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Rochester Cavalry Troops Scholarship
$10,000
Purpose of Scholarship To provide financial support to people connected to units, detachments, and elements of the New York Army National Guard located in Monroe County, New York who are planning to pursue post-secondary education. Number and Size of Awards Number of awards and amounts vary. Awards historically up to $10,000 each; not to exceed tuition costs. Allowed Use of Award Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education. Eligibility Criteria For current or recently retired (within one year) National Guard members connected to Patriot Way, as well as their spouses and dependent...
Deadline
May 31, 2022
Purpose of Scholarship

To provide financial support to people connected to units, detachments, and elements of the New York Army National Guard located in Monroe County, New York who are planning to pursue post-secondary education.

Number and Size of Awards

Number of awards and amounts vary. Awards historically up to $10,000 each; not to exceed tuition costs.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.

Eligibility Criteria

For current or recently retired (within one year) National Guard members connected to Patriot Way, as well as their spouses and dependent children. Applicants must:

A) Demonstrate financial need, scholastic merit (2.0 GPA or higher), and a good record of military proficiency and conduct;

B) Be accepted by a school, college, or university; and

C) Be enrolled in full- or part-time study (minimum six credit hours per semester).

Additionally, considered for eligibility are current surviving spouse and dependent children of National Guard members connected to Patriot Way who lost their life during battle, training, or when otherwise on duty. Note that a surviving spouse that has remarried is no longer eligible.
Pulver Scholarships
$8,000
The Pulver Scholarship Program has been established to support undergraduate students at Dartmouth College or Harvard College who are residents of Warren, Washington, or Saratoga Counties in New York State. The scholarships are designed for students who have good moral character, good academic standing, and financial need. Students are able to receive Pulver Scholarships for a maximum of four years of undergraduate study. To continue eligibility, students must provide the Foundation with a letter from the Dean stating that the applicant has successfully completed the current year. A transcript shall also be submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the...
Deadline
May 14, 2023
The Pulver Scholarship Program has been established to support undergraduate students at Dartmouth College or Harvard College who are residents of Warren, Washington, or Saratoga Counties in New York State. The scholarships are designed for students who have good moral character, good academic standing, and financial need. Students are able to receive Pulver Scholarships for a maximum of four years of undergraduate study.

To continue eligibility, students must provide the Foundation with a letter from the Dean stating that the applicant has successfully completed the current year. A transcript shall also be submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the college. Initial applications must be submitted by May 15 for the following academic year. While the Pulver Scholarship Program is designed for incoming freshmen, scholarships may be awarded to upperclassmen as funds allow.

How to Apply

A) Please include a copy of your financial aid letter from Dartmouth or Harvard, if you received one. If you did not, please explain your financial circumstances in the essay below.

B) Also provide a copy of your high school transcript that includes grades through the first semester of the senior year, a complete list of extracurricular activities and volunteer work, at least two letters of recommendation, and documentation that you will be attending Dartmouth or Harvard.

C) Submit with your application an essay describing how the Pulver Scholarship award will assist you in achieving your undergraduate goals. Please provide information beyond that stated elsewhere in the Pulver application process which you feel the committee should be aware.
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence
$7,500
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence provide up to $1,500 per year for up to five years of undergraduate study in New York State. Eligibility Students must: A) Have graduated from a New York State high school B) Study full time and be matriculated in an approved undergraduate program of study in a New York State post secondary institution C) Be in good academic standing D) Not be in default on any State or federal student loan or on any repayment of state awards E) Be U.S. citizens or qualifying noncitizens F) Be New York State residents Award Amount This program...
Deadline
Jun 29, 2022
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence provide up to $1,500 per year for up to five years of undergraduate study in New York State.

Eligibility

Students must:

A) Have graduated from a New York State high school

B) Study full time and be matriculated in an approved undergraduate program of study in a New York State post secondary institution

C) Be in good academic standing

D) Not be in default on any State or federal student loan or on any repayment of state awards

E) Be U.S. citizens or qualifying noncitizens

F) Be New York State residents

Award Amount

This program provides scholarship assistance to outstanding New York State high school graduates. Each year, 8,000 scholarships are awarded - up to 2,000 scholarships of $1,500 and 6,000 scholarships of $500 to top scholars from registered New York State high schools. Awards are based on student grades in certain Regents exams. Recipients can also receive other non-loan student aid, but the total cannot exceed the cost of attendance.

Duration

The scholarship must be used within seven years commencing with the first academic year for which the scholarship was awarded. During this period, students are entitled to payment for up to four years of full-time study, or five years if enrolled in a bachelor degree program approved as a program normally requiring five years of study.

How To Apply

To apply, see your high school guidance counselor.

Award Calculation

Each year, up to 2,000 scholarships of $1,500 are awarded to the top graduating scholar for each registered high school in New York State. Any remaining $1,500 scholarships and additional 6,000 scholarships of $500 per year are awarded to other outstanding high school graduates. These are based on the ratio of total students graduating from each high school in New York State as compared to the total number of students who graduated during the prior school year. Awards cannot exceed cost of attendance.

Notification Procedure

The State Education Department will notify the students who have been nominated by their high schools to receive the scholarship. HESC also receives notification from the State Education Department. To receive payment of the scholarship, the student must submit an application for payment to HESC by June 30 of each year for which assistance is sought. Application for payment is made by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the TAP on the Web application.
Gilberto and Lennetta Pesquera Scholarship
$4,000
The Glens Falls Foundation Gilberto and Lennetta Pesquera Fund offers scholarship grants for medical school education on an annual basis to assist qualified men and women who have graduated from local area schools and have successfully completed the first year of medical school. The current amount for each grant is $4,000 per year. Four grants will be awarded for each academic year. These grants are restricted to tuition, fees, books and supplies. The payments are remitted directly to the educational institution for credit to the student's account. All applications received on or before the due date will be referred to...
Deadline
Jun 23, 2022
The Glens Falls Foundation Gilberto and Lennetta Pesquera Fund offers scholarship grants for medical school education on an annual basis to assist qualified men and women who have graduated from local area schools and have successfully completed the first year of medical school. The current amount for each grant is $4,000 per year. Four grants will be awarded for each academic year. These grants are restricted to tuition, fees, books and supplies. The payments are remitted directly to the educational institution for credit to the student's account.

All applications received on or before the due date will be referred to the Pesquera Scholarship Committee for evaluation. All applicants must request that the medical school send an offical copy of his/her current academic record/transcript directly to the Committee Chairman.

In addition to an official transcript, first-time applicants must submit the application form, the names and contact information for two personal references, and a brief paragraph stating the area(s) of medicine that interest them and their career goals.

Re-applicants must submit an official transcript, the application form, and a brief paragraph updating their area(s) of medical interest and career goals. They do not need to submit references.
New York State Horse Council Scholarship
$1,000
The New York State Horse Council (NYSHC) will award two different one thousand ($1,000.00) awards per-year! The first award is a Youth Scholarship that will be given to a NYSHC member whose age is 16 to 24 years old within the given year. The second award is an Adult Educational Grant which will be awarded to a NYSHC member whose age is 25 years and older. Both the Youth Scholarship and the Adult Educational Grant will be awarded to a NYSHC member who is attending a collegiate horse related program or a professional certification program (Parelli, John Lyons, farrier, etc.)....
Deadline
May 14, 2023
The New York State Horse Council (NYSHC) will award two different one thousand ($1,000.00) awards per-year! The first award is a Youth Scholarship that will be given to a NYSHC member whose age is 16 to 24 years old within the given year. The second award is an Adult Educational Grant which will be awarded to a NYSHC member whose age is 25 years and older. Both the Youth Scholarship and the Adult Educational Grant will be awarded to a NYSHC member who is attending a collegiate horse related program or a professional certification program (Parelli, John Lyons, farrier, etc.).

Applications are due May 15th of the current year. They will be evaluated by the NYSHC Scholarship Committee and the recipients of each award will be notified by June 1st of the same year.
Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship
$1,000
In addition to supporting the national AAUW Educational Funds, the branch provides its own Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship. Through the years, contributions to the fund have been received to honor the memory of various members who have passed away. The scholarship is awarded annually to one or more area students presently attending or returning to an accredited college, studying full-time for a degree at the associates, bachelor or graduate level. The Branch awarded a $1000 scholarship to one recipient for the 2021-22 academic year. TO QUALIFY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, you must ALREADY be one of the following: A) Attending a...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2023
In addition to supporting the national AAUW Educational Funds, the branch provides its own Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship. Through the years, contributions to the fund have been received to honor the memory of various members who have passed away. The scholarship is awarded annually to one or more area students presently attending or returning to an accredited college, studying full-time for a degree at the associates, bachelor or graduate level. The Branch awarded a $1000 scholarship to one recipient for the 2021-22 academic year.

TO QUALIFY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, you must ALREADY be one of the following:

A) Attending a two year accredited college, working for an Associate degree;

B) Attending a four year accredited college, working for a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree;

C) Completing a two-year college, already accepted into a four-year Bachelor Program (a letter of acceptance must be enclosed);

D) Returning to college after previously completing at least 1 full year (a letter of acceptance must be enclosed);

E) OR a Graduate student who has earned at least 4 graduate hours credit.

General requirements: you must be a full-time student and a resident of the area served by the Adirondack Branch of AAUW.

Criteria for awarding scholarship: scholastic achievement, need, commitment to college program that indicates probable completion of college.

The selection committee meets during March, so all components of your application must be received by us no later than March 1. Notification takes place around May 1, and the scholarship recipient(s) are honored at our Spring Banquet.
NYC Injury Attorneys Scholarship
$500
NYC personal injury attorneys are known for getting the best settlement for their personal injury clients. We want to help the future generation of New York City personal injury lawyers fund their education by offering an annual $500 scholarship. The Scholarship will be based on an essay competition focused on personal injury law. QUALIFICATIONS A) Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a U.S. college — program, interested in or seeking a law degree. B) Essay must contain your name, address, phone number, current major and college. 2022 ESSAY TOPIC Personal injury lawyers help shape new laws and...
Deadline
Dec 30, 2022
NYC personal injury attorneys are known for getting the best settlement for their personal injury clients. We want to help the future generation of New York City personal injury lawyers fund their education by offering an annual $500 scholarship. The Scholarship will be based on an essay competition focused on personal injury law.

QUALIFICATIONS

A) Must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a U.S. college — program, interested in or seeking a law degree.

B) Essay must contain your name, address, phone number, current major and college.

2022 ESSAY TOPIC

Personal injury lawyers help shape new laws and regulations regarding public safety with each case they take. How do you think personal injury lawyers influence public safety regulations? What law(s) would you try to change or implement to better public safety and why?

Guidelines:

A) Maximum 1500 words.

B) Answer only the questions asked.

C) Use caselaw and online articles to support your essay.

D) Use proper grammar, citation format, and spelling.

E) No plagiarism.
Stuck at Prom Scholarship
$10,000
We’re giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand duct tape. So, stock up on your favorite colors and prints now to create something that will wow our judges! STEP #1 - CREATE Create and wear your original promwear using Duck Brand duct tape and/or Duck Brand crafting tape. Remember to take a high resolution pic of the big moment! See official rules for details. STEP #2 - SUBMIT Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one pic of yourself in your Duck promwear and...
Deadline
Jun 07, 2022
We’re giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand duct tape. So, stock up on your favorite colors and prints now to create something that will wow our judges!

STEP #1 - CREATE

Create and wear your original promwear using Duck Brand duct tape and/or Duck Brand crafting tape. Remember to take a high resolution pic of the big moment! See official rules for details.

STEP #2 - SUBMIT

Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one pic of yourself in your Duck promwear and fill in more details. Don’t forget to get your parent’s permission if you’re under 18 years old for the photography release. After you submit, a confirmation email will be delivered right to your inbox.

STEP #3 - VOTE

Have a favorite you want to win? Register and vote on this site using your email address and wait to hear the results.

Eligibility

The Contest is open to any participant who meets the following requirements (an “Eligible Participant”):

(i) is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and all U.S. territories and possessions (excluding, Maryland, Tennessee, Colorado, Vermont, Nebraska and North Dakota), or is a legal resident of (and is physically located or resides in) Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec);

(ii) is 14 years of age or older; and

(iii) is enrolled in a high school or home school association at the high-school level during the 2021-2022 school year.

Anyone who was designated as a Finalist in a previous Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is not eligible to participate in this Contest. Void where prohibited. The following persons are ineligible to enter: Employees, directors and officers (and their immediate families including spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), and their respective household members (whether related or not), of Sponsor, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and all others associated with the design, execution, production, development, and promotion of this Contest.
Roothbert Fund Scholarships
$7,000
Albert and Toni Roothbert established the Roothbert Fund to assist those in need of financial aid to further their education. Based in New York City, the Roothbert Fund operates as a volunteer organization. Through scholarship, The Fund supports fellows' graduate or undergraduate study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates motivated by spiritual values. A) Seeking candidates whose daily actions are guided by spiritual motives B) Preference for graduate students and undergraduates with one year of college completed C) Preference to candidates who reside in or attend schools in these states: Connecticut, District of...
Deadline
Jan 31, 2023
Albert and Toni Roothbert established the Roothbert Fund to assist those in need of financial aid to further their education. Based in New York City, the Roothbert Fund operates as a volunteer organization. Through scholarship, The Fund supports fellows' graduate or undergraduate study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates motivated by spiritual values.

A) Seeking candidates whose daily actions are guided by spiritual motives

B) Preference for graduate students and undergraduates with one year of college completed

C) Preference to candidates who reside in or attend schools in these states: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

D) Grants are typically $5,000 to $7,000 and may be renewed for subsequent years.

Application At a Glance

While the deadline is February 1st each year, applicants may apply starting November 1st each year. Awards are announced in late April, and grants are mailed to the grantees' institutions in August.

To successfully apply for a scholarship from the Roothbert Fund, applicants must submit the following materials:

A) The Roothbert Fund Application Form

B) A scanned copy of an official transcript from the applicant's current or most recent institution.

C) Three autobiographical essays

D) Three letters of recommendation

The application contains more detailed information. You can save an application in progress.
Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
$1,000
Young Christian Leaders (YCL) Scholarships are monthly awards of $1,000 given to high school seniors and/or currently enrolled full-time college undergraduates who have been endorsed by their peers, family and spiritual leaders as a person possessing a profound measure of character, commitment to service, and financial need. A) Awards are made as a LUMP SUM in the amount of $1,000 directly to the winner's college/university. B) Scholarship funds must be applied toward undergraduate tuition, fees, room, board, books and other college expenses. C) Applications may only be submitted once per calendar year by the 15th of the month before the...
Deadline
Jun 14, 2022
Young Christian Leaders (YCL) Scholarships are monthly awards of $1,000 given to high school seniors and/or currently enrolled full-time college undergraduates who have been endorsed by their peers, family and spiritual leaders as a person possessing a profound measure of character, commitment to service, and financial need.

A) Awards are made as a LUMP SUM in the amount of $1,000 directly to the winner's college/university.

B) Scholarship funds must be applied toward undergraduate tuition, fees, room, board, books and other college expenses.

C) Applications may only be submitted once per calendar year by the 15th of the month before the applicant expects the award. (e.g., apply by April 15th for a May award)

D) All applications received by the 15th of the month will be considered for the next month's contest. Applications received after the 15th will be considered for the month after the next. (e.g., an application received on April 16th will be considered for June).

E) The scholarship contest period is from September 1st to August 30th.

F) A banquet will be held at the end of each scholarship contest year to honor the awardees.

G) All YCL application requirements must be included in the same package. Any documents or materials sent separately will not be accepted or returned.

Eligibility

High school seniors or active college students must:

A) Be attending, active members of their local church. College students who attend school away from home will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and a representative from the Scholarship committee will verify the applicant's membership status with his or her home church.

B) Have attained at least a 3.0 grade point average on 4.0 scale in previous school semester/marking period.

C) Provide an official transcript from their high school or college that includes their GPA. An official transcript is obtained from the guidance counselor or college registrar. No report cards, progress reports, photo copies, faxes, or hand delivered documents will be accepted.

D) Be already enrolled or have plans to be enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree program.

E) Be permanent residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, but may attend school outside of these areas."

How To Send Information To Scholarship Committee

A) Applicant must mail all required documents in ONE PACKAGE. The scholarship committee will not accept application materials that are mailed separately, hand delivered, dropped off at the front desk, etc. All application packets must be mailed.

B) Please send completed application packet to the following address: Buttafuoco & Associates – Attn: Young Christian Leaders Scholarship – 9 Broadman Parkway, Jersey City, NJ 07305. Please Note: It is recommended that you mail the completed scholarship package by certified mail so you will have a receipt for your records.
SILA Foundation Scholarships
$1,000
Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States. Applicant Requirements A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better C) Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study: 1) Business administration 2) Education 3) Finance or accounting 4) Insurance studies...
Deadline
May 30, 2022
Between April 1st-May 31st each year, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to offer the availability of ten one thousand dollar ($1000.00) scholarships to students focused on careers in the insurance and securities industry for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university within the continental United States.

Applicant Requirements

A) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

B) Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better

C) Be enrolled in one of the following areas of study:

1) Business administration

2) Education

3) Finance or accounting

4) Insurance studies

5) Marketing

6) Mathematics

D) Be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school OR

E) Be employed full-time and enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at an accredited post-secondary school

Application Requirements

A) A completed and electronically signed SILA Foundation Scholarship Application (submissions accepted April 1-May 31st)

B) A copy of a scholastic transcript that proves the academic requirement

Note: If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund.

C) A letter of reference

D) Employment verification letter if applying for consideration as a full-time employee

Note: If you fail to provide all required documentation at the time of application, your application will not be considered. If you request a copy of your transcript to be sent directly to us from your college/university, please upload the receipt from your request.

What you need to know

A) Applications are accepted from April 1 through May 31

B) Scholarships are awarded for the upcoming school year

C) Recipients are awarded based on the substance and value of the application information provided

D) Applications are evaluated and approved by the SILA Foundation

E) If chosen as a scholarship recipient, proof of citizenship or permanent residency is required (i.e. copy of US Passport, or birth certificate, or state issued driver's license, or USCIS Permanent Resident Card)
Got a Spine Scholarship
$500
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2023. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2023. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident. 5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2023. 6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline. *Note that you can be enrolled...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must:

1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2023.

2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2023.

3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.

5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2023.

6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.

*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.