OUTSIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS
Note that these scholarships are DIFFERENT from the scholarships in our NAHS Naviance Scholarship Program.
The following scholarships are offered by local and national organizations. More detailed information on these scholarships is available on the websites listed below and also in the Guidance Office. Please note that deadlines and specific requirements for each of the scholarships differ greatly. It is the responsibility of the student to make certain that their applications and supporting documents are complete.
This list is updated daily, as scholarship opportunities for the Class of 2015 come in to Guidance, so check back often. Updated as of 11/24/14
COLLEGE SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS - NOTE: Some may require a school nomination.
University of Virginia - Jefferson Scholars Foundation Scholarships - go to: www.jeffersonscholars.org for eligibility requirements, program highlights and application information - Requires Guidance Nomination which is due December 1, 2014
Boston University - Trustee Scholarship Competition - go to: www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee for eligibility requirements, program highlights and application information - Requires Guidance Nomination which is due December 1, 2014
Skidmore College - Filene Music Scholarship Competition - go to: http://www.skidmore.edu/music/scholarships/filene.php for eligibility requirements, program highlights and application information - Deadline: January 15, 2015
Ithaca College - Roy H. Park School of Communications - Park Scholar Awards - go to: www.ithaca.edu/parkscholars for eligibility requirements, program highlights and application information - Ithaca admissions application due January 2, 2015 and Park Scholar Award application is due January 14, 2015
Ithaca College - Martin Luther King Scholar Program: It is an interdisciplinary learning community emphasizing citizenship and service in our global community. It is offered to academically exceptional students from traditionally underrepresented populations who have demonstrated strong character and leadership through service and community involvement. For more information and how to apply go to: www.ithaca.edu/mlk Deadline: January 15, 2015
University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship Program: Mission of program is to develop servant leaders by encouraging students to connect scholarship and learing with leadership and service. You must apply to the University of Dayton and request a nomination by your guidance counselor. Deadline for nomination: January 31, 2015
NON-COLLEGE SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
American College Foundation: Visionary Scholarship Program - requires application, school transcript, and essay. Several scholarships from $1,000 - $5,000 each. Application available on their website: www.americancollegefoundation.org Use Invitation Code to Apply: M7732 Deadline: April 1, 2015
Henry David Thoreau Scholars Program: for seniors planning to pursue environmental studies in college. This includes the following areas: oceanography, green architecture, conservation biology and alternative energy. Thoreau scholars also participate in study abroad programs and gain work experience through internships, which reinforce an environmental undergraduate experience. Application available at www.thoreauscholars.org Deadline: February 1, 2015
Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship Program: This program is available to high school seniors living in Massachusetts with union affiliation planning to attend some form of higher education in the Fall of 2015. The application process includes both an application AND a scholarship exam consisting of 30 multiple choice questions and one essaty question. The exam will be administerd on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, you must submit the application to Mrs. Conti in the Guidance Office no later than Monday, December 15, 2014. Applications are available in the Guidance office or on-line at www.massaflcio.org/scholarship-program There is a study guide for the exam available on that website as well. Deadline: December 15, 2014 - (application due to Mrs. Conti in Guidance)