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Scholarships and Financial Aid



Local Scholarships

Local scholarships are those scholarships that are given to Senior NFA students only. These scholarships usually come from local community members or businesses. Each year and award ceremony is held where these scholarships are given out.  If you are interested in making a scholasrhip available to NFA Students please contact Melanie Roman at Melanie.Roman@necsd.net

CLOSED FOR THE YEAR: ACCESS THE LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP SYSTEM

 

Regional Scholarships

Regional scholarships are those scholarships that are available to numerous different school districts throughout either the Hudson Valley, or the country. Deadlines and application process varies for each different scholarship.

# Scholarship Title Description Deadline
2A Ron Brown Scholar Program

Open to college bound African American seniors.  Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident.  Application requirements: two essays, transcript.  Apply online at www.ronbrown.org                                        

January 9, 2018
5A NARTA Scholarship

Given by the Newburgh Area Retired Teachers’ Association to a graduating senior who plans to enter the Teaching Profession. See your Counselor for an application.

April 7, 2018                                     

6B Tuskegee Airmen Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors. Need based and community involvement. See your Counselor for an application.  

December 1, 2017
8A Orange County Parochial School League Scholarships

Open to students who have participated in basketball or cheerleading while they were students at a parochial (catholic) school. See your Counselor for an application

February 17, 2018                     
10B Firemen’s Association of the State of NY (FASNY) Scholarships

Open to college bound seniors, current Junior Firefighter, or Explorer Scout or Ram, EMS volunteer. Current membership in FASNY. Visit website www.fasny.com for information and application.

Deadline: March 15, 2018
11A Tony Schembri Memorial Scholarship Award

Rolling Thunder, Inc. Open to all college bound seniors. Essay required regarding American soldier/military veterans. See your Counselor for information. 

Deadline:  April 1, 2018
11B Vietnam Veterans Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors. To qualify the applicant is a child or grandchild of a Vietnam era Veteran. See your Counselor for an application.

April 21, 2018
17A Latino High School Scholarship

Open to seniors of Hispanic/Latino Heritage, Based on Academic Achievements and Community Service.  R&M Promotion. See your counselor for an application.

April 27, 2018
19A Colonel Augustus van Horne Ellis Memorial Annual Scholarship and Essay Contest:

Open to seniors who are college bound or military service, high academic achievement, community activities. See your counselor for an application.

April 30, 2018

21A The Cristin Ann Bambino Memorial Scholarship

Offered by NYSIR. Open to college bound seniors with special challenges. Visit website to download application. www.nysir.org  

April 4, 2018
21B The Paul Jenson Memorial Scholarship

Offered by NYSIR. Open to college bound seniors who excelled in design in High School and will pursue this path in college . Visit website to download application. www.nysir.org

April 4, 2018
21C The Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarship

Offered by NYSIR. Open to college bound seniors who have a record of involvement and work for a cause or organization that actively promotes social justice. Visit website to download application. www.nysir.org

April 4, 2018

22A American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors who are seeking to become a practicing civil engineer. See your Counselor for an Application or Visit website to download application at http://ascemohawkhudson.org

April 22, 2018

26A The Mid-Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarships

African American female seniors with a grade point average of 85 or higher. Community service and school involvement. See your Counselor for an application.

March 31, 2018

27A The Hudson Valley Polonaise Society Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors of Polish Descent. See your Counselor for an application.

May 15, 2018 

28A Orange County Counselor’s Association Scholarships

Both are open to seniors. Academic, must be in top half of class, community involvement, positive character. The second must be recommended by Counselor, planning to attend a college, trade school or tech school. See your Counselor for an application.

March 14, 2018

41A Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors, male or female African-American students, based on academics, leadership, community service, character and  financial need. See your Counselor for an application.

March 1, 2018
44A Orange County Tavern & Restaurant Association Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors who will be a full time student in the food and beverage industry. See your Counselor for an application.

April 30, 2018

46A Emily Akers Scholarship

The Children’s Enrichment Committee offer a scholarship for foster children, children of welfare and those in extreme financial need who will attend college or a Vocational School.
See your Counselor for an application.

May 1, 2018
48A Mid-Hudson Chapter of New York State Ass. Of School Business
Officials 

Open to students planning a post secondary
course of study in the field of business, finance, and/or education. Good Academic standing. See your Counselor for an application.

March 2, 2018
49A Delta Kappa Society International

Alpha Chapter, Educational Society for Women.  Female student entering teaching profession and has financial need. See your Counselor for an application and give completed application to Counselor.

April 13, 2018
51A Knights of Columbus Scholarship #7266

Open to college bound senior or trade school students. A member of St. Mary’s in Marboro, or Our Lady of Mercy in Roseton or St. James in Milton. See Your Counselor for an application.

April 4, 2018
52A St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Auxiliary

Open to graduating senior who plan to enter the health field. Must be son/daughter of a St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital employee and/or active St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital volunteer. See your Counselor for an application.

April 13, 2018

53A Albert M. Berkelhamer Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors who have shown commitment to volunteerism at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, 50 hours and min. 85% average. See your Counselor for an application.

April 13, 2018

54A Michael L. Pappis, M.D. Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors who plan a career in a medically related field. Min. 85% grade average and at least a 1100 SAT score. See your Counselor for an application.

April 13, 2018

56A Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley Scholarships

Multiple local scholarship opportunities. Visit and complete online applications at www.cfhvny.org

 

57A Southern Ulster Talent Based Performing Arts Scholarship:

Open to students that plan on majoring or minoring in the performing arts while in college. See your Counselor for an application.

March 15, 2018

60A The Community Garden Club of Marlborough-on-Hudson

Open to graduating seniors, planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture. See your Counselor for an application

April 15, 2018

65A American Society of Military Comptrollers

West Point Chapter Scholarship open to outstanding seniors, college bound, field of study in business, or computer science, or resource management. See your Counselor for an application

April 9, 2018

70A The Orange County Municipal Planning Federation Memorial Scholarship

Open to college bound students who will major in a career in planning. See your Counselor for an application

June 4, 2018

 

71A Lower Hudson Valley Diamond Foundation

Open to college bound seniors, academic performance, involvement in the school community, and the community at large, financial need, minority students. See your Counselor for an application

March 23, 2018

72A Human Rights Commission Scholarship

Open to college bound seniors that initiate and or participate in programs that foster human rights awareness, either in the school or residential community. See your Counselor for an application.

April 11, 2018

73A Time To Shine Scholarship

Open to college bound students with proven financial need, excellent academic achievement, leadership experience, community involvement. (Salisbury Bank) sponsor

May 8, 2018

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Don't become a victim of Financial Aid fraud. If you have to pay money to get money, it's probably a scam. The FAFSA form is processed for free. Do NOT pay for this service. See your student's School Counselor BEFORE paying for anything!

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