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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030
Local/Organizational Scholarships
Below you will find a list of scholarships offered by organizations. Please visit this site regularly for updates.
American Muscle Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 15, 2018
Applicants must be pursuing an automotive themed major.  Please go to www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html for more information. 

American Society of Civil Engineers Mohawk-Hudson Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 20, 2018
Applicants must enroll in an educational institution majoring in an ABET accredited curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in the field of Civil Engineering.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 
American Trucks Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 15, 2018
Applicants must be pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study.  Please go to www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html for more information. 
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – August 31, 2018
Applicants must plan to pursue a college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  Please go to www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com for more information. 

BestMattressReviews.com Sleep Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 19, 2018
Applicants must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution and carry a minimum 3.0 GPA.   Please go to www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/ for more information.  
 
BGVAC-Pete Low Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 14, 2018
Applicants must have a minimum of a 75% GPA and be entering the medical field.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/BGVACpeteLowmemorial.pdf

BGVAC-William Knapp Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 14, 2018
Applicants must have a minimum of a 75% GPA and be entering the medical field.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/WILLIAMKNAPP.pdf
Blooming Grove Washingtonville Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 31, 2018
Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Business or be pursuing a vocational program.  Applicants should have a history of community service.  Please see below for an application. 

Bob Nisenbaum Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 18, 2018
Applicants must complete an essay on “The Importance of Education about Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust”.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/TheBobNisenbaumMemorialScholarship.pdf

Brian Nimmo Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 18, 2018
Applicants must be attending college full-time in the fall of 2018 and demonstrate their work in the community with children either on a volunteer or paid basis.  Please see below for an application.  http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/6D2045F7-0819-49A0-B37B-3A601802B06B/BrianNimmoMemorialScholarship2018.pdf
 
Cameron Impact Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 25, 2018
Applicants must show evidence of strong academics, leadership, community service, participation in extracurriculars, and a desire to make a positive impact on the world around them.  Please go to www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org for more information. 

Christopher Michael Byrnes Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 31, 2018
Applicants must write an essay on “The Dangers and Consequences of Teenage Drag Racing.”  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 
Colonel Ellis Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 30, 2018
Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, school and community involvement, and an interest in the heritage of the United States.  Please see below for an application. 
Computer Science Scholarships
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – Varies      
All students interested in majoring in Computer Science please visit www.thebestcolleges.org/scholarships/computer-science/ for more information.  
Country Store Thrift Shop Academic Award
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 7, 2018
Applicants must be the child, grandchild, or great-grandchild of an active Country Store Thrift Shop Volunteer.  Please see below for an application.  http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/6D2045F7-0819-49A0-B37B-3A601802B06B/TheCountryStoreThriftShopAcademicAward.pdf 

Country Store Thrift Shop Challenge Award
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 7, 2018
Applicants must plan to attend a school of higher learning and has had to overcome learning obstacles.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office.

Country Store Thrift Shop Health and Education Award
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 7, 2018
Applicants must plan to attend a school of higher learning with the intent to study a health-related or education field.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 
Edward J. Hooper Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must be seniors intending on pursuing secondary education at any accredited community college and/or a SUNY School and have a GPA of at least a 75.  The students shall also have been active members of the track and/or cross-country team for at least two complete seasons.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office.

Extreme Terrain Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 15, 2018
Applicants must be pursuing a degree in Environmental studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.  Please go to www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html  for more information. 
First Generation Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 18, 2018
Applicants should be the first in the family to attend college. Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/FirstGenerationScholarship.pdf

Foreign Language Honor Society Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 8, 2018
Applicants must be members of the Foreign Language Honor Society, submit a grade verification form, and complete an essay.  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/FLHS1718ScholarshipApplication2.pdf
Happy Jack Scholarship Award
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 20, 2018
This scholarship is open to students who have lost a sibling and intend to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited university or college.  Please go to www.happyjackfund.org/scholarshipapplication/ for more information. 
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 15, 2018
Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program and plan to attend a post-secondary institution.  Please go to https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ for more information.
Hudson Valley Polonaise Society Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 15, 2018
Applicants must be of Polish Decent and plan on attending college.  Please mail all applications to:  
Hudson Valley Polonaise Society, Inc.  Attn: Scholarship Committee  P.O. Box 162  Goshen, NY 10924  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/HudsonValleyPolonaiseSocietyScholarship.pdf

Ian Bennett/Situation Cares Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 27, 2018
Candidates must submit three examples of their art, which may be in the form of design, music and/or performing arts.  Please see below for an application.  
Janet Steeves Country Store Thrift Shop Founder’s Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 7, 2018
Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, and school and community involvement.  An essay, transcript, and letters of recommendation are required.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office.  
Jeanne Tompkins 2018 Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 8, 2018
Applicants must have a career goal in one or more of the following categories:  Business, Foreign Language, Education, and/or Law.  Applicants must have an overall GPA of an 85%, demonstrate financial need, and demonstrate community service.  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/JeanneTompkinsMemorialScholarship.pdf
Latino High School Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 27, 2018
Applicants must be of Hispanic Origin (Latino).  Please see below for an application.

Little Britain PTO Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline -  April 27, 2018
Applicants must be alumni of Little Britain Elementary School and demonstrate academic achievement, school involvement, and community service.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 

Matthew Hoffman Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 18, 2018
Applicants must be attending college full time in the summer or fall 2018 and be able to demonstrate their work with children or adults.  Please see below for an application.   http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/MatthewHoffmanMemorialScholarship1.pdf
Melissa Martucci Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must be pursuing a career in the Medical or Nursing field and complete an essay.   Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/martuccischol.pdf

Michael Purcell Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 5, 2018
Applicants must be in good academic standing, demonstrate school and community involvement, and plans to pursue higher education.  Please see below for an application.
Music for Humanity Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 15, 2018
Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university majoring in music.  Please go to www.musicforhumanity.org for more information.

Orange County Municipal Planning Federation Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 4, 2018
Applicants must be accepted to a college and enrolled in a community planning program.  Please see below for an application.
Orange County Tavern & Restaurant Association Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 30, 2018
Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college as a full time student in the food and beverage industry.  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/OrangeCountyTavernRestaurantScholarship.pdf

Phyllis Klein Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 1, 2018
Applicants must plan to continue his/her education in a fiber art or fine art field.  Applicants must have completed at least one course in sewing, textiles, design, and/or art during high school.  Please see below for an application. 

Round Hill PTA Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must be alumni of Round Hill Elementary School and demonstrate academic achievement, school involvement, and community service.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 

Salisbury Mills Fire Company Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 4, 2018
Applicants must be a resident of the Salisbury Mills Fire District and be pursuing full time acceptance to his/her chosen college or university.  Please see below for an application.   http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/6D2045F7-0819-49A0-B37B-3A601802B06B/SalisburyMillsFireCo.MemScholarship2018.pdf

Shepard Coleman Performing Arts Award
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 1, 2018
Applicants must plan to further their education in the area of performing arts.  Please see below for an application.
Student Research Awards
Open to Grades 9-12
Deadline – July 1, 2018
Encourages students in grades 9-12 to explore the wealth of historical records found in archives, libraries and other community organizations throughout New York State.  Please go to www.archives.nysed.gov for more information.  

Taft PTA Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must be alumni of Taft Elementary School and demonstrate academic achievement, school, and community involvement.  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/TaftElementaryPTAScholarship.pdf

The Excelsior Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – July 1, 2018
Applicants must be residents of NYS and enroll in a SUNY or CUNY two- or four-year degree program. Applicants must take 30 credits per calendar year and plan to live and work in New York following graduation for the length of time they participate in the scholarship program. Please go to www.hesc.ny.gov for more information.
The Joe Rosario Foundation Student Athletic Scholarship 
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Recipients, one male and one female, will be selected based upon an exemplary demonstration of strong moral character, dedication to youth athletics and a commitment to scholastic, leadership and citizenship involvement.  Please see below for an application. 
Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship
Open to Grade 11
Deadline – May 31, 2018
Applicants must be student-athletes that demonstrate personal mastery, leadership, and honoring the game.  Please go to www.positivecoach.org/scholarships for more information.

2018 Court St. Ann, Mother of Mary Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 15, 2018
Applicants must be children, grandchildren, or niece/nephew of a member of Court St. Ann, Mother of Mary who has been a member in good standing for at least two years and has attended a minimum of four business meetings during the Court year.   Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/CatholicDaughtersScholarship.pdf
New Link Text2018 Frances Wontz Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 15, 2018
Applicants must be a member of St. Mary’s Parish and demonstrate academic achievement.  Please see below for an application.
2018 Gracie Phillips/Dolores Lombrana Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 15, 2018
Applicants must be a member of St. Mary’s Parish and demonstrate academic achievement.  Please see below for an application.
2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Open to Grades 9-12
Applicants are encouraged to submit original works of art and writing. Please visit www.artandwriting.org/scholarships for more information.
Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – Varies Depending on CategoryNumerous scholarships offered, including, but not limited to, The Spirit Leader Award, Superior Sportsmanship Award, and The Standout Student Film Award.  Please go to www.Varsitybrands.com for more information on these scholarships and numerous others. 

Varsity Tutors Monthly College Scholarship Contest

Open to Grade 12

Offered on a monthly basis

To enter the essay contest please go to http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Washingtonville Administrators’ Association Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 18, 2018
Applicants must demonstrate leadership, academic achievement, character, and service.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/WAASCHOL.pdf

Washingtonville Alumni Association Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 30, 2018
Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a Washingtonville High School graduate.  The applicant must be accepted by any two/four-year college or trade school.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 

Washingtonville 5 World Trade Center Firefighters Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – April 20, 2018
Applicants must plan to pursue post-secondary education at a college or a technical institution.  Candidates must submit an essay on how September 11th affected the world.  Please see below for an application and return it to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office.  
WHS Scholarship Run Exemplary Student Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must rank in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate school and community involvement.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 
Washingtonville Soccer Club/Tony Martelli Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 4, 2018
Awarded to one male and one female.  Applicants must have been involved in the Washingtonville Soccer Club.  Please see below for an application. http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/5BB77109-75DE-4142-A1CF-58488C3EBF3F/MARTELLI.pdf

Washingtonville Wizards Touchdown Club Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – May 11, 2018
Applicants must have participated in the program for at least 3 years.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office.   http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/6D2045F7-0819-49A0-B37B-3A601802B06B/WvilleWizardsTouchdownClub2018.pdf

William F Hallas, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – June 1, 2018
Applicants must plan on attending at least a two-year college pursuing a career in law enforcement or a criminal justice profession.  Please see below for an application and return to Mrs. Exarchakis in the guidance office. 

College Scholarships
Below you will find a list of college scholarships. Please visit this site regularly for updates. 
Alfred State – Offers numerous scholarships to NYS Residents and Out-Of-State Residents, including, but not limited to, the Presidential Scholarship, All-American Scholarship, and the Academic Distinction Scholarship. Please go to https://www.alfredstate.edu/financial-aid/scholarships for more information.

Boston University – Offers the Trustee Scholarship Competition to those with outstanding academic ability and the potential to inspire fellow students. Please go to www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee for more information.

Ithaca College – Offers the Martin Luther King Scholar Program to academically exceptional students from traditionally underrepresented populations. Please go to http://www.ithaca.edu/mlk/ for more information.
Kutztown University – Offers numerous scholarships including the Out of State Reduction, The President’s Academic Honors Scholarship, and The KU STEM Scholarship. Please visit www.kutztown.edu/scholarships for more information.

Lawrence Technological University – Offers many academic scholarships ranging from $6,000 annually to full tuition. In addition, they offer Athletic and Portfolio Scholarships to students that have a special talent. Please go to www.ltu.edu/scholarshipcompetition for more information.

Mercy College – Offers full tuition scholarships to those with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  Please go to www.mercy.edu/mercyscholars for more information.

Saint Joseph’s University – Offers the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for young women majoring in the natural sciences, chemical biology, environmental science, computer science, or mathematics.   Please go to www.sju.edu/mcnultyscholars for more information.  

Seton Hall University – Presents the Sustainable Development Challenge.  Submit an essay that describes an innovative approach or idea you have for addressing one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Please go to www.shu.edu/go/UNchallenge for more information. 
Skidmore College – Find out more about the Porter Presidential Scholarship in Science and Mathematics and the Filene Music Scholarship. Please go to  http://www.skidmore.edu/financialaid/merit.php for more information.
St. John Fisher College – Offers numerous scholarships including the Service Scholarship and the First Generation Scholarship.  Please visit www.sjfc.edu/freshman for more information. 

Stetson University - Offers the J. Ollie Edmunds Distinguished Scholarship to those with outstanding academic ability, well-rounded, creative and active participants in sports or fitness activities; are strong communicators; are leaders in co-curricular activities and community activities. Please go to www.stetson.edu/admissions for more information.

SUNY Orange - Exciting news……Entering Freshman SUNY Orange Scholarship Applications are available to students if they enroll at SUNY Orange. 

These scholarships are open to all students who have a cumulative GPA of 80 or better and plan on entering SUNY Orange for the fall 2017 semester. Please note the President’s Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 92.  Students who want to apply for any of these scholarships can do so by completing the online scholarship application.  Students only need to complete one application, even if they want to be considered for more than one scholarship. In order for a student to receive consideration, they must fully complete a scholarship application (using the on line application form) by the deadline date of April 15, 2017. A fully completed application must also include two letters of recommendation from a high school teacher(s) and/or guidance counselor.

To view a complete list of instructions/criteria, see list of available scholarships, or to complete an application go to:  http://sunyorange.edu/scholarships/entering/instructions.shtml

SUNY Oswego – Offers numerous merit scholarships, including Presidential Scholarships, Deans Scholarships, and Out-Of-State Scholarships. Please go to www.oswego.edu/admissions/scholarships for more information.

UNC Charlotte – Offers the Levine Scholars Program to exceptional students who demonstrate commitment, passion, and a capacity for ethical leadership. Please go to http://levinescholars.uncc.edu/ for more information.
University of Notre Dame – Offers numerous merit scholarships including, but not limited to, the Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program and the Stamps Scholars Program.  Please go to www.meritscholarships.nd.edu for more information. 
Wesleyan University – Find out more about The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity. Please go to www.wesleyan.edu/hamiltonprize for more information.
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