External scholarships are funds that students can apply for and receive from an outside or external source not affiliated SUNY Ulster or Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc. These scholarships can be from organizations within our community, religious organization, professional organization, or a high school. If you earn an external scholarship, these funds should be directed to Student Accounts with your name and Student ID Number (U Number).
Please utilize this partial list of External Scholarship notifications.
Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
Application & Link:
The amount awarded per recipient is $10,000 per academic year.
Deadline: July 25, 2018
Application & link: CHARTER UP Scholarship
Award amount: $5,000 per year.
2018 LEAD Scholars Program is available for incoming freshmen students who embody Leadership, Excellence, Achievement, and Diversity (LEAD). U.S. citizen or permanent resident is eligible to apply.
Application & link: LEAD Scholars Program
Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2018 - 2019 is eligible to apply.
Award Amount: $1,000
Application & link: Zumper.com Scholarship
JMD Furniture understands that college prices are always going up and wants to contribute
$1000 per year to help students lower the fee for their education.
A student who is a current college or university student that hasn’t reached their final year yet, or a high school senior that has already been accepted into a college or university.
Deadline: January 31st, 2019
Application & Link: JMD Furniture Scholarship
Award Amount: $1000
Current high school students graduating in 2019 that have already been accepted into an accredited college or university or current college students who haven’t reached their final year of school.
Eligible students can enter by submitting a 500-word essay on the following topic, “What is one place that you have traveled to that helped shape your life?” If you haven’t traveled very often, the question can be modified to be “What is one place that you would like to travel that you think would help shape your life?”
January 31, 2019
Application & Link: Chase Rubin Scholarship
Any and all current or college-bound women who are majoring in science, technology, engineering or math.
Two (2) scholarship awards of $2,000 to two individuals.
(Application Opening Fall 2018)
The Following Deadlines have passed for 2018, But I would like to keep them listed here as they will likely re-open in 2019
Check back to apply in 2019.
The Karl Jobst Scholarship was created to provide support aspiring dentists, dental hygienists and those who wish to work in academia at! Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply.
The following people are eligible for the Karl Jobst scholarship:
All applicants must be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia.
2019 Deadline - July 1
2019 Application not available yet.
Next Deadline: January 2019
Apply directly through your Credit Union.
(May Evans & Lucille Pritchard Endowment Funds Memorial Scholarship )
Next Deadline: May 2019
is created to assist Latino students in finding funding resources for college.
The AFCEA offers awards based on merit and leadership. Many are focused on technology or military based careers.
The NANBPWC gives professional women resources to assist them in succeeding in the fields of entrepreneurship and technology development.
The Human Rights Campaign is an organization dedicated to improving the rights of the LGBT community and provides scholarship information for inpiduals in the LGBT community.
American Legion offers scholarships and other resources to assist young people. There are awards for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.
Paralyzed Veteran's of America has scholarship programs which provide some financial assistance to PVA members and their families so that they may achieve their goals in the academic arena.
Veteran's of Foreign Wars has scholarships designed to provide service members and veterans with financial assistance for college as a way of saying "thank you" to our service men and women.
StudentAid.ed.gov is the Department of Education's site on federal financial aid. Find information on preparing for college, what types of aid are available, what you might be eligible for, how to apply for financial aid and repaying your loans after you graduate.
FinAid.Org will provide students with general information on financial aid, loans, FAFSA and/or military benefits.
Scholarships4School.com assists students with finding external scholarships and doesn't deal with FAFSA or federal aid.