University of Michigan Alumni Association

Scholarships

James M. Gartenberg New York Alumni Club Scholarship

Through its support of the James M. Gartenberg New York Alumni Club Scholarship Fund, the U of M Club of New York is committed to helping outstanding high school students from the five boroughs of NYC enroll at the U of M. The number of scholarships awarded each year varies depending upon the amount of money currently available for distribution as well as the need that exists at any one time, however our club currently awards $20,000 annually in total scholarships to first-year students from NYC who demonstrate high academic achievement and a financial need.

SUPPORTING THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Please consider making a contribution to help support our annual scholarship program and help us grow the scholarship fund! All gifts to the University of Michigan Alumni Club of NYC scholarship fund are tax deductible for the current tax year if postmarked by December 31 to the extent provided by law. You may make your contribution online or by mail, in honor or memoriam of someone or as a bequest. (Please scroll down the page for further details)

  • Make a donation to the Scholarship Fund online.
  • Make a donation to the Scholarship Fund via check. Please mail a check payable to "The University of Michigan" and on the memo line, please add "NY Club, Gartenberg Fund 571857". If donating in honor or memoriam of someone you may also designate the person you are honoring, if applicable. Checks can be mailed to:
The University of Michigan
C/O Elaine Crook
UM Office of Financial Aid
2500 Student Activities Building
515 East Jefferson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316

Thank you for your support! Your generosity and UofM allegiance will help some of New York City's best and brightest students pursue their undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan.

Background

Since 1968, the U of M Club of New York's Scholarship Committee has selected NY Scholarship candidates from among incoming U of M freshman from the five boroughs of NYC on the basis of both character and academic merit. Students receiving the Scholarship must demonstrate a financial need and have applied for financial aid.

The Scholarship was renamed to the James M. Gartenberg New York Alumni Club Scholarship in memory of our club's former President, who was lost in the World Trade Center tragedy on September 11, 2001.

If you have questions about the Scholarship Program or application process, please emai uofmnycgartenberg@gmail.com.

Past Winners

YEAR
2017
2017
2016
2014
2014
2014
2013
2013
2013
2012
2012
2012
2011
2011
2010
2010 
2009
2009
2008
2008
2007
2007
2007
2006
2006
2005
2005
RECIPIENT
Mabel Chan
Serenity Monroe
Yan Zhang
Dominique John
Shadae Boakyim-Yiadom
Alvin Garcia
Jennifer Zhou
Francisco Quiogue
Dyshon Toxey
Vivian Bae 
Pratik Lakhani
Mason Chiang 
Lewaa Bahmad
Elio Morillo
Esther Whang 
Brittany Goldberger 
 Farone Rasheed
Kenny Tang
Julian Carrasquillo
Harrison Kim
Francesca Nieves
Jana Pohorelsky
Kevin Swieca
Stephen Snyder
Rachel Ball
Caitlin Cohan
Christopher Lance
HIGH SCHOOL
 
Brooklyn Technical HS
 
Math, Sci, & Engin @ CCNY
Brooklyn Technical HS
Manhattan Village Academy
Stuyvesant HS
The Bronx HS of Science
Harlem Village Academy
Academy of Am. Stdies 
Benjamin Cardozo HS
Townsend Harris HS
Math, Sci, & Engin @ CCNY
NEST+m HS
Townsend Harris HS 
NYC Lab School 
Portledge HS
Stuyvesant HS
City College HS
Garden School
NYC Lab School
Brooklyn Technical HS
Columbia Grammar HS
The Bronx HS of Science
Fieldston School
The Bronx HS of Science
Stuyvesant HS

 

 SUPPORTING THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - FURTHER DETAILS

DONATION DETAILS

  • Make a donation to the Scholarship Fund online
  • Make a donation to the Scholarship Fund via check. Please mail a check payable to "The University of Michigan" and on the memo line, please add "NY Club, Gartenberg Fund 571857". If donating in honor or memoriam of someone you may also designate the person you are honoring, if applicable. Checks can be mailed to:

The University of Michigan
C/O Elaine Crook
UM Office of Financial Aid
2500 Student Activities Building
515 East Jefferson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316

GIFTS IN HONOR OR MEMORIAM

When gifts are made in honor or memory of someone, the University of Michigan/Alumni Association notifies the honoree's family so they may acknowledge the gifts. You will also receive an acknowledgment, and the University of Michigan will send a receipt for tax purposes. When making gifts in honor or memory of someone, please include the contact information for the individual or family you are honoring. If you do not have this information, the Alumni Association will find the information and contact the appropriate relative.

BEQUESTS

Leaving a planned gift by naming the scholarship program in your will is a simple way to support the program in a meaningful way. If you would like to prepare a bequest to the UM Club of New York Scholarship fund we can provide suggested language applicable to an expendable unrestricted bequest. (Please note suggested language is intended to provide examples, not to serve as legal advice. The University and the Alumni Association recommend that you seek legal counsel regarding your personal circumstances, your wishes for your estate and the preparation of necessary documents.) Please contact the club at umclub-nyc@umich.edu with any questions for further details.

The Fund is a public charity, under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and donations to it are fully deductible to the extent provided by law.

Upon request, a copy of the Fund's latest annual report may be obtained from the Fund treasurer at the above address, or from:

New York Attorney General's Charities Bureau
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271