Junior Scholarships

*See Mrs. Murphy for more information*

Scholarships will be posted outside the Guidance Office and on the Guidance Google Classroom on February 5, 2024.

Applications are due by: March 8, 2024

Juniors can apply for the following scholarships through the Guidance Office and the Guidance Google Classroom.

Winners will be announced at our Academic Awards in May.

Clarkson University www.clarkson.edu

Clarkson Leadership Award ($25,000 per year) and Clarkson Achievement Award ($20,000 per year)


Demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities

  • Have an academic interest in Engineering, Business, Science or Liberal Arts
  • Be recognized by students and faculty as having been a positive contribute to your school and community
  • Top 15% of the class

Elmira College Key Award www.elmira.edu

Awarded to 1 male and 1 female ($20,000 per year)http://www.elmira.edu/admissions-aid/Connect_With_Us/Highschool_Counselors/The_Key_Award.html

  • Top 10% of the class
  • Minimum grade point average of of 90
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in extracurricular activities

Keuka College  ($10,000 per year)  Keuka College

The George H. Ball Community Achievement Award

  • Must exhibit a strong academic record
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities through school and community activities

LeMoyne College www.lemoyne.edu

Le Moyne College Heights Award ($16,000 per year) 

  • Students should be in the top 10% of the class with an overall average of 90 or above.  
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in extracurricular activities.  
  • Score of 500 or above on each subsection of the PSATs

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Rensselaer Medal ($30,000 per year)

  • Student should be in the top 10% of class
  • Excel in advanced math and science classes
  • Interested in a career in science, mathematics and technology

Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT High School Awards

Computing Award  ($19,000 per year)

  • Top 10% of the class
  • Overall average of 90 or above 
  • Demonstrate an interest in computing
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in school and community 

Humanties and Social Sciences Award ($19,000 per year)

  • Overall average of 90 or above 
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in school and community  
  • Outstanding achievement in innovation, creativity, or entrepreneurship. 

Science and Math Award ($19,000 per year)

  • Superior grades in science and or math related classes

Women in STEM Award ($19,000 per year)

  • Superior grades in science, computing and math related classes

  • Interest in pursuing college-level course work in science and/or math.

St. Lawrence University Book Award


(Awarded a book and $1,000 per year scholarship)


  • Commitment to community service through involvement in school and community. Demonstrated initiative and dedication to having a positive impact on school or community.

St. Michael's College


Book Academic Achievement with a Social Conscience- Awarded to 1 male and 1 female (Awarded a certificate and book and, if accepted to St. Michael's, will be considered for the Book Award Scholarship.) https://www.smcvt.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-tuition/scholarships-grants-loans/book-award-nomination-form.aspx

  • Inductees of the National Honor Society
  • Demonstrate a sustained and sincere commitment to community service and exemplify social conscience

The Sage Colleges


The Student Sage Award ($16,000 per year)awarded to 2 students


  • Students should demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, strong communication skills, and involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Demonstrate strong desire to lead and improve the community/school.
  • Be in the top 25% of the class.

The University of Rochester


Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award ($5,000 per year)


High achievement and rigor in science classes

  • High math scores on PSAT and/or SAT

Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award ($5,000 per year)

  • A demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing difficult social issues
  • Leadership and a dedication to community action
  • Strong grades and rigorous courses taken in humanities and social sciences

George Eastman Young Leaders Award ($5,000 per year)

  • Strong leadership experience at school and in the community
  • High grades and challenging courses
  • extensive involvement in extracurricular activities

Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology ($5,000 per year)

A strong interest in innovation or information technology, and a high level of achievement in this area

  • Exposure to new technologies outside of school, such as pursuing serious work opportunities in local laboratories or industry
  • Leading other students to new approaches to old problems; business plans for fundraising; innovative community service; after school activities; and best uses of communication tools such as chat and blogs

Wells College 21st Century Leadership Award ($10,000 per year)



  • Demonstrates leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in extracurricular activites. Strong commitment to service. Athletics will not be considered when making selection. Overall Average of 90% or above. 

Alfred University- Alfred's Inamori School of Engineering and Ceramic Association of New York Scholastic Recognition Award (Certificate)


  •  Student who demonstrates a solid mathematical and scientific background while also excelling in English