Scholarships

  • Scholarships 

    2018-2019

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    *Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship-Scholarship from the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York.  Four $1,500 scholarships will go to New York State high school seniors who will be graduating in June.  The student must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter, or be an explorer in a fire department that is a member of The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Or, to those pursuing a career of service to the community (Fire Service-related major, Nursing, Social Work, Health-Related Services, Teaching, Librarian, etc.)

    -Applications are available online at www.afdsny.org  or in the Counseling Office.

    -Application deadline is the Saturday, February 23, 2019.

     

    *Monroe Tractor will be awarding a scholarship to a student pursuing a career in an agricultural related field. This may include business, engineering, computer sciences, biology, as well as the more well known agriculture fields such as veterinary, mechanics, agronomy, herd management, etc.  

    The award will be given to a student in western Monroe, Genesee, Niagara, Livingston, Orleans, or Wyoming counties. There will be one scholarship awarded for $1000 each year for up to four years. All finalists will be awrded $500 book award.

    Students who are interested in applying may send an essay to the scholarship committee.  In it they must state:

    • Why they should be considered
    • Background and future goals
    • What career they will be pursuing and where
    • Why they have chosen an agriculture field and what they hope to learn from it.
    • Include full name, address, email, and a telephone number where they can be reached day/night.

    The applications will be reviewed by the committee and several finalists will be asked to come in for a personal interview.

    Essays should be sent to Amy Kriger, c/o Monroe Tractor, 7941 Oak Orchard Road, Batavia, NY 14020.  If you have further questions you may call 585-343-9263.

    DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 15, 2019  Winner will be announced by March 31, 2019

     

     

    *The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 193 are again offering two scholarships to eligible high school graduates.  The two scholarships of $750.00 each will be for the best completed essays, according to the instructions on the application, along with the appropriate paperwork.  See Mrs. Ellis for the application.

    Deadline is May 15, 2019

     

     

    *FASNY- Fireman's Association of the State of New York will be awarding fifteen $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors entering college. The applicant must be actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter-including BSA Explorer Posts, Venturing Crews, and RAMS; or be participating with a volunteer EMS program.  

     Visit www.fasny.com/scholarship to apply 

    Applications are due by March 15, 2019 

     

    *Rochester Area Community Foundation's Scholarship Program is accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. With more than 130 scholarship opportunities for students pursuing college, vocational training, or enrichment programs.   visit www.racf.org/Scholarships

     

     

    *www.collegexpress.com  A few scholarship are listed below:  Go to website and search for scholarship.

    *$10,000 | John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    Deadline: January 18

     

    *$1,000 | SuperCollege Scholarship

    Deadline: January 31

     

    *$5,000 | Easy Scholarship: Collect Items for a Homeless Shelter

    Deadline: March 31

     

     

     

    *Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program  -  Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 12th year.

    Awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.

    Application Process:  Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm  Full details are available on our site.

    Scholarship Deadline  June 14, 2019

     

    *Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo College Scholarship Opportunities:  

          Requirements

    • Must be a permanent resident of Western New York (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties)
    • Must have a minimum “C” or a 2.0 (on a 4.0 system) G.P.A. average or greater
    • Must be accepted to a nonprofit, United States Department of Education accredited school for full-time, undergraduatestudy
    • Preference is given to Pell eligible students attending school in Western New York

    Must apply online at www.cfgbscholarships.org Text "SCHOLARSHIP" to 716-259-2499 to sign up for Text Alerts

    Deadline is April 1, 2019

     

    *Scholarships for Student Caregivers  https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers

     

    *Burger King Scholarships:  visit  https://www.burgerkingscholarship.com/financial-aid/burger-king-application/

    Deadline:  Dec. 15, 2018

     

    *Accounting Degree Scholarships

    https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/accounting-degree-scholarships/

     

    *Business School Scholarships

    https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/business-degree-scholarships/

     

    *AMVETS National Four-Year Scholarship:  visit   http://amvets.org/scholarships/

    Deadline:  April 15

     

    *General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant:  AFAS education support is available to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members, as well as spouses of active duty and Title 10 Reservists, and widows/widowers. 

    https://www.afas.org/general-henry-h-arnold-education-grant/

    Deadline: March 10

     

     

    *The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

    Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.  www.opploans.com/scholarship/

     

    *Noyes Auxiliary Scholarship- Noyes Health Auxiliary will be warding up to $5,000 in college scholarships to qualified students in the Noyes Health service area who are matriculating in an associate or bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university in medicine, nursing, or any other health-related field, including dentistry, opthalmology, and pharmacy.  See Mrs. Ellis for more information.

    Deadline is February 15, 2019. 

     

    *Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund:

    Criteria:

    • Must be a resident of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne or Yates County.
    • Must be of Hispanic origin.
    • Must demonstrate high academic achievement with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in the core subjects.

    Stop into the Counseling Office for an application.

    Deadline:  March 8

     

     

    *Empire State Potato Growers Inc annually awards  a scholarship for undergraduate students, residing in New York State, pursuing college studies benefiting the agricultural industry.  Agricultural related undergraduate studies includes Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Crop & Soil Sciences, Entomology, Food Sciences, Horticulture, Plan Pathology, Agricultural Economics. 

    -$500.00 per academic year, for up to four consecutive years of study. Stop in counseling for an application.

    Deadline is January 15.

     

     

    *GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program: 

    Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

    Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.

    To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

    • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    • be citizens of the United States of America;
    • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

    https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/

    Deadline:  Jan. 4

     

     

    *The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund:  Must be in the top 15% of class, have excellent SAT Reasoning or ACT scores and a child of a Teamsters member to apply.  Go to http://www.jrhmsf.org/

    Deadline:  March 30

     

    *SEG Foundation Scholarship:  SEG Scholarships encourage the study of geophysics and related geosciences   visit  https://seg.org/Scholarships    Deadline: March 1

     

    *DELTA KAPPA BETA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP

    Each year the Beta Gamma Chapter, an international honorary society for women educators, presents two $400 recruitment grants to two senior girls in the school districts we represent.  The school districts Beta Gamma represent are: Letchworth, Perry, Pioneer, Warsaw and Wyoming. This year Perry and Pioneer will be receiving the recruitment grants.

    The award is based upon the following:

    1. Genuine interest in teaching or a related field

    2. Financial need

    3. Scholastic ability

    Stop into the Counseling Center for an Application.

    Deadline: March 1, 2019

     

    *Fountainhead Essay Contest: High School Junior or Senior:  800-1600 word essay demonstating an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of The Fountainhead.  go to essays@aynrand.org

    Deadline:  May 15

     

    * Western Chapter of New York Water Environment Scholarships: The Western Chapter of NYWEA is offering $50,000 in scholarships, including an Environmental Career scholarship of $10,000, as well as Nicholas J. Bartilucci scholarships ($5,000) and general scholarships ($2,500)..  Applications are available only online after December 10, 2018.

    Deadline:  February 28, 2019.  Go to www.wnywea.org

     

    *Big Sun Scholarship  $500.00


    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

      

    The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..

    Deadline  June 19, 2019 

    Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

     

     

    *ZUMPER APARTEMNTS SCHOLARSHIP:

    We get it, college is expensive. Here at Zumper, we want to help you out with a $1,000 scholarship to put toward tuition, books, or whatever else you need to get you through school.

    We're looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!

    Deadline: April 1, 2019

    Visit https://www.zumper.com/scholarship for more information.

     

     

    *BRANDEN w. MERRICK Memorial Scholarship:

    This scholarship is given by the family and friends of Branden to honor his memory.  Branden was kind, caring, fun to be around and loved to laugh;  he was harworkiing and deeply devoted to his family, friends and his community.  Branden was a Livingston County Sheriff's Department Deputy, a role he was extremely proud of, and suited him well.  This scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of $500 to a Livingston County Senior pursing a career in the law enforcement sector, or who has a parent who is employed in the area of law enforcement in Livingston County.

    Stop into the Counseling Center for an application.

    Deadline: May 10, 2019

     

    *DESIGN A BETTER FUTURE HonorsGradU Scholarship

    FIVE $10,000 Awards from Honors Graduation

    Design and work on a community improvement project. 

    Deadline: April 28, 2019

    Visit http://honorsgradu.com for more details

     

    *Unigo

    With a thriving community of over 1.6 million members, Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students to get to where they’re going. Unigo provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions about their college experience.

    Visit https://www.unigo.com/ for more information.

     

    *Character Excellence Scholarship 2018- Harvest Time Partners, in collaboration with the character Council of Western New York, is pleased to offer $1,000 cash scholarships to high school seniors who exemplify character in their daily lives and who will be attending a college or trade school post graduation. 

    Visit www.charactercouncilwny.org/scholarship  Deadline is February 1, 2019

     

     

    Below are a list of sites to visit for other scholarship opportunities:

             www.collegexpress.com

             www.imagine-america.org

              

     

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

    Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.!

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

    Applications are now open for 2019 awards. Here's how it works:

    • By November 6, 2018, students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.)
    • By November 16, 2018, certifiers select and certify top applicants for state-level judging.
    • On February 5, 2019, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards announces state-level winners for 2019.

    Application at spirit.prudential.com

     

    The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

    ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition. 

    Class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria: 

    • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions 
    • At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® 

    Applications can be found www.act.org/readinesschampions.

    Due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019.  

     

    The Hagan Scholarship

    The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free.

    1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
    3. Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
    4. Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.
    5. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,200 on the SAT.
    6. Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
    7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2018 to August 2019.
    8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 using 2017 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500.
    9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
    10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

    The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.

    If you meet the eligibility requirements, I encourage you to apply for a scholarship at www.hsfmo.org

    Deadline is November 15, 2018

     

     

     

    *The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program If integrity, determination, and courage dexcribe you - you have what it takes to be a Hoatio Alger Scholar.  Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succed in life.  We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education.  To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. 

    To learn more and apply, visit scolars.horatioalger.org   Deadline is Oct. 25, 2018

     

    *AES Scholarship: Criteria: Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

    Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

    * You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

    How to Apply: Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

    When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

    Amount of award: $500.00
    Deadline for entry: October 6, 2018

    Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

    For more information go to http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm