Scholarships / Financial Aid

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 Hard copies of some scholarships are available in the Counseling Office. 

Navigating the Financial Aid Process:

Please see this presentation developed by the SUNY system on successfully navigating the Financial Aid process.

Our college-bound students and their families are encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid - the FAFSA.

Visit the Start Here, Get There campaign to help navigate the process.

www.FAFSA.gov - Online application and information on Federal Student Financial Aid

Estimate your eligibility for federal student aid

WHERE TO FIND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  •       Word of mouth for scholarships offered through local businesses, banks, clubs, etc.
  •       Scholarship box in counseling office (check often)
  •       Bulletin boards outside cafeteria
  •       Gananda web site
  •       Call the Financial Aid offices and check web sites of your colleges of interest 
Scholarships
(Scholarships with fall deadlines will be reposted in September)
Click the name for the link
 
Name  Description Deadline
Dee Happell / CSEA Scholarship $250 scholarship awarded to a senior who exemplifies service before self, leadership by example, love for learning, optimism, compassion and a fun-loving spirit.  High grades are not necessary.  This money  may be used if you are going to college, a post-secondary  training program, enlisting in the military or finding employment.  Application available in guidance.
Now Open
Due:  5/20/22
PB & J Scholarship For students who have experience personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.  5/31/22
Exceptional Nurses Scholarship A $500 scholarship for disabled nursing students.
6/1/22
Eisenhower College Alumni Association Scholarship For a HS student who need financial assistance and who, in judgement of the alumni, best exemplify the goals of Eisenhower College, its World Studies Program, and the ideals of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
6/1/22
Section V Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors. Section V offers a $250 scholarship for each sport each season to be used toward future academic endeavors. Winners are chosen based on a letter of recommendation from their coach, their high school transcript and activities sheet, as well as their responses to application questions.
6/10/22
for Spring Sports
Automotive Women's Association Scholarships 15 awards of $2500,for 15 female students with a passion for a career in the automotive, mobility or a related field. 6/10/22
Get It Straight $500 Scholarship will be awarded to any patient who donates their time in any area of community serve. Student must be a current or previous patient of Get-It-Straight who underwent orthodontic treatment in the Pittsford, Palmyra, Greece or Gananda location. 6/11/22
Burress Injury Law "Underdog Scholarship" Six $5000 scholarships.  Includes an essay 6/15/22
Geoscience Idea Scholarship A scholarship for minority students studying geoscience and earth science. 6/30/22
Eldabe-Ritter Trial Lawyers Scholarship $1500 scholarship available to any senior to be used for any form of school related expenses. 6/30/22
The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship This scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1000. The scholarship can be used for any form of school related expenses. Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A. Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. 7/31/22
City Property Management HOA Scholarship Anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate field will be considered. $1000 scholarship, 3.0 Minimum GPA, applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2022  (click link in the middle of the page) 7/31/22
NHSS Steam Scholarship $1000 Scholarship in the STEAM field (science/medicine, technology, engineering, arts or mathematics) 8/15/22
 
Keep watching schoology for other scholarships as we get notification.
Related Scholarship Links
Click the name for the link
 
Name  Description   Name Description
NYS Higher Education Services offers a variety of grants & scholarships for residents who plan to attend in-state colleges.   College-Scholarships.com a national website to search for multiple scholarships
Going Merry a national website to apply for multiple scholarships   Education Planner College resource page
Student Scholarships.org A national scholarship database & search engine   Fast Web A national scholarship database & search engine
Disabled Scholarship Opportunities a national website with links to scholarship opportunities for disabled students   Cappex A national scholarship database & search engine
Rochester Area Community Foundation Scholarships a website to help search for scholarships in the Rochester area   NY Colleges Info on NY private colleges
Scholarship guidance. com A national scholarship database & search engine   Scholarship America A national scholarship database & search engine
College Express A national scholarship database & search engine   Match College A national college program database & search engine
College Board Info about ACT, SAT & Paying for college   Super College A national website for info on planning for college and finding a college
College savings. org info about paying for college   Sallie Mae student loan provider
College Covered A national website for info on planning for college and finding a college   Scholarships.com A national college program database & search engine
Unigo A national college program database & search engine   Quest Bridge .org A national college program database & search engine
Urban League of Rochester Info for African American Students   University HQ College info webpage