Applications for 2018 The New York Times College Scholarship are now closed.
 
 
Do all of the statements below apply to you? *

•   I am a senior in a New York City high school expecting to graduate in 2018.
•   During my lifetime, I have faced a major challenge or obstacle.
•   My family has significant financial need.
•   I am a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.
     
 
Contact Information

 
What is your title? *


 
What is your First Name? *

 
What is your Last Name? *

 
What is your street address? (Include apartment number, if applicable) *

For example: 123 Main Street, Apt 2B
 
In which NYC borough do you live? *


 
Please confirm the state. *


 
What is your home address zip code? *

 
What is your telephone number? *

Please be sure to include your area code. Example: 212-123-4567
 
Please provide information about yourself below.

 
When were you born? *

Please use the following format:
MM/DD/YYYY  
(Example: If you were born on December 5, 1999 you would write 12/05/1999)
 
How many years have you lived in the United States? *

 
Are you a United States citizen? *

     
 
Are you a Permanent Resident? *

     
 
Please provide your Alien Registration Number below. If the number is not provided we cannot consider your application. *

 
Please provide your Alien Registration Number. If the number is not provided, we cannot consider your application *

 
Is English your first language? *

     
 
What was your first language? *

 
How many years have you been speaking English? *

 
Please provide information about your school.

 
What is the name of your high school? *

Please be sure that the name matches what is on your transcript.
 
Which NYC borough is it in? *


 
Please provide your school's address (city, state, and zip code). *

Please be sure to include street, borough and zip code.
 
What is your expected graduation date? *

Please use the following format: MM/YYYY
(Example: If you are graduating in June, 2018 you would write 06/2018)
 
Please provide the name of the guidance counselor at your high school? *

 
What is their telephone number? *

Please be sure to include the area code. Example: 212-123-4567
 
What was your cumulative grade point average at the end of junior year? *

 
Have you taken the SAT exam? *

The SAT is a college entrance exam that many colleges and universities in the United States use as part of the college admissions process.
     
 
When did you take the SAT exam? *

Please provide your answer in the following format: (MM/ YYYY)
For example: If you took the SAT exam in September 2017, you would write 09/2017
 
What was your overall SAT Score? *

 
Have you taken the ACT exam? *

The ACT is a college entrance exam that many colleges and universities in the United States use as part of the college admissions process.

 
What is your overall ACT score? *

 
Explain why you have not taken the SAT and/or ACT exams. Or when you plan to take the exams?

 
What is your approximate class rank? *

Please provide your answer as either a percentile, or in the following format:
___ out of ___ students. If your school does not rank students, please let us know below.

 
Tell us about your family.

 
What is the total number of people living at your home, including yourself? *

 
How many of those people are age 18 or under (again, including yourself)? *

 
Has your family been faced with any severe crisis or setbacks and how have you managed the situation?

Please explain in an essay of at least 100 to 250 words. You may also copy and paste text in this area.
 
Please provide information on your parent(s) or guardian(s). Please enter information on first parent or guardian here.

 
What is his/her name? *

Please include first and last names.
 
What is his/her martial status? *


 
What is their relationship to you? *

 
What is his/her employment status? *


 
Who is his/her employer, and what do they do? *

 
What type of business do they own, and what kind of work do they do? *

 
What is his/her last job and title? *

 
What is his/her highest level of education? *


 
At his/her highest level of education, where did they attend school? *

Please include the school's name and location.
 
Do you have a second parent or guardian? *

     
 
Please provide information on this parent or guardian here.

 
What is his/her name? *

Please include first and last names.
 
What is his/her martial status? *


 
And what is their relationship to you? *

 
What is their employment status? *


 
Who is his/her employer, and what do they do? *

 
What type of business do they own, and what kind of work do they do? *

 
What is his/her last job and title? *

 
What is his/her highest level of education? *


 
At their highest level of education, where did they go to school? *

Please include the school's name and location.
 
Please list what you consider your most important activities and achievements. *

These may include academic honors, community service, work experience, and extracurricular activities. Include dates and where appropriate duration of activity.

You may also copy and paste text in this area.

 
Tell us about personal obstacles and challenges you have faced or overcome. *

Please explain in an essay of a minimum of 350 to 750 words, an example of one or two extreme life challenges that you have faced and how you have responded to them. 

You may also copy and paste text in this area.
 
Please note: You may review your entries by scrolling up or down, or by clicking the directional arrow buttons before clicking the "Submit" button that follows the next screen.

 
I authorize The New York Times College Scholarship Program administrators to verify the information I have provided on this application. I certify that the information I provided in this application is true and accurate, and I understand that any material misstatements or omissions in this application may be grounds for ineligibility and/or disqualification in the event I am offered the scholarship.   I acknowledge that the scholarship may be withdrawn at any time, and that I have not been promised that, if awarded the scholarship, it will continue for any set period of time. *

By selecting the "I Accept" button,you are signing this Agreement electronically. 
     
Thank you for completing the application!

Please email a copy of your most recent high school transcript to diversity@nytimes.com.

On the subject line, please state your name.

In the email, include your name, high school and confirm that you have completed the online application.
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