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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.

ACT Student Champion Scholarship

Open to Grade 12
Deadline – December 31, 2017
Applicants must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants must have overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions.  Please go to www.act.org/readinesschampions for more information.  
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
Open to Grades 11
Deadline – February 28, 2018
Applicants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding cyberbullying topics.
Please go to www.Parentinn.com/Scholarship for more information.
Free Speech Essay Contest
Open to Grade 11-12
Deadline – December 31, 2017
Applicants must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the provided topic. Please visit www.thefire.org/contest for more information.
FuriousGrill Eat Healthy Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – November 15, 2017
Applicants are required to write an essay on the topic of “We Are What We Eat”. Please go to www.furiousgrill.com/scholarship/ for more information.
National High School Essay Contest 
Open to Grade 9-12
Deadline – March 15, 2018
Applicants are asked to take a critical look at how agencies cooperate under the rigors of international diplomacy.  Please visit www.afsa.org/essaycontest for more information.

Orange County Soccer League 2018 Scholarship

Open to Grade 12
Deadline – March 31, 2018
Applicants must have played JV or Varsity Soccer in high school for at least one season and maintain an A average.  Please see below for an application. 
http://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/6D2045F7-0819-49A0-B37B-3A601802B06B/OC Soccer League 2018.pdf

Sparkling ICE “Flavorful Futures” Scholarship

Open to Grade 12
Deadline – January 19, 2018
Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.  Please go to www.decadirect.org for more information. 
www.decadirect.org
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.
2018 Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
Open to Grade 12 
Deadline – February 9, 2018
Applicants must plan on pursuing a career in nursing.  Please see below for an application. 

2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Open to Grade 9-12
Deadline – January 4. 2018
Applicants must write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in “Profiles in Courage”. Please visit www.JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest for more information.
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
Video Game Design Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – December 31, 2017
Applicants must write an essay about what you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century.  Please go to www.gamedesigning.org/scholarship for more information.

WACE Scholarship
Open to Grade 12
Deadline – February 15, 2018
Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better and apply for the 2018-2019 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions. Please visit www.waceinc.org for more information.
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.

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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