2020-2021 Scholarships

October Deadlines

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarships Deadline October 26, 2020

Coca-Cola Scholars-Deadline October 31, 2020

November Deadlines

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.

  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.

  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

  • Male and female students compete separately.

The 2020 MVS application deadline is November 5, 2020

Apply at: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

January Deadlines

UFirst Scholarship-
Criteria: Any College-Bound High School Senior who is attending college for the first time in the Fall of 2021

Deadline January 8, 2021-Application is Available in the Guidance Office and in the Scholarship Folder in Google Drive and Google Classroom. Applications should be submitted at address below.

Apply at: New York Credit Union Association

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Who is eligible?

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholar candidates must:

  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;

  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);

  • be citizens of the United States of America;

  • be high school seniors attending high school in the United States, or any of the United States territories and commonwealths and graduating in winter 2020 or spring 2021.  Applicants living on a United States Armed Forces base and attending high school outside the United States are eligible.  Home-schooled students who are graduating in winter 2020 or spring 2021 are also eligible.

  • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.

Apply at
https://www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/
Deadline January 5, 2021

February Deadlines

The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate. 

Deadline: February 1st, 2021

Apply at: https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utmcampaign=counselors&utmsource=programs&utmterm=FY21&utmmedium=email

$12,000 (Major) Environmental Career Scholarship Application
The eligibility criteria for the $12,000 scholarship (paid out over four years) is as follows:

The recipient must be:

  • A qualifying high school senior

  • A New York State resident

  • Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an environmental emphasis.

Deadline: February 26, 2021
Apply at: http://www.nywea.org/SitePages/Scholarships/default.aspx

$6,000 (Major) Nicholas J. Bartilucci Environmental Scholarship
The eligibility criteria for the $5,000 scholarship (paid out in one lump sum) is as follows:

The recipient must be:

  • A qualifying high school senior

  • A New York State resident

  • Enrolled full-time in a B.S. or B.E. degree program with an emphasis on public service.

Application deadline: February 26, 2021
Apply at: http://www.nywea.org/SitePages/Scholarships/default.aspx

March Deadlines

Farm Bureau 2021 Agricultural Youth Scholarships
Eligibility: Students must be a graduating senior who will continue their education to prepare for a career in some way connected to the diverse agricultural industry. Students must live or work on a form or be involved with agriculture via any avenue. Family Farm Bureau membership is required & may accompany application.

Amount: a $1500, $1200 and $1000 scholarship will be awarded.

Deadline: Completed Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2021 and must be returned to the New York Farm Bureau in Albany.

Applications are available in the guidance office or at https://www.nyfb.org/programs/promotion-education/scholarship

Gerard J. Bucknmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship Program: 25 $1500 scholarships
For students who are a member or child of a member of the FASNY

Must be a graduating senior who will be attending an accredited two or four year institution of higher learning or an accredited technical post-secondary school.

Student must be a current Junior firefighter, Explorer Scout or RAM in a group affiliated with a volunteer fire department.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, a certificate of acceptance from an institution of higher learning, a one page essay on "How Community Involvement in the Fire Service Has Affected My Life" and a complete description of extracurricular activities.

Applications are available at https://fasny.com/awards/scholarship/ 
and due no later than March 31, 2021

New York State Grand Lodge Foundation, Gift of Sigh Special Scholarship Amount $1,200

Eligibility: Any Student is the Senior Graduating Class who is legally blind or visually impaired and of Italian Decent

Applications are available in the Google Classroom Scholarship page as well as in the Guidance Office and are due no later than March 31, 2021.

April Deadlines

Dannemora Federal Credit Union
Amount $250 (renewable up to 4 years)

Eligibility; Any Student in the senior graduating class of a high school who is a current member or whose parent/guardian is a member of Dannemora Federal Credit Union

Applications: Are available in the Guidance Office or can be found at www.dfcu.net

Deadline April 1, 2021

The Agricultural & Industrial Fair of Clinton County Inc. Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a graduating senior who has been accepted into an accredited college program. Application is open to applicants regardless of your field of study. However, additional consideration may be given to those applicants pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business.

Amount: Ten $1000 scholarships

Deadline: Application must be submitted to the member fair or NYSAA  no later than April, 9, 2021.

Applications are available in the guidance office or at  https://www.nyfairs.org/scholarships.htm

Champlain Valley Morgan Horse Association-(2) $600 scholarships.
A graduating senior who is accepted to a two or four year accredited college. Preference will be given to students who will be pursuing an Equine or Agricultural field of study but not limited to those fields. Academic performance and financial need will be considered.

Application is in the Guidance Office and due  no later than April 10, 2021 and should be mailed to:

CVMHA Scholarship
P.O. Box 292
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-5329

Clinton County Board of Realtors Scholarship
Amount: one $1000 scholarship

Eligibility: Any graduating senior in Clinton County who plans to further their education at a post-secondary for the 2021-22 academic year.

Applications are available in the guidance 12 google classroom scholarship folder and in the guidance office

Deadline: April 16, 2021

SAANYS 2120 Retiree Student Scholarship
Eligibility: The scholarship is open to any graduating senior. Student must be sponsored by a current active SAANYS active or associate retiree member in good standing. Students must have demonstrated good school and community citizenship, and plan to go on to higher education, and otherwise satisfy criteria of the SAANYS Retiree Scholarship Committee.

Amount: The award will be at least $100.

Due Date: Post Marked No Later Than April 17, 2021

Applications are available in the Guidance Office or students can apply online at : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Z6DAxbgQsKtKtOaUgNSFZViHZLQH7NsWkWFL1hWhvMg/viewform?edit_requested=true

James Dean Wilson Memorial Scholarship Two $500 Scholarships available to any graduating senior at Northern Adirondack who is in financial need as demonstrated through FASFA. Recipients will have to fill out an application as well as submit a photo for the Stride for James Facebook page. Applications are available in the Guidance Office as well as on Google Classroom. Due Date: April 17, 2021.

CVPH Foundation Scholarship
One $1000 scholarship available to any graduating senior at Northern Adirondack who will be entering a health care field of study such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, pharmacy, radiology school, etc. Applications are available in the Guidance Office or at
https://www.cvph.org/Foundation/Programs-and-funds-scholarships and due no later than April 21, 2021.

North Franklin Federal Credit Union Scholarship:

Eligibility; Any Student in the senior graduating class of a high school who is a current member of the North Franklin Federal Credit Union. Applications available at https://www.northfranklinfcu.org/ Deadline April 30, 2021.

Brandon Sorrell Memorial Scholarship
Deadline April 30, 2021.  Additional information and the application are available at www.brandonsorrell.com


May Deadlines

AES Northeast Scholarship
Award: Up to Two $500 scholarships

Eligibility: Students must be attending a high school in Clinton, Franklin, or Essex Counties. Applicant must be a graduating Senior in the year 2020. Applicants must be attending a 2-year or 4-year accredited college or university in 2020-21. Applicants must be majoring in Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Construction Management or related field.

Apply: Application is available in the Guidance office or at the link below

http://aesnortheast.com/aes-scholarship/

Deadline: May 1, 2021

Fay S. Kolz Memorial Scholarship A Scholarship worth up $1000 is available to any Clinton County High School Senior who is attending a two or four year accredited program related to the field of Animal Science. Applications must be received by May 1, 2021. Application information is available in the Guidance Office as well as online at www.clintoncanine.org

Dr. Karl and Ruth Kramer Northeastern Zone New York State Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
A $500 scholarship is available one in Clinton County and one in Essex County. Student must be accepted to a post secondary institution and be pursuing a career in the field of education. Students with demonstrated financial need and high school average of B or higher will be given preference.  Applications are available in the guidance office and are due no later than May 3, 2021.

Jane Boswell Memorial Scholarship
Two $500 scholarship awarded to any graduating senior who intends to major in a program leading to teaching certification. Applications are due to the guidance office no later than May 3, 2021, applications received after May 10,2021 will not be reviewed. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. 

Bruce L. Crary Foundation Scholarship
Applicants must reside in Clinton, Franklin, Hamilton or Warren County. Applicants must be income- qualified and in need of financial assistance, annual adjusted gross income can not exceed $80,000. Children of school administrators are not eligible. Applications are to be submitted online at:
http://www.craryfoundation.org/

Deadline May 5,2021

Chazy Lions Club Scholarship:
Amount: $250

Eligibility:  Available to all Northern Adirondack students who are planning on continuing their education. Scholarship award will be based on High School grades, family needs and a essay. Application must include a completed application, essay and a transcript as well as two references one from a teacher and one from an acquaintance.

Deadline: May 14, 2021 Completed application should be mailed to: Chazy Lions Club, PO Box 307, Chazy NY 12921

Applications are available in the Guidance office as well as the Google Classroom Scholarship Page.

The Sarah Lawrence Memorial Scholarship
The Sarah Lawrence Memorial Scholarship was created in 2016 to honor the memory of Sarah and her commitment to improving the lives of children and her adopted community of Ellenburg, NY. Sarah was active on the Northern Adirondack Central School Board, in the NACS PTO, and was a tireless advocate for children.

In memory of Sarah, a scholarship of $250 will be awarded annually to a Northern Adirondack Central School graduating senior who meets the following criteria:

Involved in community service, either independently or as part of a school organization. Graduating GPA of 3.0 or higher. Accepted to a college or university with intention to major in a human services field, including but not limited to, social work, education, or health care.

Money will be awarded in a single payment following verified completion of the first semester of college/university with a 3.0 average or greater and proof of enrollment for the second semester.

Application are available in the High School Guidance Office and are due no later than  May 26, 2021.

The Sarah S. Vert Student Fund Committee
Deadline  Must be received by May 15, 2021

A fund to help any Clinton County student who is headed to college who is both worthy and needy. Scholarship   Applications are available in the guidance 12 google classroom scholarship folder and in the guidance office.

Applications can be mailed to the following Address:

John C. Lebrun, Plattsburgh City School District
49 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-3396

General Harry E. Knight Scholarship Fund
Deadline  Must be received by May 15, 2021-A fund to help any Clinton County student who is headed to Cornell University who is both worthy and needy.  Applications are available in the guidance 12 google classroom scholarship folder and in the guidance office.

Applications can be mailed to the following Address:

John C. Lebrun, Plattsburgh City School District
49 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-3396

Plattsburgh Kiwanis Breakfast Club Scholarship

Plattsburgh Kiwanis Breakfast Club is offering a two-part Scholarship of $250. Any Senior who is attending any type of Post-Secondary Education is Eligible. Applications are in the google classroom scholarship folder as well as in the Guidance Office. Deadline for this Scholarship is May 15th.

Court Little Rose #1300 Scholarship
Any graduating senior who is a child or a grandchild of a Court Little Rose #1300 member who is in good standing. The student should be planning on attending a recognized 1, 2, 3, 4 program. Student have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA following the first semester of college

Applications are available in the Guidance Office or on Google Classroom Scholarship page and must be returned to the Guidance Office no later than  May 26, 2021.

The Area Protestant Christian Churches Scholarship
Any graduating senior who is active in his/her church and youth activities. Student must be of high moral character in school, church and community and be an abstainer from the use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. Student must be worthy and needy.

Applications are available in the guidance office or in the Google Classroom Scholarship Folder and are due to the Guidance Office no later than May 26, 2021.

The Viola Baxter Scholarship
Any graduating senior who is active in his/her church and youth activities. Student may be considering a career in the field of education. Student must be worthy and needy.

Applications are available in the guidance office or in the Google Classroom Scholarship folder and are due to the Guidance Office no later than May 26, 2021.

American Society Of Civil Engineers Scholarship

Available to any Graduating Senior who is pursing a degree in the field of Civil Engineering. This is a 4 year $1,000 per year scholarship.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office as well as on the Google Classroom Scholarship Page. Applications can be mailed to the address below and must be postmarked by Friday May 28, 2021.

2021 ASCE Mohawk-Hudson Scholarship Committee, c/o Reuben Hull
1162 Lowell Road
Schenectady, NY 12308

Knights of Columbus Scholarship

The St. Augustine's Knights of Columbus Council 7273 will be distributing two $500 this year. Children & Grandchildren of Council 7273 members, including deceased members, and members of St. Augustine's Columbian Squires Circle are eligible to apply.

Students interested should write a letter to the Council 7273 Scholarship Committee and include the following:

Name, Address, why financial help is needed, college and major, extra curricular activities, work experience, and how they are linked to Council 7273.

Letters of Application should be submitted no later than May 29th 2021. This address is provided below:

Knights of Columbus: St. Augustine's Council 7273
Attn: Scholarship Committee
3035 Main Street Peru, NY 12972

June Deadlines

Business Club Scholarship
Any graduating senior who is an active member of the Business Club at Northern Adirondack Central School. 

Applications are available in the Guidance office and or in Google Classroom Scholarship page and due no later than June 1, 2021.

Nicole Baker Memorial Scholarship

Available to any Graduating Senior who will be pursuing further education at a State University College or University (SUNY)

Applications available in the Guidance Officer or on Google Classroom Scholarship page. Due back to the Guidance Office no later than June 2, 2021.

Our Lady of the Snow #1548 Catholic Daughter Scholarship

Available to any Graduating Senior who is the child of Our Lady of the Snow #1548. If none apply it will be opened to any senior who is a member of St. Bernards or St. Michaels parishes.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office as well as the Google Classroom Scholarship page. Applications are due back to the Guidance Office no later than June 9, 2021.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee Scholarship

Available to any Graduating Senior who will be attending post-secondary education as well as have a GPA 70 or above.

Applications are available in the Guidance Office as well as the Google Classroom Scholarship page. Applications are due no later than June 17, 2021. The Address is listed below.

Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 1746
Plattsburgh, NY 12901