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    World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by New York State

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 5, 2024
    Multiple awards worth up to

    $13,045

    Grade level

    College Students

    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 World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship (WTC) provides access to a college education for children, spouses, and financial dependents of innocent victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America – at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on airline flights 11, 77, 93, and 175 – and the resulting rescue and recovery efforts. Individuals who are survivors themselves of any of these events are also eligible. All applicants must have graduated from a high school within the United States and be studying at a postsecondary institution in New York State. If you are eligible for this scholarship, we encourage you to apply for the chance to earn funding toward your postsecondary education. Keep on reading to learn more.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    College Students

    State

    New York

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be the children, spouses, or other financial dependents of innocent victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

    Application information

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

    No essay

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