Scholarships & Financial Aid
SUNY Orange Scholarships - Applications will be accepted between 1/14/19 and 4/1/19
The SUNY Orange Foundation has over 200 need-based and academic-based scholarship opportunities available for entering, returning and graduating students. Apply for a scholarship here: sunyorange.academicworks.com
Orange County Parochial School Scholarships - Deadline 2/19/19
Each year, the Orange County Parochial School League awards 3 scholarships. One each for Boy's basketball, Girl's basketball and or cheerleading. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
Jackie Robinson Foundation - Deadline 1/31/19
The Jackie Robinson Foundation and The Dream.US partner with the College Board to increase scholarship opportunities for eligible students who've taken the PSAT. Visit https://www.thedream.us for more information.
Al Romm Interdisciplinary Journalism Scholarship - Deadline 4/15/19
This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who speaks one other language besides English, has been involved with the high school newspaper or yearbook and is pursuing a career in journalism. Visit https://cfosny.org/ to apply.
E.J. Szulwach Environmental Scholarship - Deadline 4/15/19
Students must attend an Orange County School (preference will be given to a graduate from Chester Union Free School District). The senior must plan to continue their education in the areas of environmental studies, agriculture related majors/degrees, land protection, forestry, horticulture, fishery sciences, hydrology, water resource science, or water usage. Visit https://cfosny.org/ to apply.
Orange County Youth Football and Cheerleading Scholarship - Deadline 4/15/19
This scholarship is open to graduating seniors who have participated in the Orange County Youth Football and Cheerleading program for multiple years and is planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college upon graduation. Visit https://cfosny.org/ to apply.
Ian Bennett/Situation Cares Memorial Scholarship - Deadline TBD
This scholarship is open to seniors who attend Orange County Schools. The Candidates must submit three examples of their art, which may be in the form of design, music and/or performing arts and write an essay. All submissions must be submitted electronically to: http://www.situationcares.org. Creativity is urged.
Bill Perry Memorial Fund for Music Education & Appreciation - Deadline 4/15/19
This scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Orange County High Schools with preference given to graduates of Chester Academy and Warwick Valley High Schools who plan to pursue music education. Visit Music for Humanity to apply.
Joyce A. Betros Scholarship - Deadline 4/1/19
The TEG Federal Credit Union will award three $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and community service through out their high school careers. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarship - Deadline 4/20/19
The Vietnam Veterans of America Orange County Chapter 140 offers a scholarship to a child or grandchild of Vietnam era Veteran. This senior must be planning to attend college. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
The Rudolph Vallet Memorial Scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior who achieved a minimum 3.3 GPA for all science and/or education related courses and will be pursuing a degree in either Science, a science related field, or Education. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
Tony Schembri Memorial Annual Scholarship - Deadline 4/1/19
The Rolling Thunder Inc. is a non-profit veteran-support organization. They are offering a $500.00 scholarship to a graduating senior. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
SAANYS 2019 Retiree Student Scholarship Application - Deadline 4/1/19
Bambino/Goncalves/Jensen Scholarship - Deadline 4/8/19
The Bambino Scholarship is available to a Special Education student who is college bound. The Goncalves Scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates an involvement and work for a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or other aspiration generally understood to be within the meaning of humanitarian activity throughout their high school career. The Jensen Scholarship is available to a student who has excelled in design in his or her high school career. The scholarship aplications can be downloaded from the website, www.nysir.org or stop by the Guidance Office.
Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship - Deadline 2/22/19
The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York is pleased to announce the Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship Award for High School Seniors. This scholarship will be presented to high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in a community service and helping other. This scholarship will be presented to high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in a community service related discipline. Please stop by the Guidance Office for an application.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholarship Application Opens 1/1/19
Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union Scholarship - Deadline 1/4/2019
In an effort to help further the education of our local high-school seniors, Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union is participating in the New York Credit Union Association’s statewide college scholarship program.High-school seniors who are members of our credit union and other participating credit unions across the state are invited to apply for scholarships to be used at two- or four-year accredited educational institutions.
To be eligible, students must be college-bound high-school seniors at the time of application, attending college for the first time in the fall of 2019. They must also be members of a participating credit union. Applicants will be judged based upon their academic achievements, extracurricular and community activities and the quality of their written essay.
NYWEA Scolarships - Deadline 2/28/19
Mercy College ScholarshipsMercy College is offering a STEM Scholarship for all Biology majors of up to $10,000 per year plus a laptop. Apply at mercy.edu/biostem.
SUNY Orange ScholarshipsSUNY Orange offers their own scholarships. To apply go to www.sunyorange.edu. Under the Admissions tab are scholarships for entering students. Scholarships open February 15th.
College Board Suite of ScholarshipsThe following link is to the College Board scholarships. Scroll down to additional scholarship partners.
QUEST Scholarship Program
- COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARSHIP OVERVIEW - INFORMATION FOR JUNIORS
- SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS -FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
WISE - Women In Science and Engineering Scholarship Programs are available at most Colleges for females pursuing degrees in these fields. Since each college has their own specific program, we have provided 2 examples for your review:
- A FASFA form must be fill-ed out if you wish to take-out Federal Student Loans
- HESC form can be filled-out directly from the FASFA form
Information on scholarship scams
- ScholarshipMonkey Search Engine
- Additional Scholarship Search Sites
- NYWEA Scholarship
- Ten Elite Schools Where Middle-Class Kids Don't Pay Tuition
- FASNY Scholarship - For HS Volunteer Firefighters
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair
- Martin Luther King Scholar Program
- National CO-OP Scholarship Program
- NYS PTA Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
- Boston University Trustee Scholarship
- College Express
- Fast Web
- Sallie Mae
- Scholarships for Minority Students
- The Center for Student Cultural Diversity
- The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid