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Scholarship Opportunities


Fast Web 

Fast web is a free scholarship search platform that connects students to college scholarships, trade school scholarships, and financial aid tools. Our goal is to help you find scholarships to make college or vocational school more affordable.


Scholarship America

Scholarship America assists with awarding scholarships to students. 



Cappex is dedicated to connecting students to colleges and scholarships.


My Scholly

Scholly matches students with scholarships based on their unique background and accomplishments!



Paid and Unpaid Internships are a great way to learn about different careers, as well as get experience that you can include on your resume and college applications. 



Calling all pre-college students! Are you interested in a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) or healthcare?

Join 2024 STEM QUEST by Columbia University's State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) for a free STEM and healthcare career services event. 



Ladders for Leaders Application  

Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City.


Exciting Spring Break STEM Enrichment Programs!

The Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP) at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is an opportunity for NYC high school students to conduct one year of scientific research with AMNH scientists.

Benefits of SRMP


NYC Opportunities

wide range of programs are offered at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; the Bronx Zoo; Central Park Zoo; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; Museum of the City of New York; New York Aquarium; New York Botanical Garden; New-York Historical Society; Prospect Park Zoo; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Solar One; Staten Island MakerSpace; Staten Island Zoo; and Wave Hill. Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real-world learning experiences. Don’t miss out, spots are limited.


Girls Who Code: The Summer Immersion Program is an annual, immersive 7-week program for highschool girls held in many cities across the country. Click HERE to learn more about this wonderful opportunity.


Cornell University's Summer College is one of the nation's longest-running and most highly regarded pre-college programs. It offers high school students an unparalleled opportunity to take courses at a great Ivy League university while earning college credit (recorded on an official Cornell University transcript), working closely with distinguished faculty, exploring majors and career options, prepping for college applications, and making friends from around the world.



Artslife is a paid summer internship program for rising sophomores and juniors in high school that combines art and design with leadership training, museum studies, and community engagement. Participants are introduced to museum careers such as Curatorial, Education, Development, Public Relations and Marketing, Visitor Services, Security, and Registrar. During the initial week, participants get to know one another and meet museum staff. During the remaining five weeks, participants work on collaborative projects with Museum staff, local designers, arts professionals who act as mentors. Students enjoy the first-hand experience and the broadest possible exposure to ongoing museum activities, both public-facing and behind-the-scenes.



The Apollo Theater Academy/ Internship Programs provide students with paid/unpaid opportunities for professional and personal development as they explore managerial and production careers in the performing arts and entertainment industries. (Space is limited)


The Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides high school students with hands-on experience in laboratory techniques. Students conduct
independent research projects and attend enriching training sessions and
tours designed to support their interest in the clinical side of translational research and fuel their curiosity for science 



PREFACE Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. PREFACE is a summer program for talented students who are interested in the areas of science, engineering and the technological fields, and who express a strong, early interest in pursuing careers in these areas. The PREFACE Program is for students who will be in either the 11th or 12th grade in the fall. Interested candidates should review the information on the website and complete the online application. 


Barnard -Step Up Science & Tech Program 



St. John's University High School Scholar's Program



Boston University Summer Journalism Program


YouthBridge-NY  Looking for Leaders in 10th grade interested in learning more about diversity and issues affecting NYC? 




Volunteer work presents a great opportunity for SJP students to prepare for the future, as well as to improve their community. In addition to boosting socializing skills and awareness of local organizations and social issues,  students who volunteer often may have an advantage over their peers when headed off to college.


National Student Leadership Conference 


Free Programs for Students



Do you love technology and your library? Want to make a difference in your community? Looking to build your resume and gain valuable work and leadership experience? Apply to BPL's T4 program!




Metropolitan Museum of Art:  

The Met is the place to be for teens. Check out classes, workshops, and special events designed especially for teens to develop their skills, and connect with art, ideas, and other young people. Program times and topics vary.


MET Summer Internships

This exciting program offers paid opportunities for students who will be rising juniors or rising seniors during the summer of the internship. It allows students to connect with arts, museums, and creative professionals as they develop professional skills, network, and gain work experience. 


MOMA Teen Programs

Teen Programs provide New York City teens with the opportunity to explore art making, engage with the contemporary art world and artists, and connect with other teens from across the city. MoMA Teens offers a wide variety of unique and free hands-on, drop-in studio art courses and behind-the-scenes, internship-like programs.


Museum of Natural History:  Are you interested in the sciences? There are courses in anthropology, astrophysics, earth science, genetics, biodiversity, and more. Each course makes use of the Museum's unique resources through hall visits, lab and collections tours, talks and lectures by scientists, and hands-on activities. 


Museum Finance Academy (First Come, First Serve) - MFA 

Continuing Internships:  



Brooklyn Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Saturday Academy at the Museum of the City of New York

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Futures and Options in Business