Scholarships


Scholarship Criteria Sheet
Applications are available in the Counseling Office and on Naviance

*****NOTE:   If scholarship needs a transcript, please request from the Counseling office secretaries 3 days prior to deadline date. 
This will allow us time to get your official transcript ready and back to you by the deadline date. 
Click on underlined titles and websites to access online sites.

PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD - NASSP

Criteria:  Students making a difference through volunteer service.
Deadline:  November 7, 2017
Amount:  $1,000
Application Process:  Apply online at  spirit.prudential.com and/or nassp.org/spirit


ELKS MOST-VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Any High School Senior (US Citizen), Applicants need not be related to an ELK’S member, Male and Female students compete separately.
Amount:  $500 - Four Year Scholarships in Various Amounts.
Deadline:  11/27/17
Application Process:  Applications must be originals.    You can download it at:  www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
The application may be returned to the Counseling Office or mailed to Bob Harmon, 210 W. 4th St. S., Fulton, NY  13069 by December 5, 2016. 
 

Burger King Scholars
Criteria:  Have a GPA of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community, be a high school senior.
Amount:  Varies
Deadline:  12/15/17
Application Process:  Complete application online:  http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/

James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award
Criteria:  US citizen graduating senior attending 4 year college with a GPA of 3.3 have an ACT composite score of 25 or a SAT score of 1700, demonstrate active leadership role in community service and demonstrate substantial work experience.
Amount:  3 awards of $50,000 
Deadline:  12/15/17
Application Process:  Complete application online:  http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/

FREE SPEECH ESSAY CONTEST - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Deadline:  December 31, 2017
Amount:  $10,000
Application Process:  Submit an essay of 800 - 1,000 words.  Apply @ Thefire.org/contest


AAA 2015 INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIP FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK 
Criteria:  Attending a 2 or 4 year College, University or Accredited Technical School, Sustains a 3.0 GPA or 85% Average, and Participates in extra-curricular activities.
Amount:  Three - $1,000 and Three - $500
Deadline:  Postmarked by December 31, 2017 and received no later than January 9, 2018.
Application Process:  Mail completed application packet.  Application is available in the counseling office or on Naviance.  You may also download application information at www.AAA.com/insurance


AFSCME Family Scholarship Program
Criteria:  Graduating Senior who is child of a full dues-paying AFSCME member.  Must be accepted into a full time degree program and have taken the ACT or SAT.  This scholarship may be used in any field of study.
Amount:  10 - $2,000 scholarships renewable.
Deadline:  Postmarked by 12/31/17
Application Process:  Mail complete application and all support documentation.  Applications online at: http://www.afscme.org/members/scholarships/afscme-family-scholarship


NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Criteria:  NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award.
Apply online:  www.nfib.com/YEA
Deadline:  1/2/17

Empower Federal Credit Union
Criteria:  Member in good standing, college bound senior attending for the first time in Fall 2018.
Deadline:  1/5/18
Application Process:  Applications are available online, in the counseling office or on Naviance.  Complete application and mail to sponsor or drop off at sponsor.

https://www.empowerfcu.com/Empower/media/PDFs/2017_scholarship_app.pdf

New York Credit Union Association Award
Criteria:  Member of a participating NY credit union, college bound attending college for the first time in fall.
Amount:  $250 - $1,500
Deadline:  1/5/18
Application Process:  Online application:  https://www.nycua.org/more/scholarship-program?

ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Criteria:  Focuses on students who are representative of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community's geographic and ethnic diversity.
Amount:  Range from $2,500 to $20,000.
Deadline:  January 11, 2018 @ 5:00PM ET.
Application Process:  Apply online @ collegeboard.org/APIASFScholarship


Washington Crossing Foundation
Criteria:  Planning career of service to the US in local, state, or federal government.
Deadline:  Must be postmarked by 1/15/18
Application online at:  www.gwcf.org  Mail application to sponsor.  



Union Plus Scholarship Program
Criteria:  
Members of unions that participate in any union plus program.  Applicant continuing education.  Award must be used in 2018 - 2019 school year.
Amount:  $500 - $4,000
Deadline:  1/31/18
Application Process:  Complete application online:  https://1unionplusscholars.communityforce.com/login.aspx


National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship  
Deadline:  
1/31/18
Online opens 10/1/17    
https://www.scholarsapply.org/mssociety/


Americu Credit Union Scholarship
Criteria:  Member in Good Standing.
Amount:  10 awards of $1,000
Deadline:  2/1/18
Application Process:  Complete application online:  https://www.americu.org/about/scholarships/

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARD
Criteria:  Must be a child or grandchild of a living paid-up Elk who joined before April 1, 2012.  Plan to attend an accredited US school, college or university.  Plan to take the SAT or ACT by 12/31.
Amount:  $4,000 scholarships ($1,000 per year for four years). The Foundation will offer a total of up to 250 awards.
Deadline:  No later than NOON central time on 2/2/18.
Application Process:  Apply ONLINE at:   www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy/rules.cfm.


WACE – NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
CRITERIA:  Apply and be accepted for 2017 – 2018 academic year at Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack, Oswego, or University of Massachusetts Lowell.  Have a GPA of 3.5 or Higher.  WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET).  Note:  Earlier deadlines for the following schools:  Clarkson, University Merrimack, Oswego & University of Massachusetts Lowell.
DEADLINE:  Must be postmarked by 2/15/18
APPLICATION PROCESS:  Complete application and essay and apply online or mail to sponsor.  Early Applications are highly encouraged.  www.waceinc.org/scholarship


Syracuse CPCU Society Chapter Inc. Scholarship
Criteria:  Education and career pathways lead you to Risk Management and Insurance Industry.
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Application Process:  Available online at: https://syracuse.cpcusociety.org 

SAE Engineering Scholarship
Criteria:  Must be attending college in the Fall as a Freshman and majoring in Engineering or related science:
  • math, chemistry, physics, biology, technologies, computer science, etc
Deadline:  March 15, 2018
Application Process:  Apply online at:  students.sae.org/scholarships/freshman

FASNY Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship - Firemen's Association of the State of New York
Criteria:  
High School Graduate actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter.  Be a member or parent fuardian is a member of FASNY.
Amount:  25 awards of $1,500
Deadline:  3/15/18
Application Process:  Applications are available online, in Counseling Office and on Naviance.  Complete application and mail to sponsor.  www.FASNY.com


B. Davis Scholarship
Criteria:  Write an essay of less than $1,000 words on:
Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.  studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  May 22, 2018
Application Process: Your submissions must be sent by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com 

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Criteria:  Available to all high school juniors and seniors planning on attending an accredited post secondary institution.  Write an essay of 500 to 1,000 words:
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.  abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  June 14, 2018
Application Process:  Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Big Sun Athletics
Criteria:  All senior student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. 
Amount:  $500
Deadline:  June 16, 2018
Application Process:  All essay submissions should be sent to: "athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com"  Please remember to include your name and the name of the school that you are attending. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ 

Please send us a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  Scholarship nominees are selected by computing a weighted average of the scores on the Regents Examinations taken by students prior to their senior year in all of the following:  English(X3), Algebra 2/Trig(X3), Global(1), US History(1), & 3 Science(1 per Course).  Winners must attend an approved NYS post-secondary institution by Fall 2017 in order to use the benefits of this scholarship.  Winners will be determined and notified by their Counselor.
Amount:  Highest Ranked Regents Average receives $1,500.  Remaining ranked regent’s averages will receive $500.

NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATION FUND 
Criteria:  Native American student who are planning on attending Onondaga Community College.  Four awards available.
Amount: Varies depending on award
Application Process:  Applications are available online at:  www.sunyocc.edu/index.aspx?menu=788&id=1790

UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM - $10,000 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR JUNIORS & SENIORS
http://ussenateyouth.org

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES - http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/ld.phtml

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