Application

Application for 2020-2021 Academic Year

PLEASE NOTE NEW DEADLINES:
First Deadline is March 1, 2020
Remaining Materials due June 14, 2020  

The Horace Greeley Scholarship Fund (HGSF) is a community organization with the sole
purpose of providing need-based financial assistance to qualified applicants.

You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if you:

  • Are a senior at or a graduate of the Chappaqua Central School District’s Horace Greeley High School
  • Wish to pursue your education beyond the high school level
  • Have been accepted by a qualifying undergraduate institution
  • Have applied and qualified for need-based financial aid at the college/university
    you plan to attend

Application for a 2020-2021 Grant:

Please carefully review the full Application Instructions first.  You must submit a new application EACH YEAR along with all supplemental forms, such as tax returns, financial aid forms, etc.  Last year’s code will not work. 

 

SUMMARY OF APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for a Horace Greeley Scholarship Fund grant the following requirements must be met.

DUE MARCH 1, 2020:

  • HGSF Application
  • CSS Profile
  • Federal Tax Returns for 2017 and 2018 (including all W-2’s
  • 2018 NYS Tax Returns – IT-201 & IT-196 Forms
  • CSS Profile Waiver Request Form – if applicable

DUE JUNE 14, 2020:

  • Cost of Attendance
  • Financial Aid Award Letter
  • Any remaining information

College Scholarship Service Profile – DUE MARCH 1

Complete Online:

WE STRONGLY REQUEST AND RECOMMEND that you complete this portion of the application as soon as possible and not later than March 1, 2020. This can be done as you are completing your financial aid applications during the admissions process.

Overview of Parent and Student Tax Return Requirements:

First-time Applicants:

Deadline March 1

  • Signed copies of Federal Tax Returns for 2017 and 2018, include all W-2’s and schedules A, C, D, E.
  • Signed copies of New York State Tax Returns for 2018 , IT-201 Resident Tax Return, and IT-196 Itemized Deductions.

Renewal Applicants:

Deadline March 1

  • Signed copies of Federal Tax Returns for 2018 ONLY, include all W-2’s and schedules A, C, D, E.
  • Signed copies of New York State Tax Returns for 2018 , IT-201 Resident Tax Return, and IT-196 Itemized Deductions.

  

School Financial Aid Award Letter

We must have a copy of your Award Letter, email or screenshot that you received from the college/university you will be attending for the upcoming academic year. It should ideally include the total cost of attendance (which must be supplied separately if it is not), the list of all the financial aid for which you are eligible, and your student ID or SSN. Due by June 14, 2020, or as soon as your school provides the documentation.

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Applicants will be emailed, in early August, with grant results.

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