Workplace Sponsored Awards

Below you will find descriptions of scholarships that are currently accepting applications. 

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(s) you have asked to write a recommendation letter. CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON UPLOADING.
  • 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 be sure that your supplemental documents are in the proper file type. Do not upload .pages files.

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Austin & Co. Inc. Scholarship (up to $1,000): The Austin & Co., Inc. Scholarship Fund was established to recognize outstanding service and achievement by Austin & Co., Inc. employees and their families. One award will be given for expenses related to education or educational enrichment activities (examples: educational summer camps, certification program, travel, or similar educational experiences).
Due date: March 19

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The Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC) Scholarship (awards of $1,000 each available): For students whose parent(s) serve at one of the following military installations: Stratton Air National Guard Base; Navy Operational Support Center Glenville; Naval Support Activity Saratoga; Nuclear Power Training Unit Ballston Spa; Watervliet Arsenal; or Joint Force Headquarters Latham. Applicants must be entering a technical/trade school or a two or four year college or university in the Fall of 2019.
Due date: March 19

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Herbert K. and Isabel C. Liebich Scholarships ($9,150 for two-year scholarships; $25,671 for four-year scholarship): Established to honor the founders of Albany Frosted Foods, one of the original companies to form Sysco Corporation, by awarding a scholarship each year to the children of employees or retirees of Sysco Foods of New York, Inc.. Applications are available each spring from any of the Sysco Foods of New York, Inc. personnel offices. Scholarships are awarded each year to one senior planning to attend a four-year college or university and to two seniors planning to attend a two-year junior college.
Due date: March 19

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The Lawrence Spraragen Memorial Scholarship (up to $1,700): Established in memory of Lawrence Spraragen. The applicant must be the child or grandchild of a current, active member if IBEW Local 236 or the child or grandchild of the management or staff of a signatory contractor to IBEW Local 236. The applicant must also be a graduating high school senior, have been accepted at or plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or be a current college student or a union member that would like to continue his/her education.

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The Community Foundation offers other scholarship opportunities you may qualify for. Click here for a full list of scholarships.