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Scholarships

 

  • Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Suffolk County Chapter Kathleen Taylor
    Memorial Community Service Scholarship - The purpose of this scholarship
    is to reward students of African Ancestry who exhibit exemplary commitment
    to serving their communities. Winners have received $500, $1000 or $1500
    in past years. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be
    planning to enroll in a Baccalaureate degree program. A completed
    application, letter of recommendation, transcript and typed essay must be
    submitted. Deadline: April 6, 2020
  • The League of Women Voters Betty Desch Scholarship for Leadership and Civic Engagement - A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student focused on civic engagement and leadership. A brief essay describing the leadership activity, two letters of recommendation supporting and describing the leadership activity (they are not seeking letters from teachers and the attached application must be submitted and postmarked no later than April 1, 2020.
  • New York State Insurance Reciprocal - The Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitiarian Scholarship - This scholarship, one in the amount of $5,000 and one in the amount of $3,000, will be awarded to a graduating senior who plans to attend college in New York State. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a record of involvement and work for a cause or organization that actively promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or other humanitarian activity. Diversity is encouraged. The attached application, which MUST BE SIGNED BY MRS. DOSCHER, and an essay are required. Deadline: March 27, 2020.
  • New York State Insurance Reciprocal - The Paul Jensen Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship (one for $5,000, one for $3,000) will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated an inspired imagination and creative aesthetic in his or her school career. The attached application, which MUST BE SIGNED BY MRS. DOSCHER, and an essay are required. Deadline: March 27, 2020.
  • New York State Insurance Reciprocal - The Cristin Ann Bambino Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship will be awarded to a college-bound special education student from a NYSIR-member school district to reward him or her for working through special challenges to complete high school and enter college. The attached application, which MUST BE SIGNED BY MRS. DOSCHER, and an essay are required. Deadline: March 27, 2020.
  • The Julie Peierls Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship will be given to a Long Island high school senior who plans to pursue a career in the professional theatre and will be continuing his/her education in college majoring in Theatre or Musical Theatre. Students will be required to submit an application ( available at theatrethree.com) and participate in an audition and an interview. Application deadline: June 1, 2020.
  • Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship - four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to an eligible high school senior who will be pursuing a career in a community service field and attending a two or four year college. The applicant must be related to a firefighter or be a firefighter in a Fire District that is a paid up member of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Financial need, academic achievement and community service are all factors in the selection. See the attached application for more details. Deadline: Must be postmarked no later than February 22, 2020.
  • LIASCD Ira Schwartz Scholarship - Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to a graduating senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2020. The student must demonstrate financial need, submit a personal narrative to explain the financial need, send two letters of reference, an official transcript and complete the online application which can be found at www.LIASCD.org. Deadline: January 31, 2020.
  • H2M architects + engineers STEM Scholarship - Six $1,000 scholarships will be given to graduating seniors who are planning to attend college and enroll in a science, technology, engineering, architecture or math (STEM) degree program. A completed application, personal essay, current resume, high school transcript, and two letters of recommendation are required. Additional information showing interest in a STEM profession would also be considered. A completed photo release form is also required. A PDF of the complete application packet must be emailed (see attached). Deadline: March 14, 2020.
  • Maria A. Sciara Scholarship - This is a $2,500 scholarship that will be awarded to 3 graduating seniors in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The student must be a survivor of any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers, or reside or have resided with a parent or guardian who is a survivor of any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers, or have resided with a parent or guardian who has passed from any cancer other than breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers. Those aspiring to become teachers will be given extra consideration for this scholarship but pursuing an education to become an educator IS NOT required to apply. Deadline: April 1, 2020
  • LI2Day Scholarship - This is a $2,500 scholarship that will be awarded to 5 graduating seniors in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The student must be a survivor of breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers, or reside with a parent or guardian who is a survivor of breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers, or have resided with a parent or guardian who has passed from breast cancer and/or other women’s cancers. Deadline: April 1, 2020