2020 Queens Scholars in Industry Leadership Award Scholarship Application

The Jamaica YMCA Queens Scholars in Industry scholarship is awarded to a Queens High School student who demonstrates an ability to achieve. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside within the borough of Queens
  • Possess a minimum 2.7 GPA
  • Be a current high school senior or will be in 2020
  • Participate in a YMCA of Greater New York Teen Program or a program in their community

This is a one-time Scholarship Award of $5,000. The Award will be sent to the recipient’s school of choice and applied toward tuition and/or room and board fees.

The Award will be officially announced on April 2, 2020, at the First Annual Queens Scholars in Industry Leadership Awards Gala held at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC).

You will need to submit the following with this application:

  • Two Essays
  • One letter of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
  • Photograph

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Application Timeline:
February 11, 2020: Deadline for submission
February 2020: Interview Date for Select Candidates
February 2020: Recipient Notification
April 2, 2020: Awards Gala

A print version of the application is also available online to download and mail to the Jamaica YMCA. For more information and questions contact Gloria Messam at 212-912-2202 or gmessam@ymcanyc.org.