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Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarship

Sponsored by: New York State Education Department

Applicant must be beginning or already enrolled in an approved degree-bearing program of study in New York State that leads to licensure in a particular profession. Purpose of award is to increase representation of minority and disadvantaged individuals in New York State licensed professions.


Application Deadline May 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study acupuncture, architecture, athletic trainer, audiology, certified public accountancy, chiropractic, dental hygiene, dietetics/nutrition, interior design, landscape architecture, law, massage therapy, midwifery, nurse practitioner
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid?
Repaid through a service obligation.
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $5,000


Min 220

Contact Information

Lewis Hall
Scholarship Processing Unit
New York State Education Department
Scholarships and Grants Administration Unit
Education Building Addition, Room 1078
Albany, NY 12230 United States

Phone: (518) 486-1319
Fax: (518) 486-5346

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