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    Review scholarship descriptions and determine your eligibility to apply.  Use the link to visit the sponsoring organization's scholarship website/application.  

    Scholarship applications without a link can be picked up in the Counseling Center.  Most applications are listed in order of deadline.  

    List updated:  May 5, 2020

     


    NYSIR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Member school districts and BOCES are eligible to participate in the annual NYSIR (New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal) Scholarship Program for graduating seniors - a benefit specifically developed to reward the efforts of special education students, seniors interested in design and students who have demonstrated serious involvement in humanitarian activites.  Visit https://www.nysir.org/page/2020-scholarshipapplication for scholarships and details.

    Visit www.StudentScholarships.org for a comprehensive database of scholarships offered to students in New York state school districts.  

    ZINCH $1,000 WEEKLY SCHOLARSHIP - Zinch believes strongly in education and works hard to connect students with their best-fit colleges. They also know that it can be expensive which is why they award $1,000 every week to a high school or college student.  Student fill out some basic info about themselves, then answer a short essay question to submit his/her entry. Zinch will choose the best answer and notify the winner by email.  All U.S. high school & college students are eligible. For details visit:http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly.

    NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION (NYWEA) SCHOLARSHIPS - Offering multiple scholarships with different deadlines.  Visit nywea.org/scholarship/ for information.

    UNIGO SCHOLARSHIPS - Browse millions of scholarships.  https://www.unigo.com/scholarships

    SALLIE MAE SCHOLARSHIPS - www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch houses over 5 billion free scholarships.  The database is searchable and customizable based on the student’s strengths and interests.  Scholarship Search is free to use, and Sallie Mae does not share user data with third parties. 

    ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - Awarding $4.6 million each year in scholarships to tomorrow's leaders.  Visit www.elks.org/enf 

    ZIP RECRUITER SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE - Visit https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

    SCHOLARSHIP GUIDANCE DATABASE - High school and university resource for students.  Visit https://scholarshipguidance.com/

     

    * NOVEMBER 2019 DEADLINES *

     

    THE ELECTRIC NYC MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT IT INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP - an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in MDM technology.  Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for a solution that could help the world with our ever-expanding usage of mobile devices and our collective needs to manage, secure, use and improve them.  This is a $1,000 scholarship that is awarded on December 5th of each year. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is November 1st of each year.   Visit https://www.electric.ai/mobile-device-innovation.  Deadline:  November 1, 2019

     

    CAPITAL DISTRICT LEADERSHIP AWARDSCapital District Leadership Awards are scholarships designed to recognize and reward students from the greater Albany region with a passion for leadership and noteworthy leadership experiences. As part of our commitment to identifying, unleashing, and supporting student greatness, eight freshmen will be recognized and rewarded at $7,000 per year and 20 freshmen will be recognized and rewarded at $3,000 per year. Additional scholarship eligibility guidelines are as follows:

    • Applicant must be a high school senior, scheduled to graduate in the spring semester of 2020 and attending a high school in Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, or Washington Counties.
    • While all students from eligible counties are welcome to apply, competitive applicants would fall in the upper quarter of the University of Albany’s entering class (93%+ high school grade point average; SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 630+; SAT Math: 630+; ACT: 27+).
    • Award is “stackable” with other University at Albany merit scholarship aid (e.g. Presidential Scholarship, for possible totals of $11,500 or $7,500). This award will not count against Pell or TAP entitlement awards, nor the Excelsior Scholarship, and is renewable for each of three additional, consecutive years provided that the student maintains a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and completes 15 or more credits per semester.

    Application ProcessStudents must apply to the University at Albany through the Early Action option, using either the Common Application or SUNY Application.  The Early Action deadline is November 1 and all required materials must be received by November 15.  Applicants should highlight leadership and service activities on their applications.

    The following required leadership award materials can be submitted via their application portal:

    • Two letters of recommendation from high school officials where they are enrolled, attesting to leadership skills and potential.
    • A short essay (no more than 500 words) describing the student’s personal vision to deploy leadership.

    Applicants will first be notified of their admission decision, then after review of leadership award materials, semi-finalists will be invited to campus for an interview and reception in early February. Recipients will be required to reside in campus housing each year and to take an active role in campus life. Their receipt of the award will be contingent upon successful completion of their senior year high school coursework, graduation at a level of achievement consistent with their performance when offered Early Action admission, and receipt of official ACT or SAT scores.  

     

    ON Q FINANCIAL, INC. SCHOLARSHIP - Open to high school and college students of:  Spanish heritage/descent, Russian heritage/descent or Chinese heritage/descent.  Three winners will each receive a $1,500 scholarship.  Winners will be notified by December 20. 2019.  Visit https://www.myscholarship.app/ONQ-Scholarship to apply.  Deadline:  November 29, 2019

     

    * DECEMBER 2019 DEADLINES *

     

    CREATIVE MASONRY & CHIMNEY LLC SCHOLARSHIP - offering a scholarship to students who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades.  Eligibility - Creative Masonry & Chimney LLC is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay focusing on their career goals. This can be focused on what inspired them to pursue a career in your target field, a story about a past project, or any other hands-on experience. B You have a good deal of flexibility on the topic of your essay.  Selection & Notification Process - We will determine the best-written blog post and name the winner by Jan 1st of each year.

     How to Apply:

    • Write a blog post of 1000+ words on a topic following the guidelines above.
    • Post the article to your blog – This can be a student blog on your university website or your own website. Typically, contacting a university professional about a university website isn’t too difficult—and it doesn’t hurt to try.
    • Include at least 3 links citing authoritative resources on constructions trends and technology, including 1 link to https://creativemasonryct.com/
    • Submit your personal info and published link via email.  Deadline:  December 1, 2019

     

    DIRK DERRICK CAR & TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY SCHOLARSHIP - The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges.  Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship.There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. This is not a standardized test. While spelling, punctuation, and general cohesiveness will make your essay easier to read, and therefore judge, you are not being graded. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys a non-fictional story of your life before and after an auto accident.  Auto accidents can be life changing. At The Derrick Law Firm, we believe in keeping the public safe by bringing first hand experience to those who haven’t had it, as well as easing the stress of accident victims as they enter one of the most important phases of their lives.  Visit https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm .  Deadline:  December 15, 2019

     

    PETROSKE RIEZENMAN & MEYERS DIVORCE SCHOLARSHIP -  This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students, but special consideration will be given to those with divorced parents, or have gone through a divorce themselves. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education.  Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:

    • $1,000 (One-time award)
    • Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Spring 2020
    • Incomplete or Late Applications will not be accepted

    We think this would be a great opportunity for your students and were curious if you would be willing to share this scholarship with them?  If so, you can view the scholarship and other pertinent information here: https://www.petroskelaw.com/long-island-divorce-attorney/#scholarship-application.  Deadline:  December 31, 2019

     

    * JANUARY 2020 DEADLINES *   

     

    TCT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPThe New York Credit Union Association awards scholarships to be paid jointly to the student and educational institution. There will be no exceptions. The Funds may be used towards tuition, room and board, books, school supplies, etc.  Eligibility The applicant must be a member in good standing of a participating New York credit union who meets all of the following criteria:  The member is a college-bound high school senior at the time of application.  The member is attending college for the first time in the fall of 2020.  The member will be enrolled in either a two- or four-year accredited educational institution.  The member agrees to use any scholarship funds awarded by January 31, 2021, at an accredited educational institution only.  Deadline:  January 10, 2020


    2020 UNITED WATER RESTORATION GROUP SCHOLARSHIP
    - At United Water Restoration Group, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.  Qualifications: U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university, or a college transcript.  To apply, please visit https://unitedwaterrestoration.com/scholarship/.  Deadline:  January 31, 2020

     

    BERKSHIRE BANK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPOffered to high school seniors, current college students or adults in pursuit of an undergraduate degree who share the commitment to community service and volunteerism.  Application criteria includes:  US citizen whose primary residence in or educational institution is located in a county served by Berkshire Bank, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, gross family income under $100,000 or gross individual income under $50,000, attending or planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.  Visit berkshirebank.com/scholarships to apply.  Deadline:  January 31, 2020

     

    * FEBRUARY DEADLINES *

     

    THE JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - The Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.  Visit https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?bblinkid=184889171&bbemailid=16852183&bbejrid=1218609486.  Deadline:  February 1, 2020

     

    UPPER HUDSON RIVER VALLEY BRANCH OF QDMA SCHOLARSHIP - Offering up to two $500 scholarships to qualified applicants who possess the following:  a basic knowledge of QDMA (Quality Deer Management Association) and the QDMA group, and acceptance at a degree granting institution.  Preference will be given to students studying the Environmental or Agricultural Sciences but all majors are encouraged to apply if they are able to present how their chosen field will positively impact Quality Deer Management.  Visit the QDMA Facebook page "Upper Hudson River Valley QDMA" for the application link.  Deadline:  February 10, 2020

     

    ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, INC "NED CARTER" SCHOLARSHIP - Announcing four $1500 scholarships to NYS high school seniors who will be graduating in June of 2020.  Eligible high school seniors will be attending a two or four year college upon graduation.  The student must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter or be an explorer in a fire department, that is a current paid member in good standing of the association of fire districts of the state of NY.  Applications are available online at www.firedistnys.com.  Deadline:  Febuary 22, 2020

     

    * MARCH 2020 DEADLINES *

     

    SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE (SAANYS) SCHOLARSHIP - Offering five $500.00 scholarships this year to graduating Seniors (Class of 2020) in the Region 6 area.  At least one award will be available to any student whose administrator is a SAANYS member, based on scholarship, citizenship, and leadership qualities.  The selection process for each applicant should be determined by the Principal of each high school.  The additional four awards are available only to children of SAANYS members, based on the same criteria and not limited to one student per school.   The determination for these recipients is made through a Selection Committee comprised of members of the Region 6 Executive Board.  Deadline:  March 6, 2020

     

    ADIRONDACK PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - Offering two $500 scholarships to a graduating high school senior who wishes to pursue post-graduation educational opportunities in an accredited vocational or academic program.  Eligible applicants must be a resident of Warren, Washington or Saratoga Counties and will be judged on community service, academic achievement, financial need and personal goals.  Deadline:  March 9, 2020

     

    H2M ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS 2020 STEM SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM - Awarding six $1000 scholarships to school districts in the NY/NJ metro area, Lower Hudson Valley and Capital Region District.  All graduating seniors who are interested in pursuing a STEM related undergraduate degree and who plan to enter a career in architecture, engineering, planning, land surveying, landscape architect or environmental science should apply.  Applicant should be a high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university in a STEM degree program.  Deadline:  March 14, 2020

     

    WILLIAM MOREHOUSE SCHOLARSHIP - Presented by The New York State Builders Association Research and Education Foundation.  The William Morehouse Scholarship is a “matching funds” scholarship program administered by the NYSBA REF.  NYSBA REF, NYSBA and the fifteen local home builders associations affiliated with NYSBA, such as BRANNY, are committed to improving the future of the building industry by creating educational opportunities for students, throughout the state.  The William Morehouse Scholarship is available to all qualifying students across New York State.  Undergraduates who attend or planning on attending a one, two, or four-year College or certificate program and studying construction or related fields, are eligible for this scholarship.  Students could be awarded $1,000 in scholarship money.  Deadline:  March 15, 2020

     

    DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. SCHOLAR INCENTIVE/MERIT AWARD - Presented by the Albany (NY) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an international Greek-letter organization, having more than 900 chapters.  Inviting high school seniors who reside in the Capital District to apply for awards.  Criteria:  come from a traditionally under represented group in higher education, have a C+ (75%) or higher average, be pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited institution, be in need of financial assistance and demonstrate the ability and potential to succeed.  Visit www.dstanya.orgNew Deadline:  July 1, 2020

     

    SWINGTIME JAZZ SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP - To honor the memory of jazz pianist Dr. Lee Shaw, a scholarship fund has been established by Swingtime Jazz Society.  A monetary award of $1000 will be presented to benefit a senior who has participated in music activities, either band and/or choir, shown scholarship and leadership qualities and plans on pursuing a music degree with a focus on jazz studies in college. The application form, Lee Shaw compositions and list of jazz standards that Lee played are at www.swingtimejazz.org/Lee_Shaw.htm.  Deadline:  March 31, 2020

     

     * APRIL 2020 DEADLINES *

     

    BILL SHRADER, SR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Established by the HMRRC in the memory of Bill Shrader, Sr., an outstanding life-long runner and one of the founding members of the Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club. The purpose of the program is to encourage and support young runners in their efforts to make running a lifelong part of a healthy life style. On an annual basis, six $3,000 non-renewable scholarships will be awarded to runners planning to attend a college, university or community college on a full-time basis. The awards will be limited to track or cross-country runners currently attending a Section II high school.  To apply, a student athlete must complete the attached form and satisfy the eligibility requirements outlined below.  The HMRRC Selection Committee will determine the Scholarship award winners. Winners will be announced by May 1, 2018. The application is also available on the HMRRC website (www.hmrrc.com/outreach/scholarships).  Deadline:  April 1, 2020

     

    SANDY HILL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - Offering scholarship grants for college education on an annual basis to assist qualifying young women & men graduating from designated local area schools.  In 2019, the Trustees awarded 50 grants.  The awards this year will be for $2500 each.  These scholarship grants are restricted to tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board or other necessary direct college expense.  View application here Deadline:  April 1, 2020  *Extended until May 1, 2020

     

    AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION (APWA) NEW YORK CHAPTER CAPITAL DISTRICT BRANCH SCHOLARSHIP The American Public Works Association (APWA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational and membership organization whose exempt purpose shall be the advancement of the theory and practice of the design, construction, maintenance, administration, and operation of public works facilities and services; the dissemination of information and experience upon, and the promotion of improved practices in public works administration; the encouragement of the adherence by public works officials to a high professional standard; the professional and social improvements of its members; and the promotion of cooperation among all public, quasi-public, and private persons, firms, corporations, bodies, utilities, and agencies which have interests in the field of public works. In line with our exempt purpose, the APWA has established a Mission to promote professional excellence, understanding of and competency and credibility in public works. This Mission is further served by delivering technical workshops, seminars, educational conferences, trade shows and credentialing combined with the offering of educational scholarships to further support students working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in a public works-related field. To fulfill our Mission, the Capital District Branch of the American Public Works Association is sponsoring a scholarship program for candidates pursuing a degree in Public Works related fields including but not exclusively in the fields of Engineering, Public Works Management/Administration/Operation or other programs within the public works profession. CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: High School Seniors who plan to attend an accredited institution of higher learning during the Fall Semester at the undergraduate level whose major course of study encompasses the fields of Engineering, Public Works Management/Administration/Operation or other programs within the public works profession are eligible. Candidates must reside within the state of New York and the boundaries of the Capital District Branch. Students may be part-time or full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning; however, candidates must be seeking a degree. Active members of the Scholarship Committee of the APWA, New York Chapter, Capital District Branch and their immediate family members are not eligible.  The APWA, New York Chapter, Capital District Branch intends to award $2000 per year and the Committee shall determine that amount of each award depending upon the number of applications received. Following review of all applications, the branch may also consider issuing additional scholarships. The branch reserves the right to not issue a scholarship if no submitted application is deemed to indicate a scholarship issuance is warranted.  View application here.  Deadline: April 1, 2020

      

    HUDSON CROSSING PARK (HCP) SEEDING AWARD - Have you been striving to preserve the environment around you? Have you been working to promote and support your community? Do you serve as a role model and leader to your peers? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then you are invited to apply for the 2020 Hudson Crossing Park (HCP) Seeding Award.  The HCP Seedling Award is given to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication to their community and/or the environment, serving as a role model to their peers and showing others that individuals are important and can make a difference.  Applicants are asked to submit an essay of approximately 1,000 words or a 3-5 minute video describing how their leadership and service has made a positive difference in the environment and/or community, and how they will continue to have an impact through college and beyond. Applicants should be a graduating high school senior, including those who are homeschooled, in Saratoga, Washington, or Warren County, New York.  The HCP Seedling Award includes $150 cash and three (3) tickets to Hudson Crossing Park’s Banquet by the Bridge on Thursday, June 25, 2020 for the winner and two parents/guardians/guests.  Submissions should be received no later than 5pm on Friday, April 3, 2020. They may be submitted via postal or electronic mail. Visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/seedling-award for more information.  Deadline:  April 3, 2020

     

    ROBERT J. NOLAN FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP - Created in 1988 to provide financial assistance at the undergraduate and graduate levels of colleges and universities for men and women graduates of secondary schools in the greater Glens Falls, NY area. Scholarships are intended to assist student payments for tuition, books, fees, and equipment.  Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive $5,000 per academic year up to a total four year award of $20,000. Awards are coordinated to be paid directly to the academic institution on a semester basis; thus, most receive $2500 for the Fall semester and $2500 for the Spring semester. Students attending schools with Trimesters or other deviation from a standard schedule will be accommodated as needed within the annual limit of $5,000 per academic year. Deferments for semesters abroad may be accommodated on a case by case basis as evaluated by the Board of Directors. For specific guidance, please contact the Foundation administrator.  Visit rjnolanfoundation.org for information and to apply.  Deadline: April 5, 2020. *Extended until May 1, 2020

     

    HUDSON MOHAWK AHEC SCHOLARSHIP - The Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center, known as Hudson Mohawk AHEC, will be awarding scholarships of $500 each to high school seniors entering an approved healthcare related program at a local community college, university or a certificate program. Applicants must be a graduating senior from a high school within the Hudson Mohawk AHEC ten-county service region, which includes: Albany, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties. The previous year’s recipients are also eligible to re-apply.  To learn more about Hudson Mohawk AHEC and the scholarship please visit the website: www.hmahec.org.  Deadline:  April 6, 2020

     

    NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL FAIRS AND NEW YORK STATE SHOWPEOPLE'S ASSOCIATION 2020 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Available to students who are NYS residents, who currently are (or have previously been) active in a fair that is a member of the NYSAAF or the NYSSA and who plan to attend (or already attend) college in pursuit of a degree. Applicant must be in his/her senior year of high school in NYS.  Up to ten $1,000 scholarships may be awarded in 2020. Visit www.nyfairs.org for more information. Deadline: April 10, 2020

     

    ZONTA CLUB OF GLENS FALLS SCHOLARSHIP - Offered to graduating seniors, a past recipient or a returning adult planning to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution for the 2020-21 academic year or an accredited postsecondary course of study leading to a professional career. Candidates must be residents of Warren, Washington or Northern Saratoga Counties, demonstrate financial need and demonstrate academic success, school and community involvement or a talent or dream for future success.  Awards generally range from $1,000-$2,500.  The club has $12,000 available this year.  Visit www.zontaclubofglensfalls.org.  Deadline: April 15, 2020. * Extended until April 30, 2020

     

    ZONTA STEM SCHOLARSHIP - Offering two $500 awards from AngioDynamics for "Women in Technology."  The goal of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarship is to encourage more young women to pursue a higher education degree in the STEM fields, while also encouraging leadership achievements in these fields and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.  Currently enrolled female high school seniors or undergraduate college students living in or attending college within the Zonta Club of Glens Falls region geographical boundaries, at the time of application who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply:  acceptance/enrollment in a STEM curriculum at an accredited university (including community college), US citizen or permanent resident, evidence of strong high school academic preparation for study in a STEM-related field or strong academic achievement (3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) in college course work.  View applicaton here.  Deadline:  April 15, 2020. *Extended until April 30, 2020

     

    JONATHAN FOSTER MEMORIAL THEATER ARTS AWARD GIVEN BY HOME MADE THEATER - Offering an award of $500 to a graduating senior who will pursue courses in Theater Arts; either as a performer or on the technical level.  The student needs to have demonstrated an active interest in their area and should submit the following:  a list of activities in this area including clubs, classes and performances which the student has been involved in for the past three years, two letters of support, preferably from people within the discipline in which the student is applying, a high school transcript and a letter written by the student that includes pertinent information on their goals, the schools to which they are applying, the course of study they intend to pursue and other information which may offer important criteria in the selection process.  View application here.  Deadline:  April 15, 2020

     

    DRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE 2020 SCHOLRASHIP/FREE CAR OFFER - Make the grade, win a new car!  Plus one of three $1000 scholarships.  For more info and to register online visit burlingtoncars.com by April 15 and mail in your report card by April 20.  The better your grades, the better your chances of winning!  Deadline:  April 15, 2020

     

    FORT EDWARD HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION 2020 SENIOR STUDENT ART SHOW AND SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION - All high school seniors who reside in Warren, Washington, Saratoga or Essex Counties and who have been accepted into a College Fine Arts Program are invited to participate. Approx. $2500 in prizes will be awarded.  View application here Deadline: April 17, 2020

     

    SCHUYLERVILLE COMMUNITY THEATER SCHOLARSHIP - The Schuylerville Community Theater (SCT) offers a monetary scholarship each year to a deserving high school senior who will graduate in June from a school in Saratoga, Warren or Washington Counties. Applicants for this SCT Vicki Wolfe Scholarship must be entering an accredited college (either 2 year or 4 year) in the Fall and be majoring in Music, Dance, Drama or Theater Arts. They will be judged by a panel on the demonstration of the talent and skill in their art field as well as an interview. Those who apply are also eligible for three additional Memorial Scholarships in memory of SCT members: Katherine Hopkins and Ted Shuster.  In addition to the above scholarships, there will be a scholarship in memory of Bryon McKim.  SCT has been offering quality theater productions to the surrounding communities for 39 years. One focus of the group is to foster the love and interest in the arts through the scholarship fund. To date, over $40,000 has been awarded to seniors moving on to the world of the arts.  Visit www.scttheater.org for more information and to apply.  Deadline:  April 20, 2020

     

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:  ST. ISAAC JOGUES COUNCIL 11428 SCHOLARSHIPS - The Knights of Columbus In-House Scholarship will be open to qualified children or grandchildren of Council 11428 members in good standing or who were in good standing at the time of their death. To be eligible, the attached application must be completed and postmarked by the deadline date. A Knight in good standing is defined as a current member who has at least one year of service in the Knights and who has participated in meetings and events (minimum of three meetings and three events) during the preceding year. The Grand Knight has the right to waive this requirement if there are extenuating circumstances.

    Lake George seniors should complete the same application and are eligible for the $1000 George Ryan scholarship. The winner of the Lake George High School scholarship will be ineligible for consideration for the In-House scholarship.

    One $750 “In-House Merit Scholarship” will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a member in good standing or to a child or grandchild of a deceased Council 11428 member who was in good standing at the time of his death that meets the following criteria: Applicant must be a practicing Catholic; The applicant must have a B average or better; Parish involvement, extra-curricular activities, work experience, leadership, and community service will be taken into consideration; Of the aforementioned, parish involvement at Sacred Heart Church will be weighted greater than the other criteria listed. Financial status of the applicant is not a factor in the selection process; The applicant must be a senior in high school and a candidate for a two, three or four year accredited institution, in any field of study. Two (2) positive letters of recommendation must be submitted. These letters are the responsibility of the applicant to secure; In addition to completing an application, the applicant must submit a one page essay on why they are proud to be Catholic.

    Additional “In-House Graduation Awards” in the amount ranging from $100-$250 will be awarded to all applicants of brother Knights in good standing or who were in good standing at the time of their death. Eligible children and grandchildren must meet the above criteria and have their application, letters of recommendation, and essay postmarked by the deadline date. 

    Applications are available at http://kofclg.org/files/KofC%20Scholariship%20Application%202020.pdf  Please note: Application can be mailed to the address shown in the application OR emailed to scrivoj@gmail.com.  NEW Deadline:  May 1, 2020

     

    ROTARY CLUB OF LAKE GEORGE SCHOLARSHIPS - A total of $6500 will be awarded this year, divided among numerous awards ranging from $500-$2000.  The number of recipients and amount of each award will correspond to the number of service-oriented students in the class.  Awards will be made to senior students who most exemplifies Rotary's motto of Service Above Self.  Looking for students with the most solid history of volunteer activity in school and community.  Academic achievement is no longer a requirement for ANY of the service or art awards. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors that have shown the greatest contribution to the community in the past and who embody a spirit to help others in the future.  In addition to the service awards,  Lake George Rotary Club will also award a total of $1000 to a student or students that pursue a degree in a Visual Arts related field (such as photography, graphic design, painting, ceramics, illustration, sculpture, etc.) including Art
    Education and are accepted at a matriculated declared college art major. Nominations will be sought from art department faculty and applications distributed to nominated students.  A portfolio of art work will be reviewed by committee.  The Lake George Rotary Club Scholarship Selection Committee will review all applications.  A 5-10 minute video (see application for details) will be required to be submitted (by link to video on Cloud) along with written application.  Visit the Rotary website:  www.lakegeorgerotary.org.  View application here.  Deadline:  April 24, 2020 by 4pm

     

    ADIRONDACK RUNNERS SCHOLARSHIP - High school seniors from districts in Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Essex and Saratoga counties or high school senior who are TAR members in good standing attending any high school are eligible. Students must be committed to attend a fully accredited 2 or 4 year college or university on a full-time basis. Applicants will be chosen by TAR's Scholarship Committee based on the following criteria: financial need, academic achievement & extracurricular activities, essay, running achievements and/or contributions to running and community service. Scholarships will be in the amount of $500. Applicants who are active TAR members will be given priority consideration.  View application here.  Deadline: April 25, 2020

     

    ADIRONDACK SCHOOL COUNSELING ASSOCIATION (ASCA) SCHOLARSHIP - Providing a $1500 scholarship to a senior planning to attend a 4-year college or university, who will study human services, sociology, psychology or a related "helping" field, and who has demonstrated record of serving others in a humanitarian way.  Counselor must be a paid ASCA member.  View application here.  Deadline:  April 24, 2020. *Extended until May 15, 2020

     

    ZONTA CLUB OF GLENS FALLS SCHOLARSHIP - Offered to graduating seniors, a past recipient or a returning adult planning to enroll in an undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited postsecondary institution for the 2020-21 academic year or an accredited postsecondary course of study leading to a professional career. Candidates must be residents of Warren, Washington or Northern Saratoga Counties, demonstrate financial need and demonstrate academic success, school and community involvement or a talent or dream for future success.  Awards generally range from $1,000-$2,500.  The club has $12,000 available this year.  Visit www.zontaclubofglensfalls.org.  Deadline: April 15, 2020. * Extended until April 30, 2020

     

    ZONTA STEM SCHOLARSHIP - Offering two $500 awards from AngioDynamics for "Women in Technology."  The goal of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) scholarship is to encourage more young women to pursue a higher education degree in the STEM fields, while also encouraging leadership achievements in these fields and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.  Currently enrolled female high school seniors or undergraduate college students living in or attending college within the Zonta Club of Glens Falls region geographical boundaries, at the time of application who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply:  acceptance/enrollment in a STEM curriculum at an accredited university (including community college), US citizen or permanent resident, evidence of strong high school academic preparation for study in a STEM-related field or strong academic achievement (3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) in college course work.  View applicaton here.  Deadline:  April 15, 2020. *Extended until April 30, 2020

     

    BRIDGING PEOPLE & PLACES SCHOLARSHIP - Offering a scholarship in memory of Dave Vanderzee founder of Willard Mountain Ski Area in Greenwich, NY. An annual scholarship of $500 is offered to any young person who has faced a serious illness or serious life crisis. Applicants must be enrolled in a certified technical or vocational training program, or an undergraduate or graduate program, for the semester following the application. Previous recipients of the scholarship may apply again, providing they are in good standing with their educational institution. Scholarship eligibility and application instructions may be downloaded at www.bridgeingpeople.org or contact L. Thompson at lorthomp@aol.com.  Deadline: April 30, 2020

     

    VOY MEDIA ENTREPRENEUR SCHOLARSHIPMany young entrepreneurs dream of owning a business, running a website or starting a mobile app but have limited funds to start. With the hurdle of student fees and homework, many student entrepreneurs have no choice but to forestall their dreams.  The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help student’s jumpstart their businesses while in school.  Voy Media, a facebook advertising agency believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.  More information on the program can be found at https://voymedia.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/.  Deadline:  April 30, 2020

     

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    SANDY HILL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - Offering scholarship grants for college education on an annual basis to assist qualifying young women & men graduating from designated local area schools.  In 2019, the Trustees awarded 50 grants.  The awards this year will be for $2500 each.  These scholarship grants are restricted to tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board or other necessary direct college expense.  View application here Deadline:  April 1, 2020  *Extended until May 1, 2020

     

    ROBERT J. NOLAN FOUNDATION, INC. SCHOLARSHIP - Created in 1988 to provide financial assistance at the undergraduate and graduate levels of colleges and universities for men and women graduates of secondary schools in the greater Glens Falls, NY area. Scholarships are intended to assist student payments for tuition, books, fees, and equipment.  Scholarship recipients are eligible to receive $5,000 per academic year up to a total four year award of $20,000. Awards are coordinated to be paid directly to the academic institution on a semester basis; thus, most receive $2500 for the Fall semester and $2500 for the Spring semester. Students attending schools with Trimesters or other deviation from a standard schedule will be accommodated as needed within the annual limit of $5,000 per academic year. Deferments for semesters abroad may be accommodated on a case by case basis as evaluated by the Board of Directors. For specific guidance, please contact the Foundation administrator.  Visit rjnolanfoundation.org for information and to apply.  Deadline: April 5, 2020  *Extended until May 1, 2020

     

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:  ST. ISAAC JOGUES COUNCIL 11428 SCHOLARSHIPS - The Knights of Columbus In-House Scholarship will be open to qualified children or grandchildren of Council 11428 members in good standing or who were in good standing at the time of their death. To be eligible, the attached application must be completed and postmarked by the deadline date. A Knight in good standing is defined as a current member who has at least one year of service in the Knights and who has participated in meetings and events (minimum of three meetings and three events) during the preceding year. The Grand Knight has the right to waive this requirement if there are extenuating circumstances.

    Lake George seniors should complete the same application and are eligible for the $1000 George Ryan scholarship. The winner of the Lake George High School scholarship will be ineligible for consideration for the In-House scholarship.

    One $750 “In-House Merit Scholarship” will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a member in good standing or to a child or grandchild of a deceased Council 11428 member who was in good standing at the time of his death that meets the following criteria: Applicant must be a practicing Catholic; The applicant must have a B average or better; Parish involvement, extra-curricular activities, work experience, leadership, and community service will be taken into consideration; Of the aforementioned, parish involvement at Sacred Heart Church will be weighted greater than the other criteria listed. Financial status of the applicant is not a factor in the selection process; The applicant must be a senior in high school and a candidate for a two, three or four year accredited institution, in any field of study. Two (2) positive letters of recommendation must be submitted. These letters are the responsibility of the applicant to secure; In addition to completing an application, the applicant must submit a one page essay on why they are proud to be Catholic.

    Additional “In-House Graduation Awards” in the amount ranging from $100-$250 will be awarded to all applicants of brother Knights in good standing or who were in good standing at the time of their death. Eligible children and grandchildren must meet the above criteria and have their application, letters of recommendation, and essay postmarked by the deadline date. 

    Applications are available at http://kofclg.org/files/KofC%20Scholariship%20Application%202020.pdf  Please note: Application can be mailed to the address shown in the application OR emailed to scrivoj@gmail.com.  NEW Deadline:  May 1, 2020

     

    J. CLARK TOWSE NORTH QUEENSBURY VOL. FIRE CO. LADIES AUXILIARY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Offered by the North Queensbury Ladies Auxiliary to students who live full time in the North Queensbury and Pilot Knob Fire Districts. The award is $1000, split into two parts; $500 awarded in the fall semester and $500 in the spring semester.  An additional $500 scholarship based on community service is available to a student who has shown an exceptional commitment to their community through volunteering and service throughout their high school career.  Applications are available in the LGHS Counseling Center.  View application here.   Deadline: May 1, 2020

     

    RANDAL MADISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Offering a one time $1000 award to be applied toward the cost of education at a two-year or four-year college.  Recipient must be a graduating senior at LGHS who is pursuing a career as a classroom teacher.  The family's selection of teh scholarship recipients will be based on the two essays written by the applicants and the two required references.  View application hereDeadline: May 1, 2020

     

    CAPITAL DISTRICT CHAPTER OF THE NYS SCHOOL FACILITIES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition assistance to a 2020 graduate from a school district, who's Director of Facilities is a member of the Capital District Chapter - New York State School Facilities Association in the current school year.  Preference will be given to a Chapter Members immediate family (unmarried child). This scholarship is for a student pursuing a vocational career related to facilities, engineering, architecture or a related field. AWARD BENEFITS: Recipients will be awarded an amount to be determined after a review by the Capital District Chapter Scholarship Committee. The amount awarded may not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per year, per applicant. The total amount distributed by the Chapter from the established fund may not exceed four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) annually. At no time shall the amount awarded exceed the expenses incurred by the applicant. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: 1. Be scholastically responsible with a grade point average of “C” or better at the time of the application; 2. Submit a completed application, along with an official transcript (if applicable) of course(s) taken to date and a personal letter of reference; 3. Along with the application, you will be required to submit an essay 200 words or more in length describing what your long-term goals are and how you hope to achieve them. 4. Provide proof of membership (sponsor’s membership) in the Capital District Chapter of the NYS School Facilities Association for at least two years. This membership must be in current good standing. 5. Submit a description of curriculum, course(s) to be taken from the higher education institution.  View application here.   Deadline:  May 1, 2020. * Extended until June 1, 2020

     

    ST. ISAAC JOQUES COLUMBIETTES SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria for Lake George High School Senior Girl: 1. The $250 Columbiettes scholarship will be open to a senior girl at Lake George High School who completes an application and is selected by the Columbiettes Scholarship Committee. 2. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. 3. The Applicant must have a B average or better 4. Extra-curricular activities, work experience, leadership, and community service will be taken into consideration. 5. Two (2) positive letters of recommendation must be submitted. These letters are the responsibility of the applicant to secure. 6. Financial status of the applicant is not a factor in the selection process. 7. The applicant must be a senior in high school and a candidate for a two, three or four year accredited institution, in any field of study. 8. In addition to completing an application, the applicant must submit a one page essay titled “Why I should receive a St. Isaac Jogues Columbiettes scholarship”. One (1) $250 scholarship will be awarded to a senior girl at Lake George High School.  View application here.  Deadline:  May 4, 2020

     

    ST. ISAAC JOQUES COLUMBIETTES 'IN HOUSE' SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria for ‘In House’ Scholarship: 1. The $250 Columbiettes scholarships will be first open to qualified children and grandchildren of members in good standing in the St. Isaac Jogues Columbiettes who complete an application. 2. Applicant must be a practicing Catholic. 3. The Applicant must have a B average or better 4. Extra-curricular activities, work experience, leadership, and community service will be taken into consideration. 5. Two (2) positive letters of recommendation must be submitted. These letters are the responsibility of the applicant to secure. 6. Financial status of the applicant is not a factor in the selection process. 7. The applicant must be a senior in high school and a candidate for a two, three or four year accredited institution, in any field of study. 8. In addition to completing an application, the applicant must submit a one page essay titled “Why I should receive a St. Isaac Jogues Columbiettes scholarship”.  A $250 Scholarship will be awarded to qualified grandchildren of a Columbiette in good standing.  View application here  Deadline:  May 4, 2020 

     

    BRUCE L. CRARY FOUNDATION, INC SCHOLARSHIP - Offering grants that are approved by the Foundation's Board from recommendations made by Guidance Counselors and/or Selection Committees at each of the thirty-nine area schools that Crary serves.   Selection Committees consist of: Principal/Superintendent, School Board member, Guidance Counselor, community representative, and a former Crary recipient if available.  Grants in a range of $600 to $1200 are made to students based on academic qualification and financial need.  The award is renewable for each of four years of undergraduate study.  Applications are available online at www.craryfoundation.org.  Deadline:  May 15, 2020

     

    ADIRONDACK SCHOOL COUNSELING ASSOCIATION (ASCA) SCHOLARSHIP - Providing a $1500 scholarship to a senior planning to attend a 4-year college or university, who will study human services, sociology, psychology or a related "helping" field, and who has demonstrated record of serving others in a humanitarian way.  Counselor must be a paid ASCA member.  View application here.  Deadline:  April 24, 2020. *Extended until May 15, 2020

     

    JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ALBANY ROCKWELL SCHOLARSHIPAn applicant for the Rockwell Scholarship must be:

    • A female resident of the Capital District; and
    • A candidate for high school graduation in the current academic year who will be applying for enrollment in an accredited college, university or secondary educational or vocational program for the upcoming academic year; or
    • A high school (or equivalent) graduate currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or secondary educational or vocational program; and
    • Currently involved in volunteer organizations or activities which serve the same or related focus areas as the Junior League of Albany; and
    • Able to demonstrate citizenship and initiative.

    Applicants must complete the application that includes a narrative of no more than 500 words demonstrating eligibility based on the criteria above. Your narrative should explain how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals. Your narrative must include a statement that if you accept the scholarship, you will commit to continue with school and volunteer services. If appropriate, please include in your narrative any information concerning your economic need.

    Each application must be accompanied by an electronic transcript and letter of recommendation submitted via email. The letter of recommendation should be from someone at an organization for which you volunteer.  To apply:  https://www.juniorleaguealbany.org/community/rockwell-scholarship/.  Deadline: May 15, 2020

       

    B. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIPThe creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2020.  Visit their website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about them and to apply for a scholarship.  The website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  They are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at awards@studentawardsearch.comDeadline:  May 22, 2020

     

    POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE'S TRIPLE-IMPACT COMPETITOR® SCHOLARSHIP - PCA awards scholarships of $500-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their responses to questions pertaining to how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor by PCA Founder Jim Thompson:  Personal Mastery: Making oneself better, Leadership: Making one's teammates better and Honoring the Game: Making the game better.  Eligibility extends to any high school junior residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports!  Eligibility:  Any high school Junior (class of 2021), residing in the United States, plays a high school or club sport, maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  In the event an award winner acts in a manner inconsistent with the principles of PCA or in a manner that would reflect poorly on PCA, PCA reserves the right to rescind this Award.  Visit https://positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/.  Deadline:  May 31, 2020

     

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    CAPITAL DISTRICT CHAPTER OF THE NYS SCHOOL FACILITIES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP - The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition assistance to a 2020 graduate from a school district, who's Director of Facilities is a member of the Capital District Chapter - New York State School Facilities Association in the current school year.  Preference will be given to a Chapter Members immediate family (unmarried child). This scholarship is for a student pursuing a vocational career related to facilities, engineering, architecture or a related field. AWARD BENEFITS: Recipients will be awarded an amount to be determined after a review by the Capital District Chapter Scholarship Committee. The amount awarded may not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) per year, per applicant. The total amount distributed by the Chapter from the established fund may not exceed four thousand dollars ($4,000.00) annually. At no time shall the amount awarded exceed the expenses incurred by the applicant. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements: 1. Be scholastically responsible with a grade point average of “C” or better at the time of the application; 2. Submit a completed application, along with an official transcript (if applicable) of course(s) taken to date and a personal letter of reference; 3. Along with the application, you will be required to submit an essay 200 words or more in length describing what your long-term goals are and how you hope to achieve them. 4. Provide proof of membership (sponsor’s membership) in the Capital District Chapter of the NYS School Facilities Association for at least two years. This membership must be in current good standing. 5. Submit a description of curriculum, course(s) to be taken from the higher education institution.  View application here.   Deadline:  May 1, 2020. * Extended until June 1, 2020

     

    The Capital District Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction - Offering a $1,000 scholarship award to a qualified female High School Senior who plans to enroll in an accredited college, majoring in a construction-related degree program.  Award of the scholarship is based on meeting the enclosed criteria and will require a transcript review.  Please have any qualifying students complete the application and return with all attachments to: Attn: Karlie Bolen. Commercial Paving Co., LLC  P.O. Box 4399. Queensbury, NY 12804.  Applications and attachments must be postmarked no later than Monday, June 1, 2020.  The winning recipient will be notified by the end of June.  View information here.  Deadline:  June 1, 2020

     

    ABBOTT & FENNER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  Awarding up to $1000 to the winner(s) each year.  Visit http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.   Deadline:  June 12, 2020

     

    INJURY DOCTOR SCHOLARSHIP - Available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the medical field. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college and medicalschool, and we want to help someone afford a better education.  Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:  $1,000 (One-time award).  Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Spring 2020.  Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.  View the scholarship and other pertinent information here:  https://www.injuredcalltoday.com/#scholarship-application.  Deadline: June 30, 2020

     

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    DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. SCHOLAR INCENTIVE/MERIT AWARD - Presented by the Albany (NY) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an international Greek-letter organization, having more than 900 chapters.  Inviting high school seniors who reside in the Capital District to apply for awards.  Criteria:  come from a traditionally under represented group in higher education, have a C+ (75%) or higher average, be pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited institution, be in need of financial assistance and demonstrate the ability and potential to succeed.  Visit www.dstanya.org.  Deadline:  July 1, 2020 (originally March 20)