local scholarships

The following scholarship/award list is updated to the best of our ability throughout the school year.  Availability, funding, eligibility requirements and due dates change from year to year and are available on the website and application links listed below. We have attempted to make this a bit more user-friendly by sorting into three categories: Local, State and National. The guidance office will also periodically place flyers in senior mailboxes and also utilize the TV message screen to alert students of upcoming deadlines.  Please remember, there is an abundance of money out there for the taking! A bit of work may result in monetary rewards!

Resources & Scholarships for Homeless and Housing-Insecure Students: https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/resources/higher-education-resources-for-homeless-students/

This page provides an extensive list of on-campus, community, government, and online resources that are dedicated to helping homeless and housing-insecure students. And as the title suggests, we also provide information on scholarships and other financial aid opportunities that can help offset the cost of tuition and housing.

Ancient Order of Hibernians-Sons of Ireland - ( 2023Application) Applications are now available for the Ancient Order of Hibernians Scholarship. This is a $500.00 cash award that will be presented to a graduating senior planning to further their education while continuing their involvement in the Catholic Church. Fill out attached application and follow directions on the application to submit. The deadline for this application is Friday, June 17, 2023.

The Cristin Ann Bambino scholarship - Available to a college or technical school-bound special education student with an active IEP or 504 plan from a NYSIR-member school district. Awarded on a regional basis with one statewide award. Seven regional winners will receive a $3,000 award, one second prize winner will receive a $4,000 award and one statewide winner will receive a $5,000 award. The regional scholarships will be awarded locally, and the $5,000 scholarship will be given at our annual meeting in May Click here for more information: Information and Scholarship_Criteria Applications should be received on or before Monday, March 11, 2024.

Barbara & Joseph Littleton Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Steuben County with a preference for school districts serving Bath and/or Hammondsport with an 80-90 average. Must come from single parent or reside with married guardian that is not the candidates' parents. Must demonstrate significant financial need with no possibility of family financial support for higher education. Preference given to demonstration of self-initiative as voluntarily seeking academic assistance, paid employment or dedicated volunteerism in the non-profit sector. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Beatrice L. Williams Scholarship Fund - (InformationalFlyer) (2024BWilliamsApplication) - Graduating high school senior who has been accepted in any of Alfred State's degree-granting programs. Applicant must also complete first semester at Alfred State in good standing to receive second-semester funding. Application due April 1, 2024.

Sons of the American Legion High Education / Armed Forces Award - (LegionApplication) 2 cash awards totaling $500 each to students pursuing higher education. Recipient must be the son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of a SAL member that is in good standing. Return application to Counseling Office OR to the Canisteo American Legion Post #846 by April 30, 2023.

Brenda Adams Campbell Nursing Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $500 scholarship to a student that plans to study nursing with an interest in community heath. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Canisteo American Legion Post #846 Higher Education Award - (HELegionApplication) 2 cash awards totaling $1,000 each to students pursuing higher education. Based on school participation, community service and Legion involvement. Return application to Counseling Office OR to the Canisteo American Legion Post #846 by May 10, 2023.

Canisteo-Greenwood Employee's Association Award (2023 Application) Graduating seniors who are planning to attend college are eligible for a $500 award by submitting an essay to Mrs. Bittel by Friday, May 5, 2023 by 3:00PM for consideration.

Canisteo Police Club Scholarship (CanisteoPolice2023) Graduating seniors pursuing his or her education in Criminal Justice Field.  Completed applications must be turned into the Guidance Office or emailed to canisteo_pd@yahoo.com no later than May 31, 2023.

District 6 Federal Credit Union. (2024District6Application) Must be a member’s child or grandchild who is a high school senior and will be pursuing Higher Education after Graduation. Deadline: April 15, 2024.

Diversity Matters 2 U.S. Award. (2022Application) Created in memory of our former Superintendent Robert Wood. Canisteo-Greenwood Senior that successfully completed 3 Business Courses and will enroll with a Business or related major. If you qualify, return to Canisteo-Greenwood Guidance Office by Thursday, May 13, 2022.

Empire State Potato Growers, Inc. (scholarshipapplication) - Graduating seniors must be pursuing college studies benefiting the agricultural industry. Due date: January 15, 2024.

Elijah and Gail Baity Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $2,500 scholarship to Steuben County student athlete with an average of 80 or better and/or active in his/her community and has demonstrated outstanding character, including caring for others through his/her actions. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Ethel Strickarz Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $500 scholarship to 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. The deadline for submission for the Ethel Strickarz Scholarship application is March 31, 2024. (Get a copy of the application from Mrs. Burdick.) General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Evans Roofing Company Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) – Up to $6,000 scholarship - Parent or applicant must be employed at Evans Roofing. Student does not necessarily need to have the highest GPA or rank. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Farm Credit East - Scholarship information and to apply online can be found here. (FarmCreditEastScholarship) - Scholarship deadline is April 3, 2023.

The First Tee of Corning Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $5,800 scholarship to diligent student, a good, responsible and concerned citizen, in financial need. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Friends of Allegany ARC Scholarship - (InformationAndApplication) - A $1,000 scholarship awarded to an Allegany County high school student. See all information in the link above. Application is due by Sunday, April 30, 2023.

The Fusion City University Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) – $500 scholarship to a student who has completed 50 hours of community service at a Christian Church Organization. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

The Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian scholarship - Awarded to two individuals on a statewide basis. The overall winner will receive a $5,000 award and the runner up will receive a $3,000 award. The $3,000 scholarship will be awarded locally, and the $5,000 scholarship will be given at our annual meeting in May. Click here for more information: Information and Scholarship_Criteria Applications should be received on or before Monday, March 11, 2024.

Dr. Guy Hammond Memorial Scholarship - (ScholarshipInformation) - $1,000 scholarship will be chosen based on merit, community involvement, and future plans.  Preference will be given to a well-rounded high school graduate who exemplifies similar characteristics of Dr. Hammond. (2023Application) Must be postmarked before June 2, 2023.

Helen G. Schuyler Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $21,100 scholarship to a graduating senior that plans to study fine or decorative art at the collegiate level. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Hornell Association Scholarship - Parent must belong to the Hornell Association for 2+ years. Application is available in Guidance office. Submit completed application to Mrs. Burdick in Guidance by May 22, 2023.

Hornell Kiwanis Club Business Scholarship (2023Application) Student must be interested in obtaining a business degree and have taken business courses in High School.  Student Application deadline is May 31, 2023. THEY ARE OFFERING TWO SCHOLARSHIPS THIS YEAR! Please submit your application to Mrs. Burdick.

Janet Burger Appier Nursing Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) – (2) $1,000 scholarships to residents of Steuben, Chemung or Schuyler counties. College student will study nursing at CCC, Elmira College or Arnot Ogden Medical Center (pref. to students attending CCC or Elmira College). GPA 80 or above and demonstrates financial need. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

The Paul Jensen scholarship - Awarded to two individuals on a statewide basis. Must have excelled in design. The overall winner will receive a $5,000 award and the runner up will receive a $3,000 award. The $3,000 scholarship will be awarded locally, and the $5,000 scholarship will be given at our annual meeting in May. Click here for more information: Information and Scholarship_Criteria Applications should be received on or before Monday, March 11, 2024.

Katherine P. Douglas Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) – $2,500 scholarship to resident of Steuben, Chemung or Schuyler counties. College student planning to attend Corning Community College to earn degree in math and/or science, health sciences, Nursing or public health. Students must be in the top 15% of graduating class, have 3 recommendations, and parrticipating in Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine transfer program. (If selected, proof o enrollment in transfer program required. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

The Kay Keeney Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org- $750 scholarship awarded to student who attended Carder Elementary School for at least 1 year. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Peisher Award 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. Return to Mr. Joe Pacanowski or Mrs. Burdick in the counseling office before April 1, 2022. Information2022

Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship - Each year, the STEM Scholarship Program awards $10,000 to 200 recipients studying engineering or computer science at a 4-year college or university. Recipients may renew the scholarship up to three times for a total potential value of $40,000 per student. (LockheedMartinScholarshipApplication_Information) The deadline to apply is March 31, 2023.

MAC Odyssey Scholarship – The Mansfield Auxiliary Corporation is offering a scholarship for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year to graduating seniors who have decided to attend Commonwealth University – Mansfield. Click for more info:https://mansfieldfoundation.awardspring.com The application is general, and students may qualify for additional awards. Deadline is August 31, 2023.

McGuire Memorial Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $700 scholarship to student with strong work ethic, concern for others, and in financial need. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

"My Dream In Life" Scholarship Award - Graduating seniors who are interested must submit an essay regarding their "Dream in Life" to the guidance office at aburdick@cgcsd.org. Application deadline June 1, 2023.

Norman Harvey Endowment Scholarship - Graduating senior(s) (Top 3rd of class) - Applications will be evaluated on academics, activities and community service.  Due April 2024 to Guidance Department.

Norm Ward Athletic Scholarship (2022NormWardScholarship) 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 8, 2022.

Noyes Health Auxiliary Scholarship (Noyes Auxiliary Scholarship) - Graduating seniors who wish to major in an aspect of the medical field. Due March 1, 2023 with 2 letters of recommendation and Transcript to the Guidance Office.

NYS Credit Union Association - Rochester Chapter Association - (ServUCUInformation) - will be awarding scholarship funds to outstanding high school seniors that are members of participating Rochester Chapter Credit Unions, including ServU Credit Union.  Applicants are judged on academic performance, community involvement, and an essay. Awards are $1000. Application deadline March 1, 2024.

Petrillose Family Scholarship - (http://www.communityfund.org) $1,000 scholarship. Must be accepted to Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration. (In event that no local students have been accepted into that program, the committee will choose a student accepted to Cornell University.) General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Ruth Young Climate Justice Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $2,000 scholarship to a student studying (but not limited to: environmental science, environmental studies, climate science, climate justice, green architecture, solar/wind technologies, building or design of sustainable heating/cooling systems. Student must have a GPA of 78 or better. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Scottish American Society of the Southern Tier of New York - 3 scholarships awarded in the amount of $500 each. Applications are reviewed and weighted according to merit, scholarship and interest in Scottish heritage. Click here for application (SASApplication). Application deadline May 12, 2023.

Section V Scholarship - A $500 scholarship will be awarded in every sport offered in Section V. Students graduating in 2024 are eligible. Application deadline for fall sports November 10, 2023. Application deadline for winter sports March 15, 2024. Application deadline for spring sports June 7, 2024 Section_V_Scholarship_Application.pdf

ServU Credit Union SMART Savers Award Program (Smart_Saver22_23) - 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 17, 2023.

ServU Credit Union High School Award - Awards of $1000 are given to graduating high school seniors who will be entering either a two – or four–year college in the fall of 2024. Click here for more information: (ServUCUInformation) Application deadline April 15, 2024.

SOAR Running Club Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $500 scholarship to a member of a running club with a preference to SOAR Running Club members. Must have run during high school. Preferenceto students with volunteer hours that benefit the running community. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Thomas G Snow and Karen B. Meriwether Scholarship (http://www.communityfund.org) - $2,500 scholarship awarded to a student who is the child or grandchild of a current Ullman & Associates employee continuing his or her education. Must demonstrate determination, strength of character, ability to overcome personal obstacles, and good scholastic performance. General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply.

Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers Scholarship - Click on link to learn more. (SWEInformation2024) - Five non-renewable scholarships for $2,000 each to seniors who identify as female. (Application2024) The deadline for submission for the Twin Tiers SWE application is March 22, 2024.

Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship - $2,000 scholarships awarded (multiple awards given). Students must obtain a recommendation from a pastor of a "Christian Church" and complete application materials. General Scholarship General Scholarship Application deadline is February 16, 2024. IMPORTANT: IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS BELOW, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT THE “GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION” PROCESS. ONCE SUBMITTED, IF THERE ARE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS REQUIRED, YOU WILL GAIN ACCESS TO APPLY FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE: Sign up for text reminders! Text "SCHOLARSHIPS" to 607-301-0999. Standard texting rates may apply. The deadline for submission for the Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship application is March 11, 2024.

Western Steuben/Allegany Association of Realtors Scholarship - (2023Information) Graduating seniors should be enrolled in courses that have to do with housing and related real estate activities such as electrical, plumbing, heavy equipment, survey or carpentry. Please read attached PDF file for directions on how to apply. Application deadline is June 1, 2023.

WNY R-AHEC Scholarship - New Scholarship Opportunity for the 2023-2024 school year! This scholarship is for graduating seniors that intend to pursue a career in the healthcare field. Applications are due Monday, March 18, 2024. ClickForApplication