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2018 Scholarships

Gerard J Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship

  • Senior planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or accredited post-secondary school in Fall 2018
  • Member or parent/guardian member of Fireman’s Association of NYS
  • Currently serving with a volunteer fire department or EMS unit
  • Demonstrated commitment to volunteer emergency service and community
  • 25 $1,500 scholarships
  • Applications available in the Guidance Office
  • Deadline: March, 15. 2018

Amy Bindelglass Memorial Scholarship

  • Juniors and seniors who write a compelling, persuasive, 750-word essay debunking myths surrounding eye and tissue donations
  • $750 award to the top applicant
  • More information is available in the Guidance Office
  • Deadline: postmarked or emailed March 30, 2018

Mohawk Community Club Award

  • Graduating senior with a minimum 80 GPA
  • $2,000 award
  • Must include parent signature, two recommendations from high school and/or community at large, and list of extracurricular/community activities
  • One page, typed essay on the topic “Why is it important for you to be involved in the community in which you live?”
  • Application is available in the Guidance Office
  • Deadline: submitted to Guidance Office by the end of school April 12, 2018

Sharon Hughes Memorial Scholarship

  • Graduating senior girl planning to attend Herkimer College full-time with a major in Business or Liberal Arts-Humanities
  • $100 per year for two years
  • Application available from Sylvia Rowan, 315-866-7884
  • Deadline: March 16, 2018

Valley Health Services Scholarship

  • 2018 graduate planning to pursue higher education in a field employable by a nursing home, such as nursing, accounting, healthcare administration, social work, dietetics and rehabilitation.
  • Preference to worked or completed volunteer work in a nursing home
  • GPA of at least 85
  • Requires essay 500 words or less addressing specific educational plans and goals, the reason for career choice, pertinent experiences in a nursing home, and volunteer time or employment in a nursing home
  • Submit transcripts and essays Connie Castellano, Director of Community Relations and Fund Development at Valley Health Services,
    690 W. German Street, Herkimer, New York 13350.
  • Deadline: May 4, 2018

Central NY Kennel Club Award

  • Junior or senior who is active with dogs (work, volunteer work, 4-H, showing, and training)
  • Requires two letters of recommendation, a biography, and photo
  • Application available in Guidance
  • Deadline: Postmarked by March 30, 2018