Scholarships / Financial Aid
Scholarships & Financial Aid
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
WHERE TO FIND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
|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.
|Welder Training Scholarship||
For students in a welder training certificate program. Students complete one master application for all eligible National, District, and most Section Scholarships.
|Big Future New York Scholarships||
Sophomores and juniors in New York schools can qualify for a $10,000 scholarship by completing a career quiz by November 30, 2022. There will be winners every month!
|National Honor Society Scholarship||
Open to students who are members of National Honor Society
|Air Force ROTC Scholarship||
Class of 2021 senior that is interested in attending Air Force ROTC while in college. Applicants must either be a United States citizen or obtain U.S. citizenship by the last day of the first term of their freshman year (for four-year offers) or the first term of sophomore year (for three-year offers).
|Elmira College Scholarships / Awards||
Each year, Elmira College offers academic scholarships to students interested in attending our college. Each student can only be awarded one academic scholarship. There are a variety available.
|Foot Locker Scholar Athletes||
Up to $25,000 per recipient, Up to 20 recipients, Seniors with GPA ≥ 3.00, U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports, be entering college in the Fall of 2021 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree, not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director. Required Documents Recommendation Letter
|Equitable Excellence Scholarship||
A total of 369 awards will be granted. Scholarship awards are in the amounts of $25,000, $10,000 and $2,500.
Applicants to the Equitable Excellence Scholarship must: Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service, be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States, and be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
|“No Sweat” Scholarship||The Cirkled In “No Sweat” Scholarship is a $2500 CASH scholarship you can use for any educational purpose, from books to summer camp. In just two steps, you’re in! Apply by signing-up for a Cirkled In account and then complete your portfolio.||12/31/22|
|Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship||
Up to $25,000 per recipient, up to 100 recipients. This scholarship is for young innovators, creators and dreamers (ages 16-24) who want to share his/her/their passion and receive support to pursue this passion through a higher educational outlet. This is not needs or obstacle based; it is a passion-based scholarship program.
|The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program||
Scholarships are awarded based solely on 550-word essays expressing applicants’ academic and professional goals and how their personal experiences will help them to accomplish those goals.
|Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship-Career in Government Service||
For senior students who are planning careers in government service.
|Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship||
Get a $40,000 Scholarship ($10,000 / year) towards an undergraduate degree in computer science and a guaranteed summer internship at Amazon
|Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship||
If you’re the brother or sister of someone who is in treatment, who has survived or who passed away from childhood cancer, you’re eligible to apply for one of 25 renewable $5,000 scholarships. Applicants can be high school seniors, high school graduates or current college students.
|Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship||
The scholarship program will award 25 renewable $5,000 scholarships. High school seniors, high school graduates and current college undergrads can apply, as long as you plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study during the 2021-22 school year. Applicants must be survivors of cancer, 25 years old or younger, have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate financial need.
|Polish American Society Scholarship||
A $4000 Scholarship available to Seniors with at least one parent of Polish descent.
Click here for application & email Ms. Kersten to get a copy of your transcript to include with it.
|Joseph and Lorraine Finley Scholarship||
$1750 awarded to 4 Walworth resident graduating seniors - renewable for up to 4 years and $7000.
|Gannon University HS Poetry Contest||
Open to any HS student (9-12 & homeschooled), Top 3 poems receive a monetary award, signed book and publication in the awards night program. Follow link or see brochure in the guidance office for more details
Must be a Reliant member. Application Deadline is February 14 for the Donald K. Rhine Scholarships available for Seniors, NYCUA Rochester Chapter Scholarship, NYCUA Statewide Scholarship Program
One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2022. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.
Offering scholarships for seniors interested in pursuing an Environmental Major in college.
|Unigo Scholarship||It's important to be happy with who you are, regardless of your wealth or intelligence level. So tell us, would you rather be smart, funny or rich...and why? Our Unigo $10K Scholarship could help increase your education with $10,000 to use towards school.||3/31/23|
Related Scholarship Links (click the arrow -->)
|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|