2019-2020 Scholarships

October Deadlines

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships Deadline October 25, 2019

Coca-Cola Scholars-Deadline October 31, 2019

November Deadlines

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition.

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.

The 2020 MVS application deadline is November 5, 2019.

Apply at: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

January Deadlines:

UFirst Scholarship-
Criteria: Any College-Bound High School Senior who is attending college for the first time in the Fall of 2020

Deadline January 10, 2020-Application is Available in the Guidance Office

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Who is eligible?

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar candidates must:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • be citizens of the United States of America;
  • be high school seniors attending high school in the United States, or any of the United States territories and commonwealths and graduating in winter 2018 or spring 2019.  Applicants living on a United States Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the United States are eligible.  Home-schooled students who are graduating in winter 2018 or spring 2019 are also eligible.
  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
Apply at

Deadline January 3, 2020

February Deadlines 

The Association of Fire Districts "Ned Carter" Scholarship- Deadline February 22 , 2020

Amount: Four onetime $1500 scholarships

Eligibility : Must be related to a firefighter or be a fighter, or be related to any of the following: A Fire District Commissioner, Fire District Secretary, Fire District Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer, or Fire District Administrator/Manager or be an Explorer in a fire department that is currently a paid up member of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York.

Applications are available in he Guidance Office or at

Applications must be mailed to AFDSNY Scholarship Committee, Eugene Petricevich, P.O. Box 133, Brookhaven, NY 11719 and be postmarked no later than Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

$12,000 (Major) Environmental Career Scholarship Application

The eligibility criteria for the $12,000 scholarship (paid out over four years) is as follows:

The recipient must be:

  • A qualifying high school senior
  • A New York State resident
  • Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an environmental emphasis.

Deadline: February 28, 2020
Apply at: http://www.nywea.org/SitePages/Scholarships/default.aspx

$6,000 (Major) Nicholas J. Bartilucci Environmental Scholarship

The eligibility criteria for the $5,000 scholarship (paid out in one lump sum) is as follows:

The recipient must be:

  • A qualifying high school senior
  • A New York State resident
  • Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an emphasis on public service.

Application deadline: February 28, 2020
Apply at:http://www.nywea.org/SitePages/Scholarships/default.aspx

March Deadlines

Be the One (to make a difference scholarship)

Amount: (1) $500 scholarship for a Graduating High School Senior pursuing college or trade school in Fall of 2020

Eligibility: Graduating senior must maintain a 70+ average (copy of transcript required), must submit letter of acceptance at a postsecondary institution of learning (vocational or collegiate) Must submit a 500-word typed essay  or a 3 to 5 minute recording (audio or video). Must complete Photo release for self and all others appearing on or in recordings and must be present at the Coalition's annual Evening of Healing event at the Newman Center Plattsburgh to accept the scholarship (Monday, April 27th from 6-7:30pm)

Applications: Are available in the Guidance Office or at http://nami-cv.org/.

Due Date: March 2, 2020

Gerard J. Bucknmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship Program: 25 $1500 scholarships

For students who are a member or child of a member of the FASNY

Must be a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited two or four year institution of higher learning or an accredited technical post-secondary school.

Student must be a current Junior firefighter, Explorer Scout or RAM in a group affiliated with a volunteer fire department.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, a certificate of acceptance from an institution of higher learning, a one page essay on "How Community Involvement in the Fire Service Has Affected My Life" and a complete description of extracurricular activities.

Applications are available at https://fasny.com/awards/scholarship/ 
and due no later than March 15, 2020

Dottie Harvey Memorial Scholarship- Students who residents of Clinton County who meet the following criteria: scholarship, citizenship, personality, leadership, perseverance, resourcefulness, general worthiness, financial need, extracurricular participation and awards.-Deadline March 15, 2020-Applications are available in the guidance office.

April Deadlines

Dannemora Federal Credit Union

Amount $250 (renewable up to 4 years)

Eligibility; Any Student in the senior graduating class of a high school who is a current member or whose parent/guardian is a member of Dannemora Federal Credit Union

Applications: Are available in the Guidance Office or can be found at www.dfcu.net

Deadline April 1, 2020

May Deadlines