This list is updated throughout the year, so please check periodically for new scholarships.
Hornell Rotary Club Scholarship
This $1000 Scholarship is available to any senior who plans to attend college. All applicants must submit a statement of character from one of their current teachers and/or someone who is acquainted with your community service activity.
Application Deadline May 24, 2013
Hornell Association Scholarship
This application is available to any graduating senior whose parent belongs to the Hornell Association.
Deadline May 25, 2013
B. Davis Scholarship
Barbara Wheeler Schneider Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded each year to an Arkport Central School senior based upon their scholastic ability and demonstrated concern for their fellow classmates. Applicants must submit a typed summary of why they feel they should be considered for the award. You should also include service type activities which you have done in school, in your church, with the scouts, the community or for any person or group which would "demonstrate concern by the individual." Information for this scholarship has been handed out in class.
Application Deadline May 31, 2013
Arkport Faculty Association Scholarship
This scholarship is available to all students that will be entering the field of education or a helping profession and has a high level of academic achievement. All applicants must include a 300 word essay as well as an official high school transcript with their application.
Application Deadline May 31, 2013
Hornell Kiwanis Club Business Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans on majoring in Business. The application is available in the guidance office in May.
Application Deadline June 3, 2013
St. James School of Nursing Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduating senior who has been accepted in a college nursing program. This application is available in the Guidance Office and is due June 7, 2013.
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants
This scholarship of $1000 is available to all high school juniors and seniors. An essay on "What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you?" is required.
www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Application Deadline June 14, 2013
Michael C. Fucci Character Award
This $500 award is given to a graduating student from Alfred-Almond, Arkport, Canisteo-Greenwood or Hornell High School. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay on "Character". Two winning applicants will be chosen, one male and one female. Applications are available in the guidance office in May.
Application Deadline June 14, 2013
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
www.bigsunathletics.com Application Deadline June 21, 2013
Wendy's High School Heisman
Must participate in sports and show leadership in your school and community.
www.wendysheisman.com Application Deadline October 2, 2013
This $500 scholarship is available to all seniors An essay under 1000 words on "Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate" is required.
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm Application Deadline October 4, 2013
Horatio Alger Association
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.
www.horatioalger.org/scholarships Watch for more information
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
National Scholarship awarding $3 million a year to 250 deserving students.
https://www.coca-colascholars.org/ Watch for more information.
VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' premier scholarship program.
This scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school.
All applicants will submit an application with a 3-5 minute recorded essay on the topic "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?"
http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/ Application Deadline November 1, 2013.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
This program recognizes young people for volunteer service in their communities. Students may fill out an online application form at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.principals.org/spirit. Submitted applications will be reviewed and one student will be nominated for state-level honors. Watch for more information.
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
FIRE is looking for senior students to write an in-depth essay explaining why free speech and First Amendment rights are crucial to higher education and how abuses of these rights harm the college experiences. To enter please read the rules, regulations and instructed online.
www.thefire.org/contests Watch for more information.
Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education
This scholarship in the amount of $3000 assists outstanding students in preparing for the teaching profession. It is awarded annually by the NYS PTA. Criteria for judging includes: character, personality, academic achievement and potential teaching ability. Candidates must be high school seniors who plan to prepare for a teaching career and who plan to attend a college of the State University of New York (or a two-year community college before transferring to a college of the State University of New York.) Applicants passing the initial screening must attend a personal interview. Watch for more information
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2013 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award.
www.NFIB.com/YEA Watch for more information
The Wilson Center - Leadership Award
The Center is offering $1,000 leadership awards to four (4) high school seniors within the eight (8) counties* of Western New York who will graduate in June 2013. The four (4) winning recipients will be selected from those students who choose to fill out an application and write an essay on leadership. The topic of the essay is as follows:
If you were given a leadership position, describe at least five ( 5) important personal attributes you feel you would need to accomplish your goals.
http://sites.google.com/site/wctemplate/the-leadership-award Watch for more information.
Imagine America Foundation
Graduating high school seniors who meet the recommended guidelines are eligible to receive a $1,000 tuition discount that can be used at career colleges participating in the Imagine America Scholarship Program throughout the nation.
http://www.imagine-america.org/highschoolscholarships Application Deadline December 31, 2013
Western New York Safety Conference, Inc. Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship requires a completed essay of 400-500 words, completed application and letter of recommendation.
http://wnysc.com/Scholarships.php Application Deadline January 1, 2013
Dr. Seuss' Oh, the Places You'll Go College Scholarships
www.ohtheplaces.org Application Deadline Janurary 4, 2012
Burger King Scholars Program
In memory of Burger King co-founder James McLamore.
Application Deadline January 10, 2013
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
This program annually awards roughly 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships - up to $40,000 total per recipient.
Application Deadline January 10, 2013
Empire State Potato Growers, Inc. Scholarship Graduating seniors must be pursuing an agricultural-related area of undergraduate study at a college in NY State.
www.nypotatoes.org/aboutus.htm Application Deadline January 15, 2013
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
For students planning careers in government service. Application and information available online.
www.gwcf.org Application Deadline January 15, 2013
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Based on GPA, Community Service, Family Income and must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American.
www.gmsp.org Application Deadline January 16, 2013
http://www.deca.org/scholarships/ Application Deadline January 18, 2013
ServU Federal Credit Union - New York State Credit Union League Scholarship
Amount $500 or $1000
Must be attending college for the first time
Must be a member (have an established account) of the ServU Credit Union
Must submit an application for this scholarship
Essay and transcript required
www.servucu.com Application Deadline January 18, 2013
The New York Water Environment Association, Inc. Scholarship Available to a high school senior who will be enrolled in an environmentally related program in a 4 year college. Application and information about the scholarship is available online.
www.nywea.org Application Deadline January 23, 2013
Lelia E. Tupper Writing Competition
This scholarship is open to seniors interested in attending Alfred University. Essay portfolios must be postmarked by January 31, 2013.
Elk's National Scholarship Foundation
Elks has 3 scholarship programs. All applications can be found on the web site.
Legacy Award - $4000 ($1000 year for 4 years) merit-based scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks who are members in good standing. Application Deadline February 1, 2013
Emergency Educational Grant - provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education. Application Deadline December 31, 2012
Most Valuable Student Competition - 500 four-year scholarships, ranging from $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year, for graduating high school seniors based on financial need, leadership and scholarship. December 7, 2012
The AXA Achievementsm Community Scholarship
Offers $2,000 college scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.
The 2012 program will be accepting applications from October 15, 2012 through February 1. 2013. Your application must be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically to be considered. Apply early!
KFC Colonel's Scholars Program For students with entrepreneurial drive, strong perseverance, demonstrated financial need and who want to pursue a college education at an accredited public institution in the state they reside. Application and information is available online.
www.kfcscholars.org Application Deadline February 8, 2012
Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Auxiliary Scholarship
Scholarships will be awarded to qualified students matriculating in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university in medicine, nursing, or any other health-related field, including dentistry, ophthalmology, and pharmacy. http://www.noyes-health.org/community-services/noyes-auxiliary-scholarship Application Deadline February 11, 2013
Best Buy Scholarship Program
This $1000 scholarship is available to any student planning to pursue a college degree who has solid grades and is involved in community service or has work experience.
www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm Application Deadline February 15, 2013
National Co-Op Scholarship Program
Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Complete all the required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2012-2013 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed. (Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Kettering University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, University of Toledo, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wenworth Institute of Technology)
Application Deadline February 15, 2013
4-H Foundation Opportunity Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is available to all applicant who satisfy the following requirements.
Manning & Napier Advisors Scholarship Program This scholarship program has been established to assist high school seniors in the greater Rochester, NY area who plan to continue their education
www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/manningnapier Application Deadline February 21, 2013
Must apply to a 4 year college majoring in Science, Tech, Engineering, Math or Business Administration.
www.buickachievers.com Application Deadline February 28, 2013
American Legion Auxiliary - Application Deadline is March 1, 2013. Refer to the individual applications for specific requirements.
The Allegany County Area Foundation Multiple local scholarship with descriptions and printable applications are available on the website
www.alleganycountyareafoundation.org Application Deadline March 1, 2013
Dorothea Deitz Memorial Scholarships
Available to women in New York State who are planning to major in the field of Physical Education. This scholarship is a memorial to Dorothea Deitz, an outstanding teacher, supervisor and director of physical education for many years in Schenectady and Long Island.
The scholarship is now offered by the following colleges/universities:
State University of New York at Cortland
The College at Brockport
www.nysahperd.org/deitz_scholarship.htm Application Deadline March 1, 2013
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Western NY
Residence in Allegany County
Awards based on financial need, although some awards are based on scholastic achievement, service or specific requirements. $1000 - $5500
www.cfgb.org Application Deadline March 1, 2013
The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York "Ned Carter Scholarship
This $1500 scholarship is for NYS High School Seniors who will be graduating in June of 2012. The student must be related to or be a firefighter in an affiliated member organization of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York and must reside within New York State.
www.firedistnys.com Application Deadline March 3, 2013
The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes Multiple local scholarships with descriptions and printable applications are available on the website with due dates from February 19 - March 7, 2013.
A Hope 4 Lyme Scholarship - $500 Scholarship
Application Deadline February 19, 2013
Only candidates from one of the following groups are eligible:
*Anyone that has been diagnosed or treated for Lyme Disease
*Anyone that has been affected by Lyme Disease thru the illness of an immediate family member
*Anyone that is pursuing a career in the medical field
Carolyn Matthews Memorial Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship
Application Deadline February 19, 2013
This scholarship is awarded to a student based on his or her involvement withschool and community service activities, character and academic record.
George Douglas/LPGA Corning Classic Scholarship - $4500 Scholarship
Application Deadline February 19, 2013
Applicant should be a diligent student, a good, responsible and concerned citizen
Helen G. Schuyler Scholarship - $15,500 Scholarship
Application Deadline March 7, 2013
This scholarship is awarded to a student that plans to study fine or decorative art at the collegiate level. A panel of three local artists and/or art educators will evaluate each applicant's portfolio based upon Originality, Skill and Technique & Personal/Artistic Vision and Style.
Paul McGuire Memorial Scholarship - $400 Scholarship
Application Deadline February 19, 2013
This scholarship is awarded to an applicant with strong work ethic, concern forothers and financial need.
Robert and Sharon Petrillose Memorial Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship
Application Deadline February 27, 2013
This scholarship is to recognize a graduate from the Finger Lakes area of NewYork accepted to Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. Thestudent shall be selected based upon academic achievement, work ethic andinterest in food and beverage industry.
www.communityfund.org Application Deadline February 19, 2013 for all General Applications.
Scholar Athlete Milk Moustache of the Year (SAMMY)
The SAMMY Awards recognize exceptional high school student athletes across the county who demonstrate excellence in the classroom, on the athletic field and in their communities and who understand the importance of refueling their bodies with the protein and other nutrients in low fat or fat free milk.
www.bodybymilk.com Application Deadline March 9, 2012
Walmart Foundation Scholarship Programs
http://walmartstores.com/CommunityGiving/8736.aspx?p=236 Application Deadline March 1-15, 2013
Right Start Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to fifteen qualifying seniors. Applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement, application content, essay response and letter of recommendation.
Application Deadline March 30, 2012
ServU Smart Savers Award
This $500 award is for graduating high school seniors who will be entering either a two or four-year college in the fall.
* Must be a member of the ServU Credit Union
* Must be a graduating high school senior
Application Deadline March 15, 2013
Association of Diesel Specialists Scholarship
This $750 scholarship is available to a student planning to attend Alfred State College majoring in the Heavy Equipment:Truck and Diesel Technician Program.
Application Deadline March 31, 2013
Beatrice L. Williams This $1000 scholarship is available to a student that plans to attend Alfred State College. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must attend Arkport, Avoca, Canisteo-Greenwood, Wayland-Cohocton, Hornell or Jasper-Troupsburg school. The application will be available in the guidance office in March.
Application Deadline April 1, 2013
Corning Community College Presidential Scholarship
This scholarship is open to seniors interested in attending Corning Community College.
www.corning-cc.edu/future/scholarships/ Application Deadline April 1, 2013
Farm Credit East Scholarships Farm Credit East awards up to twenty-eight $1500 scholarships to qualified students and considers at least one diversity scholarship as part of the program. They look for students who demonstrated exceptional achievement as future agricultural leaders. Decisions are made based on essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities
https://www.farmcrediteast.com/en/Industry-Support/Scholarship.aspx Application Deadline April 12, 2013
WNY Safari Club International Scholarship
This $1500 scholarship is available to a high school senior who demonstrates a high level of interest in environment and outdoor activities. Significant weight is applied to those who are planning on a course of study that would translate to a career in some form of conservation and wildlife enforcement.
www.wnysafari.com Application Deadline April 12, 2013
New York State Association of Agriculture Fairs
Amount (10) $1000 scholarships. Provide financial assistance to those who have been active in their local fairs. Applicant must be attending or plan on attending college. Application must be submitted to a member of NYSAAF.
www.nyfairs.org/scholarship.htm Application Deadline April 12, 2013
Student-View Scholarship Program
The 2010 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $8,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college of career school. The program includes:
• One $4,000 scholarship
• Two $1,000 scholarships
• Eight $500 scholarships
It's quick and easy to apply:
• No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
• No essay required
• No lengthy application forms
• No application fees
To apply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.
The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. Winners will be announced in May, 2013.
The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2013.
Canisteo Valley Historical Society
The Canisteo Valley Historical Society offers a $200.00 scholarship to a graduating 2013 senior at Arkport Central School.
Applicants who are attending college this year with a major in or a strong interest in History may submit an essay listing their interests in History and their future plans.
Essays must include the applicant's name, address, phone number and be sent to the Canisteo Valley Historical Society, PO Box 123, Arkport, NY 14807 by April 26. 2013.
Any questions may be directed to Mrs. Burdett at school.
Arkport Alumni Assocation Scholarships
Applicant must be a current member of the Class of 2013 and accepted or in the process of admission to any degree-granting institution for Fall 2013 matriculation.
Military Service or Work Force
Applicant must be a current member of the Class of 2013 and accepted or in the process of admission to any branch of the military or will be heading out into the workforce after graduation.
All applicants must submit an essay no more than two pages on either of the topics provided.
Scholarship applications must be submitted by April 26, 2013 to:
Arkport Alumni Association
PO Box 28
Arkport, NY 148047
Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or see Mrs. Burdett at school.
Paul "Wink" Wolfgruber Jr. and Dr. Paul J. Wolfgruber Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is a 2-year, $500.00 per year scholarship, totaling $1000.00 for a student entering the medical field. Applications for this scholarship may be submitted to the Arkport Alumni Association, PO Box 28, Arkport, NY 14807 by April 26, 2013 and must include the following information:
Applicant's full name, mailing address and contact phone number.
An essay on why the applicant chose to be in the medical field and what their final goal will be.
Applicant must be accepted or in the process of admission to any degree-granting institution for Fall 2013 matriculation.
Any questions regarding this scholarship can be directed to Mrs. Burdett at school. Applicants will be requested to attend the Alumni Banquet on July 12, 2013 at the K of C in Hornell.
Scottish American Society of the Southern Tier
The Scottish American Society is pleased to offer the Robert Burns Scholarship of $500 to a student who successfully provides evidence of their particular interest in the Scottish heritage, history, literature and/or Scottish music and art.
Application Deadline April 30, 2013
2012 Tanning Bed Scholarship
This $250 scholarship is available to any high school senior who submits a creative business idea. Applications will be judges on originality, creativity, practicality and thoroughness.
Application Deadline April 30, 2013
Stephen A. Segar Scholarship at the Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester-Syracuse-Binghamton
This $1500 is awarded to a high school senior or current college student with epilepsy planning on furthering their education.
www.epilepsy-uny.org/scholarship.htm Application deadline April 30, 2013
Steven "Nellie" McKibben Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a student entering college in the fall of 2013 who has participated in a sport(s) during his/her high school career.
Application Deadline May 1, 2013
VAC Employees FCU Scholarship Five $500 scholarships are available to high school seniors and college freshmen that have been members of the VAC Employees FCU for at least one year
www.vacemployeesfcu.com/membership-scholarship.html Application Deadline May 3, 2013
Steuben Trust Company Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who shows outstanding citizenship, shows proof of financial need and has an acceptable scholastic record.
Complete applications are to be returned to the Guidance Office by May 13, 2013.
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.
https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp Application Deadline May 15, 2013
Arkport American Legion Auxiliary Unit Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to an eligible candidate planning to further his/her educational preparation. Judging will be based upon Character, Leadership, Americanism, Community Involvement and Scholarship.
The application is due in the Guidance Office by May 15, 2013
Arkport PTSO Character Award
This award is given to a graduating senior that contributes positively to our school and community, genuinely cares about people, is self-disciplined and works to the best of their ability.
Application Deadline May 17, 2013