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Private Scholarships

Private Scholarships are offered through various organizations, corporations, and government agencies. Each organization has their own criteria to be eligible for these scholarships. Students must apply for these scholarships on their own. If additional information is required, an application is usually sent to the institution for completion. All scholarship funds are a part of the students financial aid package.

Check back here often to see updates of these privately funded scholarships. Please note that if a deadline has passed these awards are typically offered annually and you will be able to apply at a later date.

  • Last Updated: September 2014

NEFCU: Making a Difference College Scholarship

The Making a Difference College Scholarship provides five $1,500 vouchers to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university that are either a member, or have a parent or guardian who is a member, of NEFCU. To qualify, applicants must have a 3.5 minimum GPA. Winners will be selected by NEFCU's scholarship committee approximately 6-8 weeks after the submission deadline.

You will need to submit:

Essay Question Answer (500 word limit); Unofficial Transcript; Resume

The deadline to apply is November 1, 2014.Click here to apply.


The Metropolitan Club Chapter of the Association of Old Crows

There are three scholarships being awarded: $4,500 $4,000 and $3,500. Dr. Anid, Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences will be nominating two students. If you meet the eligibility requirements below and wish to be considered please contact the Dean’s office. Once nominated all paperwork will need to be submitted by Friday September 12, 2014.

Eligibility Requirements include:

1. That the student be a U.S. citizen seeking a baccalaureate degree in the field of electrical engineering, computer science, or other related technical fields.

2. That the student shall have successfully completed two or more years towards his/her selected degree.

3. That the student have a permanent residence in the greater New York City area. The student shall also be enrolled in an accredited college or university within that geographical boundary.

4. That the student not be denied a scholarship award based on race, color, creed, sex, national origin, or physical handicap.

5. That the student shall be selected on the basis of academic achievements and/or financial need.

6. That the student selection be made by the educational institution in which the student is enrolled. No individuals involved in the selection process shall be a member of the Association of
Old Crows.

7. The educational institution shall publicly announce the availability of the scholarship award of the Metropolitan Club. The publicity afforded this scholarship program shall be the same as that afforded all other scholarship programs administered by the educational institution.

8. The attached student data form, or equivalent shall be used by the educational institution for scholarship applicants to assure non-discriminatory evaluation of student applications.

9. Scholarship awards shall be paid to the financial institution for transfer to the students account. The award shall be used to satisfy tuition and educational fee obligations only. The award shall be granted to the recipient over and above any other scholarship award in effect. If for any reason the selected student cannot use the scholarship award for satisfying the stated obligations or no longer satisfies the eligibility requirements, the educational institution shall return the remaining funds to the Metropolitan Club for subsequent award.

10. The educational institution shall notify the Metropolitan Club whom they have selected as a scholarship candidate and shall provide the club with biographical information.

The 2014/15 PanHellenic Scholarship

The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is proud to announce that its 2014/15 application is now available for eligible Greek American college students to apply. On June 20, 2015, the Foundation will distribute $250,000 in scholarship awards to 40 deserving undergraduates, as follows:

  • Twenty (20) Awards of $10,000 based on academic achievement and financial need
  • Twenty (20) Awards of $2,500 based solely on academic achievement

All applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  • Must be of Hellenic descent
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited 4-year College/University
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5
  • Must be 25 years of age or less