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.

May Deadline

    The Stillwater-Mechanicville Chamber of Commerce is offering a scholarship to any graduating senior who has made a difference in their community. Please see Mrs. Griffiths for an application. Applications are due May 16, 2019.

    GlobalFoundries is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field of study. If you are interested, please stop in the counseling office to pick up an application. The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 23.

    Hudson Crossing Park Seedling Award: Awarded to a senior 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. Visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/opportunities for more information. The deadline is May 31, 2019.

    June Deadline

    Saratoga County Medical Society: Awarded to a graduating senior from Saratoga County whose intent is to further his or her education in a health-related field. A $1,000 award based on a student’s academic performance, extracurricular activities, an essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor. Stop into the counseling office for essay question and more information. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2019.

    August Deadline

    Enhanced Tuition Awards: Applications for the 2019-2020 are now open. Students attending a private college in NYS may be eligible to receive up to $6,000 through the Enhanced Tuition Awards program. To learn more, apply or to see a list of participating private colleges visit www.hesc.ny.gov/eta. The deadline to apply is August 15, 2019.

    The Excelsior Scholarship: The Excelsior Scholarship provides free tuition to NYS students whose families earn up to $125,000 annually, to attend a SUNY or CUNY two-year or four-year college. For more information and to apply visit www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior. The deadline to apply is August 15, 2019.

    Other

    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 deadline to apply is July 31. For more information visit: https://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php.

    Caring.com Scholarship: To help support students who take the role of caregiver for aging loved ones. Visit https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers#the-caring-com-scholarship for more information and application deadline date.

    STEM Incentive Program: Open to graduating seniors in the top 10 percent of their graduating class can now apply for a NYS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Scholarship Program award. Recipients may attend any public or private in-state college, and will receive an amount up to the SUNY resident undergraduate tuition ($6,870 in 2018-2019) or actual tuition, whichever is less. Visit www.hesc.ny.gov/STEM for more information.