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List of NYS scholarships -  Scholarship search:  Examples of opportunities include grants to: dependents of fire fighters, police officers, etc; STEM based programming; medical; education related, etc

  1. The Rochester Community Foundation

Scholarships based on interest, location, major, etc. at  http://www.racf.org/Scholarships/Search-for-Scholarships

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SEPTEMBER

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Criteria:  Aged 16-25; answer essay questions; GPA 2.5 or higher

Contact:  www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9919/odenza

Deadline: Sept


OCTOBER

Wendy's High School Heisman Award

Criteria:  Senior aged scholar athletes, B average, minimum one sport with community service involvement

Contact:  http://www.wendysheisman.com/

Deadline:  October

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

Criteria:  US citizen, minimum 2.0 GPA, financial need, integrity and perseverance in overcoming a personal adversity.

Contact:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Deadline:  October

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

Criteria:  HS seniors with leadership skills making an impact on school and community

Contact:  http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/

Deadline:  October


NOVEMBER

VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Contest

Criteria:  9-12 grade; 3-5 minutes audio response to question

Contact:  http://vfw.org/Community/Programs/

Deadline:  November

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Criteria:  Students who make a difference through volunteer efforts.

Contact:  http://spirit.prudential.com/view/page/soc

Deadline:  November, application to HCS school counselor for nomination

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Criteria:  50 hours documented volunteer work over 2 years; GPA of 3.5; essay

Contact: http://www.bbgcommunicationslux.com/lux/article/2.php

Deadline:  November


DECEMBER

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Criteria:  Senior planning to attend postsecondary institution

Contact:  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

Deadline:  December

NYS PTA Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education

Criteria:  HS seniors planning to major in education; 2 applications per school

Contact:  Information available in the HCS Counseling Center

Deadline:  December

Burger King Scholars Program

Criteria:  Senior attending college in fall

Contact: ww.bkmclamorefoundation.org/whatWeDo/Scholarsprogram

Deadline:  December

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Award

Criteria:  Senior that operates own small business

Contact:  http://www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/

Deadline:  December

Monroe Professional Engineers Society:  Scholar Award

Criteria:  Student interested in engineering study and career.

Contact:  Application available in the Counseling Center  or call Bruce Wallmann, 738-2670

Deadline:  December

JANUARY

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship Program: JAKES scholarship

Criteria:  Must be member of NWFT.  Dedicated to preserving the goals of hunting.  Leadership, service and essay required.

Contact:  nwtf.org

Deadline:  January

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Criteria:  Leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship recognized by a $10,000 renewable scholarship.

Contact:  http://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.aspx

Deadline  January

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship

Criteria:  Student connection to MS-self or family member, essay, academics, & community involvement

Contact.  http://www.nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/society-programs-and-services/scholarship/index.aspx

Deadline:  January

NY State DAR Scholarship

Criteria: Student in top 25% of class with financial need; must attend college in NYS

Contact:  Application available in the Counseling Center

Deadline:  January

FEBRUARY

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Criteria:  Seniors with community service and leadership activities

Contact:  http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html

Deadline:  February

Polish Heritage Society of Rochester

Criteria:  Students of Polish descent

Contact:  Flyer with contact information in the HCS Counseling Center

Date:  February

ESL Federal Credit Union

Criteria:  High school  seniors who are members of the credit union

Contact:  HCS Counseling Center

Deadline:  February

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Criteria:  Must also apply to one of 11 colleges sponsoring this program.  See list at website.  3.5 GPA required.

Contact:  waceinc.org

Deadline:  February

Manning & Napier Scholarship Program

Criteria:  High school seniors; strong academic grades and business interest.

Contact:  http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/manningnapier/

Date:  Available online: January, deadline February

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Criteria:  Students studying engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry.

Contact:   buickachievers.com

Date:  February

MARCH

American Legion Auxiliary:  State and National Awards

Criteria: HS students descendants of American war veterans.  Additional qualifications vary by application requirements.

Deadline:  March

Association of Fire Districts on the State of NY:  Ned Carter Scholarship

Criteria:  Student must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter or be an explorer in a fire post

Contact:  Application available in the HCS Counseling Center

Deadline:  March

Firemen's Assoc of the State of NY:  Gerald J Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship

Criteria:  Youths who are volunteer or junior firefighters, including Explorer posts, Venture Crews, etc or participate in an EMS Program

Contact:  fasny.com or call 800-232-7692

Deadline:  March

Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarships

Criteria: Engineering or Geoscience majors.

Contact:  www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10151/shell

Deadline:  March

Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund-IBERO American Action League

Criteria: Senior students of Hispanic descent

Contact:  Applications typically available to copy in the Counseling Center.

Deadline:  March

Generation Google Scholarship

Criteria: Students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, etc; must also be from an underrepresented group, ie, female, minority or with a disability. Must attend a summer institute if selected

Contact:  google.eresources.com/application

Deadline:  March

APRIL

Signet Classics Student Scholarship

Criteria:  High school students

Contact:  www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8875/signet

Deadline:  April

FF Thompson Health Guild

Criteria: Entering post high school training in human health related field

Application: available for copy in the HS Counseling Center

Deadline:  April

Traveling Cabaret Scholarship

Criteria:  Student enrolling in college program geared towards the performing arts

Contact:  Application typically available for copy in the Counseling Center

Deadline:  April

Student View Scholarship Program

Criteria:  All high school Seniors

Contact:  http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

Deadline: April

Honeoye Lake Rotary Memorial Award

Criteria:  All high school Seniors

Application available in the Counseling Center

Deadline: April

The Rochester Community Foundation Sally Gordon Memorial Scholarship

Criteria:  All Honeoye Central School seniors

Application available in the Counseling Center & essay “The funniest thing that happened to me during high school”.

Deadline: April
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Criteria: College-bound, majoring in any area. Essay of no more than 300 on Americanism Deadline: April Contact: Application in the Counseling Office MAY

Finger Lakes East JSEC Inc. Scholarship 
Criteria: High school student from Ontario, Sececa, Yates or Waynecounty who plans to pursue full time, high education leading ago a degree in any area, 3.0 GPA
Contact:  Application available in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  May 

WyzAnt College Scholarship

Criteria:  Students planning to attend college.  Essay.

Contact:  http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/

Deadline:  May

NYSACAC (NY State Assoc of College Admissions Counselors) Scholarship

Criteria:   NYS senior attending college who overcame barriers, has limited resources, or is a member of an underrepresented group

Contact: nysacac.org

Deadline:  May


JUNE

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Criteria:  Students interested in a fashion related career

Contact:  http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

Deadline:  June

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Criteria:  Students interested in a career in animation

Contact:  http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

Deadline:  June

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants:  Essay Contest

Criteria:  HS 11/12 grade students; essay writers

Contact:  www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline:  June

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Criteria:  College Bound student.  Short story to be written. GPA 2.5 or higher

Contact:  http://www.usedforkliftsnewyork.com/forklifts/2876/hyundai_forklifts_new_york.php

Deadline:  June

Aspiring Nursing Scholarship

Criteria:  College bound nursing students with strong science & math background

Contact:  nursingschoolsalmanac.com

Deadline:  June