There are numerous opportunities to find scholarships.
First place to look for seniors is through Naviance. Choose Colleges in your Naviance account. Naviance will help you search for scholarships!
First place to look for 9-11 grades is through SchoolLinks. Choose Finances in your SchooLinks account. SchooLinks will help you search for scholarships from the colleges you are applying to!
Other places to look:
- Be sure to check the scholarship page of the college you are planning to apply to.
- Students can Google Scholarships
- There are many scholarship search engines including SoFi, ScholasSnapp, FastWeb, Collegeboard, Chegg, Niche, Scholarships.com, Cappex, Unigo, StudentScholarships.org, and Petersons.
The Counseling Center receives numerous scholarships opportunities throughout the school year.
Check out these websites for scholarship links.
"Guide to Financial Aid and Scholarships for Black Students" offers in-depth information in several areas, including:
- Information on finding and applying for scholarships
- A list of scholarships for black students at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels
- Information on HBCUs and why they're important
- A list of scholarships for students wanting to attend an HBCU
- Organizations and resources that are helpful for Black students and students of color
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.
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search: Scholarship Search is the free way to get access to more than 6 million college scholarships worth up to $30 billion.
Any scholarship we receive can be accessed through your Naviance Student account. The following list includes a small number of scholarships coming available soon and is only intended to give an idea of what is available through Naviance.
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
Deadline: October 2, 2023
AES Engineering: We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?Application: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Deadline: October 8, 2023
NSHSS STEM Scholarship: The NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship awards this $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors or recently graduated seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated desire to major in or pursue a degree in STEM disciplines
See website for details.\Application: https://www.nshss.org/scholarships/s/nshss-foundation-stem-scholarship/
Deadline: October 13, 2023
Newcomer Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarship: This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in a mortuary science program during the next school year, as well as high school seniors who intend to enroll in a mortuary science course of study.
Deadline: October 16, 2023
Heisman Scholarship: Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Amount: up to $10,000
Deadline: October 17, 2023
United States Senate Youth Program: Qualified junior or senior high school students must show demonstrated leadership through public service in elected or appointed positions where they are actively representing a constituency in organizations that relate to government, public affairs, history and / or community service. They must be actively serving in qualified leadership positions, enrolled in high school and living in the state they will represent for the entire academic year.
Deadline: October 20, 2023
Voice of Democracy-Audio Essay Contest: Voice of Democracy (VOD) scholarship program is an audio-essay contest for high school students in grades 9-12 that annually provides 2.1 million in scholarships. The first-place winner, who competes with all the first-place VFW Department winners, receives a $30,000 scholarship that is paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. Students can enter by submitting the required entry form, along with their essay and recording to the local VFW Post. This year's theme is "What Are the Greatest Attributes of Our Democracy?"
Deadline: October 31, 2023