Scholarships and Financial Aid
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. Current applications for these local scholarships are closed and will open again around March of each year. If you are interested in making a scholasrhip available to NFA Students please contact Melanie Roman at Melanie.Roman@necsd.net
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.
|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|
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|
|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
|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
|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|
|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.
|May 1, 2018|
|48A||Mid-Hudson Chapter of New York State Ass. Of School Business
Open to students planning a post secondary
|March 2, 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
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