February is Scholarship Month!

Currently, there are 19 scholarships that have a deadline in February.


February is a BIG month for Scholarships!  Currently, there are 19 scholarships that have a deadline in February.  MAKE SURE TO APPLY BY THE DEADLINE!!  If you haven’t done so already, make sure to see Ms. Gordineer in the College Resource Center to get more information on any scholarship or college related advice.  Visit the College Resource Centers page at http://peekskillcsd.org/Page/1596.



Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Eta Zeta (Lambda Chapter) African/Latino American males, accepted to and enrolled in accredited four year colleges, demonstrate leadership and commitment to their community. Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 Contact: College Resource Center (Mrs. Gordineer)


APS (American Physical Society) Minority Scholarship Program

Any African-American, Hispanic American, or Native American U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is majoring or planning to major in physics, and who is a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Contact: www.aps.org


Burger King Scholarship

Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or more, work part time, involved in community services.

Apply online October through February (specific dates will be given). Applicants should demonstrate financial need and plan to enroll in an accredited two/or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school by the fall of the application year. Contact: www.bk.com/scholars


Jandon Scholarship

Must have a family income no greater than specified on the application and receive public assistance to apply. Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 Contact: College Resource Center (Mrs. Gordineer)


National Co-op Scholarship

Seniors with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Applicants should complete the application form and a typed one-page essay describing why they have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program. Contact: www.co-op.edu


Peekskill Lions Club Scholarship

Seniors who are planning to attend a college/university or vocational/technical school. A resume of extracurricular activities must be submitted and a school transcript. Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 Contact: College Resource Center (Mrs. Gordineer)


Retired Teacher Association of North Westchester

Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in Education. Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 Contact: College Resource Center (Mrs. Gordineer)


Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

Currently enrolled high school seniors who are eligible to attend a two or four year college.

Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, be less than 21 years of age. Applicants may choose one of four scholarships that will meet the specified requirements. Contact: www.rmhc.org


Westchester Recreation & Parks Society Inc. (WRAPS)

Westchester Recreation and Parks Society are offering a scholarship for seniors who are planning to enter a college or university as a matriculated student. Applicants must be residents of Westchester County, New York and must register at the Institution of their choice in the Recreation and/ or Parks curriculum. Contact: Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Conservation or College Resource Center


Westchester/Putnam Chapter, New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors from Westchester & Putnam Counties who will be continuing their education in the field of Engineering. Contact: College Resource Center (Mrs. Gordineer)


The Hispanic/Latino Scholarship

Students must be of either gender and be of Hispanic heritage. Students must write an essay of 500 words or more. Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 Contact: www.hispanicheritage.org


Phi Delta Kappa International

Must show an interest in pursuing a career within the field of education. Students will be asked to submit an application and have a 3.0 or above GPA. Contact: email [email protected]


Samuel Fletcher Tapman Scholarship

High school seniors, who will be registered as an undergraduate in the Fall, and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter and is also a national member in good standing at the time of the award. Contact: www.asce.org


Society of Women Engineers Program

The minimum grade point average is 3.5/4.0 for freshman applicants. Open to women majoring in engineering. Contact: www.swe.org


National Science Teachers Association

High school students who create and build an original working device powered by one or more Duracell batteries. Applicants must be U.S. citizen or legal resident. Contact: www.nsta.org


Foundation for Exceptional Children – Stanley E Jackson Scholarship

Disabled and/or members of an ethnic minority, evidence of financial need, anticipating enrollment for the first time in a full-time post secondary education program or training. Contact: www.free-4u.com


Wal-Mart Foundation

Graduating high school seniors residing in Wal-Mart Stores service area. Contact: walmartfoundation.org


The American Physical Society

High school seniors that are Black, Hispanic, or Native American U.S. citizens with an interest in physics. Contact: www.aps.org


Booker T. Washington Scholarships

This program is open to graduating high school seniors or high school graduates preparing to enroll in their first year of college. Contact: www.ffa.org