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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.



April Scholarships

Project Yellow Light Billboard Scholarship: Create a video to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving, specifically texting while driving. We want to see your personal expression come though on your video. You can video yourself, a group of people, make a cartoon; whatever moves you. Just make sure it’s in good taste.
Application: http://www.projectyellowlight.com/
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019

 

Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation:  This scholarship is for two high school seniors in Western New York area who have lost a parent or guardian, giving them a $2,500 scholarship towards their college tuition.
Application: https://www.runforrow.org/
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 1, 2019

 

The American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship: The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2018 session.
Application: https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019
 

R.E. Ginna Scholarship Program: Applicants to the R.E. Ginna Scholarship Program must be: High school seniors attending Webster Schroeder High School, Webster R.L. Thomas High School or Wayne Central High School. Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. Planning to major in engineering technologies, physical science (such as chemistry, physics, environmental science or biology, etc.) or a skilled/craft trade (such as welder, boilermaker, pipe-fitter, etc.) Have a minimum ‘B’ grade point average (GPA) of 85% or 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or the equivalent.
Application:

GINNA_2019 Scholarship Guidelines.PDF
GINNA_2019 Scholarship Application.pdf

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 9, 2019

 

Boomerang Scholarship for Link Crew: Every year The Boomerang Project offers ten, $500 scholarships to outstanding senior Link Leaders in the US and Canada. We are looking to honor Link Leaders who have contributed to individuals as well as to the overall campus climate of their school through their experience in Link Crew.
Application: http://www.boomerangproject.com/blog/link-crew-scholarships
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 12, 2019



Louis P. & Betty A. Iacona Nursing Scholarship: This scholarship provides financial assistance to students pursuing a career in nursing. Student must be enrolled in 2 or 4 year nursing program. Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses. Relevant volunteer or community service experience is a consideration.
Application: https://www.racf.org/Scholarships/Scholarship-Database?s=1054
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15, 2019


 

Polish Heritage Writing Competition: The Polish Heritage Society of Rochester is sponsoring a writing competition for high school students grades nine through twelve. The objective of the program is to develop an increased awareness and appreciation of Polish culture. Students are asked to submit an essay discussing a significant event in Poland's history since 1981. Entrants need not be of Polish descent.
Application: http://www.polishheritagerochester.org/?page_id=68
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 23, 2019

 

Italian Civic League Scholarship: Two $1000 scholarships awarded. Criteria: Americans of Italian Lineage (at least one Italian grandparent), Seniors attending college in the fall, Residents of Monroe County, and GPA of 85 or above. Italian language experience beneficial, but not a must.
Application: Italian Civic League Scholarship Application
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30, 2019


Purple Justice Scholarship: NCMEC/NY is pleased to offer a $500.00 academic scholarship to a qualifying high school student, who is in good academic standing, entering an accredited college program with an interest in Criminal Justice.
Application: 2019 Purple Justice Application (1).pdf
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 30, 2019

 


 

 

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