These scholarship applications are available in the Counseling Center.
AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 Island Christian Church American Heritage Scholarship are now available to download at www.islandchristian.com/scholarship and available in the Counseling Center. Two (2) $2,000.00 scholarships are to be awarded to graduating seniors, one male and one female, for Long Island students whose lives exemplify genuine character and promote the Scriptural values upon which our country was founded. Up to four (4) $750 High Honorable Mention scholarships may also be awarded regardless of gender. Selection of the winners will be based upon an essay by the applicant as well as three recommendations—one by a school official (teacher, guidance counselor, coach or school administrator), one by the applicant’s spiritual leader (minister, priest or rabbi) and one by another adult. Finalists will be interviewed. Applications may be emailed to email@example.com Applications must be postmarked by March 3, 2017. Deadline for email application is Friday, February 24, 2017.
ISLIP ELKS LODGE 2533 SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 Elks National Foundations “Most Valuable Student” Scholarship are now available to download at www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm. Handwritten applications are no longer acceptable. Three basic criteria make for successful applications: Scholarship (based on SAT and ACT scores), Leadership (based on your extracurricular activities) and Need (based on your parent’s financial situation). Deadline for application online is November 30, 2016.
NEW YORK CREDIT UNION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 New York Credit Union Association Scholarship, for HS seniors who will be attending college for the first time in the fall of 2017, are now being accepted in the Counseling Center. Applicants must be a member in good standing of a participating NY credit union and enrolled in a two or four year accredited educational institution and must agree to use any scholarship funds awarded by January 31, 2018. Deadline for application to the Counseling Center is Friday, December 16, 2016.
WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship Contest are now available to download at www.Wendy’sHeisman.com Handwritten applications are no longer acceptable. Three basic criteria make for successful applications: Academics (must have at least a “B” average), Athletics (Must participate on at least one school-sponsored sport) and Leadership. Deadline for application online is October 3, 2016.
ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE OF NY NED CARTER SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York “Ned Carter” Scholarship are now available to download at www.firedistnys.com and in the Counseling Center. Four (4) $1,500.00 scholarships are to be awarded to New York State High School Senior. The student must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter, or be an explorer in a fire department, that is a current paid member in good standing of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Awards will be presented to those who will be pursuing a post-secondary career in the community service-related areas of endeavor at either a two- or four-year college next year. Application, two teacher recommendations, a Guidance Counselor endorsement, a personal reference, one firematic recommendation and parent/guardian’s last tax return and W2 copy must be postmarked by the first Saturday in March and mailed to: AFDSNY Scholarship Committee.
NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications and information is available at nywea.org/scholarship for the New York Water Environment Association Scholarship. (1) $10,000 Environmental Career Scholarship, (1) $5,000 Nicholas J. Bartilucci Scholarship and (12) $2,500 Scholarships will be awarded. Online application deadline is February 28, 2017.
FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the FASNY Scholarship are available on the website at www.fasny.com and in the Counseling Center. Twenty $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter – including BSA Explorer posts, Venturing Crews and RAMS – or participate in a volunteer EMS program. Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2017.
LONG ISLAND MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE BOARD
Applications for the 2017 Long Island Mathematics Conference Board Scholarship are now available on the website at www.limathconference.org and in the Guidance Office. The Long Island Mathematics Conference Board will award up to four $1,500 scholarships to deserving students from Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, of African American, Native American or Non-European Hispanic American decent. These students must plan to major in mathematics at an accredited college or university of their choice. Applications will be accepted from high school seniors who have a cumulative “B” average or better and are planning to major in mathematics in college. In addition to the application, a one-page essay, two letters of recommendation, an official transcript and application by mathematics teacher must be submitted. Completed applications must be submitted to the Counseling Center by Wednesday, January 18, 2017 to be sent on time.
GREATER LONG ISLAND RUNNING CLUB 2017 HERB GRAYSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the 2017 Herb Grayson Memorial Scholarship are available in the Counseling Center. One or more awards of $2000 will be given to Nassau or Suffolk County High School seniors chosen on the basis of involvement in and service to the Long Island running community. Applicants must submit a paper describing their involvement in and service to the running community as well as their personal running accomplishments. Applications must be postmarked by April 8, 2017.
BABYLON ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Babylon Rotary Club Scholarship are now available in the Counseling Center. Scholarship winner will be selected based on financial need, community service, academic performance and school service and must be a resident of Babylon Village, West Babylon, North Babylon and West Islip. An application, family financial statement, parents 1040, list of school activities and community service, personal statement, transcript, SAT/ACT scores and summary of teacher evaluations and recommendations will be submitted. Applications are due to the Counseling Center office by March 7, 2017 to make the deadline.
BABYLON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Applications for the Babylon Community Scholarships are now available in the Counseling Center. Applicants must be a resident of the Babylon Union Free School District and graduating this school year. Applications must be typed and due to the Counseling Center office by February 6, 2017.
BABYLON LION CLUB: JAMES SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Babylon Lion Club: James Smith Scholarship is now available in the Counseling Center. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, extracurricular activities, academic standings and an essay. All applications are due in the Counseling Center by March 24, 2017.
BABYLON HIGH SCHOOL PTSA SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Babylon High School PTSA Scholarships are now available in the Counseling Center. Applicants must be a full time senior at BHS graduating on time and a current member of the Babylon PTSA by March 3rd to apply for the (6) $500 scholarships that the PTSA are offering. Additional criteria includes volunteer work, references, and essay. All applications are due in the Counseling Center by March 3, 2017.
RANDY ZWERLEIN UNDER THE LIGHTS MEMORIAL SOCCER SCHOLARSHIP
Dedicated to Shannon Romanchuk Saturno Applications for the Randy Zwerlein Under the Lights Memorial Soccer Scholarship, dedicated to Shannon Romanchuk Saturno, are now available in the Counseling Center. Scholarships will be awarded to deserving seniors who have demonstrated volunteerism, who have played for the Babylon Soccer Club or Babylon High School, and who have resisted peer pressure to drink or take drugs. Scholarship amount is approximately $1000 but is dependent upon annual fundraising.
All applications are due in the Counseling Center by April 19, 2017.
MAYOR E. DONALD CONROY SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship are now available in the Guidance office. A scholarship in the amount of $10,000 will be awarded to a high school senior at Babylon High School or a resident of Babylon Village who plans on attending a two or four year accredited college, university, business school, school of nursing or technical school that has made a contribution to Babylon Village through community service. All applications are due to in the Counseling Center by March 24th.
DANTE FOUNDATION STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Dante Foundation Student Scholarship are now available in the Counseling Center. Several $5,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be of Italian descent, must have a successful academic and extra-curricular record, and above average SAT scores. All applications must be submitted to the Counseling Center office no later than February 17, 2017.
TOWN OF BABYLON VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Town of Babylon Volunteer Firemen’s Association Scholarship are now available in the Counseling Center. All applicants must be either a “Junior Firefighter”, past Junior Firefighter or Child of an Active Firefighter in a Fire Department or Ambulance Corps located within the Town of Babylon. Applicant must be in the top 50% of their class with a letter of acceptance from an accredited college or university. All applications must include letters of recommendation and transcript and are due to the Counseling Center by April 24, 2017.
ADVENTURELAND’S HELPING HANDS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications for the Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation’s Tony Gentile Memorial Scholarship are available in the Counseling Center. Eligible applicants must a senior at a Long Island High School attending a college or university on Long Island as a full time student in the fall of 2017, who exemplifies Tony Gentile’s knack for business, passion for family, commitment to education and dedication to the Long Island Community. At least ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. All applications are due in the Counseling Center by April 21, 2017.
FOR INDIVIDUAL COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP INFO, VISIT THE COUNSELING CENTER. 1/19/17