Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

Throughout the rest of the year there will be many scholarship opportunities for the seniors of Unadilla Valley Central School. Information on these awards will be located in the Guidance Office, posted on multiple bulletin boards around the school, sent to teachers that have seniors in classes, emailed to seniors on Fridays and posted here. Some scholarship applications can be accessed below, but many others are paper applications that can picked up in the MS/HS Guidance Office. Information will include the award eligibility requirements and deadline for submission.  Last year we gave out over $80,000 at graduation!  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Hodge or Mr. Ruffino in the Guidance Office at (607) 847-7500, Extension 1118.


Farm Credit East Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Criteria: To apply, any individual pursuing a full-time, post high school education (this includes colleges and technical schools) during the upcoming fall semester who demonstrates, through their career plans, experience, program of study and extracurricular activities, significant progress toward and a clear intention for a career in agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing or a related field

Donald Franklin Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 1 
Criteria: A high school senior residing in Chenango County who will  attend college in the fall of 2021 to pursue a degree in an agricultural-related field.
Application: Donald Franklin Memorial Scholarship Application

Monday Evening Musical Club Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Application: Monday Evening Musical Club Scholarship Application

The Greta Godley Memorial Fund
Deadline: April 14
About:The current trustees of The Greta Godley Memorial Fund are Mary Godley and Heather Bayfield. The Greta Godley Memorial Fund was established in 2017 to take the place of the Betty Godley Memorial Fund which was establish in 1935 and terminated in 2016 at the death of Frederick Godley Jr. This fund is in memory of Frederick and Mary Godley’s daughter, Greta, and will be continued by Greta’s siblings. The fund is intended to assist a limited number of young people who need more money than scholarships are able to provide. In essence, this is a living memorial to Greta Godley. It was our hope that students who benefit from this fund will bring their skills back to the Morris, NY area.

American Legion Post 348 & Auxiliary Scholarships
Deadline: April 16
In 500 typed or handwritten words, tell the nominating committee what the American Flag means to you.
Application: American Legion Scholarship Application

Casual for a Cause
Deadline: April 16
Application: Casual for a Cause Scholarship Application

Chenango County Firefighter’s Association Scholarship
Deadline: April 26
Application: CCFA Scholarship Application

RENY (Retired Educators of New York Chenango)
Deadline:  April 30
Criteria and Application: 2021 RENY scholarship information

NY Animal Agriculture Coalition AGvocate Scholarship
Deadline: April 30
This scholarship opportunity is open to New York residents who will be actively engaged in a college education in Fall 2021, either as a first-year college student or beyond. You must be majoring in an academic program related to Agriculture Education, Agriculture Communications, Agricultural Business and/or Animal Science.
Application: AGvocate Scholarship

The Dr. Donald and Mrs. Louise Lennon Award
Criteria: To be eligible, graduating seniors must have been accepted to and committed to attending EITHER A  2 or 4-year college majoring in the medical, health care, health sciences or their administration, ORA formal post-secondary technical training program in the medical, medical technology, health or health sciences field leading to certification or licensing in these fields.
Deadline: April 30

UVCSF Community Scholarship  Fund
Deadline: April 30
Criteria:  Attending College in the fall
Application: UVCSF Application 2020-2021

Progressive Dental
Deadline: May 1
Application: Progressive Dental Application

CCHS Elinor Robb Troicke Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 1
Each June, the Chenango County Historical Society awards the Elinor Robb Troicke Memorial Scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Chenango County. Named after long-time volunteer museum educator, Elinor Robb Troicke, the scholarship has been awarded every year since 2013.
Application: Troicke Memorial Scholarship Application
Criteria: Troicke Memorial Scholarship Criteria

Fox Hospital Auxiliary Joanne Burdick Scholarship
Deadline: May 1
Application and Criteria:Joanne Burdick Scholarship and Application

Dr. Thomas F. Manley Nursing Scholarship/Loan Fund
Deadline: May 15
Application: Dr. Thomas F. Manley Nursing Scholarship/Loan Fund Application

The John Alishauskas Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: May 21
Criteria:   A Unadilla Valley Senior must be entering college in the fields of environmental sciences, environmental education, hydrologist, forestry, wildlife, biology conservation, environmental engineering, conservation officer or other environmental professions and meets the requirements of the Association.
Application: Upper Susquehanna Scholarship Application

Lawrence Technological University STEM Scholar Award
Deadline: May 1

To be considered for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Admitted first-year student at Lawrence Tech for Fall 2021.
  • Submitted FAFSA to Lawrence Tech.
  • Application submitted by May 1.

    Only students pursuing the one of the below programs are eligible for this scholarship opportunity. Please note, if you change your major to an ineligible program, the scholarship will be removed.
  • Bachelor of Science in Audio Engineering Technolog
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Media Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Technological Humanities
  • Associate of Art in Radio & Television Broadcasting 

Application link

    Charles Stratton Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: May 28
    Criteria:  Awarded to one senior from Unadilla Valley Central School. This scholarship is given in memory of the former School Superintendent. The funds used to support this scholarship are raised throughout the school year by community sponsors, colleagues, friends, and the Stratton family.
    Application: 2021 SCHOLARSHIP UV

    If you need assistance accessing any of the documents on this page, please contact Jennifer Hodge in the Guidance Office at