Attention students and parents!
Application Deadline for NYSSA Scholarships is February 29, 2016!

Each year, NYSSA awards two $500 scholarships:

  • Norris Brusoe NYSSA Scholarship
  • Joan & Digger Vriessen NYSSA Scholarship

Only members of NYS Snowmobile Clubs will be eligible for these Scholarships.

2016 NYSSA Application:

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(the following information will be printed when you print the application package, above)

NYSSA Scholarships: Applications are currently being accepted for two (2) $500 Scholarships. Only members of NYSSA Snowmobile Clubs as of January 1, 2016 will be eligible for the Norris Brusoe and for the Joan Vriessen Scholarships.

ACSA Scholarships: The top two New York applications will also be sent to the Northeast Chapter of the American Council of Snowmobile Associations (NEC) Scholarship Committee, where they will compete against applications from other Northeast States for two (2) $1,000 scholarships.

Criterion: The NYSSA Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make its awards based upon academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, community service and the quality of the original essay submitted with each application. Financial need is a secondary criterion used in the selection of the winner. Completion of the financial need portion of the application is optional, however students who have provided a complete financial background will be given priority over those whose applications are incomplete when all other considerations are the same. Please make sure you include attachments 1 through 6 on the application.

The 2016 essay should be about what snowmobiling means to you, or about snowmobiling in your state   (economy, trails, environment) in five hundred (500) words or less.

  • Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted at a College, Junior College, or Vocational School, or must be College Students who are already enrolled. The student’s Parent(s) or Guardian(s), or the Student if over 18, must be a member in good standing of NYSSA as of January 1, 2016.
    To obtain a NYSSA Club membership, go to: membership.nysnowmobiler.com
  • Application, letter of acceptance at your college you will be attending, transcript of grades at high school or grade record of the college you are already attending, essay and recommendations must be received by NYSSA by February 29, 2016 as one package. All applications must be complete to be considered.
  • Applications must be received at the NYSSA Office on or before February 29, 2016Late applications will not be considered!
  • The applications submitted to NYSSA will be answered by mail after judging.
  • The two top New York applications will be notified by the NYSSA Executive Director and will be forwarded to the Northeast Chapter of ACSA.

All application materials are considered Confidential, and will be limited to examination for their intended purpose only and become property of the NYSSA and the Northeast Chapter of ACSA.

Mail your application package to:

NYSSA – Attention Scholarships
PO Box 1040
Pine Bush, NY 12566

— must be received on or before February 29, 2016 to be considered.

 

Congratulations, 2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2015, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2014-15 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Justin Brinkmann

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Tyler McGough

Congratulations, 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2014, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2012-13 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Ashlynn Cobb

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Shania Hacker

Congratulations, 2012-2013 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2013, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2012-13 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Brittany Fitzgerald

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Ryan Wager

Congratulations, 2011-2012 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2012, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2011-12 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Katelyn Holman

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Chelsea Smith

Congratulations, 2010-2011 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2011, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2010-11 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Brent Wilcox

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Luke Taverne

Congratulations, 2009-2010 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2010, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2009-10 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Katelyn Peaster
(also won the NEC Scholarship of $500)

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Kelsey Donoghue

Congratulations, 2008-2009 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2009, two scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2008-09 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Megan Nuffer
(also won the NEC Scholarship of $500)

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Brett Leidner

Congratulations, 2007-2008 Scholarship Recipients!

In 2008, four scholarships were awarded! Thank you to all those who applied. The deserving winners for 2007-08 are:

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: McKayla Nuffer
(also won the NEC Scholarship of $500)

Norris Brusoe Scholarship: Amy Renee Moore

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Chelsea Shaw

Joan and Digger Vriessen Scholarship: Amanda Nevlezer