Applying for a Scholarship

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The Hilton Education Foundation is pleased to award two scholarships in its name:

Hilton Education Foundation Scholarship
Criteria includes evidence of continued academic progress, extra curricular involvement, and volunteer work. These scholarships are limited to seniors only. Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Use the button below to donate to the Hilton Education Foundation Scholarship.
Hilton Education Foundation Scholarship
HEF Skilled Trades & Services Scholarship

The Foundation also awards the Hilton Education Foundation Skilled Trades and Services Scholarship to a student who will further his or her education in skilled trades or services. Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Use the button below to donate to the Skilled Trades & Services Scholarship
Skilled Trades and Services Scholarship

 

We also administer these other scholarships. Once a scholarship is established, the Foundation promotes the scholarship, selects the recipient, and manages contributions to the fund. Click the link to the right of the scholarship/fund to make a donation through PayPal.

Seniors interested in applying for any of these scholarships, check out this resource.

Dimbleby Opportunity Scholarship

This Scholarship will provide $500 to support a first generation Hilton High School graduate's college costs. The candidate must show evidence of strong academic progress, extracurricular activities, and community service. Candidates can apply with a written essay or video presentation. See the link below for the full details.

 

Brian Scroger Memorial Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship is to recognize a graduating, college-bound Hilton High School Senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who has lost a parent or guardian or who has experienced severe medical challenges themselves.

Use the button below to donate to the Brian Scroger Memorial
Scholarship
Brian Scroger Memorial Scholarship
Bryssa Lynn Polatas Memorial Art Scholarship

This $500 annual Scholarship was established in the name of Bryssa Lynn Polatas, a 2016 Hilton High School graduate who passed away in a tragic car accident on January 12, 2017 at the age of 18. The scholarship is to encourage students to pursue a career in Visual Arts including; drawing, painting, charcoals, art history, art therapy or fashion design.

Use the button below to donate to the
Bryssa Lynn Polatas
Memorial
Scholarship
Bryssa Lynn Polatas Memorial Scholarship
Ellen Reitter Acts of Kindness Award

This scholarship will provide $1,500 to support a Hilton High School student who is graduating this year and continuing their post-secondary education. The recipient of this award is someone who exemplifies the essence of Ellen through their dedication, hard work and compassion; who shows acts of kindness, not randomly, but as part of their normal way of life.

Use the button below to donate to the Ellen Reitter Scholarship.
Ellen Reitter Scholarship
Dr. Eric A. Cederstrom Academic Award

This award will provide $350 to a graduating Hilton High School Senior who plans to complete post graduate work in the health care field, with a grade point average of at least 3.5 (or equivalent). The recipient will be a senior who has tried consistently to set an example for others by conducting his/her life with the same insightfulness, caring, compassion, and commitment to professionalism that Dr. Cederstrom embodied and left as his enduring legacy.

Use the button below to donate to the Dr. Eric A. Cederstrom Academic Award.
Dr. Eric A. Cederstrom Academic Award
Hilton High School Music Scholarship

This scholarship will provide $500 to recognize a student who has participated in and benefited from the Hilton Central School District Music Program and who has been recognized by his or her school counselor or a music educator.

Use the button below to donate to the
Hilton High School Music Scholarship
Hilton High School Music Scholarship
Dr. James D. Nundy Endowment Fund

This scholarship will provide $500 for a student planning a
career in veterinary or human medicine. Criteria includes a GPA of at least 3.0 and exhibition of financial need.
Use the button below to donate to the Dr. James D. Nundy Endowment Fund.
Dr. James D. Nundy Endowment Fund
John Pyles Scholarship

This scholarship will provide $2000 for a student that has demonstrated evidence of continued academic progress, extra curricular involvement and volunteer work. This scholarship is given half at BRAVO Night and the other half in Sept 2018.

Use the button below to donate to the John Pyles Scholarship.
John Pyles Scholarship
Laura Downs Scholarship Fund

This Scholarship fund will provide $500 to a student with an average of 85% or higher with plans to attend college. A one-page essay is required to address "Why I am Deserving of this Award." (Include your community and citizenship activities.)

Use the button below to donate to the Laura Downs Scholarship Fund.
Laura Downs Scholarship Fund
Linda A. Muto Scholarship

This scholarship will provide $500 to a student who has demonstrated strength of character, application of academic skills, and has contributed to the Hilton Community.

Use the button below to donate to the Linda A. Muto Scholarship.
Linda A. Muto Scholarship
The Robert Phillips' Model United Nations Scholarship
formerly the Hilton Model United Nations Annual Scholarship


For a Hilton High School Graduating Senior that has been an active Model UN Club Member for at least Three Years, has been active in a Leadership Role, regularly attends UN Club meetings, demonstrates responsibility, and will be pursuing a postsecondary education that will benefit from Hilton Model UN High School involvement. Further details in the application form below.

Use the button below to donate to the Robert Phillips' Model United Nations
Scholarship
Robert Phillips Hilton Model United Nations Scholarship


Scholarships established from the Golf Tournament sponsors:

The Hilton Education Foundation (HEF) through partnerships with local corporate sponsors, will offer three special scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to 2016 Hilton High School graduates.  The three companies sponsoring the scholarships are LaBella Associates, FrontEdge Inc., and New York Bus Sales LLC

FrontEdge, Inc. Scholarship

As a method to advance the study of computer technology, FrontEdge, Inc. will offer the scholarship to a Hilton High School graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in computer technology by majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or other technology related programs. Read the PDF document for the full criteria. 2017

LaBella Associates Scholarship

As a method to advance the study of Architecture and Engineering, LaBella Associates will offer the scholarship to a Hilton High School graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Architecture or Engineering by majoring in Building Engineering, Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Architecture, Project Management or other related programs. Read the PDF document for the full criteria. 2017

New York Bus Sales LLC Scholarship

As a method to advance the study of Business Administration, New York Bus Sales will offer the scholarship to a Hilton High School graduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Business by majoring in Business Administration, Micro- and Macroeconomics, Financial Management, Computer Applications in Business, Math, Marketing, and other business related programs. Read the PDF document for the full criteria. 2017

 

Scholarships Offered by the Community:

The following scholarships are offered by the community.

Hilton Applefest Scholarship

To recognize students who have given their time, talent, and treasure to the Community.

Hilton Fire Department Bernard Whelehan Scholarship

You must be a daughter/son, granddaughter/grandson of a Hilton Fire Department Member, living or deceased. This includes Explorer Post, Ladies Auxiliary, Firemen and EMS Personnel. YOU MUST BE A SENIOR CONTINUING YOUR EDUCATION IN ANY FIELD.

Hilton Heat Soccer Club Scholarship

To recognize 2 senior boys and 2 senior girls who have played for Hilton Heat for 3 years beyond 8th grade.

Hilton-Parma Hamlin Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

To recognize graduating seniors for excellent community service.

Hilton Raiders Scholarship

Two $250 scholarships for seniors who are a former member of the Hilton Raiders Youth Football and Cheerleading organization who participated for a minimum of four full seasons.

Senior Scholarship and Award

This application is used for about a dozen local Hilton, county and state scholarships and awards.

Shannon Sadler Memorial Scholarship

The Shannon Sadler Memorial Scholarship will provide $250 towards education in the area of
Cosmetology. Shannon's passion will live on through the talent that the scholarship will provide.
The candidates will reflect traits that Shannon embodied: being hard working, enthusiastic and
dedicated to achieving her goals will be required of the candidate. Donna and Mike Sadler, parents of Shannon will make the decision re: the scholarship recipient. Applications should be forwarded to the Hilton Education Foundation no later than May 1, 2017.

 

 

Contact us at anytime for assistance

Hilton Education Foundation
P.O. Box 232
Hilton, NY 14468
(585) 392-1078

*Updated 5/1/2017