The Cryomech Top 3 Scholarship was established in the fall of 2019. The award is presented to a CTE, P-TECH or Work-Study student who shows high knowledge in their craft area, is a top student and demonstrates a strong background in their skilled trades. The intention is to focus on students who have or will make a difference in the field, reward and recognize students who show passion and knowledge of their craft, leadership qualities and possession of a strong work ethic. The award will shine light on our most productive students.
In accordance with the guidelines established by Board Resolution, two annual scholarships or more shall be awarded to a worthy Junior or Senior student who meets the criteria of the selection committee. Selection shall be made from the applications, personal interviews and letters of recommendation.
Eligibility Criteria: This scholarship is available to any currently enrolled CTE, P-TECH or Work-Study student regardless of program.
Scholarship Amount: Approximately $500 to $1000
How to Apply: Download the Top 3 Scholarship application. Finalists for the CRYOMECH Top 3 Scholarship shall be selected based on the successful completion of the application procedures. All written materials submitted for this scholarship are to be returned to the CTE Student Service Office by the due date. Applicants must submit the following:
- A completed Scholarship Profile printed in ink or typed.
- Two Letters of Recommendation from the applicant’s Career & Technical Education instructor, home school teacher, counselor or employer
All applications will be reviewed by the committee. Finalists will be required to participate in an interview.
*In an effort to help further the education of high school students, the Oswego Teachers E. Federal Credit Union is offering scholarships to students who are members of the credit union and a high school senior at the time of application. They will be competing for one (1) of seven (7) $500 scholarships and one (1) $1,000 scholarship offered by the Oswego E. Teachers Federal Credit Union. We are designating two (2) scholarships per school district and one (1) county wide scholarship. Applicants will be judged on academic performance, extra-curricular and community activities, references, and personal goals.
*This scholarship is intended for students pursuing a college education in engineering, architecture, construction management, or a related field.
*This scholarship was established on May 22, 1991 in memory of Dr. Burton Ramer who served as District Superintendent of Oswego County BOCES for more than twenty years. Dr. Ramer was an advocate for increased educational opportunities for all students in Oswego County. This is an annual scholarship opportunity. Any CiTi CTE senior in good standing who has been accepted into a post-secondary program that leads to at least an Associate’s degree can apply.*
*This scholarship was established in 1974 in memory of John A. Hort, instructor of the Exploratory Electricity-Electronics Program at B. Ramer Tech from 1971-1973. This is an annual scholarship opportunity. Any CiTi CTE senior in good standing who has been accepted into a post-secondary program can apply.*
*This scholarship is Sponsored by The Great Eastern Whiteout Vintage and is in memory of Spike Nolan who is well-renowned not only for his love of small engines and anything mechanical, including Harley-Davidsons, but also for his unique ability to teach and pass his mechanical passion on to Oswego BOCES Students. He will also be remembered for his contributions to the sport of racing and his ability to fabricate motors and components.*
*This scholarship is in memory of Dylan Blair who was a former Automotive Technology student in Mr. Perkins class. The recipient of this award is an Oswego County high school student planning to pursue a career in the automotive industry. This recipient, in similar fashion to Dylan Blair, demonstrates a lifelong passion, dedication and dream to work in the automotive field. The recipient of this award will help Dylan’s family share Dylan’s desire to help others as well as his love of working on cars, trucks and anything mechanical. This will ensure that Dylan’s memory will live on.*
*The Spike Nolan “Making a Difference” Scholarship was established in the spring of 2017 in memory of Floyd “Spike” Nolan who as an instructor at Oswego County BOCES and who taught Small Engines for more than twenty years. Spike was a strong advocate for students to strive to the best of their ability. The intent of the scholarship is to improve the opportunities for CiTi students with strong entrepreneurial aspirations, plans for secondary education or self-improvement.*
American Red Cross Scholarship
*This scholarship is awarded to a recipient who is a graduating senior in the Nursing Assistant Program and has been an active participant in this year’s blood drive program. The scholarship will be forwarded to the winners’ college/university for use toward their higher education*
Oswego Elks Lodge #271 Teen of the Month Award
*These awards recognize students who have been chosen by their Instructors in concert with the Student Services Office who go above and beyond to make their schools and communities a better place for all who attend.*
*This scholarship was established by the New York State School Facilities Association and is awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the fields of facility management, building maintenance, construction trades and/or construction management.*
The Blue Knights® International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, Inc. is a non-profit fraternal organization consisting of active and retired law enforcement officers who enjoy riding motorcycles. In the Spring of 1974, several law enforcement officers from the Bangor, Maine, USA area met and formed a small, local motorcycle club. The Blue Knights® LEMC have approximately 650 chapters, 19,500+ members in 11 Conferences within 29 countries. Local Chapter 19, which includes members from Oneida and Oswego County, have made this generous scholarship possible.
These awards will be presented by Bryant & Stratton Admissions Representative, Ms. Karen Rodriquez.