NYSACAC Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $1,000. For seniors who have overcome challenges and obstacles; students must receive nominations from the College Office (see College Office if you want to apply). More information here.
Be Bold Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $25,000. No essay required! Apply here.
Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $1,000. For seniors who are pursuing education in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, and Entomology. Learn more here.
Know Your Worth Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $10,000. No essay required; it is easy to apply as a high school student or when you are enrolled in a college/university. Apply here.
Girls Impact the World Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $5,000. For students who want to create a film on one of the topic areas like global girls’ education, women and work, ending violence against women, and more. Apply here.
Community Leadership Scholarship - Deadline: June 1 Amount: $1,000. For students who participate in community service and must submit a resume and letter of recommendation from someone familiar with their service. Apply here. Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Award: $1000 For juniors and seniors. To qualify, applicants must submit an essay discussing their educational career and life goals. Prompt: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. More information:http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php Send essays at firstname.lastname@example.org Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program Eligibility Criteria:
Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
AWG Minority Scholarship Amount: $250 - $2000 A woman who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American § A full-time student who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education) at an accredited college or university (high school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply) A contributor to the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths For more information: http://awg.org/images/awards/AWG%20Minority%20Scholarship%20pdf.pdf
New York State Achievement and Investment in Merit Scholarship (NY-AIMS)) Amount: $500 An applicant must:
be a legal resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months;
be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
graduate from a NYS high school in the class of 2020;
enroll full time as a first time student in an eligible NYS college for the fall 2020 term; and
have achieved at least two of the following during high school:
have graduated with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or above;
have graduated “with honors” on a New York State Regents diploma or received a score of 3 or higher on two or more Advanced Placement (or AP) examinations;
have graduated within the top 15% of his or her high school class.
Carey Gabay Memorial Scholarship The Carey Gabay Scholarship Program will annually award full cost-of-attendance scholarships to five students to attend State University of New York State-operated campus (SUNY). These scholarships will cover all costs of attendance, including tuition, room and board, college fees, books and supplies, and transportation and personal expenses. These awards will be targeted to students who – like Carey – achieved academic excellence despite an economically disadvantaged background.
In order to be eligible to apply for the Carey Gabay Memorial Scholarship, a student must meet the following conditions:
Student must be a current New York State resident;
Student must be an incoming freshman at a State University of New York State operated campus who will be matriculated and enrolled full time;
Student must demonstrate significant financial need as determined by the completion of the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by submitting a copy of a valid Student Aid Report (SAR)showing the Expected Family Contribution (EFC);
Student’s high school record must demonstrate high academic achievement, including a minimum cumulative grade point average of 90;
Student must submit an essay regarding challenges overcome during the course of the student's academic career, as well as his or her personal commitment to mentoring, leadership, and social justice; and
Student must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers or community members
Earl Woods Scholars Program If interested please pick up application in the College Office Amount: $5,000 Annual scholarship award is up to $5,000 and renewable for up to four years. Eligible candidates are graduating seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to community service and financial need. Scholars will participate in workshop opportunities throughout the year. Scholars will be matched with a Mentor and receive internship opportunities.
Minimum of 3.00 GPA
Must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service
Must enroll full time in a four-year university in the United States
Must participate in a mandatory pre-college scholarship orientation July 12-15 in Orange County, California (travel costs covered)
Josephine Hurley Scholarship The Josephine Hurley Scholarship is given annually to two students recognized as having made the most significant positive commitment to both their academics and the community they serve. The applicant must be a high school senior who has been accepted into a post secondary community/technical/junior college or university.
A GPA of 85 or higher with a current official transcript
Community Involvement- Describe the community service, volunteer experience, church related activity, etc. (maximum of one paragraph per activity)
Leadership Activity- Submit a list of activities including: offices held, awards and honors, and student organization involvement (if applicable)
Essay- Submit a 250-750 word essay describing the contributions you plan to make in the community and why they should be selected as the recipient of this scholarship
References- Three written references required: One from a teacher or principal, one from a supervisor of community service, one from any other source other than a relative.