Scholarship Information

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    Scholarships

     

    Students will be emailed all scholarships (PDF) to their school address.  Scholarships will also be emailed to parents/guardians, given to senior classroom teachers and placed on the district website.  Hard copies are in the counseling office.   Please email Mrs. Allen at terri.allen@waterloocsd.org for transcript request.  

     

    Please read each scholarship carefully.  

    Thomas O. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship (deadline April 22)

    Considerations for the award is given to a student pursuing a career in any of the following:

    • The technologies
    • Conservation
    • science
    • Electronics
    • Environmental science
    • Attending Alfred State College

    Applications in the Counseling Office

    Waterloo Education Association ( May 3)

    • Waterloo Education Scholarship (2) of $1200.00 each with a priority being given, but not necessarily, to students who intend to major in education
    • Michael DeRaddo Memorial Scholarship of $500.00 to be given to a student majoring in the nursing, medical or engineering fields
    • Nancy Hilimire Memorial Scholarship of $500.00 to be given to a student majoring in elementary education
    • Michael Osowski Memorial Scholarship of $250.00 to be given to a student who will attend a four year college for music or the performing arts, demonstrates a financial need, and displays a zest for life and mankind

    Karen L. Adler-Hoven Scholarship

    • Senior with a B average who shows potential, a financial need and will be attending a local community college
    • $1,000 Scholarship

    Application in Counseling Office. Deadline submitted to Counseling Office by April 22

     

    Eisenhower College Alumni Association (deadline June 1)

    The Eisenhower College Alumni Association is pleased to announce its 2022 scholarship.  This contest, which is open to all high school seniors bound for college, awards up to $5000 to assist with college tuition and related expenses for the fall 2022 term.  Application can be found in the counseling office.  Students must mail application by June 1.

     

    New York District Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Application

     The NY District Foundation and The NY District of Kiwanis International will be awarding $1000 scholarships to graduating High School Seniors who are entering College or Trade School September 2022.

    The application can be found at https://www.kampkiwanis.org/scholarships    And also a copy in the Counseling/Main Office and Attached

    Please send an essay telling us about yourself, highlighting your high school years any community activities or service you been part of and the school you will be attending in September to:

    Scholarship Chairperson Forbes D Irvine
     50 Randall Ave
     Staten Island N.Y 10301

    Seneca County American Legion Scholarship (student must mail completed application by May 1)

    Award of the scholarship will be given on the basis of student performance in academics, service to the community which reflects good citizenship and need.  Although preference will be given to Veterans or children of Veterans, a parent’s status as a Veteran or membership in the American Legion is not a requirement.  Applications are available in the counseling office. 

    Seventh District Sons of the American Legion Quentin Smith Senior Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline postmarked by May 1

    • Candidate must be in their senior year of high school
    • Applications are to be mailed to the scholarship committee chair
    • Counselor must certify each applications

    Applications are available in the counseling office

    NY Animal Agriculture Coalition (NYAAC) Scholarship 2022

    • Two $500 scholarships to New York residents who will be actively engaged in a college education for Fall 2022
    • Applicants must be majoring in an academic program related to Agriculture Education, Agriculture Communications, Agricultural Business and/or Animal Science

    Click here for application: https://forms.gle/3HpXDdTbmy8YjY2G7

    Check out our website for more information: https://www.nyanimalag.org/blog/1126/NYAAC-Offers-Scholarship-Opportunity/

    (this scholarship was emailed to all student March 22, 2022)

    Seneca County American Legion Scholarship (student must mail completed application by May 1)

    Award of the scholarship will be given on the basis of student performance in academics, service to the community which reflects good citizenship and need.  Although preference will be given to Veterans or children of Veterans, a parent’s status as a Veteran or membership in the American Legion is not a requirement.  Applications are available in the counseling office. 

    Orville Cook Scholarship

     The scholarships will be awarded based on the language of the Cook Scholarship trust agreement, which governs the intent of the funds to be disbursed. In summary, the selection of the recipients will be based on the following criteria/language of the trust:

    •  Students pursuing a higher education who graduate of any high school located in Seneca County, NY and who without such aid would not be able to pursue higher education

    • Character of the student
    • Motivation of the student
    • The scholastic record of the student
      Applications can be found in the Counseling office and must be returned to the Counseling Office by April 19, 2022



    School Administrators Association of New York State, Region 11 College Scholarship Award

     SAANYS is proud to announce its annual College Scholarship Award Program.   Graduation seniors are urged to write a 500 hundred-word essay on the following topic:

                “A School Administrator Who Has Made a Difference in My Life”

     Deadline Wednesday April 15

    More information and application in the counseling office.



    Architectural Scholarship (application attached and copies in the counseling office) 
    o    Applicant must be a resident of any of the seven (7) counties, or member-firm areas served by AIA Rochester.
    o    Applicants must be accepted and enrolled in an architecture college program for the Fall 2022 academic term. Preference will be given to students in a NAAB accredited degree program.  All scholarship monies must be used towards school expenses.
    o    Preference will be given to members of communities historically underrepresented in the field of architecture.
    o    All applications must be complete and postmarked by April 15, 2022 to be considered

     

    New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship

    The Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship Deadline March 1

    HS seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field

    • This is an online application only (platform is on the Reviewr on-line)

    Information and application can be downloaded at www.nyfb.org

    The New York Grand Lodge Foundation Scholarship (mailed deadline March 31)

    The New York Grand Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America announce the 2022 scholarship and grant program for graduating High School Seniors. 

    Eligibility

    Applicant must be of Italian descent and resident of New York State. Undergraduate and graduate awards are presented to high school or college students who will begin full time study for the fall academic term of the year their application is eligible to apply for the competition. The scholarships awards are based on academic excellence and service.  Students must have an average of 85%. 

     

    Copies of application in the Counseling Office or Main office or applications are also available on the NYS OSIA web page at www.nysosia.org

     

    Seneca County Children’s Committee (deadline April 22)

    Students pursuing any type of higher education, including trade schools, beauty schools, business schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges, full-time, may apply for a scholarship.

    • Financial need
    • Character and involvement in the community
    • Academic potential

    Student must mail completed application in by Friday, April 22.  Complete application in the counseling office.

    Hearing Loss Scholarship Information

    Deadline postmark by April 15, 2022.  HLAA Rochester Chapter is offering a $1,000.scholarship, awarded to a Greater Rochester area High School Senior with a Hearing Loss pursuing a degree from a college, vocational training, or other postsecondary school.  See our Web Site: www.hearinglossrochester.org/forms-surveys-studies for application form and instructions. 

    Douglas or Nancy Meyer via email at dnmeyer@frontiernet.net

    FASNY (Firemen’s Association of the State of New York) Scholarships available to volunteer firefighters

    Junior Firefighters, Explorers and RAMS

    The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York will be awarding 25 $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors entering College

    Deadline March 15, 2022

    Apply online at www.fasny.com/scholarship

    For further information please email Scholarship Committee Chairman Brian McQueen at scholarships@fasny.com

    FASNY HELP (Firemen’s Association of the State of New York Higher Education Learning Plan)

    Are you an active volunteer firefighter earning a two-or-four-year degree?  You can get up to $1,500 of your tuition reimbursed through FASNY’s Higher Education Learning Plan.              

    For those interested in applying, go to www.fasny.com/help to download the program handbook and application  

     

    Farm Credit East

    For students who are committed to a career in agriculture, commercial fishing, the forest products industry, or a related field.  Deadline April 1

    FarmCreditEast.com/Scholarship for more information.  Only online applications will be accepted.

    New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship

    The Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship Deadline March 1

    HS seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field

    • This is an online application only (platform is on the Reviewr on-line)

    Information and application can be downloaded at www.nyfb.org

     

    The James H. Rice Memorial Scholarship (two scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000)

    The James H. Rice Memorial Scholarship offers financial assistance and recognition to high school seniors in the counties of Ontario, Seneca and Yates. 

    Requirements:

    • 2022 graduate
    • 87 numerical average
    • Completed application
    • 2 letters of reference

    Applications are in the counseling office or Main office.  Completed applications are due on or before  April 1, 2022

    Zonta Club of Geneva 2022 Memorial Fund Scholarship (Deadline March 28, 2022)
    • Any female senior enrolled in a full or part time degree-seeking program.
    • Must demonstrate goals and ideals similar to those stated in Zonta’s objectives.
    • Application must be returned to the School Counseling Office by March 28

    Mengel Metzger Barr CPA (deadline April 30)
    Accounting Diversity Scholarship

    *Student must send in completed Scholarship directly to the address provided. This is a paper application
    The MMB Accounting Diversity Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to minority students seeking to pursue a career in accounting, as this field has been historically underrepresented by the minority community.