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    This scholarship/award list is basic information only. Availability, funding, eligibility requirements and due dates change from year to year and are available on the website and application links listed below. Canisteo-Greenwood updates this list throughout the year as new information is provided to our office(s) by the scholarship/award donors.  We continually strive to provide the most up to date information and add to our listings below; any information or suggestions for scholarship(s)/award(s) not listed below are always welcome! 

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    Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants (http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm) - Annual scholarship available to those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. Available to all high school juniors and seniors who are currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. 
    AES Engineering Solutions (http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm) - Scholarships available to motivated high school seniors who will be attending a post secondary educational facility.    
    AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program (http://www.aft.org/benefits/scholarships) - Scholarships available to students who are dependents of AFT members. 
    Alfred State Scholarships - For a complete list of available scholarships as well as detailed information, visit www.alfredstate.edu >Financial Aid > Scholarships
    American Legion Auxiliary (http://www.deptny.org) - Multiple scholarships available to candidates who are children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of Veterans.
    American Legion Richard M. Pedro Memorial Scholarship (2017 Application) Graduating senior that is a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a NYS Legionnaire in good standing.  a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a deceased NYS Legionnaire or a service member killed as a result of the war on terrorism including the World Trade Center, Pentagon, Iraq and Afghanistan.
    American War Dads Memorial Chapter #47 Scholarship (2016 Application) - Seniors who have a family member or guardian who is a member of one of the four chapters under the V.F.W. Post #2250. 
    Ancient Order of Hibernians-Sons of Ireland (2018 Application)College bound Seniors, involvement with the Catholic Church. Application deadline is June 8th
    Assemblyman James D Conte Memorial Academic Scholarship (ConteAcademicScholarship) Seniors who have demonstrated a GPA of 85 and above, Active in Community Service, Dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree, demonstrates financial need. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019.
    Assemblyman John J. Marchi Memorial Athletic Scholarship (MarchiAthleticScholarship.docx) GPA of 85 and above, active in Community Service, Dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree and demonstrates financial need.  Must be involved in an organized sport. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019.
    Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, Inc. "Ned Carter" Scholarship (http://www.firedistnys.com) - High School senior related to a firefighter, who is a firefighter, or is 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. Due date: February 24, 2018
    AXA Achievement Scholarship (2018 Application) - Graduating high school seniors Deadline is December 14, 2018.
    Barbara & Joseph Littleton Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - Graduating high school senior from Steuben County with a preference for school districts serving Bath and/or Hammondsport. Must demonstrate significant financial need with no possibility of family financial support for higher education.
    Beatrice L. Williams Scholarship Fund - (InformationalFlyer) (BeatriceWilliamsApplication.pdf) - Graduating high school senior who has been accepted in any of Alfred State's degree-granting programs. Applicant must alse complete first semester at Alfred State in good standing to receive second-semester funding. Application due April 1, 2019. 
    Beauty & Wellness Scholarship:(www.skincareox.com/scholarship/)  $500 quarterly scholarship offered September 30, January 1st, March 31st & June 30th every year to a graduating High School Female Senior planning to attend a 4 year, 2 year, vocational, or technical school in the US.  All disciplines and GPA's can apply. 
    Buick Achievers Scholarship Program (http://www.buickachievers.com) - Graduating high school senior who plans to enroll full time at a four year college or university. Must be planning to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry. 
    Canisteo American Legion Post 846 Higher Education Award:  (2019Application) 2 cash awards totaling $1,000 each to students pursueing higher education.  Awards are based on School articipation, community serive American legion involment.  Application deadline is May 7, 2019.
    Canisteo-Greenwood Employee's Association Award (2019Application) Graduating seniors who are planning to attend college are eligible for a $500 award by submitting an essay to the Scholarship Chairperson by May 10, 2019.
    Canisteo Police Club Scholarship (2019Application) Graduating seniors pursuing his or her education in Criminal Justice field.  Completed applications must be turned into the Guidance Office no later than May 15, 2019.
    Carolyn Matthews Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - Student who is involved with school and community service activities in addition to being based on character and academic records. Nomination from guidance counselor(s) required.
    CGTrader:  High School senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA undergraduate or graduate student.  Deadline for submission is June 1, 2017.  Submit online application @ https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships.
    Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc. (http://www.communityfund.org) - Multiple local scholarships with descriptions and printable applications are available.  Most deadlines are Feb. 14, 2019.  some later.  Each applicaiton will have a due date on it.
    David Gordon Law Firm Scholarship: (Application link Due Dec. 7, 2018)  Essay or video on the following topic " Have you or someone you know been affected by drunk driving? In what ways has it made or would it make you a safer driver?.  Deadline for submission is December 7, 2018.
    Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) (2018 Application)Female student in your senior year pursuing a course of study in education. Application deadline June 15, 2018
    District 6 Federal Credit Union. (2018 Application)  Must be a members child or grandchild who is a high school senior and will be pursuing Higher Education after Graduation. Deadline: March 2, 2018
    Diversity Matters 2 U.S. Award. (2019Application) Created in memory of our former Superintendent Robert Wood. Canisteo-Greenwood Senior successfully completed 3 Business Courses and will enroll with a Business or related major. Return to Canisteo-Greenwood Guidance Office by May 31, 2019.
    Elks National Foundation Scholarships (https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm) - The Elks National Foundation provides $3.74 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs which are available for high school seniors. Deadline 11/15/2018.

    Empire State Potato Growers, Inc. (2019 Application) - Graduating seniors must be pursuing college studies benefiting the agricultural industry. Due date: January 15, 2019

    Ethel Strickarz Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - Graduating seniors who plan to pursue their education in the field of special education, human services, or a related clinical area such as nursing, psychology, speech pathology, or physical/occupational therapy.
    Farm Credit East  (FarmCreditEastFlyer.pdf) or (https://www.farmcrediteast.com/Scholarship) - Students pursuing post high school education (full-time) in the fall leading to a career in agriculture, commercial fishing or the forest products industry. Scholarship deadline is April 2, 2019.
    FASNY / Firemen's Association of the State of New York (http://www.fasny.com/awards/) - Applicant must be actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter or participate in a volunteer EMS program. Must be a member in good standing with FASNY or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member. Due Date is March 15, 2018.
    Genesee Valley Chapter of the New York Water Environment Association - (2019Application) 2 scholarships, $2,500 each to students enrolled in an environmentally-related program in a two-year or four-year college or university. For more information: (Criteria). Application deadline June 30, 2019.
    Gift of Sight New York State Grand Lodge Foudation, Inc. (2018 Application) Recipient must be a current high school senior of Italian descent who is legally blind.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018
    Greenwood Memorial Scholarship Application (2019Application) - Graduating seniors who plan to pursue an education at a college or university the following fall. Candidates will be chosen based on academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, financial need and essay. YOU DO NOT NEED TO RESIDE IN GREENWOOD TO APPLY. Application deadline is April 29, 2019 to the Guidance Office. 
    Helen G. Schuyler Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - Graduating senior that plans to study fine or decorative art at the collegiate level.
    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program (http://application.horatioalger.org) - Graduating senior with plans to enroll at a community college for the first time by Fall 2018; Exhibits a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit community college in the United States. Deadline June 15, 2018.
    Hornell Association Scholarship (2019Application) - Graduating seniors who plan to attend college that have parents or guardians as members of the Association.  Due to Guidance by May 31, 2019.
    Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union: Must be a member of a participating New York Credit Union (2018 Application) Deadline January 5, 2018.
    Hornell Kiwanis Club Business Scholarship (2019Application) Student must be interested in obtaining a business degree and have taken business courses in High School.  Application deadline is June 3, 2019.
    James ("Rip") Holden Memorial Scholarship (2019Application) Graduating seniors pursuing a degree in Conservation and related fields.  Application is due April 20, 2019.
    Knights of Columbus Michael C. Fucci Character Award (2017 Application) - Graduating seniors who plan to enroll in college/secondary education. Selection is based on a letter of recommendation and application due to high school main office by June 1, 2017; recipients being chosen for representing "good character". 
    Ladies Ancient Order of the Hibernians: (2019Application) Graduating seniors that are active in the Catholic Church.  Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in Secondary education for the following fall. Submit a typed essay approx. 100-300 words on how this scholarship will help you meet your college goals.  Deadline is May 23rd to the Guidance Office.
    LendingTree (http://www.lendingtree.com/about/scholarship) - Graduating seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher must submit a 30 second video that answers the question - What is your plan for paying for college? The winner of the scholarship will receive $2,500!
    Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Peisher Award (2018 Application) sponsored by the American War Dads Chapter 48, Canisteo Post 846 -Graduating high school senior(s) who are children or grandchildren of an American War dads member. In the event there are no direct descendants, awards will be available to the CG graduates who are children or grandchildren of members of the Canisteo American Legion Post 846.  Based on Citizenship, Community Involvement, School Participation and Financial Need. Applications due May 11, 2018 to the Guidance Office.
    Manning & Napier Scholarship Program (http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/manningnapier) - Graduating seniors attending high school in the greater Rochester, NY area who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university or an accredited two-year community college with the intent to transfer to four-year school upon completion for the entire upcoming academic year. All majors will be considered.  
    Marine Lance Cpl. Zachary D. Smith Military Award () - Graduating senior who is signed up with one of the Armed Services (Marines, Army, Navy or Air Force) and have signed a "letter of intent" to enter the services upon graduation. Application deadline May 31, 2018.
    Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation, Inc. - Graduating seniors who have lost a parent or guardian. We are able to give FOUR Scholarships this year in the amount of $2,500 toward their college tuition. Brochure for more information can be found here. (Brochure). Application can be found at (Application).
    Mesothelioma Help Cancer Scholarship - (www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship)  Have you been impacted by cancer in some way? Maybe interested in a medial career? There are 4 prizes, ranging from $2,500 for 1st place to $500 for fourth place. Click on link for more information. Deadline for submission is July 20, 2019.
    Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation, Inc. - Graduating seniors who have lost a parent or guardian. Scholarship amount of $2,500 toward their college tuition. Application can be found at (www.runforrow.org). 
    MKH Lawyers Scholarship:  Graduating Seniors must write a essay on the impact of distracted driving and ways to address this growing problem.  Download your application on the following link  Application application deadline...April 12, 2019
    "My Dream In Life" Scholarship Award - Graduating seniors who are interested must submit an essay regarding their "Dream in Life" to the guidance office by May 31, 2019.
    NAWIC #314 of Greater Rochester NY - (2019ConstructionTradesScholarship) Graduating young women that are pursuing education in construction; construction management; architecture; civil, mechanical, structural or electrical engineering; construction-related trade/apprenticeship, etc. Applications are due May 1, 2019.
    New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship(s) - Press Release  (2016 Academic Application) - Graduating seniors w/GPA of 85 and over, dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree, active in community service and extracurricular activities
    (2016 Athletic Application) - Graduating seniors w/GPA of 85 and over, dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree, active in community service and extracurricular activities, involved in an organized sport(s). 
    New York Credit Union Association (2019 New York CU) - College-bound high school senior who is a member in good standing of a participating New York Credit Union.  Senior will be enrolled in either a two or four year accredited educational institution. Due January 5, 2018
    New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82 (http://www.council82.org) - Graduating senior who will attend institutions of higher learning beyond high school in the coming year whose parent(s) is/are member(s) in good standing of Council 82.
    New York Water Environment Association Inc. Scholarship (http://www.nywea.org) - Graduating senior who will be enrolled in an environmentally related program in a four year college.  Deadline February 28, 2018
    Norman Harvey Endowment Scholarship (2019NormanHarvey) - Graduating senior(s) - Applications will be evaluated on academics, activities and community service.  Due April 25, 2019 to Guidance Department.
    Norm Ward Athletic Scholarship (2019NormWardApplication Eligible seniors reside in Steuben County, Should be an active athlete with preference to those involved in running with a GPA of 85% or higher.  Application deadline: April 10, 2018.
    Noyes Health Auxiliary Scholarship (2019 Application) - Graduating seniors who wish to major in an aspect of the medical field. Due February 15, 2019 with 2 letters of recommendation and Transcript.
    NYS Troopers PBA Scholarship Fund - (2019Application) 25 scholarships will be awarded. Graduating senior must me child/step-child of PBA member (active, retired and BCI Associate members) in good standing. Read more about scholarship guidelines here. (Signal30Instructions) Application Deadline June 15, 2019.
    OppU Achievers Scholarship   Application Must be enrolled full time in High School and possess a CPA of at least3.0.  Provide a 500 words essay.  Four deadlines Sept. 30, Dec. 31, March 31, June 30th.
    Quentin Smith Sr. Memorial Scholarship - (Application) The 7th District of NY Sons of The American Legion will award a graduating senior that resides in Cayuga, Livingston, Monrow, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne or Yates County. Scholarship amount of $500 will be awarded in June 2019. Applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2019. (RulesProcedures)
    Recruited Preps - the leading college athletic recuiting platform is awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a top student-athlete looking to play at the next level. https://underrecruitedprep.com/scholarship
    Redfin's Scholarship https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship Must be a legal US resident, Eighteen years of age or older, graduating High School, Cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
    RDGA Foundation, Inc. (http://www.rdga.org) - Graduating seniors who have been accepted for admission as a full-time student in an undergraduate program at an accredited college/university. Preference will be given, but not limited, to applicants enrolled in golf-related fields of study, such as Agronomy, Turf Management, Professional Golf Management, etc.
    Rosen & Ohr Scholarship : Click link for more information. (www.rosenohrlaw.com/scholarship) Write an essay explaining in detail how a serious accident involving you, a family member, or a close friend has impacted your life. Deadline: July 20th, 2019
    Scottish American Society of the Southern Tier of New York (2019application) - Scottish ancestry is NOT a requirement, merely a clearly defined and explained interest in things Scottish. Click her for more information. (Information) Application deadline April 26, 2019.
    Section V Scholarship: Open to all Seniors graduating in 2019. (2018/19 Application) Application deadlines: Fall sports: Dec. 1, 2018, Winter sports  March 15, 2019, Spring sports June 1, 2019.
    ServU Credit Union SMART Savers Award Program (2019_Smart_Saver) - Seniors who are members of the ServU Credit Union attending a two or four year college. This Scholarship is only for students with GPAs of 75-90. Due March 16, 2019.
    Steuben County Counselors Association Annual Scholarship  (2018 Application) - Students must be nominated to send their applicaiton to the next level.
    Steuben Trust Company Scholarship (2019Scholarship) - Graduating high school senior who will attend accredited four year college (two-year degree program will be considered) and who demonstrates good citizenship through extracurricular activities. Degree course must be taken (special consideration will be given to student pursuing degree in accounting, finance, technology, or banking-related program). Due date May 6, 2019.
    Signal30 Scholarship - The Allegany County Deputy Sheriffs Association has partnered with NY State Troopers Signal 30 Foundation to offer ONE $500 scholarship. See guidelines here (guidelines). Student DOES NOT need to be a child/step-child of NYS Trooper to apply. (Application) Application deadline is June 15, 2019.
    Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers Scholarship (Application) - Five non-renewable scholarships for $2,000 each to seniors who identify as female. Click on link to learn more. (InformationalFlyer) Application. The deadline for submission for the Twin Tiers SWE application is March 29, 2019.
    Twin Tiers Youth For Christ Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - Graduating high school senior who is a Christian and who has a goal to obtain an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.
    Tyler S. "Ty" Davis Memorial Award (Application2019) - Graduating senior who is furthering his/her education beyond high school at a trade school, college, or university.  Due Date of May 21, 2019.
    UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship (2018 Application) https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application Please see application for guidelines...Due July 31, 2018
    US Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence Program (2018 Application) Must be a current, active member of school athletic team holding a GPA minimum of at least 3.5 , Must be involved in the community.  Deadline January 12, 2018
    VAC Employees Federal Credit Union Scholarship (http://www.vacemployeesfcu.com/findform.html) - Available to high school seniors who have been members of the VAC Employees Federal Credit Union for at least one year. Applications due by May 5, 2017.
    Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship (http://www.gwcf.org) - For students planning careers in government service.
    Wendy's High School Heisman Award (http://www.wendysheisman.com) - Available to high-achieving senior athletes that excel in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Phase 1 of application due Oct. 2
    William J. & Dorothy H. Cox Foundation Scholarships (2018 Application) - Must have Eagle Scout / Gold Award or have project complete and waiting for approval. Must have participated in at least one sport all four years of high school and earned varsity letter or participated in two or more sports for three years each, and have earned a varsity letter in each. Must be in the top 20% of the senior class and/or have at least an 85 GPA. Must have excellent citizenship/community service other than through scouting projects. TURN FORM / INFORMATION INTO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE NO LATER THAN May 25!!
    ZipRecruiter Recurring Scholarship: 2018 Application The scholarship award is for $3,000.  Must write a 500-800 word essay that discusses a job you previously held or hold, and describe your ideal post-graduate job.  Deadline June 30th.
  • Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants (http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm) - Annual scholarship available to those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. Available to all high school juniors and seniors who are currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.