ScholarshipsareAvailableStudents must take an active role to search out opportunities.Local Scholarships - Class of 2018
2018 Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Note: The NYS Education Department will be offering the 2018 Series Scholarships for Academic Excellence. The criteria Pioneer will use to determine eligibility will be Regents Test Scores along with the formula provided by the Award. Pioneer will use English x3, Algebra/Trig x3, Global x1, US History x1, Living Environment x1, Chemistry x1. In the case of a tie the high school shall determine priority order by lottery. For 2017 Pioneer has been given (1) $1500 award and (4) $500 awards. These awards will be presented to this years recipients at our Achievement Night which will be held June 7th, 2018 in the HS Auditorium at 6:30 PM.
In addition students should also:
- Explore opportunities through their college of choice
Take advantage of scholarship opportunities through Pioneer High School and the local community
Check with your employer for scholarship opportunities
Check with your parents/relatives for scholarship opportunities from their employers or organizations
visit your local library for published books on scholarships
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Caution: Scholarships should never involve a fee that you need to pay! These are not legitimate and caution should be exercised.Click on the link below to access scholarship opportunities. Please note they are listed by deadline month.JANUARY, 2018EMPIRE STATE POTATO GROWERS INC ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPThe Empire State Potato Growers Inc annually awards a scholarship for undergraduate students, residing in New York State, pursing college studies benefiting the agricultural industry. The scholarship is for $500 per academic year, for up to 4 consecutive years of undergraduate education. Full-time academic study in the field of agriculture must be pursued. This includes Agricultural-related areas of undergraduate studies such as Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Crop & Soil Sciences, Etomology, Food Sciences Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Economics. Further information and applications available in the High School Guidance Office.FEBRUARY, 2018WESTERN NEW YORK SAFETY CONFERENCE, INC ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITYDeadline: 2/2/18The Board of the Western New York Safety Conference is offering college scholarships of $1,500. to qualifed high school students. Applicants must be a high school senior attending college in the fall of 2018 and a Western New York resident. Go to www.wnysc.com for scholarship application. Further information available in the HS Guidance Office.MONROE TRACTOR SCHOLARSHIPDeadline: 2/15/18Monroe Tractor is proud to announce that they will be awarding a scholarship to a young man or woman who will be pursuing a career in an agricultural related field. An agricultural field is most everything in business related fields as well as engineering, computer sciences, biology and the more well known agriculture fields such as veterinary, mechanics, agronomy, and heard management. This scholarship is open to students living in Monroe, Genesee, Niagara, Livingston, Orleans, or Wyoming counties. Further information is available in the Guidance Office.ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS of the STATE OF NEW YORK NED CARTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPDeadline: 2/24/18The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York is pleased to announce the Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship Award for high school seniors. All high school seniors are eligible who will be attending a two-year or four year college upon graduation. Four, onetime $1500. scholarships will be awarded. Applicant must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter or be an Explorer in a fire department or fire district that is currently a paid up member of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Further information and application available in the HS Guidance Office.NYWEA SCHOLARSHIPDeadline: 2/28/18The New York Water Environment Association is a non profit educational organization of water professionals promoting sustainable clean water quality management through science, education and training. The NYWEA is offering $50,000 in scholarships, including an Environmental Career scholarship of $10,000, as well as Nicholas J. Bartilucci scholarship worth $5,000 and general scholarships for $2,500. Go to nywea.org/scholarship for further details and online application.MARCH, 2018FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SCHOLARSHIPDeadline: 3/15/17Applicants must be a good standing member with FASNY or have a parent/legal guardian who is a member. Must be a senior who is enrolled in the fall 2018 school year at an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning or an accredited technical post-secondary school. The student also must serve as a junior firefighter, explorer scout or RAM in a group affiliated with a volunteer department; a volunteer firefighter; or a volunteer with an EMS unit. Further information and application available in the HS Guidance office.APRIL 2018WEST FALLS CONSERVATION SOCIETY, INC SCHOLARSHIPDeadline: 4/2/17The West Falls Conservation Society is pleased to sponsor a minimum of (1) $500. cash scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. Additional awards may be presented as funding allows. Further information is available in the High School Guidance Office.