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Scholarship Information

The Haldane High School Guidance Department receives various scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors throughout the year. Copies of scholarship applications are available in the guidance office. It is the responsibility of each senior to pick up scholarship applications and carefully complete and pay special attention to deadlines.


  • Neatness counts.
  • If the scholarship application is not available online make sure you fill it out in pen.
  • Apply only if you are eligible. Read all scholarship requirements and directions carefully.
  • Essays required for an application are important, ask your english teacher or school counselor to assist you with your final essay. 
  • Give yourself enough time to meet DEADLINES. Make sure you hand in your application, essay and any references at least one week prior to the deadline. Some applications must be mailed prior to the deadline. Snow days DO NOT extend deadlines. 
  • Save copies of your applications and essay. The guidance department is not responsible for making copies.
  • Remember - your scholarship application represents who you are. You must submit an application in a neat and timely manner. Keep it professional looking. 

Local, State, and National Scholarship Opportunities


If you are interested in applying for the scholarships listed below please email Mrs. Hopper at 

Mrs. Hopper will email you the application with information regarding submittal. 

The 2020 Betty Budney Community Service Award - in the amount of $500 will be presented to a high school senior in recognition of his/her volunteer service. The graduate will be recognized for realizing the need and the value of volunteering and for the free will of personal time, skill and effort for the benefit of others. The recipient will be a resident of Philipstown. Email Mrs. Hopper for application. Deadline 6/5/20

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 This deadline has been extended to Monday, 6/8/20

Additional Scholarship Resources

Please use caution when applying for scholarships. Students should never be required to pay a fee to apply for a scholarship. Visit to learn more.

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