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    NYS Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship

    Offered by New York State Migrant Education Program

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 11, 2024
    1 award worth

    $750

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    June 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The NYS Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship is open to high school seniors in accredited New York State high schools, or high school seniors (outside of NYS) who have previously lived in or moved to New York State. Applicants should also currently qualify for Migrant Education services in New York State, and have been accepted to a post-secondary institution in the United States. The scholarship was established to honor a migrant farmworker student from New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance. If you’re a high school senior who currently or has previously lived in New York State, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About New York State Migrant Education Program

    The New York State Migrant Education Program (NYS-MEP) is a federally funded supplemental program that supports the implementation of educational and support services for migratory children and their families in the State. The goals of the NYS-MEP are to support migratory children in addressing educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, health problems, food insecurity, homelessness, poverty, and other factors that inhibit such migratory children from doing well in school and making the transition to postsecondary education or employment.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Other Category

    Immigrants

    State

    New York

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    250-500 word essay

    Proof of enrollment

    Two letters of recommendation

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    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact New York State Migrant Education Program at https://www.nysmigrant.org/contact.

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