Each scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years of study as long as the student maintains a good academic record and makes normal progress toward a degree.Applications for the 2019 New York Times College Scholarship are now closed.
My parents’ work ethic and daily struggles continue to serve as an inspiration for me to strive for a relevant and meaningful education and profession—and to be the first in my family to receive a graduate degree.
Thanks to my parents’ encouragement, I was able to graduate cum laude at UCLA with a Psychology and Asian American Studies double major and an Education minor. further catapulted me to work on issues of student and community empowerment.
The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund d/b/a The New York Times College Scholarship Program has been recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a not-for-profit public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Contributions to the Fund are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The New York Times College Scholarship Program has put hundreds of students through college.
Since 1999 the program has given local high school students who have overcome hardship while achieving academic excellence four-year scholarships, as well as mentoring and internship opportunities at The Times.
The application period for 2019 scholarships has ended.
The application period for 2020 scholarships will open in the fall.
Last August I moved from Southern California to San Francisco to pursue a Master’s degree in Education in a concentration on Equity and Social Justice. Being a full time student and simultaneously working 20 hours a week at the College of Education’s Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab (or Cahill) and has been both challenging and rewarding.
At SFSU, I have been able to coordinate programming and curriculum displays for the staff, students and faculty of the College of Education.