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Scholarship Updates

Here are some that are available to HFCS students now:


The Ronald J. Dukes MLK Memorial Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants based on their desire to implement the goals of Dr. King, financial need, academic record, evidence of service to their school, community or religious organization, personal goals, and a high school senior. Applications are due to Ms. Dobert by April 25th.

AHEC Scholarship

The Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center (AHEC) will be awarding 10 scholarships for $500 to high school seniors entering an approved healthcare related continuing education program including certification or college. Applications are due to Ms. Dobert by April 27th.

Christian Action Award

The Hoosick Area Church Association annually accepts applications for an award from a deserving senior graduating from HFCS, who has exhibited significant Christian attributes. The applicant is expected to be of good Christian character, active in the participation of life at their church, and exhibits a willing attitude in his or her church, home, school and community. Applications are due to Ms. Dobert by May 30th with all of the necessary completed recommendations and forms.

The Lee Shaw Scholarship

The Swingtime Jazz Society will award $500 to a senior who has participated in music activities, either band and/or choir, shown scholarship and leadership qualities and plans on pursuing jazz studies in college. Applications are due no later than April 26th to Ms. Dobert.

The Margaret King Moore Mayflower Prize

The Society of the Mayflower Descendants in the State of New York awards $1,620 to one high school student (junior or senior) based on their 500 word essay titled, ‘The Mayflower Pilgrims Contribution to Early American History’. Three essays from Hoosick Falls will be submitted based on the head of the history department. Applications are due no later than April 23th to Ms. Dobert.

The Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship

The Nursing Schools Almanac website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a good track record of academic excellence, particularly in math and science and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.