Senior Scholarships


Current 2017 Scholarships Available in Guidance 



James S. Barton Jr. Emerging Artist Fund

$1000-$4000 scholarships to any graduating senior or student applying to an accredited college or university who is pursuing a career in the field of either visual or performing art. Deadline is April 29, 2017.


Charles E. and Mabel E. Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Attend Dutchess Community College for two years tuition free if student is in the top 10% of their graduating class and has a HS diploma. Deadline is July 14, 2017.


Clifford A. Crispell Memorial Community Service Scholarship

$500 scholarship for graduating seniors. A 300-400 word essay entitled “The Importance of Community Service and How I Have Contributed”.  Submissions are to be emailed by Friday, April 28, 2017.


Dutchess County Agricultural Society, Inc. $2000/year for up to 4 years for full time Dutchess County HS students seeking a degree in agriculture, horticulture or human ecology or a career related to agriculture or horticulture, and having a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Deadline is May 12, 2017.


Dutchess County Counseling Association Scholarship

Three $1000 scholarships to college-bound seniors with a 90 average or better. Deadline is April 28, 2017.


Dutchess County Dairy Committee Scholarship

$5000 over 4 years to a senior pursuing a career related to agriculture. Deadline is May 20, 2017.


Hudson River Heritage Founders’ Scholarship

$1000 to an eligible student who shows an interest in the study of history and related fields of architectural examination and preservation. Deadline is May 1, 2017.


Kiwanis Club of Poughkeepsie John Heilman Scholarship Award Program

$1000.00 award to a senior who demonstrates academic achievement, community service and financial need. Deadline May 5, 2017.


 Barbara E. Melzer Theater Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship to a senior from Rhinebeck or Red Hook planning to attend a college or theatrical school to study Theater Arts.


Metta Callahan Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship to a Rhinebeck HS graduating senior who plans to attend higher education at a college or other institution including vocational or trade school. Applicant must submit an essay or video describing a time in their life when they were moved to take action on an issue.


Mid-Hudson Camerata Chorale

The 2017 Ted Greene Music Education Scholarship in the amount of $1000 to an area graduating senior committed to a college major in music or music education. See more information. Deadline is May 1, 2017.


Mid-Hudson Kennel Association

$500.00 scholarship awarded to a graduating student who is interested in pursuing a career in an animal related field. Deadline is May 15, 2017.


Mid-Hudson Psychiatric Society Scholarship Award

Three $500 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors with plans to seek a career in the field of Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing or Social Work. Deadline is May 22, 2017.


Nine Partners Lions Club

$250 scholarship to one area high school senior that is a resident of the Town of Clinton and is planning on furthering their formal education. Scholarship applications must be received by Nine Partners Lions Club by May 5, 2017.


Nursing Schools Almanac Aspiring Nurse Scholarship $1000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who demonstrates academic excellence in science and mathematics and a passion for nursing and the field of healthcare.  Apply at Deadline is June 30, 2017.


Steven E. Pinelli Memorial Scholarship

$1000 scholarship for a senior planning to attend college with a major in Food Service, Hospitality, Hotel Management or Dietetics. Applications due by April 27, 2017.


Professional Nurses Association of Dutchess/Putnam

$500.00 - $1000.00 to a graduating senior who has the potential and academic ability to complete a RN or advanced nursing program. Deadline May 13, 2017.


Rhinebeck Alumni Association

Two $4000 scholarships and two $1000 one-time scholarships to graduating Rhinebeck High School students who are well rounded, community minded, and hard working. Deadline is May 1, 2017.


Rhinebeck Lions Club Scholarship

$1000 scholarship awarded to a Rhinebeck or Red Hook High School senior pursuing a program with emphasis on sight, hearing, or other health related fields. Deadline is May 1, 2017.


Rhinebeck Rotary Scholarship   Two $1500 scholarships to be awarded to Rhinebeck High School seniors who are legal residents of the Rhinebeck School District.  The award is based on academic ability, maturity, leadership ability, communication skills and a planned career path in parallel with the community service ideology of Rotary International.   Deadline is May 15, 2017.


Rhinebeck Teachers Association Scholarship

$1500 to a senior who will be pursuing Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Guidance Counselor, Social Worker or School Psychologist. Deadline is May 12, 2017.


Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Company - Brian Butler Memorial Scholarship

$500 to a Rhinecliff or Rhinecliff Fire District resident, and member of the Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Co. for at least one year. Deadline is May 01, 2017.


Stanford Lions Club

 Community Service Award for resident of the Town of Stanford. Must be a graduating senior with demonstrated community service hours. Deadline is June 1. 10 Scholarship programs that will give out One Million dollars to students in the 2016/17 school year. Download the newsletter at: 


Elvalee Woodside Memorial Scholarship

$1000 scholarship to a senior planning to attend college and study Food Service, Hospitality, Hotel Management or Dietetics. Deadline is April 25, 2017.



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