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Capacity Building Grant

New York Academy with this grant aims to contribute to the projects and materials that build long-term capacity at schools in high-poverty areas in the State of New Jersey. NYA will grant $10,000 in total; $1,000 to $1,500 will be granted to successful applicants.

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New York Academy Capacity Building Grant

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education”

– Martin Luther King

New York Academy STEM AP Awards

STEM AP Awards

Every year New York Academy Educational Services (NYA) recognizes successful high school students for their exceptional achievement in multiple STEM AP Exams and the teachers whose classes perform well on these exams. With this award, NYA aims to encourage both AP students and the teachers across the state of New Jersey to pursue scholastic accomplishment. New York Academy Educational Services will award a total of $15K.

30 students will be awarded $250 each.
15 teachers will be awarded $500 each.

 

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