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When is the 2023 application deadline?

Applications closed on April 22nd, 2023.

Am I eligible to apply if I attend school in Staten Island but live somewhere else?

Yes! If you are a graduating senior at a Staten Island high school, you may apply. See district question below for additional application help.

I have graduated high school but attend college in Staten Island, am I still eligible?

Our current award offerings are limited to CURRENT high school seniors attending school in Staten Island.  However, we encourage you to visit our parent organization's website for more awards you may be eligible for at Scholarshipamerica.org

How do I apply to a specific award? 

For your convenience, we only require students to submit ONE application to be considered for ALL of our awards.  Even if you have specified one award in your, you will still be considered for any awards you are qualified for.

Don't see the award you had in mind as an option?  Your application is still in safe hands!  Email us today at StatenIslandAchieve@dollarsforscholars.org to help resolve this.

What should I fill in for "Which school district do you reside in?"

If you reside in Staten Island, once you fill in all of the information related to your address, you will be able to search "NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #31"

If you reside OUTSIDE of Staten Island, click HERE to find your district.  Once you have filled in all of the information related to your address, you should be able to search for your proper district.

I am an admin and can't find the email to login to my account.  What should I do?

If you cannot locate an email from dollarsforscholars@scholarshipamerica.org in your spam or deleted folders our tech support team suggests you add that email address to your safe sender list so you can receive these emails in the future. If you need assistance doing this or logging into the application portal, you can reach our support team at 877-900-8201 from 9am-6pm on weekdays.

You can also email questions or request a manual upload if you run into technical difficulties with logging into the portal.



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