TF Cornerstone/UNCF Long Island City Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for students from Long Island City, NY who are pursuing a college degree.
This scholarship opportunity will provide two 4-year scholarships of up to $4,400 depending on your unmet financial need.
Be a permanent resident of Long Island City, New York in one of the following zip codes: 11101, 11102, 11103, 11104, 11105, 11106, 11109, 11120.
Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Be a current college freshman enrolled full-time at any accredited four-year institution in the U.S. for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Complete an online application
Provide most recent official or unofficial high school or college transcript (if earned college credit)
Submit a one-page personal statement of career interest
Provide 2 letters of recommendation. One from a faculty member at the applicant's school and one from a community member who has worked with the applicant
To renew the scholarship, you must:
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Be enrolled at any accredited, four-year institution within the U.S.
Continue to demonstrate unmet financial need as verified by college/university
Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”) form annually
Please note the following guidelines on "How to Invite Reference/Recommender?"
Two letters of recommendation are required for a complete application. The recommender must not be related to you. The recommendation form must be submitted before or by the deadline.
To give your recommender the maximum amount of time to submit his/her recommendation, you should enter all information for your recommender (name and e-mail) as early as possible. The application system will remind you to "Invite References" until your recommender has been invited. It will then generate an e-mail to your recommender notifying him/her of your application and request for his/her recommendation. For assistance with references, please see the attached supporting document to the right.
If you have any questions, please email Jeff Darden II