Scholarships

Scholarship applications requiring an official high school transcript, counselor letter of recommendation or counselor’s signature must be submitted to your school counselor at least 14 days prior to the due date. In addition to the scholarships listed here, most colleges offer available scholarships when students apply to their school. Please contact the prospective colleges directly to inquire about scholarships.

Scholarships are categorized by the month in which the application deadline is due. Please keep checking back for new opportunities.

December Deadline

AXA Achievement Scholarship: This scholarship is for current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in a two-year or four-year college or university, demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work related activities. For more information and to access the online scholarship application go to https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2018.

Burger King Scholarship: This scholarship is for high school students graduating June 2019 with plans to attend a two-year or four-year university, college or vocational-technical school. Students applying must have a strong academic record with a minimum 2.5 GPA, be passionate about serving the community and be a high school senior Burger King employee or child of an employee. For more information go to www.bkmclamorefoundation.org. The application deadline is December 15, 2018.

January Deadline

The New York Credit Union Association: Open to college-bound high school seniors and member of a participating New York Credit Union. Applications are available in the Counseling Office. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2019.

Beauty Schools Marketing Group: Beauty Schools Marketing Group is offering $2,500 scholarships once every three months to a senior planning a career in beauty trades such as cosmetology, barbering, aesthetics, nail technology etc. The quarterly deadlines to apply are Oct. 31, Jan. 31, April 30 and July 31. For more information visit: https://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php

TCT Federal Credit Union: TCT is offering college-bound high school seniors the opportunity to compete for TCT scholarships as well as statewide college scholarships through the New York Credit Union Association’s Scholarship Program. Scholarships will be awarded ranging from $500 to $1,500 and may be used at a two- or four-year accredited educational institution. The deadline to apply is January 4, 2019. For more information, visit: https://www.tctfcu.org/tct-in-the-community/tct-scholarships

February Deadline

The New York Water Environment Association Scholarship: Available to students interested in an Environmental Field. More information and application available online at www.nywea.org. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.

March Deadline

None at this time.

April Deadline

The NYSIR Foundation Scholarship:

  • Cristin Bambino Scholarships are awarded on a regional basis. Seven regional winners receive $3,000 scholarships, a separate runner-up receives a $4,000 award and a grand winner receives a $5,000 scholarship.
  • Paul Jensen Scholarships are awarded to two individuals on a statewide basis. One scholarship is in the amount of $5,000, and the other has a value of $3,000.
  • Joseph Goncalves Scholarships – a $5,000 grand award and a $3,000 runner-up grant – are awarded on a statewide basis.

The deadline for filing applications generally is April 1 of the applicable year.

For more information visit www.nysir.org.

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame -Rodion Cantacuzene Scholarship: Open to high school seniors in Saratoga County who demonstrate a record of excellence, an interest in history and/or the arts and exemplary service to his/her community. The one-time award is in the amount of $1,000. The application is available in the Counseling Office and the deadline to apply is April 5, 2019.

May Deadline

None at this time.

June Deadline

None at this time.