Every year it is truly an honor for us to offer various scholarships to our students and graduating seniors. Through our donors which include New York State, Harmony Ministries and private donors, we can recognize those students who have been exemplary in their studies and service-mindedness throughout their time at Harmony Christian School.
Read more about the scholarships we offer, and consider partnering with us to bless those students who have been a blessing to our school community. If you feel led to contribute to a scholarship fund whether it be one-time, monthly, annual basis, please click follow the link to donate and specify in the comments on which scholarship you would like to contribute to.
State of NY Attorney General Triple “C” Award
The Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award recognizes the student’s Commitment to bettering themselves, their school and their community; their strength of Character has helped them achieve their goals and will them in making the right decisions in the future; and their remarkable courage, which will aid them in meeting the challenges ahead.
NYS Board of Education Scholarship for Academic Excellence
- Have graduated from a New York State high school
- Study full time and be matriculated in an approved undergraduate program of study in a New York State post secondary institution
- Be in good academic standing
- Not be in default on any State or federal student loan or on any repayment of state awards
- Be U.S. citizens or qualifying noncitizens
- Be New York State residents
This program provides scholarship assistance to outstanding New York State high school graduates. Each year, 8,000 scholarships are awarded – up to 2,000 scholarships of $1,500 and 6,000 scholarships of $500 to top scholars from registered New York State high schools. Awards are based on student grades in certain Regents exams. Recipients can also receive other non-loan student aid, but the total cannot exceed the cost of attendance.
The scholarship must be used within seven years commencing with the first academic year for which the scholarship was awarded. During this period, students are entitled to payment for up to four years of full-time study, or five years if enrolled in a bachelor degree program approved as a program normally requiring five years of study.
How To Apply
To apply, see your high school guidance counselor.
Harmony Baptist Church Scholarship
The leadership of Harmony Baptist Church in conjunction with Administrator Kevin Barry decided to rename the fund the Harmony Baptist Church Scholarship. Each year, as long as the money in the fund allows, a scholarship will be awarded to a senior graduating from Harmony Christian School who meets the following criteria:
- He or she is planning to enter the ministry and/or is enrolled at a Christian College for the fall semester and taking a ministry related course.
- Has a Christian testimony that demonstrates he or she loves the Lord.
- Exhibits a spirit of serving others.
- Is actively involved in his or her local church.
Michael Richardson Memorial Scholarship
The Michael Richardson Scholarship is awarded every three years to a student that exemplifies the character of Christ. The recipient of this award will be given a full four years tuition-free at Harmony Christian School starting their Freshman year.
John Below IV Memorial Scholarship
The John Below IV Memorial Award goes to the student who has chose to enter career which benefit’s the welfare of children. This student is a leader with unquestionable faith, integrity, and is a positive role model for children.
Lt. Michael Warchola Memorial Scholarship
The Lieutenant Michael Warchola Memorial Prize goes to the student who has exemplified the Christian Atribute of a servant’s heart.
Joseph Anthony Belknap Memorial Scholarship
The Joseph Anthony Belknap Memorial Scholarship is in honor of the life and memory of Joseph Anthony Belknap. This scholarship goes to the student who has exemplified the character and qualities that Joseph shared with others.
Dr. Christine Long Memorial Scholarship
Harmony Christian School began the Dr. Christine Long Memorial Scholarship award in 2012. Dr. Long not only had an obvious passion for teaching, but many qualities that she brought in and out of the classroom.
She truly was a Godly woman. God was first in her life, and she guided many to a continued relationship in Christ, or helped to mentor those searching for Christ. She did this throughout her lifetime, either in a classroom, while working with youth in church, on mission’s trips through Child Evangelism, or using her gifts in music, and writing.
She had a heart to give and serve. Even through death, she had thought of others and was an organ donor. The family received thank you cards and updates of the recipients.
She never stopped learning. Her degrees were an attribute to the thought that a teacher should never stop learning. She enjoyed teaching not just to the student who was a high academic, but also to the student who worked hard, may have struggled, but remained focused on accomplishing their best.
Along with the monetary scholarship given by donors, a plaque has also been incorporated with the scholarship, with each recipient’s name being listed. The family is presenting an engraved pen as a symbol of Dr. Long’s accomplished writing skills. She was a published devotional writer, and was working on several books. She was invited to speak at the Elementary Reading Celebration as their guest author, her final year at HCS.
The recipient of the Dr. Long Memorial scholarship will have the qualities of: Godly character, willingness to serve, and a desire to continue to learn.
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