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2020 ABENY Inc. Scholarship open through April 30

Saturday, June 20, 2020, the Association of Black Educators of New York (ABENY Inc.) sponsors its 45th Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon.  At this event, ABENY Inc. will acknowledge outstanding educators and graduating high school seniors in the public schools.

2020 ABENY Inc. Scholarship Application Components: 

To apply for the ABENY Inc. scholarship, eligible students must submit the following application components by postal mail to ABENY Inc.'s Education Committee Chair/Co-Chair at the address indicated in the application (application form link to the right):

  • Fully completed application
  • One page, typewritten personal statement about why the student deserves the ABENY Inc. Scholarship
  • An official copy of the academic record (which must be signed by a school official or contain the school's official seal)
  • Four letters of recommendation; two from school staff and two from community representatives
  • Academic resume indicating extra-curricular activities, community service, and any employment or internship activity
  • Original black and white or color passport sized photo
All applications and supporting documentation should be postal mailed in a 9x12 inch envelope. All postal mailings should be postmarked by April 30th.

Questions? Please email with '2020 Scholarship Application' in the subject line.

Please find eligibility criteria for ABENY Inc. Scholarship Applicants below:

ABENY Inc. Scholarship is limited to New York City public high school seniors who will graduate from a general, comprehensive, vocational, academic or alternative school or will receive an equivalency diploma from a public evening school or a New York City Board of Education alternative educational program. Students receiving the scholarship must apply its full amount to costs accrued at an accredited post-secondary education/training program. In addition, students must have high academic standing and demonstrate leadership in school and community.

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