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Scholarship Resources from Tryit!


The student and teacher community of TryIt! Have compiled a varied collection of scholarship opportunities listed under categories that include: Cyber Security/Defense, Chemical Engineering, Math and Marine Science.

NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)



New York State residents attending an approved school in New York State (SUNY, CUNY and not-for-profit independent degree granting colleges) can receive grants through the New York State Tuition Assistance Program.  Visit the NYSTAP website for additional eligibility criteria and hwo to begin the application process.


Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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Paying for your college education has long been an issue for students and their families.  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (commonly known as FAFSA) is the largest provider of financial aid for students in the United States, awarding more than $150 billion in grants, loans and work-study opportunities.  The State University of New York has a blog post that helps explain FAFSA and other financial aid opportunities along with important links to help you get started.  



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Who isn't looking for financial assistance to pay for college? The website scholarships.com offers a number of resources to students, parents and educators.  These range from a scholarship search to information about the financial process, including college saving accounts and federal aid.

This free resource also has a college search feature that can be sorted by state and/or area of study.

L'Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship

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L'Oreal USA's For Women in Science fellowship program annually highlights five post doctoral women researchers for their contributions in STEM fields.  Application criteria include beginning a post-doctoral research position by July 31, 2015 and committing at least 20 hours/week to actively supporting girls and women in science.  Recipients will be awarded up to $60,000 towards their research.

Applications are being accepted through March 20 with candidates being evaluated over two phases: scientists in the applicant's field conduct an initial review to identify the finalists and the five winners are then chosen by a panel of eminent scientists and former North American L'Oreal - UNESCO For Women in Science Laureates.

For additional details and to apply, visit the L'Oreal USA For Women in Science program website.

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