• Middletown High School Scholarship Guide

    Here is the list of scholarships available:

    ABBOTT & FENNER BUSINESS
    CONSULTANTS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP 2017

    Amount: $1,000
    Due Date:
    6/14/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.  Student must write an essay on topic listed with application information. Essay should be between 500 and 1,000 words. Download information at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

    AES ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS

    Amount: $500
    Due Date:
    10/6/19
    Criteria:
    This award is intended for future leaders over a wide spectrum of fields of study.  This award is available to high school seniors entering a post-secondary educational facility.  You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.  Students must submit an essay answering a question.  See website http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php to apply.

    AL ROMM INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $1,000
    Due Date:
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior from Orange Co. who speaks one other language besides English, has a “B” average in math classes and a 3.5 GPA, has been involved in the high school newspaper or yearbook, and will be enrolling in a an accredited college to pursue a journalism degree. Application available at www.cfosny.org.

    AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 

    Amount: $2,500
    Due Date: 
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
    Scholarship is offered to encourage the best and brightest African-American, Hispanic and Native American students to pursue full-time study in a chemically related field.  Information online at www.acs.org/scholars

    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP

    AMOUNT: $1,000 per year for four years years
    DUE DATE:
    4/20/19
    Criteria: 
    Must be a graduating senior seeking to continue their education with the goal and desire of becoming a practicing civil engineer. Student must be enrolled in a Bachelors program in Civil Engineering. Please see your counselor to apply.

    AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS

    Amount: $500
    Due Date:
    4/9/19
    Criteria:
    Outstanding graduating senior planning to enter a field related to financial/resource management, such as business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, accounting, or finance.  See counselor for application.

    ANTHONY CAVALIERE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $250
    Due Date:
    4/22/19
    Criteria:
       Anthony Cavaliere was an educator and coach at Middletown High School and John S. Burke Catholic High School for many years. He was also very active in the community that he grew up in and loved. He strived to mentor others, assist those in need and encourage people to believe in themselves. A scholarship was established to help a senior at Middletown High School and Burke Catholic High School who has an 80% grade point average, participates or has participated in a club or sport and wants to make a difference in the world.  See counselor for application.

    ARMANDO T. COLON SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: Varies
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is for a Middletown High School Senior who is a member of the “GIR Techs” (“Get-it-Ready” Technicians) and under the direction of Viktor Araque, Theater Manager, or a member of ROTC.  The student must maintain a “B” average (GPA).  Student must submit an essay talking about the following essay question: “How would you be willing/plan to change another person’s life with the knowledge you have acquired through the GIR Tech program or ROTC Program?” MHS Application should be submitted with essay and returned to counselor.

    ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK -  NED CARTER SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: 4 @ $1,500 each
    Due Date:
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is available to high school seniors who will be graduating in 2019 and are related to a firefighter or are a fire dept. member themselves. The student must be continuing on to further their education in either a two- or four-year school. Awards will be made to young people who will be entering a career of service to the community, Fire Service or related major. See counselor for application.

    AYN RAND INSTITUTE–ESSAY CONTESTS

    Amount: $50-$10,000
    Due Date: 
    5/5/19
    Criteria:
    Must read the book you choose and write essay answering questions. See website www.aynrandnovels.org to apply.

    BARBARA DEISSEROTH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Two avaliable @ $500
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is given in memory of Barbara Deisseroth, who was a teaching assistant at MHS for many years.  This scholarship is awarded to a deserving Middletown High School student who holds a GPA of 85 or above and will be attending a college, university, vocational or technical school.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.

    BETTY “EBY” MCNEIL ART AWARD BY THE CLASS OF 1952

    Amount:  $300
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     Graduating MHS senior who has shown outstanding promise and work in the field of Art or Fine Arts.  This is an award and recipient does not have to be going on to college.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.  Fine Arts Department Chair selects candidates to be considered.

    BIG SUN ATHLETICS-BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    6/19/19
    Criteria:  Deserving student athlete.  All student athletes are eligible to apply, regardless of the sport they are engaged in. Short essay answering questions is required.  See website www.bigsunathletics.com for application and information.

    CHARLES AND ADELE TRUMAN ART SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $100
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    MHS graduating senior who is an Art student.  Scholarship is in memory of Charles Truman who was an art teacher in the Middletown School District.  He enjoyed helping his students develop their artistic talents.  MHS application.

    CHARLES A. SCHUPP, III SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $250
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    MHS graduating senior who is financially deserving and has shown outstanding school spirit, “Middie Pride,” and social awareness.  Student shall have contributed in some way to the betterment and social improvement of the environment of his or her community.  Although not a binding requirement, consideration will be given to the son or daughter of a volunteer fireman. The recipient shall use the funds to further his/her education in the field of public education or firematic services.  MHS application.

    CHILDREN’S ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE EMILY AKERS SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      Selection based on extreme financial need, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, community service, work history, and an essay.  See counselor for application.

    CIRCLEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $500
    Due Date: 
    3/30/19
    Criteria:
     This scholarship is given in memory of past members of the Circleville Volunteer Fire Company.  It is given to a graduating senior who is a resident of the Circleville Fire District or a son/daughter of a member of the Circleville Fire Company and who is pursuing full-time acceptance at a college or university.  See counselor for application.

    COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF ORANGE & SULLIVAN COUNTIES SCHOLARSHIPS

    Amount:  Varies
    Criteria:
    A number of scholarships are offered.  Check the website at www.cfosny.org.

    CONNIE FOSTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $100
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Student pursuing the study of photography or media arts. Selection by MHS Art Department.

    COSIMO DIBRIZZI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,500
    Due Date: 
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is available to any resident of the Hudson Valley who is pursuing a career at the Culinary Institute of America.  Several scholarships will be awarded.  See the website www.cfhvny.org to apply.

    CRYSTAL RUN HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,500
    Due Date: 
    3/31/19
    Criteria:
      Student must be pursuing a career in a health field.  See counselor for application.

    DAVID E. PHILLIPS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $500.00
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    A graduating senior at MHS who plans on pursuing higher education and has an interest in music. The HS music department selects the recipient. See your counselor for application.

    DELTA KAPPA GAMMA ORGANIZATION AWARD

    Amount: $250
    Due Date:
    4/3/19
    Criteria:
     Must be a female graduating senior pursuing a career in education or education related field. Please see counselor for application.

    DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY MID HUDSON VALLEY ALUMNAE CHAPTER

    Amount:  Various
    Due Date:  
    3/31/19
    Criteria:
     This scholarship is being offered to female high school seniors in the Mid-Hudson Valley area.  Awards are given on the basis of academic achievement and community and school involvement.  The minimum grade average is 85. See counselor for application.

    DOROTHY GRAY BLIZZARD SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is given in memory of Dorothy Gray Blizzard, who taught science, was the Science Department Chairperson at Middletown High School.  It is given to a student with a great interest in science, who plans to further his or her education in physics, chemistry and/or biology. The recipient is chosen by the MHS science department.

    ETHEL S. HASBROUCK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     Worthy Orange County student attending SUNY at Albany.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.

    FASNY - GERARD J. BUCKENMEYER VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  25 @ $1,500
    Due Date:  
    3/15/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is being offered to a high school senior who is graduating this year and is enrolling as a full-time student at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning.  Student can be a current, individual member of FASNY or the son or daughter of a current or deceased FASNY member who was active at the time of passing OR an active junior firefighter and active member of volunteer fire department Explorer, whether FASNY affiliated or not.  Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of the applicant’s volunteer service to his or her community and proof of his or her character.  See website www.fasny.com or your counselor for scholarship application.

    FELLENZER ENGINEERING LLP SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

    Amount:  $250
    Deadline: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating MHS senior with interest in the field of Science or Engineering. See counselor for application.

    H2M Architects & Engineers STEM Scholarship

    Amount:  $1, 000
    Due Date: 
    3/30/19
    Criteria:
      Senior pursuing an education in a STEM program and planning to enter a career in architecture, engineering, planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, or environmental science.  Essay and letters of recommendation required.  See counselor for application.

    HARRIET RACENSTEIN MEMORIAL AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

    Amount:  2 @ $250
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    MHS graduating senior who is a well-rounded student who is planning to attend a four-year college.  Student must have an average of 95 or better. MHS application. Return application to counselor.

    HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    Amount:  $500-$5,000
    Due Date: 
    3/30/19
    Criteria:
      Must be of Hispanic heritage, minimum 3.0 GPA, plan to enroll full-time in a not-for-profit 4-year university.  Open to students who are a U.S. citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA, or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).  Application available at www.hsf.net/scholarship.

    HOWELLS FIRE COMPANY #1 AND AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $500
    Due Date:
    3/21/19
    Criteria:
    Must be a resident of the Howells Fire District or a dependent child or grandchild of a member of the Howells Fire Company or its auxiliary. See your counselor for description and application.

    HUDSON VALLEY GUNS AND HOSES SCHOLARSHIPS

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is available to volunteer firefighters (or an immediate relative of a paid or volunteer firefighter or law enforcement officer), who are college bound  and plan to major in Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Public Administration or related fields.  It may be used for tuition, books and fees.  Community Foundation of Orange Scholarship. Apply at www.cfhvny.org

    HUDSON VALLEY MAGAZINE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

    Due Date:  PAST DUE
    Amount: 
    $1,500
    Criteria:
    Hudson Valley Magazine is offering this scholarship to one local high school senior that plans to pursue a career in nursing.  Applicants must be a high school senior in one of the following counties:  Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland or Ulster.  Please see counselor for an application.

    IAN BENNETT/SITUATION CARES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date:  
    4/27/19
    Criteria:
      Applicants must submit three examples of their art, which may be in the form of design, music and/or performing arts, along with an essay of no greater than three pages, explaining how they have demonstrated a desire for success in both their personal and academic life.  Application available at www.situationcares.org

    JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Various, up to $30,000
    Due Date: 
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
      Graduating minority high school senior who is planning on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States.  Student must show leadership potential and demonstrate a dedication to community service.  Student must present evidence of financial need and be a U.S. citizen. Minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on math and critical reading or composite ACT score of 21. Visit website to apply at www.jackierobinson.org

    JAMES O’HERRON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      MHS graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in science or agriculture.  MHS application.

    JENNIFER COUDREY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
      Established by WRRV Radio, this scholarship will be awarded to a young woman in the Hudson Valley who shares Jen’s positive attitude, desire to help others and determination to work hard pursuing a career in physical therapy.  See website www.cfhvny.org for application.

    JENNIFER NEWTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $2,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     This scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior from Middletown High School.  Student must have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in creative writing and have been accepted as a full or part time student at an accredited college or university in the U.S.  Essay, writing samples and recommendations are required.  See your counselor for an application and information.

    JOHN BRIGHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     Any graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who plans to major in music at the post-secondary level.  See your counselor for application and information.

    JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ORANGE COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/27/19
    Criteria:
     This scholarship is being offered to a female student who is graduating from high school and a current resident of Orange County, who is entering an accredited college in the Fall on a full-time basis.  Applicant must be involved in women’s/children’s issues as a volunteer.  See counselor for application and details.

    KIWANIS CLUB OF MIDDLETOWN

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     Acceptance at institution of Higher Education, GPA of 80 or better, involvement in school and community activities.  Preference given to an active Middletown Key Club member, but is open to all seniors.

    LEONARD GUNNING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
     Deserving MHS student as determined by the Middletown Housing Authority.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.

    LGTBQ Center - J. Tracy Hermann Youth Scholarship

    Amount: Varies
    Due Date:
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
    The J. Tracy Hermann Youth Scholarship provides financial support for high school graduates who display leadership and committment to LGBTQ equality. We accept scholarships from all LGBTQ youth and straight allies. Applicant must be a graduating high school student who identifies as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer OR as a Straight Ally, a NY Resident in Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan or Ulster counties, and accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited college, university, vocational or technical school.  Application available at bit.ly/lgbtqscholarship.

    LINCOLN TECH SCHOLARSHIP by the Mendez Family

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date:  
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is awarded to one MHS Senior who is planning on attending Lincoln Tech.  Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Student involvement in BOCES preferred, but not necessary.  Community involvement and/or participation in student government.  MHS application. Return application to counselor. 

    MAPLE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior who completed a minimum of 4 years at Maple Hill Elementary School and who has had a positive impact in the community through volunteering.  MHS application with an essay sharing your experience giving back to the community, how your volunteer experience has impacted your own life as well as those you’ve helped, and in what capacity you plan to continue to serve others.

    MEDIACOM ENTREPRENEUR OF TOMORROW AWARD

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    3/15/19
    Criteria:
      This award is presented to one graduating senior from each high school in Orange County.  The award is intended to honor academically successful high school students who exemplify the same entrepreneurial spirit as Mediacom’s founder, Rocco B. Commisso.  Entrepreneurial spirit will be evidenced by:

    1. Part-time employment during high school.
    2. Involvement in community/school oriented clubs or organizations.
    3. Demonstration of leadership skills.
    4. Perseverance in the face of adversity. Student must also demonstrate academic success with a minimum grade point average of 85. See counselor for application.

    MID CITY TRANSIT SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  2 @ $1,000
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is given to a graduating male and female who have exemplified a dedication to serving his and her community.  MHS application. Return application to counselor.

    MID-HUDSON AREA RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

    Amount:  3 @ $4,000
    Due Date:
    4/10/19
    Criteria:
      Scholarship is offered to high school seniors who rank in the top 25% of their class, are accepted by a college for 2019-2020 school year and plan on pursuing a teaching career.  Student must be in need of funds, but ineligible for significant federal or state aid.  See counselor or visit the website www.midhudsonrta.com for application and details.

    MID-HUDSON CHAPTER OF NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date:
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
      The scholarship is awarded to a graduating student from a school district in Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and Dutchess counties who is in pursuit of a degree in Business, Finance and/or Education.  See counselor for details and application.

    MID-HUDSON IVY FOUNDATION ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500 - $1,500
    Due Date: 
    3/23/19
    Criteria:
      Betty E. White Collegiate Scholarship - based on financial need. Book Award and HBCU Scholarships - based on academics, school and community service, recommendation letters, resume, and interview.  See your counselor for application.

    MIDDIES SPARTAN SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is awarded to a student who is part of the 2015 cohort and on track to graduate in June of 2019.  While passing all of their classes, applicants must have shown perseverance through challenges and have been a positive influence and example to our younger students.  See counselor for application.

    MIDDLETOWN BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,500
    Due Date: 
    3/30/19
    Criteria:
      Graduating female MHS senior.  Scholarship is given based on need.  See counselor for application.

    MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

    Amount:  $250
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      MHS graduating senior pursuing a career in the medical field.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.

    MIDDLETOWN EDUCATIONAL CLERICAL ASSOCIATION (MECA)

    Amount:  2 @ $500
    Due Date:  5/1/19
    Criteria:
      Application is provided by MECA.  Scholarship is awarded to a graduating MHS senior on the basis of character, extra-curricular activities and perseverance.  80+ average and a written essay required.  MECA Application, see your counselor.

    MIDDLETOWN FIRE POLICE: WILLIAM “BUD” FAIRWEATHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    RUSS DENTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  2 @ $150 each
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Scholarship is awarded to a MHS senior who is planning on continuing his/her education in fire science or criminology.  Student must have demonstrated financial need.   MHS application.  Return application to counselors.

    MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIES SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Various
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      2019 graduating Academy of Finance students who are in good standing and plan to further their education in Business, Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, or Entrepreneurship.  See your counselor for application.

    MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS SCHOLARSHIP

    Due Date:  5/1/19
    Amount:
    $200
    Criteria:
      Graduating MHS senior who has shown improvement, consideration of others, and takes initiative and responsibility. MHS application to be returned to counselor.

    MIDDLETOWN HIGH SCHOOL PTO SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: 2 @ $400
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating MHS senior who will be attending a two or four year college/university or a trade/technical school.  Brief essay of 250 words describing involvement and commitment to the MHS school community is required.  MHS application must accompany essay.  Return to counselors.

    MIDDLETOWN LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      Student with a vision or hearing disability. MHS application.

    MIDDLETOWN LITTLE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500 each to a male and female
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Must have played 5 years of Little League Baseball or Softball, have a B+ grade average, and plan on continuing your education beyond high school.  250 word essay on your future goals and why you deserve this award is required.  MHS application.

    MIDDLETOWN ROTARY GOLDEN GEAR SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $250 - $1,500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      Scholarship is given to an MHS graduating senior to reward a student who has overcome an obstacle and shown improvement during their high school years.  Student can be going on to college, work, vocational school or military bound.   See your Counselor for an application.

    MIDDLETOWN TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (MTA)

    Due Date:  4/27/19
    Amount: 
    Varies
    Criteria:
      HS senior who will attend college in the fall and is the dependent of a current, retired, or deceased employee of the Enlarged City School District of Middletown. Please see your counselor for more information and an application.

    MILES OF HOPE BREAST CANCER  FOUNDATION

    Amount:  8 @ $1,000
    Due Date:  
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
      Students who have been affected by breast cancer in some way are eligible to apply.  Essay required.  See website www.milesofhope.org/scholarships for details.

    MUDDY WATERS PLAYERS FOUNDATION SHEPARD COLEMAN PERFORMING ARTS AWARD

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is furthering their education in the performing arts.  See counselor for application.

    NAOMI CUEVAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $1,000
    Due Date:  
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior planning  to attend college and pursue a medically related field.  The applicant should possess a positive outlook and express a financial need.  MHS application.

    NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Varies
    Due Date: 
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
      High school GPA of 3.5 (90) or above, applying to one of the following institutions for the 2018-19 school year:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, RIT, SUNY Oswego, University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Cincinnati, Wentworth Institute of Technology, or The University of Toledo.  Application available at www.waceinc.org.

    NEAL TURFLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    MHS graduating senior: Male students: must have participated in varsity soccer, basketball or baseball. Female students: must have participated in varsity soccer, basketball or softball. Candidates should provide information about themselves, i.e. academic and athletic honors, and it is recommended to provide letters of reference from many/all of the following:  coaches, teachers, employers and volunteer agency supervisors.  See counselor for application.

    NY STATE ORDER SONS OF ITALY GIFT OF SIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Varies
    Due Date: 
    3/31/19
    Criteria:
     HS senior planning to attend college who is legally blind or visually impaired and is of Italian descent.  See counselor for application.

    NY WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION (NYWEA) SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $5,000 and $10,000
    Due Date: 
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior who will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science field with an environmental focus.  Apply online at nywea.org/scholarship.

    NYS STEM INCENTIVE PROGRAM

    Amount:  Full SUNY Tuition
    Due Date: 
    8/15/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior who will be enrolled full-time in Sept. At a SUNY or CUNY college, pursuing a program in science, technology, engineering, or math, and ranked in the top 10% of the senior class.  Applications available at: www.hesc.ny.gov/STEM

    ORANGE COUNTY COUNSELORS ASSOCIATION

    Amount:  4 @$750 each
    Due Date: 
    PAST DUE 
    Criteria:
      See your counselor for application.

    Academic Scholarship (2 awards) - Rank in top half of class, planning a major and career in a counseling or human services related area.  Consideration given to involvement in community service, positive qualities of character, strength of academic program, and level of academic achievement.

    CTEC Scholarship - Seniors planning to continue their education in a college, trade, or technical school.Must be recommended by their HS counselor and CTEC counselor and teacher.  Consideration given to level of achievement and attendance in their CTEC program, overall school record, and positive qualities of character.

    Special Education Award - Graduating Special Education students planning to continue their education after high school and has worked hard, overcome physical, emotional, or academic disabilities, and has been a positive role model for their peers.

    ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/6/19
    Criteria:
      Graduating high school senior who displays understanding and acceptance of cultural differences or participates in programs fostering human rights and equality.  This scholarship is for leadership in human relations and a specific GPA is not required.  Please see counselor for application and details.

    ORANGE COUNTY MUNICIPAL PLANNING FEDERATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    6/4/19
    Criteria: 
    HS senior planning to attend college and major in a program that may lead to a career in planning.  See counselor for application.

    ORANGE COUNTY PAROCHIAL SCHOOL LEAGUE

    Amount: Varies
    Due date:
    PAST DUE
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior who participated in basketball or cheerleading for at least 2 years while enrolled in an Orange County Parochial School League parochial elementary school. Essay required. See your counselor for application.

    ORANGE COUNTY TAVERN & RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

    Amount: Varies
    Due Date:
    4/30/19
    Criteria:
    Annual Scholarship award to graduating seniors who plan to attend an accredited college full time in the food and beverage industry. The purpose of this award is to assist a deserving student in receiving food service, vocational, or management training beyond the high school level. See counselor for application.

    ORANGE COUNTY YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING SCHOLARSHIP PACKET

    Amount: Various
    Due Date:
    4/1/19
    Criteria:
    Candidates must have participated in the Orange County Youth Football and Cheerleading program for multiple years. See your counselor for an application.

    PHI DELTA KAPPA-PROSPECTIVE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  Various
    Due Date: 
    4/2/19
    Criteria:
    The PDK Educational Foundation annually awards scholarships to prospective educators who meet their established criteria. See website http://pdkintl.org/programs-resources/scholarships-awards/prospective-educator-scholarships

    R&M PROMOTIONS LATINO HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: Various
    Due Date:
    4/27/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is given to a deserving senior who is of Hispanic (Latino) origin that has been accepted to a college or university.  See counselor for application.

    ROBERT G. BRIGHT - CLASSIC 10K MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  2 @ $750 each
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is awarded to two graduating MHS seniors who have been members of the MHS Cross-Country or Indoor Track Teams; one male and one female, who plan to attend college and have a passion for running as a lifetime activity.  Applicant should also describe how running has helped him/her to contribute to the community.  MHS Application with essay. Return application to counselor.

    ROLLING THUNDER- TONY SCHEMBRI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date:  4/1/19
    Criteria:
      Rolling Thunder, Inc. is a nationwide, all-volunteer, veteran support organization dedicated to keeping the issue of this country’s military Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) from being forgotten about.  The scholarship is in honor of Tony Schembri, a co-founder of Chapter 3 and a veteran himself.  His message was simple:   “Understand and appreciate the service of the nation’s soldiers and give them the respect they deserve.”  Applicants must write an essay of approximately 500 words.  The subject of the essay and application can be obtained from your counselor.

    RUTHIE DINO-MARSHALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  2 @ $500 each
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      This scholarship is being offered in memory of Ruthie Dino-Marshall, a former Middletown School District employee who was active in the schools and community.  The scholarships will be awarded based on academics, community involvement, and financial need.  MHS application.

    SAHMIR WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: $250
    Due Date:
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    This scholarship is awarded to a minority student who has overcome academic challenges and has worked hard throughout his/her four years to graduate. MHS application.

    LUKE’S CORNWALL HOSPITAL SCHOLARSHIPS: HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/13/19
    Criteria:
    Graduating senior planning to pursue a career in a health-related field who is the son/daughter of a St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital employee or is an active St. Luke’s Hospital volunteer  See your counselor for application.

    Michael L. Pappis Memorial

    Amount:  $1,500
    Due Date: 
    4/13/19
    Criteria:
      Graduating HS senior planning to attend college and pursue a medically related field.  Must have a GPA of 85 or higher, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT, and participation in extracurricular activities.  See your counselor for application.

    SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $250
    Due Date: 
    4/30/19
    Criteria:
    High school senior who demonstrates high academic achievement, a record of performance in school and community activities, and an interest in the heritage of the U.S.  Letter of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required.  See counselor for application.

    SUNY ORANGE (OCCC) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ENTERING FRESHMAN

    Amount:  Various
    Due Date:
    4/15/19
    Criteria:
    A number of scholarships with varied criteria are available to students enrolling full-time at SUNY Orange.  Applications and information are available from www.sunyorange.edu/scholarships or see counselor for details.

    STUDENT VIEW SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount: 1 @ $4,000, 2 @ $1,000, 10 @ $500
    Due Date: 
    4/22/19
    Criteria:
      The 2019 Student View Scholarship is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  Scholarship is awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.

    Sullivan County Probation Officers Assoc. Jacob E. Gunther III Scholarship

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    4/27/19
    Criteria:
    Two scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors. Criteria for consideration include: academic achievement,community service, financial need, and acceptance to an accredited college or university to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. See counselor for application.

    TEG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION JOYCE A. BETROS SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  3 @ $1,000
    Due Date:
    4/2/19
    Criteria:
      Scholarship is being awarded to three high school seniors who have demonstrated high academic excellence and community service throughout their high school careers.  The scholarships will be awarded to students who are TEG members, or whose parents/guardians are members in good standing.  Must be graduating in 2019 and preparing to attend an institution of higher learning in the Fall semester of 2019.  See your counselor for an application.

    TRI-COUNTY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

    Amount:  3 @ $1,000 each
    Due Date: 
    4/6/19
    Criteria:
      Must be the son or daughter of an employee of the Tri-County Association for Pupil Transportation and have a GPA of 75 or higher.  See counselor for application.

    TOWN OF WALLKILL AMERICAN LEGION POST 1181

    Amount: Varies
    Due date:
    4/10/19
    Criteria: Applicant must be a high school senior pursuing college next year who is directly related to a U.S. veteran. Veteran’s certification form must be filled out and an essay is required. See your counselor for application.

    UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND

    Amount:  Various
    Criteria:
    Various scholarships are available for high school seniors who are planning to attend a UNCF member college or university.  See website www.uncf.org for details.

    VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA-ORANGE COUNTY CHAPTER 140

    Amount: Varies
    Due Date:
    4/21/19
    Criteria:
    Must be a child or grandchild of Vietnam era Veteran.  An essay of 250 words with the topic “The Vietnam War, and its effects on the present day America”. See your counselor for information and application.

    WALLKILL EAST ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

    Due Date: 4/1/19
    Criteria:
    Eligible students must be graduating high school seniors who demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership, initiative and service to their school and community and must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.  Eligible students include those pursuing any of the following: Certificate from Orange-Ulster BOCES or other vocational technical school/Associates Degree/Bachelor’s Degree. Priority will be given to students who live in the town of Wallkill. See counselor for application.

    WOMEN’S UNIVERSITY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $1,000
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    Female seniors with leadership and strong academic backgrounds.  See counselor for application.

    WORD JAM PRODUCTIONS SCHOLARSHIPS

    Amount:  2 @ $100 each
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
    HS senior who has shown improvement since starting high school in academics, behavior, and attendance.  MHS application with essay describing these changes and how they occurred.

    WILLIAM A. CARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS: DEBBIE LYNN MATOREN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 5/1/19
    Criteria:
     This scholarship is awarded to a female graduating senior, who attended the William B. Carter Elementary School.  The applicant must have strong leadership skills and be pursuing a college degree.  MHS application.

    ELAINE HALAHAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                        

    Amount: $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria: 
    Former William A. Carter school student with strong leadership qualities in school and community activities.  Submit a brief description of present and past contributions to the Middletown community and school and discuss future profession and growth.  Attach to MHS application.  Return application to counselor.

    WILLIAM CARTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP                        

    Amount:  $500
    Due Date: 
    5/1/19
    Criteria:
      Former William A. Carter school student who participates on the golf team.  MHS application.  Return application to counselor.