Scholarship List updated 3/11
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Students can find applications for these scholarships in the scholarship box under the letter you see on this chart or you can download the application from Naviance
Scholarship NameCriteriaDeadline
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Delta Mu Omega Chapter For college bound young women who demonstrate academic achievement, community leadership and express a financial need. Scholarships are awarded to young women who are graduating seniors and are planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the Fall of 2020April 3, 2020
Capital Area Council of Churches Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ScholarshipThe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship was established in 1973 to honor the memory of the life and work of Dr. King and to preserve the legacy of the nonviolent human rights movement as it was expressed in his life and teachings. Eligibility requirements for this scholarship: be a high school senior, a resident of, or a member of a religious institution in the capital area and be accepted into an accredited college or university.May 15, 2020
Capital District Counseling Assoc. The CDCA offers four scholarship for Capital Region students. These scholarships are made available to local students who are enrolling at a Capital Region undergraduate or graduate institute. May 1, 2020
Capital District Counseling Assoc. First Generation ScholarshipCDCA First Generation Scholarship. In order to qualify as a first generation student, neither of the applicant's parents have received a college degree. You must have the completed application, an essay of 250-500 words, a high school transcript and a letter of recommendation. May 1, 2020
CEN ManufacturingThe Chief Executive Network for Manufacturing of the Capital Region, Inc. (CEN) is an association of manufacturers located in the Capital Region. To encourage students to consider careers in manufacturing, CEN is offering $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to applicants who are: graduating seniors accepted to a two or four year college, university or trade school, plan to enroll in a major which can lead to a position we a manufacturer and reside in the Capital Region.April 30, 2020
college& communityAre you curious about technology? Do you enjoy math and science? Do you want to change the world? Coding & Community is giving away $1000 to a passionate future computer scientist. Eligibility: college bound senior at Troy High School, must qualify for free and reduced lunch, have a miniumum 2.5 GPA and plan to pursue and major in computer science or related STEM field.April 1, 2020
Community Care Physicians, P.C. Community Care Physicans invite graduating seniors who are seeking a career in a medical field (e.g. Physicaian, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physican Asst., Technologist, Medical Asst., Pharmacist, etc. ) to apply for a CCP scholarship. April 15, 2020
Community Foundation of the Capital RegionThere are several scholarships associated with this foundation. The Michele Brunette Scholarship is specific for a Troy High School student. Please see attached list.
March 19, 2020
Cornell University Cooperative Extension Rensselaer CountyBeryl H. Moul Memorial Grange Scholarship: Applicants will be considered on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, aptitude, personality, community service, and involvement in church, synagogue, 4-H, Grange, and/or similar organizations. Must be resident of Rensselaer County for at least 4 years, be accepted in a NY 2 or 4 year college program pursuant to a career in: Agriculture, Home Economics, Human Ecology, Family Sciences, Forestry, Human or Animal Medicine, Education, Consumer Sciences, Nursing, Natural Resources Mgmt., Environmental Engineering, Pharmacology.May 1, 2020
CSEA Troy School District Graduate Incentive AwardTroy School District C.S.E.A. Unit 8261 would like to acknowledge and reward two graduating Troy High School seniors who meet or exceed the following criteria: A Senior who is a relative of a member belonging to C.S.E.A. Unit 8261, (all students are encouraged to apply because should there not be a relative of a C.S.E.A. Bargaining Unit member who is eligible for this award; this award shall be granted to the student who meets the balance of this criteria), must have maintained an honor roll average for at least 4 quarters during his/her Junior/Senior year, plan to pursue a degree at a two or four year accredited school.April 8, 2020
Edward C. Picken THS Athletic Hall of Fame Award Each year, the Edward C. Picken Troy High School Athletic Hall of Fame presents an award to one senior male and one senior female athlete from Troy High School. To be considered for this award, you need to plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university. You will need to submit this application with you coach's signature, a resume that includes sport(s) participated in while at THS, activities sheet, community interest and activities, and an essay of at least 500 words describing "What does $1,000 mean to me?"April 3, 2020
Epilepsy Foundation The Nick Birchak Strength of Character Scholarship and The Stephen Piorkowski ScholarshipEach amount of these awards is $1000. Scholarships will be awarded to students who are currently being treated for epilepsy and have plans to further their education. The following documentation must be submitted: completed application, acceptance letter to college or university, a statement of epilepsy from your physician, a short essay, a letter of recommendation and a recent portrait style photograph.March 20, 2020
Farm Credit EastStudents must be pursuing post high school education in Fall 2020 leading to a career in agriculture, commercial fishing or the forest product industry. Individuals demonstrating through their career plans, experience, program of study and extracurricular activities, significant progress toward and a clear intention for a career in those fields.April 2, 2020
FASNY Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer ScholarshipEach year we provide deserving high school graduates with Volunteer Scholarships. These $1500 scholarship allow young firefighters to continue their post-secondary education at a college of their choice. Please apply at See attached application for additional information.March 15, 2020
Golden Memorial ScholarshipCriteria to apply: must be an enrolled senior at Troy High School, be a female, be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (recent academic report card required), provide evidence of matriculation in a two or four year college, show financial need. Write an essay about your favorite book and why it has made an impact on your life.April 10, 2020
H2M ArchitectsElgibility and selection criteria: must be a high school senior planning to enroll in a science, technology, engineering, architecture, or math (STEM) course of study, must be accepted to an accredited college or university in a STEM degree program, must not be an employee or family member of H2M, academic achievement is a significant factor in the selection process: however there are nominimum requirements to apply.March 14, 2020
Hudson Adirondack Daylily SocietyStudents majoring in one of the following may apply: Landscape Designer/Architect, Floriculture, Greenhouse Management, Landscape Maintenance, Gardener/Groundskeeper, Golf Course Maintenance, Arborist, Floral Design, Biology (with a concentration in Plant Science ONLY), Natural Resources, Ecology, Environmental Science or other type of Horticulture major. This scholarship will be based on academic achievement and community involvement.April 9, 2020
Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Nursing ScholarshipEligibility for Julia O. Wells Scholarship, you must be a high school senior, eligible for graduation and provide acceptance into either 2 or 4 year Registered Nursing program. Please return application form to Mrs. Hughes in the Guidance Office.April 15, 2020
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.The Albany Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is one again awarding scholarship to Minority Male Students who embrace our fraternal ideal of achievement, along with strong academic and community service. Complete the application and return it with the following: official transcript, college acceptance letter, photograph, personal letter and two letters of recommendation from teachers or counselors. April 15, 2020
Lawrence Madeiros Memorial ScholarshipEligibility Requirements: Applicants must be diagnosed with a bleeding disorder or other chronic disorder, must be graduating from high school and must have been accepted to a two or four year college/university. Download application for additional information.May 1, 2020
Linda Miller Keenan Memorial Scholarship AwardThe Linda Miller Keenan Memorial Scholarship Award for a graduating senior who is planning to pursue a college degree in Education and exhibits school spirit by engaging in activities such as clubs and sports. April 20, 2020
Louis Henry Gross ScholarshipThe scholarship committee will consider the following criteria: must plan on attending a non-sectarian college/university, character of the applicant, scholastic record, achievements and goals and other criteria as set forth in the terms of the document. M&T employees and their immediate family member are not eligible. You will need to have the following documents to qualify: completed application, official transcript with SAT scores, typed essay, two letters of recommendation, on letterhead, front page of your FAFSA showing your EFC (Estimated Family Contribution), college acceptance letter and your award letter from college or university showing total cost of attendance. April 20, 2020
Marcia Condon O'Brien Memorial AwardMarcia Condon Brien Memorial Scholarship Award for a graduating senior who is planning to pursue a college degree in Nursing. Please include a copy of your acceptance, financial need and an essay of 500 words or less describing, how would this scholarship assist in your pursuit of a college degree in Nursing?April 20, 2020
(NYSIR) New York Schools Insurance ReciprocalCristine Ann Bambino Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a college-bound student from a NYSIR-member school district to reward him/her for working through special challenges to complete high school and obtain acceptance to a college or university. There will be nine winners. Please attach an essay, written by the student answering the following: what are the student's accomplishments (clubs, athletics, volunteer activities, and academic achievements), examples of how the student overcame his/her challenges, how can the student serve as a role model for other young people with special challenges, what will the student study in college?March 27, 2020
(NYSIR) New York Schools Insurance ReciprocalPaul Jensen Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated and inspired imagination and creative aesthetic in his or her school career, and who is seeking an opportunity to attend college. Please attach an essay, written by the student, how the student has designed or adapted an existing design for a specific purpose, how this design or adaptation was accomplished and what impact this design has had on the student or others.March 27, 2020
(NYSIR) New York Schools Insurance ReciprocalJoseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from a NYSIR subscriber district who plans to attend college in NYS. Applying students should be able to demonstrate a record of involvement and work for a cause or organization that actively promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or similar aspirations generally understood to be within the meaning of humanitarian activity. Please attach an essay written by the student of his/her experience servicing others during their high school careers, how that service has benefitted others, what that experience has personally meant to the applicant and essay also may include mention of inspirational role models.March 27, 2020
New York State Society of Professional EngineersNYS Society of Professional Engineers announces the availability of scholarship to young people pursuing engineering as a career. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to students who will attend an ABET-accredited college or university engineering program. Additional information can be found at 29, 2020
New York State Thruway Authority Skilled Trades ScholarshipThis program is designed to provide students in vocational/technical programs or students accepted for enrollment at a trade school or college-level trade program (carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing) with a full-time job in their chosen field and a $1000 scholarship towards education expenses.March 20, 2020
NYSUT Retiree Council 10NYSUT 2019 public high school graduating seniors pursuing a degree in education at either at a two or four year college. Students will indicate his/her intention to become an educator by completing the application. See attached application for additional information.March 20, 2020
Rensselaer County Retired Teachers Assoc. The Scholarship Committee of the Rensselaer County Retired Teachers Assoc. will be awarding one scholarship of $1,000 to a Rensselaer County high school senior who is in the top 50% of the graduating class and who intends to major in Education. Please attach the following documentation with your application: sealed transcript, three letters of recommendation, a resume and essay. May 15, 2020
Scholarship Buddy, NYStudents can apply for 14 scholarship programs. While most of the awards are granted to high school seniors, there are several scholarships for junior, sophomore, and freshman students.Various Date
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority "Sigma Light" Leadership AwardSigma Gamma Rho Sorority is offering "Sigma Light" Leadership Award. This award will be given to a sophomore, junior or senior who demonstrates the characteristics of a solid leader. The student must be female, must have a grade point average of at least 75 and must have held a position in a club or organization in school, church or in the community. This is a personal award and it can be used at the recipient's convenience and discretion. April 20, 2020
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Dr. LaRona J. Morris Book ScholarshipSigma Gamm Rho Sorority is offering Dr. LaRona J. Morris Book Scholarship to be awarded to a female, graduating senior, entering her freshman year at a four-year college or university of her choice. The scholarship will be made available for use in the college/university bookstore, with the funds being disbursed at the beginning of the fall semester. The monies can be used at the recipient's convenience and discretion.April 20, 2020
Student InsightsStudent Insights is once again sponsoring a scholarship contest for high school seniors. The 2020 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $12,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. It's quick to apply: no minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average, no essay required, no lengthy application forms and no application fees. Simply log on to www.student-view.comApril 23, 2020
Student Scholarships.orgStudent has several scholarships that change all the time. Please check for updated list.Various Dates
Swingtime Jazz SocietySwingtime Jazz Society has established a scholarship to honor Dr. Lee Shaw. An award of $1000 will be presented to benefit a senior who has participated in music activities, either band and/or choir, shown scholarship and leadership qualities and plans on pursuing a music degree with a focus on jazz studies in college.March 31, 2020
Troy Teachers (TTA) ScholarshipThe TTA Representative Council will offer four $1000 scholarship awards. Criteria for the award include scholarship application, character participation in school and community activities, attendance and financial need. Personal essay will remain an integral part of the application. Each scholarship will be paid bi-annually during the recipient’s freshman year. Proof of full time status must be sent each semester by the Bursars office of the recipient’s college/university to the TTA Treasurer. On a separate sheet, in a brief essay, please explain how you would use the scholarship to further your personal goals. Explain your plans for the future, including what college you plan to attend and what course of study you plan to pursue.April 6, 2020
Upstate NY Hosta SocietyStudents majoring in one of the following may apply: Landscape Designer/Architect, Floriculture, Greenhouse Management, Landscape Maintenance, Gardener/Groundskeeper, Golf Course Maintenance, Arborist, Floral Design, Biology (with a concentration in Plant Science ONLY), Natural Resources, Ecology, Environmental Science or other type of Horticulture major. This scholarship will be based on academic achievement and community involvement.April 9, 2020
Zonta International - Jean M. Coon Humanitarian AwardWho may apply? High School Junior or senior students who perform outstanding community service may apply by submitting a completed application and reference letter to a Zonta club in their locality. Academic achievement is not relevant. Each of the 20 Zonta Clubs in District 2 accepts application from high schools in its area. IN the spring, each club reviews the application it receives, and selects a single club candidate. Each club candidate becomes a District finalist.March 23, 2020
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