Beekmantown High School Counseling Office
- Many local scholarships are advertised and distributed through the counseling office
- We also advertise national and state scholarship opportunities when we are provided official notification.
- Below is a list of scholarships that are currently available
- Here are some great websites to look for scholarships…please note these are national scholarship so you will be competing with others throughout the country, but you never know
- Add your course grades, clubs, sports, volunteer activities, and more to your portfolio. For each achievement, you’ll get scholarships from different colleges, which you can redeem when you attend that college. Learn about and follow different colleges from across the country to find schools that are the best fit for you.
- Log in using your personalized username and password (this was developed in English 12, English Composition or AP Lit class when we worked on creating your resume). Or by entering: Username: beekmantown, Password: csd
- Once you are logged in, select the “Financial Aid” tab and complete the “Financial Aid Selector” by answering a variety of questions about your pursuits, hobbies, parents, etc. A listing of scholarships will be generated that match your criteria.
Employers or clubs and organizations
- Some companies or organizations offer scholarships for employees and/or their dependents
- Credit Unions, banks and other financial organizations sometimes offer scholarships to its members or members dependents
- Clubs and organizations…are you or your parents members of an organization (Elk’s Club, Lions Club, 4-H, etc.)?
- Contact them and ask about potential scholarship opportunities
Steps for Applying to Scholarships
- Locate scholarship opportunities
- Review criteria to determine if you qualify
- Take note of the deadline - Does it say “receive by” or “post-marked by”?
- Complete application - include all required supplemental and supporting material (Ex: letters of recommendation, essay, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, etc.). If a transcript is required, please complete the online “transcript request form” (link on the left) then pick it up from your school counselor.
- Please be thorough when reviewing your application to ensure it is accurate and complete
- Deliver or mail application package to the sponsoring organization on or before the deadline. Please note: students are responsible for delivering or mailing all portions of their scholarship applications to the respective organizations. Only drop off completed applications to the counseling office if it specifically says to do so.
- Notify the school counseling office of any scholarships you have been awarded. Please turn in a copy of the official award letter. This information will be used to recognize students at the Scholarship/Awards Night.
SEE ATTACHED LISTING BELOW
applications can be picked up in the high school counseling office, found online, or located on the Google Classroom - Class of 2019 (under 'scholarship' tag on the left)