Every year the Boilermaker awards four graduating high school runners. Scholarships are presented to one male and one female runner for Outstanding Achievement in Distance Running and one male and one female runner for Outstanding Commitment to Distance Running.
The 2018 Boilermaker Scholarship recipients also receive a free race registration and have the privilege of being seeded near the elite running corral. The 2018 recipients are:
Outstanding Achievement in Distance Running
South Lewis High School
Clinton High School
Outstanding Commitment to Distance Running
Holland Patent High School
New Hartford High School