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Scholarships



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 15, 2019
8A Orange County Parochial School League Student/Athlete Scholarship

For students who attended OCPSL elementary school and participated in basketball or cheerleading. Student will be attending college in fall. See your Counselor for an application or at www.ocpsl.org

February 19, 2019
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/scholarship for information and application.

March 15, 2019

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.

April 1, 2019

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 20, 2019

14A TEG Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Be a TEG member or parent/guardian who is a member. College bound seniors who have demonstrated high academic achievement and community service. See your counselor for an application

April 1, 2019

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 8, 2019

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 8, 2019
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 8, 2019
35A Newburgh Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Open to continuing education seniors who are an active member of the School Community, show a record of community service. See your Counselor for an application.

March 29, 2019
41A Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship

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

March 1, 2019
44A Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship

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

March 1, 2019
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, 2019
48A

Mid-Hudson Chapter of New York State Ass. Of School Business    Officials Scholarships

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 1, 2019
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 19, 2019
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 19, 2019
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 19, 2019
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, 2019
74A Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union Scholarship​

Open to college bound seniors who are a member of a participating New York Credit Union. See your Counselor for an application.

January 4, 2019
75A Long Island Interventions Behavior Health Scholarship​

Open to Seniors who will attend college or trade school. US citizen and NY resident. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Apply online https://longislandinterventions.com/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/ 

March 31, 2019

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