Seniors

SCHOLARSHIPS

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New York State Excelsior Scholarship - Up to $5,500 each year awarded. First complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and NYS's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).  Then visit hesc.ny.gov/excelsior to find more information and deadline information.

Veterans of Lansingburgh Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship awarded to a senior who is a direct descendant of a U.S. Veteran.  Student must be well-rounded and understand the importance of being charitable in serving veterans through volunteerism. See application or Guidance Office for more details. Deadline is May 3, 2019.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship - awarded to graduating seniors who show a commitment to the ideals and teachings of Dr. King. Visit www.capareacc.org for the application. Deadline is March 29, 2019. 

Rockwell Scholarship Award  - the Junior League of Albany awards $1000 to a female student involved in volunteer organizations and is also able to demonstrate citizenship and initiative. See application for more details.  Deadline is April 19, 2019.

Ronald J. Dukes Memorial MLK Scholarship – scholarship offered to residents of Rensselaer County, and the city of Troy in particular. Please see application for more information.  Deadline is April 15, 2019.

Beryl H. Moul Memorial Grange Scholarship –  $1500 scholarship awarded to a resident of Rensselaer County  basis of scholastic achievement, community service and involvement in church, 4-H, Grange or similar organizations.  Please see application for more details.  Deadline is May 1, 2019.

REMINDERS:

NCAA Clearinghouse applications should be completed by all seniors who think they might play sports at a Division I or Division II college. This is done online at www.ncaaclearinghouse.net. Be sure to notify the guidance office so we can send the necessary transcripts.

Please stop in the Guidance Office and see the information posted on our bulletin board regarding open houses, scholarship information and financial aid information.