Scholarships

The Guidance Office receives information on scholarships throughout the school year. Deadlines for each scholarship will vary, so please pay close attention if you are looking into applying. Scholarships are listed here with the soonest deadlines first:

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Scholarship

  • Senior continuing education with a goal of being a civil engineer
  • $1,000 per year for 4 years
  • Based on transcript and essay
  • Deadline: April 20, 2018

Herkimer County Counselors’ Association Award

  • Senior pursuing education for a  career in counseling or a helping profession
  • Based on school and community citizenship
  • Due in Guidance: May 1

Grove & Asta Murray Herkimer Scholarship Fund

  • Senior residing in Herkimer $1000 award
  • Pursuing course of study in the natural sciences, especially relating to environmental conservation, forestry, natural resources preservation, green technology and/or earth sciences OR pursuing a career in music in some form
  • Information available in the Guidance Office
  • Deadline: Return to the Guidance Office by May 1, 2018

Kathryn Brown Memorial Scholarship

  • Senior planning to study for the purpose of developing a ministry to youth by entering a Bible institution
  • Deadline: May 1, 2018

Bernard J. Burke Scholarship

  • Senior pursuing a career in the medical field
  • Based on essay, transcript, application
  • Award $1,000
  • Deadline: Return to Guidance Office by May 1, 2018

Valley Health Services Scholarship

  • Senior planning to pursue education in an field employable by a nursing home (ie: nursing, accounting, administration, social work, dietetics, rehabilitation)
  • Minimum GPA 85
  • Based on essay and transcript
  • Deadline: May 4, 2018

2018 Hope Scholarship

  • Seniors planning to attend Herkimer College in the Fall
  • Must be a Herkimer County resident
  • Minimum GPA average of 80, demonstrated record of community service, extracurricular activities and leadership
  • Deadline: Return to the Guidance Office by May 4, 2018

Danny Dunn Award

  • Senior pursuing a health career
  • Due in Guidance by May 10, 2018

Utica Roadrunners Scholarship

  • Seniors who have been involved in the sport of running, in or out of school; including track, cross country, marathons, etc
  • Uticaroadrunners.org
  • Deadline: May 11, 2018

Horatio-Alger Association Scholarship

  • Completed High School and under 30 years old
  • Commitment to complete a Bachelor’s Degree (may start out at 2 year)
  • Involved in extracurricular and community service activities
  • Exhibits integrity and perseverance in overcoming obstacles
  • US Citizen
  • Scholars.horatioalger.org
  • Deadline: June 15, 2018

Casale Family Scholarship (full tuition)

  • Herkimer High School graduating senior, planning to attend Herkimer College in the fall
  • A written essay on “The Positives about Growing Up in Herkimer”
  • Deadline: June 22, 2018
  • Mail to: Jan Fuhrer, HCC Foundation, 100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, NY 13350