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Available Scholarships

 

OHS SCHOLARSHIP BOOK 2019 - 2020

http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Scholarship%20Booklet%202019-20.pdf


Download Group I Application Here
 




Group II Scholarships 

Group II Scholarships are added as they are received. 
If you are unable to download a copy of the a scholarship application
please stop in, or contact, the OHS guidance office.
 

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:  For high schools that can determine class rank because of their grading system, class rank of students at the end of their junior year. In the case of a tie, the high school may determine rank order by lottery among individuals having the same class rank.  Winners must attend an approved NYS post-secondary institution by Fall 2020 in order to use the benefits of this scholarship.  Winners will be determined and notified by their Counselor.
Amount:  Highest Ranked receives $1,500.  Remaining ranked averages will receive $500
 

SYRACUSE CPCU SOCIETY CHAPTER INC. SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:      3/30/20
Amount:        up to $1,000
Criteria:         3 Scholarships available.  Member’s family, SUNY Oswego Risk Management and Insurance Industry, and High School Seniors.
Application:  https://syracuse.cpcusociety.org 

OSWEGO LION'S CLUB HAROLD "H" DOWD AND MARY DOWD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/16/20
Amount:    $2,000 ($500/yr)
Criteria:    • Community involvement and extra-curricular school activities
                  • average student or better
                  • attend NYS 2 or 4-year college, university or vocational school
                  • financial need
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Lions%20Club%20Appl.pdf

OSWEGO CHILDREN’S BOARD SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  3/13/20
Amount:   3 - $500
Criteria:    • Scholastic achievement
                  • Personal qualities
                  • School and community activities
Selection: Oswego Children’s Board
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Childrens%20Board.pdf 

EDYTHE A. MARTIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  3/20/20
Amount:   $175
Criteria:     •    Kingsford Park School graduate who has risen above adversity to meet success
                  •    Planning college, technical school or apprenticeship study
Selection:    KPS Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Edythe%20Martin%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf 

FASNY FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
Deadline:  3/15/20
Amount:   25 - $1,500
Criteria:    • High school graduate actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or Jr firefighter
                  • Member or parent/guardian is a member of FASNY
Application:  www.FASNY.com

FAUST FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: 3/20/20
Amount:  $2,000 ($500/yr)
Criteria:    • Caring attitude towards peers, staff and community
                  • Community involvement or volunteer service
                  • Attending 2 or 4-year college
                  • Financial need
                  • Average grades
Selection:  Faust Committee
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Faust%20Family%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf 

MINETTO HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: 3/20/20
Amount:   2 - $250
Criteria:    • Graduating senior who attended Minetto Elementary School
                  • Extra-curricular school and community activities
                  • Scholastic achievement
Selection: Minetto Home & School Association
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Minetto%20Home%20&%20School.pdf

OSWEGO ASSOC. OF BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  3/27/20
Amount:    $500
Criteria: • Female with scholastic achievement
                • Good character and leadership
                • 2 or 4 year college study
Selection: Oswego Assoc. of Business and Professional Women
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/OABPW.pdf

NEW YORK SCHOOLS INSURANCE RECIPROCAL SCHOLARSHIPS:
      NYSIR Cristin Ann Bambino Memorial Scholarship  
      NYSIR Paul Jensen Memorial Scholarship  
      NYSIR Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarship
  • Deadline:  3/27/20
  • Amount:   1 - $5,000; 1 - $3,000
  • Criteria:  Attend NYS College
    • demonstrates a record of involvement and work for a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering within the meaning of humanitarian activity
  • Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/NYSIR.pdf


OSWEGO ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline:  4/12/20
Amount:   1 - $1,000; 4 - $2,000
Criteria:    • Community/school involvement
                  • Potential for success in college
                  • Financial need
                  • Academic record
Selection:  Rotary Club Committee
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Oswego%20Rotary%20Club.pdf 
 
OSWEGO ROTARY CLUB OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION AWARD (Ruth Mulford)
Deadline:  4/12/20
Amount:   $1000
Criteria: • Enrolled in Occupational Education
                  • Occupational skills
                  • Leadership
Selection: Rotary Club Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Ruth%20Mulford%20Rotary%20Club.pdf
 
DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/25/20
Amount:   2 - $1,000
Criteria:  Outstanding woman scholar
Selection: Alpha Iota Chapter Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Delta%20Kappa%20Gamma.pdf

JAMES P. COMERFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/14/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria:    • 85 or above average
                  • Record of community/school service
                  • Accepted to a college, technical or business school
Selection:    Comerford family and Lake City Police Club
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/James%20Comerford%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

WOMEN'S PHYSICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/28/20
Amount:   $475
Criteria:  • Female planning to attend a 4 year college
                • Planning to be a physical education teacher
Selection: Women's Physical Education Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/womens%20Physical%20Education.pdf

TRINITY CATHOLIC FAITH IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/15/20
Amount:   $200
Criteria:  • Must have graduated from Trinity Catholic School
                • Plans to attend a high education institution
                • Continues to exemplify the Trinity Catholic School traditions in faith and education while attending public school within the Oswego community
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Faith%20in%20Education.pdf

OSWEGO LACROSSE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/24/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria:  • Oswego Lacrosse Club member for 2 years
                • Extra-curricular school and community activites
                • Academic status
                • Attending 2 or 4 year college or vocational school
                • Work experience and position of leadership
Selection:  Oswego Lacrosse Club
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Oswego%20Lacrosse%20Club.pdf

SANDRA HARRISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  3/27/20
Amount:   $500
Criteria:  • Interest and ability in writing
                • Extra-curricular school and community activites
                • Scholastic achievement
                • Personal goals
                • Plans to attend 2 or 4 year college or university
Selection:  Harrison Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Sandra%20Harrison%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

FULTON POLISH HOME
Deadline:  5/15/20
Amount:   1 - $1,000 and 1 - $500
Criteria:  Son or daughter of member in good standing attending 2 or 4 year school
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Fulton%20Polish%20Home.pdf

ANN POOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/3/20
Amount:   $500
Criteria:  Plans to attend higher education through college, technical or business school
Selection:  Ann Poor Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Ann%20Poor%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

ANGELA MCDONALD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/3/20
Amount:   $500
Criteria:
  • Must be member of the OHS girls or boys Varsity hockey team (preference will be given to girls team)
  • Cumulative average of 85 or above
  • Exhibits exceptional character, teamwork, or sportsmanship qualities
Selection:  Angela McDonald Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Angela%20McDonald%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

AARON D “BEAR” GORDON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/29/20
Amount:   $250
Criteria: • Graduating senior
                • Accepted at a 2 or 4 year college, vocational or technical school
                • Active member of the OHS Theatre Tech Crew
                • Participated in at least one other school-related extra-curricular activity
Selection:  OHS Theatre Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Aaon%20Bear%20Gordon%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

CNY POP WARNER SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/1/20
Amount:   2 - $500
Criteria:  • Attending 2 or 4 year school
                • Completed 4 full seasons as a Pop Warner Cheerleader, or completed 2 years as a Pop Warner student demonstrator, coach or volunteer
                • Minimum GPA of 2.5
Selection:  Pop Warner Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/CNY%20Pop%20Warner.pdf

GARRETT DUNSMOOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/15/20
Amount:   $1,000
Criteria:  • Good academic standing
                • Extra-curricular involvement during high school career
                • Graduating senior attending 2 or 4 year college, university or technical school, or be entering into military service
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Garrett%20Dunsmoor%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

CSEA CENTRAL REGION 5 SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/1/20
Amount:    2 - $1,000; 2 - $500
Criteria:     Child/legal dependent or grandchild of a CSEA Central Region Member
Selection:  CSEA Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/CSEA%20Region%205%20Scholarship.pdf 

SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS
Deadline:  3/31/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria:    Women pursing a 4 year degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Society%20of%20Women%20Engineers.pdf

OSWEGO CLASSROOM TEACHERS ASSOC. SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline:   4/1/20
Amount:     Various amounts given at spring banquet
Criteria:     Planning college study
Selection:  OCTA Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/OCTA%20Scholarship.pdf

COMPASS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline:  4/10/20 before 5pm
Amount:   2 - $4,000 ($1,000/year) 
Criteria:    Member of the Credit Union & 2019 Graduating High School Senior
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Compass%20Credit%20Union.pdf

BUCCANEER BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS
Deadline:  4/26/19
Amount:     Amount varies
Criteria:    Varsity Team Membership
Selection: Buccaneer Booster Club
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Buc%20Booster%202020.doc.pdf

JOHN E. CULLINAN FAMILY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS (Christ the Good Shepherd)
Deadline:  5/6/20
Amount:   Up to ten $1,000 scholarships
Criteria:     •  Must have attended Trinity Catholic School
  •  Record of community/religious service
  •  Good character and scholastic record
  • Attending a 4 year college
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/John%20E%20Cullinan%20Family%20Memorial%20Scholarship.pdf

MARY K. HUNT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/15/20
Amount:   $250 in September
Criteria:   • “C” average or better
                • School/community service
                • Financial need
Application:  Available soon

OSWEGO COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/1/20
Amount:   Varies 
Criteria:    • Graduate of OCCS
                  • Planning college full time
                  • Academic achievement
     • Reference letters from church pastor and OHS teacher
Selection: OCCS Scholarship Committee
Application: See Ms. Sharkey in Counseling Office

OSWEGO TEACHERS’ E. FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Deadline:  4/29/20
Amount:   1 - $1,000; 14 - $250
Criteria:    •   Membership
                • Academic Achievement
                • Activities
                • Personal Goals
Selection: Credit Union Committee
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Oswego%20Teachers%20Federal%20Credit%20Union.pdf

DENNIS BOYCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN VISUAL ARTS
Deadline:  4/25/20
Amount:    $500
Criteria:     • Requires submission of three pieces of artwork and an Artist Statement
                  • Must intend to pursue a degree in fine arts and/or art education
Selection:   OHS Art Teachers
Application: Available from the OHS Art Teachers

MICHAEL LYNN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/25/20
Amount:    2 - $250
Criteria:     • Requires submission of three pieces of artwork and an Artist Statement
                  • Must intend to pursue a degree in fine arts and/or art education
Selection:   OHS Art Teachers
Application: Available from the OHS Art Teachers

ZONTA CLUB OF OSWEGO
      Young Women in Public Affairs  
      High School Scholarship
  • Deadline:  4/1/20
  • Amount:   $1,000
  • Criteria:    Female high school graduate, Oswego County resident, financial need, accepted into formal education program of higher education leading to undergraduate degree, desire and ability to succeed
  • Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Zonta%20Scholarship.pdf


TREVOR LANIGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/17/20
Amount:   $1,000
Criteria:  • Graduating senior immediately attending a 4-year college or university
                • Solid extracurricular involvement during high school (sports/clubs/community service)
                • Plans to pursue career in health-related field
Selection: Trevor Lanigan Scholarship Committee
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Trevor%20Lanigan%20Scholarship.pdf

SYRACUSE BUILDERS EXCHANGE 
Deadline:  4/24/20
Amount:   Up to $2,000
Criteria:    Child of employee of an SBE member firm
Selection: Syracuse Builders Committee
Application: http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Syracuse%20Builders%20Exchange.pdf

AMERICAN RED CROSS SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:   4/3/20
Amount:    Varies
Criteria:     • Involvement in blood drives
Selection:  OHS Nurses'
Application: None required

OSWEGO COUNTY AUTISM TASK FORCE SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/15/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria: • Currently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
                • Accepted into a post-secondary or vocational school
Application: Available soon

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS
Deadline:  4/24/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria:    Pursuing a career in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Society%20of%20Military%20Engineers%20Scholarship.pdf

OSWEGO COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION
Deadline:  5/1/20
Amount:   $500
Criteria:    Planning a career in education
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Osw%20Co%20Retired%20Teachers%20Assoc%20Scholarship.pdf

SALLY WHITTLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/6/20
Amount:   2 - $2,000
Criteria:    Planning to study instrumental music, voice or music education.
Application:  https://www.syracusesoundsofmusic.org/scholarship

ICS INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF SYRACUSE BETTY WILES SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/16/20
Amount:   $500
Criteria:    Demonstrate an interest in international exchange at home and abroad
Application:  https://www.icsyracuse.org/?page_id=82

PB&J SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/31/20
Amount:   $500-1,000
Criteria:    Experienced challenges in their life and have the drive to succeed
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/PB&J%20Scholarship.pdf

CSEA STATE SCHOLARSHIP – I FLAUMENBAUM MEMORIAL, PEARL INSURANCE, METLIFE
Deadline:  4/15/20
Amount:   Varies
Criteria:     • Children of CSEA members
                  • Based on high school average, class rank and SAT scores
Application:  http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/CSEA%20Region%205%20-%20Flaumenbaum%20Pearl%20and%20MetLife.pdf    

HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  4/15/20
Amount:   Up to $2,500
Criteria:    • Pursing Career and Technical Education programs
                  • Exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity
                  • Financial need
Application: http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Horatio%20Alger%20Career%20&%20Technical%20Scholarship.pdf

CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:    4/15/20
Amount:      Varies
Criteria:          • Child or grandchild of a CCC graduate
                       • Participated in extracurricular activities, community service or work
                       • Academic average of 80 or better
                       • Formally accepted and planning to attend CCC for at least 1 year
Application: http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/CCC%20Foundation.pdf

MARY K. HUNT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline:  5/8/20
Amount:   $250 in September
Criteria:   • “C” average or better
                • School/community service
                • Financial need
Applicationhttp://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Mary%20K%20Hunt%20Scholarship.pdf

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Application: http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Additional%20Scholarships%20Available.pdf 
                      http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Additional%20Scholarships%202.pdf 
                      http://www.oswego.org/tfiles/folder815/Additional%20Scholarships%203.pdf

 
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