Our 2021 Scholarships will be live on or about January 1, 2021

Our application deadline will be March 18, 2021


South Colonie Dollars for Scholars hold semi-monthly Board Meetings on the second Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. We would like to invite YOU, the parents of Colonie students to attend to learn more about our organization. Due to the pandemic, all our meetings are done virtually. If you are interested in participating in our meetings. contact us at southcoloniedfs@gmail.com

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STUDENT DASHBOARD: Begin competing your profile now!

All South Colonie Dollars for Scholars, Inc. scholarship applications are administered online. Our Web Portal allows your to complete your student profile/application online and simultaneously apply for chapter, regional, and national scholarships in one easy online application.

Our Chapter's scholarships will be awarded at the Colonie Central High School Awards Ceremony, date to be announced. The online deadline for applying for our Chapter scholarships is typically the third week of March in the student's senior year.

Scholarship offerings for the 2020-21 school year will be available to view early to mid January 2021. Students may begin completing their profiles immediately pending any additional scholarships that may be added to our website.

 ***Based on the information that you provide in your online application, only scholarships are eligible for will show up on your profile.

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Students and Parents

Select the Click to Login link below to log into our ChapterNet portal. If this is your first time here, register and you will then receive an email to set your password. View the Student Profile Training document below.

Student Profile Training

How to Accept Scholarships from the Student Profile

Parent Information Instructions

Reference & Recommendation Instructions

Counselor Instructions

SCDFS Scholarship Awards Policy

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When entering school counselor email addresses and recommendations, email address accuracy is very important. Incorrect emails will not allow counselors or recommenders to access your profile. The Colonie Central High School counselor emails are below:

      Kimberly Leva: LevaK@scolonie.org                     Raymond Malloy: MolloyR@scolonie.org

      Kristin Mesick: MesickK@scolonie.org                  Kim Moutray: MoutrayK@scolonie.org

      Jill Durant: DurantJ@scolonie.org                          Jason Blind: BlindJ@scolonie.org

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RUBRIC FOR GOALS ESSAY:

300-500 word Essay

Describing their goal                                   5 points

Clear and complete statement of goal        5 points

Evidence of participant or preparation        5 points

Unique information about specific goal       5 points

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Scholarship Deadline March 18


Seniors - if you have started your application, please remember - you are a current student - NOT A GRADUATE.

If you enter graduate, less scholarships will show up. Please check your status!!! Thank you!

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DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS APPLICATIONS - NOW EASIER THAN EVER!

Our Dollars for Scholars chapter has implemented a new software tool, provided by Scholarship America. This software moves all of our chapter's scholarships online and it will allow us to be more efficient with our awarding process. Here are three reasons you'll love this new software, too:

1. Online scholarship application for all our Chapter's awards. The new software means we can do away with paper scholarship applications for good-and you can do all of your applying online. All you need to do select the Click to Login button above and create your personal Student Profile. You'll fill in all the same basic information as on a paper scholarship application, and you'll be able to store and update things like your GPA, extracurricular activities and letters of recommendation throughout your high school and college career-which means you'll only have to fill it out once, for potentially multiple opportunities!

2. One profile; lots of applications. By filling out a student profile, you'll see any and all of our chapter's awards that you qualify for-and you can apply for them with just a couple of clicks. And that's not all: across the nation, Scholarship America is working with corporate and foundation partners to add new scholarships to the scholarship database. Any time your profile matches the criteria for a new scholarship, no matter who's giving it out or where it's from, you'll be able to apply without filling out a new form. You can link your profile to FastWeb to expand your scholarship availability.

3. Much more than just scholarships. Your Student Profile-and the "dashboard" where you fill it out and update it-provides a single source for a wide array of information you need to know. As a student user of the system, you'll be able to see exclusive volunteer and internship opportunities; you'll have free access to a wealth of financial aid and college success tools and resources; and you'll even be able to export a resume based on your high school achievements and accolades.