Eligible applicants will be New York City residents who are high school seniors in the New York City Public High Schools listed on the High Schools page who have been accepted to a college or university. These high school seniors will be able to submit a scholarship application pursuant to the instructions on this website. The Board of Directors of the Nikki Fund will choose a Selection Committee that will review each application and select potential scholarship recipients. The Selection Committee will make recommendations for potential scholarship recipients based on academic achievement, personal values and goals, financial need, commitment to education and personal essay statement and/or personal interview.