Links to Scholarship Sites

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants are offering a $1,000 scholarship. The A&F Scholarships are available to students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. See website for details.
AES Engineers Scholarship
Students submit an essay of the two topics that appear the scholarship webpage.
AFT Scholarships
This program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members.
American Legion National Scholarships
American Legion Scholarships that are sponsored at the National Level
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders
Several $1500 scholarships available to students who plan to pursue a major in the agriculture field. Please see website for more information.
AXA Foundation Community Scholarship
The program is open to students who exhitbit ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, and the ability to succeed in college.
Berkshire Bank Foundation Scholarships
Berkshire Bank will award thirty $1,500 scholarships. Please visit the website for more details. Application will be available in January 2016.
Big Sun Athletics
Must be an athlete and will be attending college. Award is $500
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
To be eligible students must be enrolling as a first time freshman at a four year college, plan to major in STEM careers, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design, and are interested in a career in the automotive industry. Application may be accessed at the above link.
Burger King Scholarships
Open to eligible seniors going to college.
Cargill Community Scholarship Program
Administered by the National FFA Organization on behalf of Cargill. 350 $1,000 scholarships awarded in the US. Selection based on academics, leadership and civic activities.
The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)
Several scholarships available for children of CSEA members. Log on to website to explore the many scholarship options
Coca-Cola Scholarship
If you are a truly motivated, dedicated, involved high school senior, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is awarding $3 million a year in scholarships to 250 deserving students across the country.
Cooke College Scholarship
Application Deadline; November 3, 2015. Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Scholars receive up to $40,000 a year to cover tuition, living expenses, books and other fees.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County Scholarship
One $500 or two $250 awards will be made to graduating seniors who have been accepted to college level programs. To be eligible, students must have been actively involved in Oneida County 4-H for at least three consecutive years and be accepted to college. Access application at above link.
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship
500 hundred awards available. Paper application also available in the Counseling Office in the Miscellaneous Scholarship drawer.
Empire State Potato Growers Scholarship
Applicant must be a NYS resident and is planning to pursue an agricultural-related degree at a college in New York State. Applications available at the above website.
The Epilepsy Foundation
The Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester-Syracuse-Binghamton offers three $1,500 scholarships to seniors planning to attend college and are diagnosed with epilepsy.
First Source Federal Credit Union
Student must be a member of this credit union and be planning to attend one of the following local colleges: Hamilton, HCCC, MVCC, SUNY Poly, Utica College or USC. Application may be accessed through the above link or in the counseling office.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
The Fredoom Alliance Scholarship Fund honors the sons and daughters of miltary veterans who have been permantly disabled while in action or were killed in action. Please see website for more details and application.
The Gallery Collection Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Contest
Students must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have their design made into an actual card to be sold.
The Gates Millenium Scholars
Eligible students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American. Please see website for more details.
Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship Application
Due March 15, 2016. Applicant must be a member in good standing with FASNY or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member. Check the application for additional eligibility requirements.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
40 applicants nationwide will be selected. Must have a 3.5 GPA, 1200+ SAT (critical reading/math), demonstrate financial need.
Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Scholarship criteria include high school graduation, commitment to pursue and complete bachelor's degree and have exhibited integrity and perserverence in overcoming personal adversity.
Learning Ally's National Achievement Awards
Each year, Learning Ally offers two endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities. The recipients of these awards are role models of success and inspiration to students throughout the country. The top three winners from each program receive a $6,000 scholarship award and participate at a national celebration in Washington, DC.
MVCC Foundation Scholarships
For students going to Mohawk Valley Community College
The National Co-op Scholarship Program
Awards $4.9 million to students who are admitted to one of the ten NCCE Partner Institutions. The institutions are: Clarkson University, SUNY Oswego, Rochester Institute of Technology, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, University of Cinncinnati, University of Toledo, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Wentworth Institute of Technology.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Scholarship Program
To be eligible, applicant must be diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis or have a parent diagnosed. Scholars are selected based on academic performance, leadership and participation in school and community, compelling personal or family circumstances and financial need. Scholarship amounts range from $1000-$3000.
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Award
Are you a younf entrepreneur? Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to apply. Application and information on above website.
NYS Association of Agricultural Fairs and NYS Showpeople's Association
Scholarship available to seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Students must have or be involved in their county fair through working with 4-H or through Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County
NYS Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association Inc.
Applicant must be a dependent of a NYSCOPBA member.
New York Farm Bureau Scholarship Program
Criteria: High School Seniors who will continue their education to prepare for a career in some way connected to the diverse agricultural industry. Family Farm Bureau membership or Student Farm Bureau membership is required.
Safari Club International Scholarship
Applicants must have a major in natural resources or a related field of study.
SRC STEM Scholars Program
Open to students with a 3.0 GPA, plan to major in a STEM field, reside in Central New York and will attend college in New York State. Scholarship amount is $10,000 over 4 years and a guaranteed internship with SRC.
Students with Disabilities Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarships for students with documented disabilities such as learning disabilities, autism, hearing, visual and speech impairment, physical impairment or ADD.
Student-View Scholarship Program
Log on to above site and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. Scholarships are awarded by random drawing of all applications.
Syracuse Sounds of Music, Inc Sally Whittle Memorial Scholarship for Muscial Excellence
Student must be pursuing a degree in instrumental musical performance and/or music education. See website for application and details.
The Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize
Analytical writing is a key skill in a student's academic and career pursuits. The Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize encourages students to apply this skill as they make connections between important historical texts and their own experiences and communities. The winner will be selected from seven finalists — one from each of six U.S. College Board regions and one international. Six of the finalists will each receive $2,500 in prize money, and the overall winner will have his or her essay published in The Atlantic and receive $5,000. Please share this information with your students and your network of educators.
The New York State Water Environmental Association Scholarships
The New York Water Environment Association will be offering a total of six (6) $2,500 scholarships and two (2) major scholarships ($10,000 and $5,000) in 2016. Must be enrolling in a environmentally related college program
Utica Dollars for Scholars
Check site for details.
Varsity Tutor's Monthly $1000 Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.
Walmart Foundation Scholarships
The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Must be looking toward a career/major in government science. Awards range from $500-$5,000.