Various scholarships listed for Diverse Students to Study Abroad
  • Unigo - Scholarship search - Listings for Minority, LGBT, Disability, Women and various Veteran Scholarships
  • OEDb - Open Education Database - Grants for African Americans, Women, and Military


Foster Youth - New York State

  • Foster Youth College Success Initiative (FYCSI)  a New York State program specifically for foster youth or eligible orphans who are either already in college or about to enter college designed to provide them with the necessary supports and financial assistance to help them achieve academic success and meet college expenses.  FYCSI works through New York's Opportunity Programs: Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at SUNY colleges.  You may contact the Office of Educational Programs (EOP) at FIT 212 217.4170. In addition, if the student thinks they may be eligible for consideration, the student should send an email to [email protected] indicating first name, last name, eligibility criterion (foster youth or eligible orphan), email address, and phone number.   

Study Abroad

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship -  
    Applications for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019/Spring 2020 are closed.  New Deadline TBA - Last posted deadline was March 5, 2019
  • FIT Study Abroad Scholarships -    
    February 13, 2020 
    - for programs in SUMMER 2020, FALL 2020 and the ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21
    Listing also included, Departmental Scholarships,  & External Scholarships

Asian & Pacific Islander

Hispanic Students

Native American Students

African American Students

Jewish Students

  • Gruss Scholarship: Bring Application to Financial Aid Services - Dubinsky Student Center Room A212A
  • UJA Federation of New York - Hebrew Free Loan Society -
    The 2020-2021 scholarship perio wil begin on April 1, 2020.
    UJA -Federation of NY Rose Biller Scholarship Fund
    UJA -Federation of NY Jean and Albert Nerken Scholarship Fund
    UJA -Federation of NY Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship Fund

LGBTQ Scholarships

  • Point Foundation Scholarship - Community College Application - Opens March 1 and closes May 3
  • Live Out LoudTBA - last posted March 19, 2019.  
    For New York, Connecticut & New Jersey graduating high school seniors

Scholarships for Women

Students with Disabilities

Military and Veterans

Military - New York State Residents

TBA - All Applications must be submitted by June 30th of the Academic Year

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