Search & Apply for a Scholarship

Funding a college education is a serious financial challenge, but it shouldn’t be an insurmountable obstacle. BTCF manages more than 50 scholarship funds established by donors who care about making higher education available to everyone. Search them below.

To search for scholarships by school district, click here.

To search and apply for grants, click here.

Most scholarship deadlines are April 1 and accept our Common Application, with the exception of the Margaret Derwin "Blue Sky" Scholarship Fund, Tabor Foundation Fund and Violet Simmons Scholarship Fund, which require separate applications. Scholarships that require a separate application are indicated by an *.

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Sean Patrick French Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Chatham High School, NY, high school seniors who exemplify community service and good sportsmanship.
Columbia12/01/17Apply
Alice and Richard Henriquez Memorial Fund
Provides grants to young people ages 14-22 engaged in international community service projects.
Entire Region02/01/18Apply
Harvard Business School Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) Program
Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) is a flagship executive education leadership program. Two scholarships for executive directors/CEO's are offered annually.
Entire Region03/01/18Apply
Cha-Nel Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Chatham and New Lebanon, NY, high schools seniors.
Columbia03/15/18Apply
Closson-Raught American Legion Post 1160 Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Taconic Hills students whose family members are serving or have served honorably in the U.S. armed forces.
Columbia03/15/18Apply
Moe England '53/England Scott Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Berkshire Taconic Region high school seniors planning to attend Colgate University.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
The Ferris Burtis Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students going on to study classical music.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Dr. Luis A. Jacome Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for graduates of the Ichabod Crane High School, Valatie, NY.
Columbia03/15/18Apply
Emma M. Kirchhofer Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for Columbia County, NY, high school seniors.
Columbia03/15/18Apply
Quailwood Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for residents of Red Rock, NY.
Columbia03/15/18Apply
Simple Gifts Fund
Scholarships for Berkshire Taconic region young people for cultural or creative summer enrichment programs.
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Andrea Wagner Women in Science Scholarship Fund
Scholarship fund for female residents of the Berkshire Taconic region who are enrolled in a four-year college program majoring in natural or physical sciences or engineering and who are freshmen, sophomores or juniors at the time of the application
Entire Region03/15/18Apply
Harvard Business School - Governing for Nonprofit Excellence (GNE) Scholarship
One scholarship for nonprofit board chairs or vice chairs who are not serving in full-time employment roles for the nonprofit organizations they are applying to represent. The nonprofit must be located in Berkshire Taconic’s catchment area.
Entire Region05/15/17Apply