There are scholarship websites and ideas listed at the bottom of the Financial Aid page.
This page will be devoted to scholarship opportunities that are mailed directly to Petrides.  This page will be active and on-going as deadlines pass and new scholarships are created. If you need a copy of your transcript in order to apply and I am not in my office, see Mrs. Troost. Please check back frequently!  
  • The Michael J. Petrides School Parent Teacher Association is offering a $2000 scholarship. The application along with the essay is due to Mrs. Dennison by Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 10:00AM. Please review the following link for the application and more details about what is necessary in order to be considered for the scholarship:  Petrides PTA Essay 2017
  • A scholarship has just been released by the Dept. of Education.  The due date is May 15. You need to include a list of your school activities, 2 letters of recommendation, and write a 250 word essay on the history of the Brown vs Board of Education Supreme Court decision. The amount of the award is $500. See Mrs. Dennison.  
  • Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program is for $4,000 (10 awards) and the deadline is May 15.  You must be a pianist.  Go to:
  • The Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program is a firm of business consultants.  They are offering a scholarship of $1,000 for an essay on one of their topics. The deadline is June 12.  Visit their website for the topics:
  • The Review It Scholarship is for $1,000 and is due by June 30.  Go to: Your GPA must be at least 2.5.
  • A scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to a student who was born and raised in New York City, and will be attending a college in New York City.  You must have a GPA of at least 80%.  The application can be found at: and is due by August 1.