Major-Specific Scholarships

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.
  • Any additional documents needed to be uploaded: please review each scholarship for the specific application requirements.
  • The email address of the individual you have asked to write a recommendation letter. CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON UPLOADING.
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  • 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.

Ad Club Scholarship (up to $3,400):  The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Bebu Scholarship ($2,800): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Michael J. Campbell Memorial Scholarship ($1,500): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Anthony and Josephine DeFazio Culinary Scholarship – ($610) For a graduating senior in the Culinary Arts program at Questar III planning to continue his or her education in the Culinary Arts. Due date: March 19, 2018. Click here to begin application.


Joette P. Delia Curiano Scholarship ($1,000): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Deadline extended! Down Syndrome – Aim High Scholarship ($2,100): To benefit students who will assist those with Down Syndrome by pursuing education and a career in the field of special education or speech, physical, or occupational therapy. Due date: April 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to begin application.


Don Forsyth “Circle K” Scholarship ($5,000): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Peter Gerkman Jr. Memorial Scholarship ($1,000): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Deadline extended! Ruth Goldstein Memorial Music Scholarship ($500): For a graduating senior from a Capital Region high school who will continue on to study music education or music performance.  Special consideration will be given to students whose major instrument is of the woodwind family, piano students who accompany others, or students who demonstrate financial need. Due date: April 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to begin application.


Edna A. Lauterbach Scholarship (up to $5,900):  Established in memory of Edna A. Lauterbach, RN, former president of Competent Care, Inc. and American Care, Inc., this scholarship is open to nurses in New York State who are seeking to enhance their skills through business-related education. Scholarships are awarded to registered nurses and licensed practical nurses residing in New York State. Due date: June 1, 2018. Click here to begin application.


Gene Robb Journalism Scholarship (up to $4,200): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


Marian Settle Memorial Music Scholarship ($1,000): The deadline to apply for this scholarship has passed.


John G. and Diana S. Waite Scholarship ($1,000):  To provide assistance to a student who is a resident of Rensselaer, Albany, or Washington counties and/or a student of Jersey Shore Area Senior High School in Jersey Shore, PA, who wishes to study Architecture, Architectural History, History, or Historic Preservation. Due date: March 19, 2018. Click here to begin application.