College and Career

Open when school is in session from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
For assistance, please call the Guidance Office at 762-8211.

 

Representatives from the following student agencies will be available throughout the week: 
  • Binghamton University - Upward Bound, Liberty Partnership and Talent Search

These services are available for ALL students.

The Guidance Office will be coordinating visits from college representatives and distributing scholarship information as it becomes available. A BHS staff member will also be available to assist students with the various aspects of the college and career search process. Please check back for more updates and information, or call the number above.

Special Help with FAFSA Applications 

Shameka Durham from Educational Talent Search will be in the College and Career Resource Center on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Ms. D will be available to help students and their parents fill out the FAFSA forms. The FAFSA is required by every college. Although you cannot start the FAFSA until October, she would like to meet with you ASAP.

To schedule an appointment with Ms. D., call 721-8284. If there is no answer, please call the College and Career Resource Center at 762-8327 or just stop by our office in the Student Commons Area.

Educational Talent Search direct number at the State office Building is 721-8281.

Scholarships

Many local and regional organizations provide scholarships for BHS students. Each scholarship is put in the green "Scholarship" book in the College and Career Resource Center and posted on this website.
 
For national scholarships, there are many websites. Many colleges have suggested we recommend www.fastweb.com It is one of the largest national database. Just please beware of scams & NEVER NEVER pay for a scholarship.
 
 

Dollars For Scholars, Inc. 

Dollars for Scholars is a national volunteer organization whose goal is to award money to high school students who are going to college. These awards are made possible through the efforts of the community. Donations come from the community; raised by community volunteers including many BHS students, led by a board of directors made of community members.

You can also help raise money online just by adding "Goodsearch" as your search engine. To do this go to www.goodsearch.com and pick Binghamton High School Dollars for Scholars as the charity you are raising for. Set it as your homepage or under your favorite bar and you're all set to go happy searching!

If you prefer, you can mail your contribution to:
Dollars for Scholars, Box 272 Southview Station, Binghamton, NY, 13903.
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Career Planing and Assistance with College Applications



Binghamton High School Profile
BHS Profile
Paying for College
 
FastWeb Scholarship Search
One of the largest data base scholarship search. Student fills out a profile form (don't worry all you need to do is answer the questions). Fastweb will then match incoming scholarship with your profile and put the scholarships that match your profile in
 
General Information of College Aid

Mary Thayer Educational Fund Application (DOC)
The Mary Thayer Educational Fund offers an interest-free loan available to students in Binghamton. Complete the application and submit to JPM.