2020 Monroe County Scholarships

Monroe County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 70% of Monroe County residents in New York over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 12% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Monroe County residents in New York will continue to need help paying for college. 22,514 men and 21,569 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 26,206 men 28,020 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Monroe County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Monroe County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Monroe County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Monroe County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Monroe County residents?

There are 389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 available to Monroe County residents. You can easily browse through all 389 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Monroe County?

389 scholarships worth $892,955.00 are available for college students in Monroe County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Monroe County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Monroe for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Monroe County?

389 scholarships totaling $892,955.00 are available for high school seniors in Monroe County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of Monroe County to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Monroe County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Monroe County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Sponsor by NYS Higher Education Services Corporation

Applicant must be enrolled full time in a New York state school or college, be a New York resident at the start of the term for which payment is requested, and be the child of a veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national...

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$450.00 June 30 Apply Now

Memorial Scholarship for Families of Deceased Police Officers, Firefighters, Peace Officers, and Emergency Medical Service Workers

Sponsor by NYS Higher Education Services Corporation

Applicant must be the child or spouse of a New York police officer, firefighter, or peace officer and a New York resident attending a New York school at the start of the term for which payment is requested. Parent must have died as a result of injury sustained in the line...

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- June 30 Apply Now

Albert Shanker College Scholarship

Sponsor by United Federation of Teachers Location 52 Broadway, New York, NY

Applicant must be from New York City who comes from a low-income family.

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$5,000.00 January 31 Apply Now

John C. Robbins Scholarship

Sponsor by American Water Works Association - New York Section Location 614 Seventh North Street, Liverpool, NY

Applicant must have a major that is considered beneficial to the New York State water works. Selection is based upon academic achievement and extracurricular activities.

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- February 28 Apply Now

State Aid to Native Americans

Sponsor by NYS Higher Education Services Corporation Location EBA Room 374, Albany, NY

Applicant must be on an official tribal roll of a New York tribe or the child of an enrolled member, be a New York resident, maintain good academic standing, and be enrolled in an approved post-secondary program in New York. Awards are made to all eligible applicants. Pro-rated awards are available...

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$775.00 July 15, December 31, May 20 Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

American Legion-New York Auxiliary Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - New York

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a deceased veteran, be a resident of New York state, and a high school graduate. Recipient may use other scholarships.

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$1,000.00 March 25 Apply Now

Veterans Tuition Award

Sponsor by NYS Higher Education Services Corporation

Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in a New York degree-granting institution or vocational school and must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces in Indochina between January 1, 1963 and May 7, 1975 (dishonorable discharge not eligible). Applicant must have resided in New York on April 20, 1984...

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$4,895.00 June 30 Apply Now

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Department of New York Location 112 State Street Suite 1300, Albany, NY

Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must compete at local, county, district, and zone levels, the five finalists may compete for this award.

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$6,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now