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Scholarships on the Web
Northern New York Community Foundation
This website houses several scholarships for St. Lawrence County students. Please click here to check out what's available!
Air Force Academy Scholarships
The United States Air Force Academy, located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a military academy for officer candidates for the United States Air Force. An Academy education is valued at more than $416,000, yet there is no cost to cadets. What is required in return is a commitment to serve as an officer in the Air Force. The length of commitment depends on your career path and other, such as graduate or medical school, that may extend it. Applying to the United States Air Force Academy is considerably more involved than applying to a typical college or university. For more information visit: http://www.academyadmissions.com/.
Burger King Scholars
Scholarship Amount: varies
Deadline: December 15, 2023
Created in memory of Burger King Co-Founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program provides scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 to high school students and BK employees and their families. Scholarships are intended to offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected through an application process that takes into consideration their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities, and community service. In 2022 alone, the Foundation awarded over $4.6 million in scholarships to nearly 4,000 students.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be living in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
- Be graduating high school seniors (U.S., Puerto Rico or Guam), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
- Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
- Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school or CEGEP or equivalent in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam or Canada
To apply: https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/
Elks Emergency Grants
These grants are for any student who will attend college or is currently attending college that has a disabled parent that is a member of the Elks. This grant is also available for a student whose parents was an Elk at the time of death. This grant, for up to $4,000 a year, is NOT an academic scholarship and can be renewed each year of college attendance. Deadline: on-going.
Elks Most Valuable Student
The Elks grants an award to high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Please click here for more information.
Deadline: November 13, 2023 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time
Gouverneur Elks Lodge
The Gouverneur Elks Lodge #2035 offers a one-time scholarship in the amount of $500.
The applicant must be a child, step-child, grandchild, step-grandchild or legal dependent of a paid up, current Lodge member in good standing.
The applicant must be either enrolled in an accredited college or trade school or have been accepted at an accredited college or trade school and provide proof of the same to the Lodge.
Applications are available by request through the local Gouverneur Elks Lodge.
The Excelsior Scholarship
Student must be a resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months prior to the beginning of the term and have a combined federal adjusted gross income of $125,000 or less. See scholarship link for additional requirements and deadline information. NYS Excelsior Scholarship Information
Firemen's Association HELP Tuition Reimbursement Program
Firemen's Association of the State of New York Higher Education Learning Plan is a tuition reimbursement program for students attending community colleges up to 80 credit hours. Courses in any area can be taken. Student volunteers are eligible to have up to 100% of their tuition paid to them in exchange for fulfilling specific requirements with a volunteer fire department. This incentive is being offered to help address a shortage of members with New York Volunteer Fire Departments. For more information on how to take advantage of this exciting opportunity go to https://fasny.com/resources/fasny-help-tuition-reimbursement-program/.
HESC Grants, Scholarships, and Loan Program
Northern New York Community Foundation
A variety of scholarships offered to St. Lawrence County students. Check out the list of their scholarships at https://www.nnycf.org/scholarships/applications/
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With high costs of attending college, more and more students are considering Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs to help pay for college. ROTC is a college program offered at over 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States. ROTC prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, cadets commit to serve in the military after graduation. As detailed below, each service branch has its own take on ROTC and ROTC scholarships. The Coast Guard does not have ROTC program.
Clarkson Army ROTC
For more information contact Scott Toth, Enrollment Office, Clarkson University Army ROTC at Email email@example.com or call Phone Number 315-265-2180.
Clarkson Air Force ROTC
For more information contact Scott Toth, Enrollment Office, Clarkson University Army ROTC at Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Phone Number 315-268-7989.
St. Lawrence University - Fort Drum Scholarship
This award is to honor Fort Drum military dependents or soldiers finishing their tour of duty by facilitating their obtaining college degrees at St. Lawrence University. This scholarship will meet all financial need that exceeds he total amount of other awards received by qualified students.
STEM Initiative Scholarship
Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics major in college and in the top 10% of your class. Check out this great scholarship! STEM Incentive Program