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The following scholarships are currently available for consideration by Rye Neck High School students.  See below for more information about each of them or see the Scholarship Bulletin Board outside the Counseling Services Department offices.  Please see Mrs. Kane in the Counseling Services Department for applications or if you have any questions.

You can also contact Ms. Kane at 777-4879 or lkane@ryeneck.org


Number Name of Scholarship   Eligibility Requirements   Amount   Deadline

 
3 Harrison Mamaroneck Rotary Club Student of the Year Scholarship   Seniors who live in Rye Neck School District who exemplify the Rotary International motto "Service Above Self" through community service (in and out of school).  Required essay determines "Students of the Month" and those students become eligible for the scholarship in the Spring.    $1,000   Return to Guidance ASAP (Final deadline for the year is in April, 2019)
               
19 New York State Education Department Scholarships for Academic Excellence (SAE) (Four awards available for Rye Neck students)   The criteria to select winners will be the highest weighted average of scores on Regents exams.  Students must also attend a college or university in New York State in the fall.  The Rye Neck Counseling Department will do the calculations and contact eligible students in February, 2019.  

$1,500 (1) for the highest scores
$500 (3)

   
               
22 AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship   Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer's disease (from personal experience in their own family/friends/neighbors or involvement in community service).  Apply online at:  https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/afa-teens/scholarship-contest/      Multiple awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000   February 15, 2019
               
23 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship   For African-American female seniors who are planning to attend college in the Fall with a 3.0 GPA.  Factors that will be considered are leadership, community service, academic achievement and financial need.   Varies   Return completed application to Guidance by February 15, 2019
               
24 National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships   Seniors who are members of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member.  Must be planning to attend college in the Fall with at least a 3.5 GPA and have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy.  Apply online at:   https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview/     Varies from $2,500 to $12,000   Must be in Guidance by February 25, 2019
               
25 Thomas DeLitto & Sons Scholarship   Seniors planning to attend college in the fall (2 or 4 year) whose parent or parents are in a trade or service occupation.  Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic and a well-rounded high school experience.   Varies (Usually multiple awards - up to $5,000)   Completed application must be in Guidance by March 8, 2019.
               
26 Zonta Club of Westchester Young Women in Public Affairs Award   Female High School students ages 16-19 who are active volunteers in their community, have experience in local or student government and advocate advancing the status of women worldwide.  Apply online at: https://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Young-Women-in-Public-Affairs-Award    Varies from $1,000 to $4,000   Must be in Guidance Department by February 25, 2019
               
27 USTA SERVES College Scholarship Program   Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall who have participated in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) or other organized youth tennis programs.  Must demonstrate academic achievement and have financial need.  Apply online at:  http://www.ustafoundation.com/grants_scholarships/college/    Varies - multiple scholarships   February 25, 2019
               
28 Enrico Fermi Educational Fund Scholarship   Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall who are of traceable Italian heritage.  Criteria will include:  scholastics, leadership, community service and financial need.   $5,000 (2 awards)   Must be in Guidance by March 11, 2019
               
29 New York Water Environment Assoc. (NYWEA)   Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall who are interested in Environmental Studies and (1) are children of NYWEA Members; or
(2) will be enrolled in a college where there is a NYWEA Student Chapter; or
(3) will be enrolled in a environmentally related program in college. 
Apply online at:  http://www.nywea.org/SitePages/Scholarships/default.aspx
  Ranges from $2,500 - $10,000   Request recommendations with Mrs. Kane in Guidance by February 15, 2019
               
30 Fireman's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarships   Seniors planning to attend college (2 or 4 year) in the Fall who are (or their parent is) a member of FASNY.  Must be a junior firefighter, volunteer firefighter, Explorer Scout or an EMS volunteer.  Apply online at:  https://fasny.com/awards/scholarship/      $1,500 (25 awards)   School recommendation and transcript must be requested with Mrs. Kane by March 11, 2019
               
31 BP Community Scholarship Program   For Seniors planning to attend college in the fall (2 or 4 years) with a GPA of 2.0 or better who live in Westchester County and can show financial need.  Essay required.  Apply online at:  http://bpscholarships.com/    Varies   March 22, 2019
               
32 Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarships (6)   For seniors planning to attend college (2 or 4 year) in the Fall who are children/grandchildren of veterans who served during any war or during peacetime.   $700 (6 awards)   Must be returned to Guidance by March 25, 2019
               
33 New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR) Scholarships (2)  

Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall who areeither

(1) Cristin Bambino Scholarship for Special Education students who have worked through their challenges and will be going on to college; OR

(2) Paul Jensen Scholarship for students who excel in design and wish to study design in college.

 

(1) $5,000 (State), $4,000 (2nd Prize), $3,000 (7 Regional awards)

(2) $5,000 (State), $3,000 (Local)

  Must be in Guidance by April 1, 2019
               
34 The Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarships (from NYSIR)   Seniors planning to attend college in New York State.  Should be able to demonstrate involvement with a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity or relief of human suffering.   $5,000 (1), $3,000 (1)   Must be in Guidance by April 1, 2019
               
 35 Kiwanis Club of Mamaroneck   Rye Neck Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall.  Criteria includes:  financial needs, character, aptitude and academics.   $500   Return to Guidance by April 1, 2019
               
36 American Legion Post #90 Scholarship   Seniors planning to attend college in the Fall who have a parent or grandparent who is/was a veteran. Applicants must show their relation to Veteran and have documentation of veteran status (Form DD-214 or equivalent).   $1,000   Return to Guidance by March 27, 2019
               
37 Tony Schembri Memorial Scholarship   Seniors planning  to attend college in the Fall.  Theme of the required essay should center on the ideas you have formed about the American soldier/military veteran and why their efforts and sacrifices are so important.   $500   Must be in Guidance by March 25, 2019
               
38 Rye Neck Student Aid Fund Scholarships   Rye Neck High School Seniors planning to attend college (2 or 4 year) in the Fall who can show financial need.  Multiple awards offered   Varies   Must be in Guidance by March 15, 2019