2023-2024 Scholarship Information



The Bold Foundation Scholarships 

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

$25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship would like to receive more applications across the country.
Below are the basic details of our scholarship:

Ambition Scholarship

  • Amount: $550
  • Application deadline: Jan 31, 2024
  • Eligibility: Female high school students in New York are eligible to apply if they have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have experience either in extracurriculars or volunteering.
  • Link to apply: https://bold.org/scholarships/ambition-scholarship/

Devante Lane Scholarship

Hispanic Climb to Success Scholarship

1st Generation People Of Color Patrick Copney Memorial Music/Arts Scholarship

Morgan Levine Dolan Community Service Scholarship

Maureen C. Pace Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Jillian Ellis Pathway Scholarship

Maida Brkanovic Memorial Scholarship

Joanne Pransky Celebration of Women in Robotics

Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship

  • Amount: $10,000
  • Application deadline: Jul 20, 2024
  • Eligibility: Any student who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legal guardian or loved one, and is in need of financial support for their education may apply to this scholarship.
  • Link to apply: https://bold.org/scholarships/cat-zingano-scholarship/

Citizens Scholarships

Citizens wants to honor the dedication of students and families pursuing higher learning! Fill out the registration form below to be entered for a chance to win a Grand Prize of $15,000 to use towards school expenses and one of the $2,500 monthly prizes for use towards school expenses. Additionally, each quarter a student who meets the required criteria for the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship Prize will be eligible to win a $2,500 quarterly prize for use towards school expenses.

2024 Hudson Mohawk AHEC Health Career Scholarship

The Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center, known as Hudson Mohawk AHEC, will be awarding scholarships of $500 each to high school seniors and individuals entering an approved healthcare related certificate or degree program at a local community college, university or training entity within New York State. Applicants must reside within or be a graduating senior from a high school within the Hudson Mohawk AHEC service region, which includes: Albany, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties.
Recipients of the 2023 scholarship are also eligible to apply for a second award, which will be based on performance and available funding.
Award recipients will be chosen from the pool of applicants who submitted a complete application with all required paperwork/actions in the checklist below by the deadline of: Friday, March 15, 2024. Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree at an educational institution within our catchment area.


Horatio Alger Scholarship

In keeping with the mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $10,000 to $25,000, with more than 600 scholarships available.
As a reminder, the focus of our National and State Scholarship Programs is to award high school juniors.


Nina Pattison Memorial Scholarship

Van Rensselaer Garden Club announces Nina Pattison Memorial Scholarship (Troy, New York, October 2023).

The Van Rensselaer Garden Club (VRGC) has announced that it will award two (2) scholarships this year, each in the amount of $1,000, to Rensselaer County residents. The purpose of the scholarships is to facilitate and advance horticulture and related studies for residents of Rensselaer County.




Speaking Up About Mental Health! (2023-2024)

How can we eliminate and/or reduce mental health stigma faced by young people?

Speaking Up About Mental Health! is a challenge for high school students aged 16-18 years, to write and submit an essay addressing ways to eliminate and/or reduce mental health stigma faced by young people, especially in diverse communities. In addition, students may also address resilience and coping strategies to overcome mental health issues such as social isolation and loneliness, depression, and anxiety.