GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

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Honors and college course offerings

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Scholarships

CGFCU Statewide Scholarship:  must be a member in good standing of a participating NY credit union, and attending college in the fall.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Deadline for application to be submitted to the credit union is January 5, 2018.

The Alice & Murray Giddings Foundation Scholarship:  to be eligible for this scholarship, high school seniors must have an 85 and above G.P.A.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Deadline to Guidance is February 16.  

2018 PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship:  for high school seniors who intend to attend college and major in education.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Deadline to the PDK Chapter Representative is March 1, 2018.

Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship:  eligible for high school seniors who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall, and applicant must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter, or be an Explorer in a fire department or fire district that is currently a paid up member of the Association of Fire Distircts of the State of New York.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Application must be postmarked no later than February 24, 2018.  

Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship:   applicant must be a member in good standing with the FASNY or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member, must be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall, serve as a current Junior firefighter, Explorer Scout or RAM in a group affiliated with a volunteer department; a volunteer firefighter; or a volunteer with an EMS unit, and demonstrate a commitment to both volunteer emergency service and the community.  Applications are available in Guidance.  Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2018.

Ron Brown Scholar Program:  to be eligible you must be a US citizen, current high school senior, Black/African American, and you should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities and have a demonstrated financial need.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline to apply is November 1 (for early consideration) and January 9 (final deadline).

WACE Scholarship:  must be a high school senior, have a 3.5 G.P.A ((90>), and be applying to one of the WACE Partner Instiitutions (Clarkson University, Derexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Technology).  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Application deadline is February 15, 2018 (postmarked).  The deadlines are different for Clarkson, Drexel, Merrimack, Oswego, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell).

Excellence in Nursing Scholarship:  must be a senior at a high school in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, or Westchester counties and plan to pursue a career in Nursing.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be postmarked by February 9, 2018.

 

Online Scholarships

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:  Eligibility requirements - must be a graduating high school senior, plan to attend an accredited and approved 4 year college within the U.S., show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 (math/critical reading combined) or a composite ACT score of 21. More information is available in Guidance but to apply you must go to www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants.  Deadline to apply is February 1, 2018.  

Elks Legacy Awards:  must be a child, grandchild, step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2015, or a character member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015.  The Elk member must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018.  Great-grandchildren are not eligible.  Applicant must be a high school senior, must take the SAT or ACT by December 31, 2017.  Apply on-line at www.enf.elks.org/leg.  Deadline to apply is February 2, 2018.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest:  ANY high school senior who is a US Citizen may apply and applicant must take either the SAT or ACT on or before November 4, 2017.  Apply on-line at www.enf.elks.org/mvs.  Deadline to apply is November 27, 2017.

The Horatio Alger Scholarship:  must be a high school senior in the US, plan to attend college in the Fall of 2018, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree, demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and have a 2.0 G.P..A (73>).  To apply go to scholars.horatioalger.org.  Applications deadline is October 25, 2017.

2018 Albany Regional Brain Bee Competition:  anyone aged 13-19 can compete regardless of their academic standing.  The competition tests high school students in neuroscientific skill through examination in academic knowledge, as well as neuroanatomical, neurohistological, MRI, and patient diagnosis applications.  One of the Top 10 from 2017 was one of our own, Kayleigh McCagg.  For more information visit:  https://sites.google.com/site/sfnhudsonberkshire/events/brain-bee.  To register on-line go to:  http://goo.gl/f8uLyp.  Competition date is February 24, 2018.  Informational session is December 9, 2017.

Free Speech Essay Contest:  for high school Juniors and Seniors.  Must submit an essay between 800 - 1,000 word on the provided topic.  Apply on-line at THEFIRE.ORG/CONTEST.  Deadline is December 31, 2017.

The Love of Running Scholarship:  must be a high school senior who resides in Columbia County and has participated for at least 2 years in Cross Country or Track & Field.  To apply on-line go to www.seansrun.com/sch1.htm.  Deadline to apply is December 1, 2017.

The Section II Good Sport Scholarship:  must be a high school senior who participated in the State Cross Country meet and were selected by Section II coaches as the Good Sportsmanship Award Winner.  To apply on-line go to www.seansrun.com/sch1.htm.  Deadline to apply is December 1, 2017.

 

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