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       SCHOLARSHIPS

    Review scholarship descriptions and determine your eligibility to apply.  Use the link to visit the sponsoring organization's scholarship website/application.  Scholarship applications without a link can be picked up in the Counseling Center.   

    Most applications are listed in order of deadline.

    List updated:  June 20, 2019

     


     

    Visit www.StudentScholarships.org for a comprehensive database of scholarships offered to students in New York state school districts.  

    ZINCH $1,000 WEEKLY SCHOLARSHIP - Zinch believes strongly in education and works hard to connect students with their best-fit colleges. They also know that it can be expensive which is why they award $1,000 every week to a high school or college student.  Student fill out some basic info about themselves, then answer a short essay question to submit his/her entry. Zinch will choose the best answer and notify the winner by email.  All U.S. high school & college students are eligible. For details visit:http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly.

    NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION (NYWEA) SCHOLARSHIPS - Offering multiple scholarships with different deadlines.  Visit nywea.org/scholarship/ for information.

    UNIGO SCHOLARSHIPS - Browse millions of scholarships.  https://www.unigo.com/scholarships

    SALLIE MAE SCHOLARSHIPS - www.SallieMae.com/ScholarshipSearch houses over 5 billion free scholarships.  The database is searchable and customizable based on the student’s strengths and interests.  Scholarship Search is free to use, and Sallie Mae does not share user data with third parties. 

    ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS - Awarding $4.6 million each year in scholarships to tomorrow's leaders.  www.elks.org/enf 

    ZIP RECRUITER SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE - https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

     

    * NOVEMBER 2019 DEADLINES *

    THE ELECTRIC NYCMOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT IT INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP - an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for innovating in the mobile IT (software or hardware) space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in MDM technology.  Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for a solution that could help the world with our ever-expanding usage of mobile devices and our collective needs to manage, secure, use and improve them.  This is a $1,000 scholarship that is awarded on December 5th of each year. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is November 1st of each year.   Visit https://www.electric.ai/mobile-device-innovation.  Deadline:  November 1, 2019

    * DECEMBER 2019 DEADLINES *

    CREATIVE MASONRY & CHIMNEY LLC SCHOLARSHIP - offering a scholarship to students who are considering a career in construction, plumbing, carpentry, or other skilled trades.

    Eligibility - Creative Masonry & Chimney LLC is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay focusing on their career goals. This can be focused on what inspired them to pursue a career in your target field, a story about a past project, or any other hands-on experience.

    You have a good deal of flexibility on the topic of your essay.

    Selection & Notification Process - We will determine the best-written blog post and name the winner by Jan 1st of each year.

     How to Apply:

    • Write a blog post of 1000+ words on a topic following the guidelines above.
    • Post the article to your blog – This can be a student blog on your university website or your own website. Typically, contacting a university professional about a university website isn’t too difficult—and it doesn’t hurt to try.
    • Include at least 3 links citing authoritative resources on constructions trends and technology, including 1 link to https://creativemasonryct.com/
    • Submit your personal info and published link via email.

    DEADLINE:  December 1, 2019

    DIRK DERRICK CAR & TRUCK ACCIDENT INJURY SCHOLARSHIP - The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges.  Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship.There are no conditions or requirements for this essay. Please keep submissions to 5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum. This is not a standardized test. While spelling, punctuation, and general cohesiveness will make your essay easier to read, and therefore judge, you are not being graded. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys a non-fictional story of your life before and after an auto accident.  Auto accidents can be life changing. At The Derrick Law Firm, we believe in keeping the public safe by bringing first hand experience to those who haven’t had it, as well as easing the stress of accident victims as they enter one of the most important phases of their lives.  Visit https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm .  Deadline:  December 15, 2019

    PETROSKE RIEZENMAN & MEYERS DIVORCE SCHOLARSHIP -  This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students, but special consideration will be given to those with divorced parents, or have gone through a divorce themselves. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education.  Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:

    • $1,000 (One-time award)
    • Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Spring 2020
    • Incomplete or Late Applications will not be accepted

    We think this would be a great opportunity for your students and were curious if you would be willing to share this scholarship with them?  If so, you can view the scholarship and other pertinent information here: https://www.petroskelaw.com/long-island-divorce-attorney/#scholarship-application.  Deadline:  December 31, 2019