Scholarships & Awards

American Society of Civil Engineers:  for a graduating senior seeking to continue their education with the goal and desire of becoming a practicing civil engineer.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 24, 2021.

Green STEAM Scholarship 2021:  for a high school senior who has a minimum 3.0 (80>) GPA, accepted into a 2yr/4yr college for the Fall of 2021, and pursuing a career in a field that benefits the environment. Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 28, 2021.

Deborah Simonsmeier Memorial Scholarship:  for seniors who have applied for, if eligible, the NYS Volunteer Recruitment Services Scholarship, live, work and/or volunteer in Columbia County, and are looking to further their education in Emergency Services (preference to EMS).  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is July 1, 2021.

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Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarships:  for application(s) go to www.sonsofitalyfoundation.submittable.com .  A non-refundable processing fee of $35 is required for each scholarship application.  Application deadline is February 28, 2021.   (A) General Study Scholarship 2021:  for a US citizen of Italian descent and enrolled in a 4 year undergraduate program for the Fall of 2021, (B) Henry Salvatori Scholarship 2021:  for a high school senior who is a US citizen of Italian descent and planning to attend an undergraduate program at a 4 year academic institution for the Fall of 2021, and (C) National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA) & Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarship 2021:  for a US citizen of Italian descent (who has at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent) and is enrolled in a law school program at an accredited institution for the Fall of 2021.  Applicant must be a rising first, second, or third year law student.

2021 Price Chopper/Market 32 Corporate Scholarships:  for high school seniors who work at PC/M32.  To apply go to www/pricechopper.com/scholarshipsApplication deadline is February 28, 2021.

New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship:  for high school seniors who will continue their education to prepare for a career in some way connected to the diverse agricultural industry, live or work on a farm or be involved with agriculture via any avenue, Family Farm Bureau Membership or Student Farm Bureau Membership is required.  For application go to www.nyfb.org/programs/promotion-education/scholarship  Applications are due via email or postmarked by March 1, 2021.

Gerard J. Buckenmeyer FASNY Volunteer Scholarship:  for high school seniors who will be enrolled in college or technical school for the Fall of 2021, be a member in good standing with FASNY or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member, serve as a current Junior Firefighter, Explorer Scout or RAM in a group affiliated with a volunteer department; a volunteer firefighter; or a volunteer with an EMS unit, and demonstrate a commitment to both volunteer emergency service and the community.  For application go to www.fasny.com/awards/scholarshipApplications must be postmarked or electronically submitted by March 15, 2021.

Farm Credit East Scholarship:  graduating seniors must have a permanent address within Farm Credit East’s territory, must be pursuing post high school education (full-time) in Fall 2021 leading to a career in agriculture, commercial fishing, the forest products industry or a related field, and demonstrate through their career plans, experience, program of study and extracurricular activities, significant progress toward and a clear intention for a career in agriculture, commercial fishing, the forest products industry or a related field.  To apply go to www.farmcrediteast.com/scholarship.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2021.

Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees Academic Scholarships:  must be a US citizen or permanent US resident, must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college/university for Fall 2021, a graduating high school senior, must be scheduled for 30 semester or 45 quarter hours, and must be pursuing their Associate’s Degree through a distance learning program for General Studies, Electrical Engineering Technology, Health Information Technology, Accounting, or Early Childhood Education.  To apply go to: https://study.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2021.

Uel Wade Music Scholarship:  this is for ANY high school musician who resides in Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer County or the Capital District in NY, or Berkshire County in Massachusetts.  To apply go to  www.uelwade.org, click How to Apply.  Deadline is April 1, 2021.

Greylock Community Enrichment Scholarship:  college-bound senior attending a public high school in Berkshire or Columbia County, be a member in good-standing with Greylock, and demonstrate an outstanding level of community and volunteer work.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 12, 2021.

Dr. Joseph E. Bowman, Jr Memorial Educational Scholarship:  for a high school senior who plan to attend an accredited 2 year/4 year college/university after graduation and pursue a higher education career in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM).  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  All applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2021.

The Macedonia Merit Scholarship:  for a high school senior of African ancestry who has a GPA of 3.0 > (85 or greater) and exemplifies leadership, character, community service, and personal poise. Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  All applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2021.

2021 Irving Flaumenbaum Memorial Scholarship, Pearl Insurance and Metlife Scholarships:  for high school seniors whose parent/legal guardian is a CSEA member.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 15, 2021.

Operation Unite Academic Excellence Award or Community Service Award:  seniors you may apply for only one.   If you are applying for Dollars for Scholars, you may apply for this scholarship on the DFS site.  DO NOT APPLY TWICE Academic Excellence Award:  for a senior who has shown outstanding academic achievement, has demonstrated service towards school and community, and is in need of financial assistance to pursue further studies at a school of higher learning.  Community Service Award:  for a senior who has demonstrated outstanding acts of kindness towards their community and is in need of financial assistance to pursue further studies at a school of higher learning.  Applications are available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 15, 2021.

Dorothy E. Simon Scholarship:  all seniors are eligible.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 16, 2021.

Student-View Scholarship Program:  for high school seniors who plan to attend a 4 year college, community/junior college or career school.  To apply go to www.student-view.com.  Scholarship deadline is April 22, 2021.

2021 Skip Harkowa Scholarship:  for a senior who resides in Columbia County, has been accepted by a college/university for the Fall of 2021 (confirmation of this must accompany the application), and be active in environmental conservation programs and/or be an active hunter, fisherman, trapper, of conservation, forestry, wildlife management, etc.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

The Dick Nelson Outdoor Sports Journalism Scholarship:  for a senior who is a resident of Columbia County, been accepted by a college/university for the Fall of 2021 (confirmation of this must accompany the application), and be active in outdoor sports programs with a goal of becoming a sports writer, with emphasis on outdoor sports, such as hunting and fishing.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

Paul Jorgensen Scholarship:  for a high school senior who demonstrates exemplary achievement in the fields of mathematics and science.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

Neil Howard Scholarship:  for any high school senior who exemplifies the understanding of our diverse cultural heritage.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

Stanya S. Jimenez Scholarship:  for two high school seniors who plan to attend a 2 year/4 year college/university after graduation, have demonstrated determination and overcome great hardship to defy expectations during their school career.  One scholarship must go to a current or former ESL student.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

Columbia County Association of Town Superintendents (CCATS):  must be a resident of Columbia County at least 2 years prior to graduation, have been accepted by a trade/vocational, 2 or 4 yr college/university, accredited community college or other higher educational institution, and preference will be given to students pursuing careers that are in line with public works (ex:  public water/sewage, mechanics, engineers, trash pick up, maintaining cemetaries/parks, maintaining city/town/county infrastructure, etc).  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 26, 2021.

CAP COM Scholarships:  for high school seniors who are members of CAP COM Federal Credit Union.  Legacy Scholarship-must also be pursuing an undergraduate degree, Trade Scholarship-must also be planning on attending a trade school, Technology Scholarship-must also be pursuing a degree in computer science or information technology.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.

Class of 2015 Scholarship:  for any senior who will be attending a 2 year/4 year college/university in the Fall of 2021.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 30, 2021.

Capital District Counseling Association 2021 Scholarship:  for seniors who have a B (85) GPA, are from the Capital Region (Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Montgomery, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and the southern part of Saratoga counties), and are planning on attending a Capital Region college (Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Montgomery, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and the southern part of Saratoga counties).  One application for the following:  be a first year attending a 2 year college, be a first year attending a 4 year college, or transferring from a 2 year to a 4 year college.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 1, 2021.

Paul and Maria Morra Scholarship Trust:  for high school seniors who are residents of Columbia or Greene County, enrolled in an accredited academic institution for the Fall of 2021, and are pursuing further academic work in the field of horticulture, agriculture, forestry or natural resources.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is April 1, 2021 May 1, 2021.

Splashy Tyme’s $500 Helping Hand Scholarship:  for a senior who will be attending college in the fall.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 1, 2021.

Scholarship for Children of Disabled Parents:  qualified applicants must have a disabled family member and be entering college in the Fall of 2021.  To apply go to www.myscholarship.app/changinglivesDeadline is May 1, 2021.

Hudson Teachers’ Association Community Service Award:  for a graduating senior who has shown evidence of outstanding achievement, leadership, and service in community activities.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021.

Hudson Teachers’ Association Scholarship 2021:  for a graduating senior who is pursuing a career in education.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021.

COARC Kathelyn Caswell Memorial Scholarship:  for a senior who is a resident of Columbia County or a child of a COARC employee who have been accepted in an undergraduate college level program of study leading to career preparation relevant to work with the disabled (e.g. rehabilitation counselor, special education teacher, any allied field).  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021.

COARC ACES Determination Scholarship:  for a high school senior who has a current IEP/504 (verification of this must accompany the application), must be a resident of Columbia County or a child of a COARC employee, and has been accepted in an undergraduate college level program of study.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021.

Hudson High Alumni Scholarship:  all seniors are eligible.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 7, 2021.

Daniel P. Barrett Memorial Scholarship:  for a senior who will be pursuing a career in any of the following fields:  Accounting, Business, Criminal Justice, Firefighter (paid not volunteer).  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 7, 2021.

George W. Oliver Jr. Scholarship:  for a senior who plans to further his/her education in the field of law enforcement.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 10, 2021.

William B. Wrigley III Scholarship:  for a senior who plans to further his/her education in the field of law enforcement or the military.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 10, 2021.

Joe Maben Memorial Scholarship:  must have played at least (1) Varsity sport for (2) seasons for Hudson High School. Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 14, 2021.

UpStage Productions Scholarship:  for a high school senior who has demonstrated an appreciation for the performing arts and displayed service toward school and community during their high school years.  Preferred applicants are those intending on continuing their education in the field of Performing Arts (major or minor) or continuing involvement in School/Community/Regional Theater.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 14, 2021.

Donald P. Weaver Sr. Memorial Scholarship:  for a senior who plays a sport and who gives their best effort in the classroom and in the world.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021 May 14, 2021.

The Cukerstein Family Scholarship:  for a senior who has earned a Varsity letter in athletics and plans on attending an institution of higher learning in the fall.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 17, 2021.

Tom Lasher Memorial Award:  must have participated in Little League AND high school baseball or softball and displayed service toward their community and school during high school.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 17, 2021.

Columbia County Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Association Scholarship:  for a senior who will be attending college in the Fall of 2021, have above average academics, express & demonstrate an interest in community/public service, and anticipate pursuing a career in law enforcement, public service, or related field.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 17, 2021.

Coach Frank J. Hamblet Award:  for a senior who has a B (85>) GPA, participated in a Varsity sport, who does community service, and has extracurricular activities.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 17, 2021.

William Parker Ames Scholastic Award:  for a high school senior who has at least six (6) months of music through the Music Department, however does not have to be attending college as a music major.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 17, 2021.

Student Council Scholarship:  for any senior who will be attending a 2 year/4 year college/university for the Fall of 2021.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 21, 2021.

Art Works Scholarship:  for two graduating seniors that are passionate about art and proficient in some way, and thoughtful about their work.  Application is available from the Guidance Department, email Mrs. Hoose at hooses@hudsoncsd.org to have one sent to you.  Application deadline is May 21, 2021.

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