This is a list of college scholarships that the SHA Guidance Department is in receipt of via US Mail or email notification. It is not inclusive of ALL potential scholarships that may be available to students. Therefore, our students & their families are encouraged to also research college scholarship opportunities on the individual college Financial Aid websites, SHA's website resources page, Naviance, internet searching or please consult your daughter's counselor for further assistance.
(Most Recent at Top as of 5/11/22)
Name of Scholarship: Long Island Portuguese Lions Club Scholarship
A $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior of Portuguese ancestry for continuing education. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors from all high schools, public and private, on Long Island including Brooklyn and Queens. The recipient must have demonstrated leadership, high academic achievement, and service to school and/or community. Selected candidates may be interviewed.
All applications must be submitted in person or postmarked no later than May 16, 2022. A copy of a current transcript from the applicant's high school must be included with the application.
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*Please pick up an application from the Guidance Department no later than Friday, May 13, 2022
*Please return applications to the Guidance Department no later than Monday, May 16, 2022
Name of Scholarship: Excelsior Scholarship
Under this groundbreaking program, more than 940,000 middle-class families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year will qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State. The new program begins in the fall of 2017 and will be phased in over three years, beginning for New Yorkers making up to $100,000 annually in the fall of 2017, increasing to $110,000 in 2018, and reaching $125,000 in 2019.
If you would like to be electronically notified when you may apply for the Excelsior Scholarship, please enter your email address on the Excelsior Scholarship Alert form found on the link below. If you do not wish to register for notifications, you can check for periodic updates at HESC.ny.gov.
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Description/Requirements: National scholarship program lays out six simple steps that all students can take to get into college. Now, you have the chance to build on your school's existing college preparation efforts by helping students focus on the most important actions in the process.
Students have the chance to earn scholarships when they:
Beginning with the class of 2020, we're awarding scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000 when students complete those six steps. This year so far, the College Board has awarded $400,000 to our first 500 Opportunity Scholarship winners.
Deadline: Various deadline dates. Please view website for details.
Name of Scholarship: NYS STEM Incentive Program
Description/Requirements: The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY tuition scholarship to the top 10 percent of students in each NYS high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program and agree to live in NYS and work in a STEM field in NYS for five years after graduation.
An applicant must:
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Deadline: August 15, 2022
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