Scholarship Information

Local, State, and National Scholarship Opportunities


Marist College Presents - Affording Your Way Through College - Financial aid presentation for high school students and their families. Monday, 10/14, 5:30pm - 7:30pm at the Marist College Murray Student Center, Poughkeepsie, NY. Please confirm attendance in advance

2020-21 Excelsior Scholarship - Tuition-free SUNY for New York State students whose families make less than $125,000/yr and are pursuing an associate or bachelor's degree and earn 30 credits each year. For more information login in at

APIA Scholarship - Open to Asian and Pacific Island American students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the fall of 2020. Deadline is 1/22/20

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Scholarship - This scholarship is given to deserving students each year and range in value from $10,000 to $25,000. This scholarship program provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Deadline 10/26, applications are available online at


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.

Fall College Open House

Ithaca College -  10/14, 10/26, 11/11 learn more and register at

Alfred University -  10/18 (engineering only), 10/19, 11/9 register at

Hamilton College -10/12, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16 to secure a spot and register for an interview please visit

The University of Scranton - 10/20, 11/3 register online at

Boston College - Visits run Monday, 9/16 and conclude on Friday 11/22. For more information visit

Dutchess Community College Open House - Monday, Nov. 11th at 2:00pm, register online at

Manhattan College - School of Education Open House - Sunday, 10/27 from 11:30-3:00pm. This is a special program for students who are interested in preparing to become teachers. A personal tour of the campus and dorms by an education major and a chance to speak with faculty members. Students can call to make an appointment at 718-862-7416. 

LeMoyne College Open House - Sunday, 10/20 and 11/10 please visit

Mercy College Open House - Saturday, 10/12, Dobbs Ferry Campus 10:00am - 1:00pm please visit

SUNY Delhi Open House - Saturday 10/26 and 11/23 for more information please visit

SUNY Cortland Open House - Mon. 10/14 & 11/11, for more information login at

Westchester Community College Open House - Tuesday, 11/19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm, meet faculty, staff and current students, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Pathways To DCC Admissions Night - Wednesday, 10/23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Learn about DCC programs for students with learning challenges. Academic, career and student support programs. Meet with program directors and explore the campus. Register for this event by contacting Michelle Diano at 845-431-8015 or or visit

College Fair Opportunities

SUNY COLLEGE FAIR - New York City - Thursday, 10/10/19 at 4:00pm at the Jacob Javits Convention Center - for more information visit

PERFORMING & VISUAL ARTS FAIR - Tuesday, 11/12/19 at 6:30 pm at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, NYC register online at

2019 College Fair - featuring over 120+ colleges in-state and out-of-state, four year and two year, public and private, technical schools and Armed Forces. Tuesday, 10/15, 6:00 - 8:00pm at Dutchess Community College 845-431-8010

SUNY Financial Aid Month - Get help from SUNY financial aid professionals. Discover the types of financial aid available. Learn how to apply and understand the award process. Register now at