Scholarships

  • South Shore Association Environmental Education Assistance Program is pleased to offer an award to High School seniors entering Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Marine Biology, Science Education, Science Education, Veterinary Medicine, Water Resources or Wildlife Management. Any applicant must be registered as a full time student, carrying a minimum of twelve credit hours per semester, preferably at a college in New York State. Awards will be made each semester after the recipient provides documentation of continued studies. Awards will be in the amounts up to $1,500 per year. Application deadline is April 15, 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office for an application and more information.
  • The CPCU Society of Syracuse has two scholarships available. One is open to seniors who are enrolling in the risk management program at SUNY Oswego, and the other one is open to all seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2020 as a full time student. For more information please stop by the Guidance Office.  
  • Siena College is offering every admitted student who fills out the FAFSA with at least $52,000 in scholarships toward their degree. Please stop by the Guidance Office for more information.
  • The LeMoyne College CYO Scholarship is now available for any senior interested in attending LeMoyne College. Applications are in the Guidance Office.
  • The Lillian Slutzker Honors College at OCC is taking applications for the Fall of 2020.  To apply you must have a 90 or above overall average.  For more information please visit www.sunyocc.edu/honors or stop by the Guidance Office.  If selected students attend OCC tuition free and are granted a stipend to cover the cost of books.
  • Clarkson University has added a new scholarship that will cover all tuition costs for 10 students.  Please stop by the Guidance Office for more information.
  • Alfred State College has a scholarship opportunity for students interested in studying Agriculture. Students enrolling in their new program, Ag Automation and Robotics, may be eligible to receive up to $6000 per year in gap funding and students in other Ag programs may be eligible to receive up to $3000 per year in gap funding. For more information, visit https://www.alfredstate.edu/financial-aid/scholarships
  • Horatio Alger Association is offering scholarships to students who possess the character to succeed in life. To qualify students must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. To learn more and apply, visit www.scholars.horatioalger.org
  • Any college bound senior that is a GPO federal Credit Union member that is in good standing is eligible to apply for a statewide college scholarship. Application deadline in January 13, 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office for an application and more information.   
  • National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association is offering three different scholarships. One at the State level of $250.00, One at the Sectional level of $1,500.00 and one at the National level of $2,500.00. The scholarships will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership and sportsmanship attributes of high school student-athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student's life. Applicant must be a senior, have a minimum of a B+ average, ranked in the top 25% of their class and must have participated in two sports for at least two years each where they earned a varsity letter for each. Stop by the Guidance Office for an application and more information.
  • CNY STEM is offering scholarships to seniors who will be majoring in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Architecture. To apply, please visit www.cnystem.com or stop by the Guidance Office.
  • Le Moyne College will provide all accepted, full-time incoming first-year students from New York state a $10,000 scholarship over four years with no income eligibility requirements. Learn more at https://www.lemoyne.edu/Promise-NY

  • The State University of New York (SUNY) has a website dedicated to scholarships at SUNY schools. For more information, please visit http://www.suny.edu/counselor/smarttrack/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships/

  • The New York State Nursery and Landscape Association, Inc. offer scholarship opportunities to high school seniors and recent high school graduates who are planning to move on and study some form of landscaping in college. For more information, please go to http://www.cnysnla.org/
       
  • The AXA Foundation has a scholarship available for seniors. To apply, go to www.axa.com/achievers
           
  • Imagine America has scholarships available for students. For more information go to https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships

  • Wace Scholarship Partner Institutions offers scholarships to high school seniors that apply to one of the nine partner institutions: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, R.I.T, SUNY Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati and Wentworth Institute of Technology. If you are applying to one of those colleges and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, stop by the Guidance Office for more information.  
  • Any graduating seniors that are interested in going to school for a trade may be eligible for a scholarship through Mike Rowe Works Foundation. Visit https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/ for more information.
  • RT Federal Credit Union is offering a scholarship to a college bound senior that is a  member of the New York Credit Union. For an application and more information, stop by the Guidance Office. Application deadline is January 10, 2020.
  • New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee is offering 3 scholarships to graduating High School Seniors who will continue their education to prepare for a career some way connected to the diverse agricultural industry and live or work on a farm or be involved with agriculture via any avenue. Family Farm Bureau membership or Student Farm Bureau membership is required. Application deadline is March 1, 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office to get more information.
  • The Zonta Club of Oneida Area will be granting the Young Women in Public Affairs Award to a young woman who has shown exemplary leadership skills and is committed to the greater cause of public service. Application deadline is February 21, 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office for more information and an application.
  • The Zonta Club of Oneida Area is also offering the Jean M. Coon Humanitarian Award for outstanding Community Service. Academic achievement is NOT a factor in this award. Nominees must be juniors or seniors. Application deadline is March 2, 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office for more information and an application.
  • Seniors: Two scholarships are available to seniors who are planning on attending college in the fall. The first one is the Jensen Scholarship, which is available to a senior who has excelled in design in their high school career. The second scholarship is the Goncalves Scholarship, which is for a senior who demonstrates an involvement and work for a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or other aspiration generally understood to be within the meaning of humanitarian activity throughout high school. For a copy of the application please stop by the Guidance Office.
  • The Rick Lefevre Memorial Scholarship is open to any senior who either played hockey in the Rome Youth Hockey Association or was a figure skater in the Rome Figure Skating Program at the Kennedy Arena. For an application please stop by the Guidance Office.
  • The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has scholarships available for volunteer firefighters. If you are currently a senior planning on attending college and are a volunteer firefighter please stop by the Guidance Office for more information.
  • The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York is pleased to announce the Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship Award for High School Seniors. To be eligible for this award you must be a high school senior that will be attending a two or four year college upon graduation and be related to firefighter, be a firefighter or be an Explorer/Junior Member in a fire department or fire district that is currently a paid up member of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Application deadline is Saturday, February 22nd 2020. Stop by the Guidance Office for an application and more information.
  • The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has scholarships available for volunteer firefighters. If you are currently a senior planning on attending college and are a volunteer firefighter please stop by the Guidance Office for more information. Syracuse Fire Department Federal Credit Union is offering multiple scholarships to any senior that has an account with them and are in good standing. Please use the following link for an application and more information: https://www.syrfirecu.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2020_Scholarship_Application.pdf

    Syracuse Fire Department Credit Union Scholarship
    Sponsored by: Syracuse Fire Department Credit Union
    Award:: $1,500 Awards Available: 5
    Will be awarded to a credit union member in good standing attending college in 2020.

    Syracuse Fire Fighters Association Local 280 Scholarship
    Sponsored by: Syracuse Fire Fighters Association Local 280
    Award: $1,500 Awards Available: 1
    Will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a current or retired Syracuse Firefighter.

    Deputy Chief Timothy T. Laun Scholarship
    Sponsored by: The Family of Timothy T. Laun
    Award: $1,500 Awards Available: 1
    Will be awarded to a child/grandchild/niece/nephew of a current, retired or deceased Syracuse Police Officer pursuing a criminal justice/forensic science or related degree.

    Hero’s & Angel’s Foundation Scholarship
    Sponsored by: The Firefighters Cancer Foundation of CNY
    Award: $1,500 Awards Available: 1
    Will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a current or retired Syracuse Firefighter.
               

         Application deadline is January 10, 2020