We are pleased to announce the third year of the German-American Committee of Greater New York Scholarships which will be awarded in June of 2019. Below is an application for both the high school and college scholarships.
The eligibility for applicants will be based on students in 8th grade or attending high school for the high school scholarships (three $1,500 scholarships) and senior year of high school or full time students at an accredited institution of higher learning (three $3,000 scholarships).
Given the geographic make up of the German-American Committee of Greater New York and its affiliation with the German-American Steuben Parade of New York City, only those students who live in the Greater New York Metropolitan area will be eligible to submit an application. Further, the student must demonstrate an interest
in German heritage, the German language and/or German-American contributions to their community and/or the United States of America.
Academic requirements for applicants are: a 90 average for 8th grade and high school students and a 3.5 GPA for college students. The applicant also must submit their high school entrance exam scores for the high school scholarships and/ or their SAT/ACT scores for the college scholarships. Any student awarded a scholarship will be limited to a total of three additional scholarship awards in the given category (high school and college).
The deadline for submitting applications is April 15, 2019. Award recipients will be announced by June 3, 2019. Applications and essays are to be digitally submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight on April 15, 2019. (No applications received after midnight on April 15th, 2019 will be considered.)
The German-American Committee of Greater New York is a New York State Not-for Profit, 501(c)(3) corporation and is the organizing body for the annual German-American Steuben Parade in New York City. It is the hope of the committee that the scholarship process and awards will foster further interest in German and German-
American heritage, traditions and culture.