Bethlehem Central Scholarships


You will be notified if you were selected to receive a scholarship at the Senior Awards Ceremony in May. There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony at the school for scholarship recipients to meet the scholarship donor. If you are selected for a scholarship please plan to attend the brief meet-and-greet. Choose which of the scholarships you want to apply for and click the link to complete the scholarship application.

DEADLINE: February 28, 2023 at midnight. 

Items you will need to complete and submit your online application:

  • A copy of your resume: must be a .doc, .docx or .pdf file. DO NOT USE ANY OTHER FILE TYPE.
  • A copy of your transcript: must be a .doc, .docx or .pdf file. DO NOT USE ANY OTHER FILE TYPE.
  • Recommendation letter: CLICK HERE for recommender instructions.
  • Any additional documents needed to be uploaded: please review each scholarship for the specific application requirements.
  • Do not use your high school issued email address. The Foundation may need to reach you after graduation.
  • Having trouble? CLICK HERE for FAQs and Troubleshooting Tips.
  • Please note: Our online applications work best in the latest versions of: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. We do NOT recommend using the Chrome browser to complete applications.
  • If you use a Mac, please do not upload any files that use the .pages file extension.


Jonathan A. Albert Memorial Scholarship

  • One award of $500
  • Resident of the Town of Bethlehem who has attended BCHS for grades 9-12 (all four years)
  • Applicant must demonstrate through an essay and a letter of recommendation that they have overcome one or more obstacles as an individual to accomplish a certain task or feat beyond what was expected. Please note that obstacles/achievements must be those of the applicant as an individual – not those of the applicant’s team or group. For example, overcoming a speech difficulty to become captain.
  • Click here to begin application
  • Already started? Click here to keep working.

Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc.

  • Two awards of $500
  • Student must be a graduating senior from Bethlehem Central High School.
  • Student must plan to attend a two or four-year college or university, or a professional certificate program in a medical services-related field.
  • Student must be pursuing a career an area of human services, social work or medical services with plans to assist the elderly.
  • Student must demonstrate strong character and commitment to serving others as evidenced by the student resume, an essay, and one letter of recommendation.
  • Click here to begin
  • Already started? Click here to keep working.

Frances A. Cocozza Memorial Scholarship

  • One award of $3,000
  • Participation in dance or musical theater, in or out of the high school setting
  • Plans to continue involvement with dance or musical theater after high school
  • Special attachments required – please see attachments page on the application.
  • Click here to begin
  • Already started? Click here to keep working.

Russell Ellers Memorial Scholarship

Dorothy McDonald Memorial Scholarship

Ken Neff Eagle Award

  • One award of $2000
  • Be a graduating senior from Bethlehem Central High School
  • Upon high school graduation, student will have completed a total of four credits from the following courses: Earth Science, Chemistry (Regents or AP), Physics (Regents or AP), or any Technology course
  • Have participated in a Junior Varsity or Varsity sport for at least one full season
  • Be enrolled/attending a 2 or 4 year college or university
  • Click here to begin
  • Already started? Click here to keep working.

Will Raub September 11 Scholarship

Chris Porter Scholarship

Kevin M. Shea Memorial Scholarship