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Scholarships

The Counseling Center receives scholarship information throughout the school year. Scholarships and awards are offered by many community groups and organizations as well as individual colleges.

Check out these websites for scholarship links.

The Community Foundation administers more than 130 scholarship opportunities. Most of their scholarships are for institutions of higher learning, but some awards apply to special opportunities like summer camp, music lessons, or high school study-abroad programs.  

New York State offers a variety of grants and scholarships for residents who plan to attend in-state colleges.

Going Merry gives every student one place from which they can apply to all of their scholarships. We are a company founded by Stanford graduates who all relied on financial aid to pay for college.


Many of these scholarships can be accessed through your Naviance Student account. The following list includes a small number of scholarships available and is only intended to give an idea of what is available through Naviance.


June Scholarships

Got A Spine Scholarship: To be eligible student must be attending college or university no later than October of 2019, be attending college or university on a full time basis, have achieved a GPA of 80% or greater during their last academic year, be a US or Canadian citizen and attend a college or university in US or Canada. See website for details and application.
Application: https://www.arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.php
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 2, 2019


Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write a 500 to 1000 word essay on the topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Application: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 14, 2019

 

Susan Cowell Scholarship:  To assist students who identify as LGBTQ and are pursuing post-secondary education in fields aligned with public health, nonprofit administration, or social justice activism, including social activism through the arts.
Application: https://www.racf.org/Scholarships/Scholarship-Database?s=1027
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 15, 2019


BigSun Athletic Scholarship: All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. Please visit their website to learn how to apply.
Application: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 19, 2019


Lift Parts Express Scholarship: To be eligible students must be attending school in the fall of 2018, have an 85% average or better, and write an essay on the topic: Going to college is a big financial commitment. Write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling.
Application: https://forkliftpartsnewyork.com/forkliftparts.php
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 30, 2019


Genesee Valley Water Environmental Association Scholarship:  offering a total of two (2) $2,500 scholarships to high school students who will be enrolled in an environmentally related program in a two-year or four-year college or university.
Application: Genesee Valley Water Environmental Scholarship.pdf
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: June 30, 2019


July, August Scholarships

Athnet Sports Recruiting: Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education. Go to the website below and follow directions for the sport you have participated in.
Application: http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1, 2019



Bottar Leone Scholarship: Bottar Leone, PLLC, is proud to announce its scholarship for students with physical or learning disabilities (the Bottar Leone Scholarship). This $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded twice annually to a recent high school graduate with a documented physical or learning disability.
Application: https://www.bottarleone.com/physical-learning-scholarship.html
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: July 1, 2019

 

Athnet Sports Recruiting: Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education. Go to the website below and follow directions for the sport you have participated in.
Application: http://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1, 2019

 

Breakthrough Junior Challenge: To qualify, create a short (under three minutes) video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way. If you win, you’ll receive the college scholarship, your teacher will receive a $50,000 prize, and your school will get a new $100,000 science lab!
Application: https://breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org/?utm_email_kaid=kaid_157341655097158932870369&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018%20breakth
Amount: $250,000
Deadline: July 15, 2019

 

BankMobile Financial Empowerment Scholarship: BankMobile Foundation is offering a scholarship to an excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Special consideration will be given towards those who are demonstrating an active role in promoting financial empowerment within their community.
Application: https://www.bankmobile.com/scholarship
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: July 19, 2019


Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship: Students have the opportunity to apply for one of the $2000 semiannual scholarships to be paid toward tuition for the upcoming semester. Each student must write an essay about his or her opinion(s) on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment. Students are encouraged to think critically about the right to trial by a jury, and other elements of the Amendment, and it how affects their lives.
Application: https://www.coloradolaw.net/scholarship/
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: July 30, 2019

 

Minecraft Scholarship: All interested students are required to write a short essay about their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development. Minecraft has been used in many different facets of education and we want to know how you believe that the game can be further utilized to enhance learning and development. We are interested in hearing your thoughts and experiences about how this amazing game that we love can be much more than just a game.
Application: https://apexminecrafthosting.com/minecraft-scholarship/
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: July 31, 2019

 

Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award: Senior Planning believes in giving back. We have chosen to help ensure the next generation of medical social workers are ready to provide the care that American seniors will need. Senior Planning shall, at the end of each application period, make between one and five awards, depending on the number of deserving applicants and the amount of funds available.
Application: https://www.seniorplanning.org/senior-planning-social-work-eldercare-award/
Amount: $900
Deadline: July 31, 2019

 

Design Thinking Scholarship: The goal of the scholarship is to encourage design thinking across various disciplines. To apply for the Design Thinking scholarship submit an essay of between 500 and 1500 words describing how you anticipate design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career choice. The title of the essay must reflect how design thinking or design tools impacts either you or your career choice.
Application: https://www.agitraining.com/scholarships
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2019

 

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship: UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2019. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered.
Application: https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2019

 

Nurses Make A Difference Scholarship: The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on this year's essay topic which is: "What do you hope to accomplish as a nurse?".
Application: https://www.cascadehealthcaresolutions.com/Chs_Scholarship_a/364.htm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 1, 2019

 

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship: The Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship is awarded to high caliber students who have a passion for leadership and a desire to expand their potential to become future leaders. For applying the scholarship, the candidates must fill the on-line application form. Write an essay, in under 1000 words, that outlines at least 3 ways Physical Therapy can make a difference in an individual’s ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
Application: https://www.physicaltherapyfairbanks.com/physical_therapy_fairbanks.php
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2019


 

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