Jr./Sr. High School Guidance Office

The Herkimer Jr./Sr. High School Guidance Office helps students and their families with career, college and personal development. We invite you to take advantage of our resources online and in person to enhance your experience. Students and parents are always encouraged to speak with counselors regarding any questions and concerns.


The scholarships listing is updated regularly with upcoming scholarship deadlines. Information is also posted to the Guidance Office’s Facebook page.

The scholarships listed are offered through various Herkimer County,  New York state and national organizations, as well as privately funded awards. Students must apply by the deadline in the manner that is requested for each scholarships. All scholarship amounts vary.  Scholarships are updated regularly, so be sure to check back for any updated applications.

Additional scholarship information can be found at fastweb.com, scholarships.com, niche.com and many more.

Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship Program can help make college tuition-free for eligible in-state students within the SUNY system. For further information and to apply go to: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/excelsior

Students currently receiving an Excelsior Scholarship do not need to apply every year. They must complete the FAFSA and TAP applications every year to receive the scholarship.

Federal Student Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can help students apply for grants, work-study funding and loans to help pay for college or career school.

Guidance Direct

Check out Guidance Direct to learn about yourself, search for schools after and find money for college. To access the site, use the following Herkimer credentials:
HHS ID – 3812169
PW – H14S2467

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