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.

April Deadline

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

Visiting Clarkson Earns Students Scholarships: $500 Scholarship will be awarded to any student who participates in an official undergraduate admissions visit Potsdam, NY. Visits must be completed no later than April 15 of the senior year. Students can qualify by participating in any personalized visit, overnight admissions visit, summer visit day, fall open house, spring open house/accepted students day, and group visits. 

Women’s Republican Club of Saratoga County – Marlene Trieble Scholarship Award:  A $500 scholarship award could be awarded to a student who writes an essay of up to 400 words describing community involvement or volunteer work, volunteer experience showcasing your good citizenship and how you plan to incorporate community involvement in your continuing education. Application available in the counseling office. The deadline is April 1, 2020. 

Saratoga Builders Association: For seniors pursuing a construction education at a 2 or 4-year college. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information and application stop into the counseling office. The deadline is April 1, 2020.

The NYSAAF and NYSSA Scholarship: This $1000 award is available to students who have been or active in a fair that is a member of NYSAAF or the NYSSA and plans to go to college. Applications available in the counseling office. The deadline is April 3, 2020.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame: A $1,000 award to be presented to a high school senior who has demonstrated a record of academic excellence and exemplary service to the community along with a strong interest in pursuing future studies in history and/or the arts. For more information and application stop into the counseling office. The deadline is April 10, 2020.

The Macedonia Merit Scholarship: This scholarship is available to high school seniors of African ancestry who exemplify the following characteristics: academic achievement; GPA 3.0 or higher, leadership, character, community service and personal poise. Applications and more information is available in the Counseling Office. The deadline is April 15, 2020. 

Dr. Joseph E. Bowman, Jr. Memorial Educational Scholarship: This scholarship is available to high school seniors who exemplify the following characteristics: candidates intended major at a 2 or 4 year college must be in the area of STEM, academic achievement, leadership, character, community service, personal poise. Applications and more information is available in the Counseling Office. The deadline is April 15, 2020.

Ad Club Scholarship: Awarded to a high school senior planning to enrol at a Capital Region college or university, who are majoring in public communications, marketing, graphic arts, public relation, or any other communications-related curriculum. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24, 2020.

Bebu Scholarship: Established to provide scholarships for minority or economically disadvantaged students planning to attend SUNY Adirondack. The student must be academically high-achieving and provide financial need. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

Michael J. Campbell Memorial Scholarship: This award is for a graduating senior enrolled in a VOTEC program pursuing Construction Technology, Building Construction/Building Trades, Carpentry AAS or AOS, Construction Technology (with carpentry minor), or Construction Technology/Building Construction. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24, 2020.

The Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC) Scholarship: For students whose parents serve at one of the following military installations: Stratton Air National Guard Base; Navy Operational Support Center Glenville; Naval Support Activity Saratoga; Nuclear Power Training Ballston Spa; Watervliet Arsenal; or Joint Force Headquarters Latham. Applicants must be entering a technical/trade school or a two or four year college or university in the Fall of 2020. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

The MVP Health Care Scholarship: Two awards of $100 for a graduation senior planning to enter a 2 or 4 year college or university to pursue a degree in a wellness-related field such as nursing or medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, occupational therapy, sports or fitness.  Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

Peter Gerkman Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to a high senior who participated in high school varsity football. The student must plan to attend an accredited trade school, college or university. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

Ruth Goldstein Memorial Music Scholarship: For a graduating senior who will continue to study music education or music performance. Special consideration to students whose major instrument is of the woodwind family, piano students who accompany others, or who demonstrate financial need. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

Gene Robb Journalism Scholarship: Awarded to a student who clearly demonstrated interest in journalism and provides samples of journalistic work. Personal recommendation required. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

John A. Boyd Scholarship Fund: Awarded to a senior attending a 2 or 4 year college of whom shows potential for continued success. Application available at www.cfgcr.org. The application deadline is NOW APRIL 24,2020.

The Adirondack Runner Scholarship: High school seniors who are TAR members in good standing, committed to attend a fully accredited 2 or 4 year college on a full-time basis. Email Ms. Miller at lmiller@scsd.org for an application. Deadline is April 24, 2020.

The Chief Executives Network for Manufacturing of the Capital Region, Inc. (CEN): is still accepting applications from Capital Region students pursuing a course of study that will lead to a career in manufacturing. CEN is an association of manufacturers located in the Capital Region. To encourage students to consider careers in manufacturing, CEN will once again be offering $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to applicants who are High school seniors graduating in 2020 and accepted at an accredited two or four year college, university, or trade school; or students planning to enroll in a major which can lead to qualifying for a position with a manufacturer. Download the 2020 CEN Manufacturing Scholarship application.The deadline is April 30, 2020. 

Bridging People and Places: This scholarship of up to $500 is offered to any young person who has faced a serious illness or serious life crisis. For an application and recommendation forms email L. Thompson at lorthomp@aol.com. The deadline is April 30, 2020.

May Deadline

Capital District Counseling Association: Awarded to local students enrolling at a Capital Region undergraduate institution Four $1000 and one $2500 scholarship. Please email Ms. Miller at lmiller@scsd.org for an application. The deadline is May 1, 2020.

Capital District Counseling Association First Generation Scholarship:  High school seniors can apply if you are a first generation student, neither of the applicant’s parents have received a college degree.  Please email Ms. Miller at lmiller@scsd.org for an application. The deadline is May 1, 2020.

Hudson Crossing Park Seedling Award: A $150 award to a student who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication to their community and/or the environment. Visit www.hudsoncrossingpark.org/seedling-award for more information and to apply. The deadline is NOW May 1, 2020.

Adirondack School Counseling Association Scholarship: A $1500 scholarship to a senior planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Eligibility requirements are student plans to study human services, sociology, psychology or a related “helping” field. Interested seniors should email Ms. Miller for an application. The deadline is May 15, 2020.

B. Davis Scholarship: This $1000 scholarship is open to all high school juniors and seniors. Be sure to include your name and school you attend this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but include where you are going to school now and what your future plans are. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic: Describe the three characteristics of leadership you admire most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. Your submission must be sent by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com. The deadline is May 22, 2020.