College Planning


2020 Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce Magazzino Scholarship - The Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce and Magazzino Italian Art Foundation have collaborated to create the Magazzino Educational Scholarship. This scholarship is available to a local high school junior or senior with a strong interest in visual arts or museum management. The scholarship consists of an award of $1000 and a paid internship at Magazzino. Applications are available on their website Deadline 6/1/20


In response to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, Bard is reopening its application window through May 1 for applicants from Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties. A new Hudson Valley Scholarship has been established to reduce the cost of attendance and making it equivalent to the cost of local state institutions. Apply to Bard using the common application, complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile by May 1, if you are applying for financial aid. Please email with any questions. 

Virtual SUNY College Fairs happening this May!

The State University of New York is offering two virtual college fairs in May! The fairs will include representatives from nearly every SUNY campus. Students will be able to communicate using text and video chat. This is a unique opportunity offered by the State University of New York.  Please register by clicking on the dates below.

Thursday, May 14, 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday, May 16, 1:00pm - 7:00pm


Important Information Regarding Applying to Dutchess Community College

Dutchess Community College is offering daily virtual or phone appointments with admissions counselors, as well as online admission information sessions twice a week for prospective students. Students can visit and click the Visit DCC tab to register for a session.

Students that would like to apply to DCC are encouraged to complete the online application. Please click here for a helpful video on how to apply.