Junior Awards

Applications are due by:   April 1st, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Juniors can apply for the following scholarships and will receive an award letter asking them to write a synopsis of why they would apply to that school and how the scholarship would benefit them.  

Winners will be announced at our Spring Award Ceremony in June.


Clarkson University www.clarkson.edu

Clarkson Leadership Award ($15,000 per year) and Clarkson Achievement Award ($12,000 per year) http://www.clarkson.edu/admissions/undergrad_admissions/costs/scholarships/ 

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)

  • Top 10% of the class
  • Minimum grade point average of of 85
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in extracurricular activities

LeMoyne College www.lemoyne.edu

Le Moyne College Heights Award ($12,500 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 50 or above on each subsection of the PSATs

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Medal ($25,000 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 www.rit.edu

Computing Medal and Scholarship Program- Awarded to 1 male and 1 female ($7,000 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 

Innovation & Creativity Award Program- Awarded to 1 male and 1 female ($7,000 per year)

  • Top 10% of the class
  • Overall average of 90 or above 
  • Demonstrate leadership, good citizenship, and involvement in school and community  
  • Outstanding achievement in innovation, creativity, or entrepreneurship. 

St. Lawrence University Augsbury/North Country Scholarship 

  • The Augsbury/North Country Scholarship was established in 1974 and serves to recognize academic and co-curricular leadership among designated North Country and Canadian high school students. The $128,000 scholarship ($32,000 per year) is awarded to up to two nominated students from each eligible high school. Students who are nominated and admitted to St. Lawrence, but not selected as scholars, will receive an $100,000 scholarship ($25,000 per year) to recognize their nomination.

    Counselors at participating schools may nominate up to two students annually; each student must have a grade point average of 90 or higher.

The University of Rochester  www.rochester.edu

Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award ($10,000 per year) https://enrollment.rochester.edu/hsawards/

High achievement and rigor in science classes

  • High math scores on PSAT and/or SAT

Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award ($10,000 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 ($10,000 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 ($10,000 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 activities.  Strong commitment to service.  Athletics will not be considered when making selection. Overall Average of 85% or above. 
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