Scholarship Information

Information on the scholarships listed below are available in the Guidance Office.  Please note this will be continually updated as more scholarships arrive; the newly listed scholarships will appear at the top. Please check back frequently.

College Scholarships

These are the largest sources of scholarship money available to students.  Colleges will decide based on your GPA and/or SAT scores whether or not you qualify for a scholarship.  Many times this is done without a separate application, although there may be a separate application.  Check the college website for information and application procedures.


The GPO Federal Credit Union scholarship is now available for those that are a member of GPO Credit Union.  The deadline is January 13, 2020, and applications are in the Guidance Office.


Maude Foley Scholarship Fund

The object of the Maude Foley Scholarship is to financially assist deserving young men and women in acquiring a higher education with a view to becoming better prepared for life and citizenship. 

Amount of Scholarship:  This is a one-year scholarship of $1,000.00

Deadline:  January 15, 2020, and applications are in the Guidance Office.


The Scholarship is for $500 and is available to any graduating Senior Male and Female, who maintains a C Average, is a Sanctioned Junior Bowler who in bowling in youth program at Adirondack Lanes, AMF Pin-O-Rama or Vista Lanes, and has been accepted as a candidate to any accredited College, University or Vocational School in the United States or Canada.

The Deadline for applying is May 1, 2020 - applications are in the Guidance Office





To CNY High School Guidance Counselors and Educators:

SRC, Inc., Loretto, TTM Technologies, King + King Architects, and INFICON, in partnership with the CNY STEM Hub, are pleased to announce the 2020 CNY STEM Scholarship Program.  This scholarship program, now in its 8th year, is open to graduating high school seniors who will be majoring in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering, Nursing (including PA or NP programs), or Architecture, starting in the Fall, 2020.  Students in the following counties may apply:  Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and Tompkins. 

This year’s scholarship program will provide financial support and at least one paid summer internship at the participating companies, pending business conditions. Last year’s scholarship winners were from Cicero-North Syracuse, East Syracuse-Minoa, Fayetteville-Manlius, Hannibal, ITC @ Syracuse Central, New Hartford, Nottingham and Westhill High Schools.

There is no financial eligibility requirement.  Students attending a college or university in New York State majoring in the select STEM areas will be given preference during the selection process.  Finalists will be chosen based on academic merit, extracurricular activities, honors/awards, and an essay related to STEM.  Recipients will be determined by an in-person interview.

Please promote this great opportunity to your students.  The online application and additional information can be found on the CNY STEM Hub website You can also find a link to a pdf to print more information sheets and posters.

The application deadline is MARCH 1, 2020.  Selections will be made in April and all applicants will be notified by May 1, 2020. 

If you have any additional questions related to the program, send inquiries to

We are truly excited about providing these scholarships to help keep our students in Central New York and appreciate your help in encouraging great candidates to apply for these opportunities.

Dr. Donna DeSiato, Superintendent                  

East Syracuse-Minoa School District

Chair, CNY STEM Hub