Governor Cuomo Announces 3rd Spherical Winners of ‘Get a Shot to Make Your Future’ Incentive

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today introduced the 3rd-spherical winners of the ‘Get A Shot to Make Your Future’ incentive for a full scholarship to a SUNY or CUNY faculty. Winners acquire a full scholarship to any New York public university or university, which includes tuition and room and board. New York Condition will administer the random drawing and select 10 winners a 7 days in excess of five weeks. Three drawings continue to be right after this 7 days. At the time a 12- to 17-year-aged has gained their very first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, a parent or lawful guardian can sign them up for upcoming drawings here. Federal COVID-19 aid and outreach resources will be used to go over the cost of this vaccination incentive plan.

“The vaccine is the ideal weapon we have from the COVID virus and whilst we have hit a 70 per cent vaccination amount, we nevertheless have much more operate to do to get each individual one New Yorker vaccinated,” Governor Cuomo explained. “Young New Yorkers continue to have the lowest vaccination premiums in the Condition, and this incentive gives 12 to 17-yr olds a one of a kind opportunity to make their futures in exchange for using action to secure by themselves and their loved kinds. Congratulations and thank you to our 3rd spherical winners – you have done a fantastic service to your communities.”

The third-round winners are: 

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  • Kelly Moscoso-Yanes, Nassau County, NY
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  • Victoria Romero, Nassau County, NY
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  • Niaja Land, Brooklyn, NY
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  • Jordan Gallusser, Otsego County, NY
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  • Emily Brodsky, Suffolk County, NY
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  • Nicholas Keirstead, Monroe County, NY
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  • Brian Hoffman, Erie County, NY
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  • Aleksander Sosa, Suffolk County, NY
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  • Madison Pennington, Erie County, NY
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  • Ryan Hsu, Queens, NY
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SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras said, “New Yorkers have built remarkable progress in ending the pandemic by having vaccinated. But we will have to keep on to enable our young populations see the gains of finding vaccinated as well—the ‘Get AShot to Make Your Future’ is a great way to assist us accomplish this target. I congratulate the 3rd round winners on acquiring a scholarship, and we welcome them to the SUNY loved ones. With this scholarship, they will have accessibility to many prospects and a significant-good quality education that will established them up for results.”

CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez mentioned: “Congratulations and thank you to the most up-to-date winners for doing their component to assist speed the recovery from this horrific pandemic.  Training will be integral to New York’s resurgence, and there has in no way been a better time to go to a CUNY university and get started constructing the techniques required to join the region’s workforce and help build back again far better.”

New York Condition Increased Instruction Services Corporation President Dr. Guillermo Linares mentioned, “Congratulations to the 7 days a few winners of the ‘Get a Shot to Makeyour Future’ Vaccine Incentive Scholarship drawing. With the drawing in its 3rd 7 days, we are continuing to see a increase in the range of 12-17 12 months old’s finding vaccinated as an infection fees decline across our state. Vaccinating all New Yorkers, like our youthful folks, is the surefire way to support us counteract this virus and assist return New York to its new typical.” 

The New York Condition Department of Overall health and New York State Larger Training Expert services Company has verified the vaccination status of winners.

The winners will receive up to 4 years of complete-time undergraduate research which incorporates the subsequent parts:

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  • Tuition: An quantity equal to tuition at the Point out or Town University of New York’s in-state tuition fee.
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  • Non-tuition Expenses: Home and board and allowances for fees, guides, provides and transportation up to the price tag-of-attendance at SUNY or CUNY colleges.
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Much more information on where to acquire the COVID-19 vaccine, or to program an appointment, is available listed here.