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*Some websites may not be secure proceed with caution*These scholarships are designed for graduates wishing to extend their education by attending a two-year college or trade school. Money for the scholarships is undesignated and may be used for tuition, textbooks, tools, gas for driving to and from college or anything that will assist the recipients in pursuing their degrees.
Preference will be given to students who have participated in a vocational program while attending the Perry Central School District.
Students must be pursuing a two (2)-year degree program.
Along with the application, students must submit the following to email@example.com
- Unofficial Perry Central School District transcript
- Letter of acceptance to a two (2)-year degree program
- Three (3) letters of recommendation. Please do not use the applicant’s name in the recommendations. Please use the following pronouns when referring to the candidate: he/she or him/her.
Two (2) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded at graduation.
The application deadline is May 3, 2019.
*$1,000 Wellness All-Star Scholarship - for high school seniors who make our community a healthy place to live. Seniors who are interested in this scholarship have the opportunity to nominate themselves to become the Wellness All-Star recipient. To do so, they must share their story about how they lead a healthy lifestyle, what they're doing to help and inspire others, and the results of their efforts. Examples include organizing healthy lifestyle workshops; expanding a community garden to produce fresh produce; and educating others about the importance of healthy options. Seniors interested should apply online at independenthealth.com/wellnessallstar.
DEADLINE: March 29, 2019
*The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with a mission to provide educational scholarships to students from Western New York who have lost a parent/guardian, and offer a paid registration to one of the Camp Widow® programs offered by Soaring Spirits International to local widowed people. We are happy to announce that we are able to give out FOUR scholarships this year (each in the amount of $2,500) to high school seniors in WNY who have lost a parent/guardian! It is our goal to someday be able to give this scholarship to every applicant who fits this criteria.This information can be found on our website, as well as options for grief support for students and their families. Please take a moment to check out our website at www.runforrow.org to see everything we offer.
DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2019
*Wyoming County Farm Bureau will award $750 and Lamb & Webster will match $750 for a total $1,500 scholarship to a high school senior or college student for the current school year. Scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses.
To be eligible, applicant MUST:
- Reside in Wyoming County, New York and have a parent and/or guardian that is a NY Farm Bureau member
- Be a high school senior enrolled in an approved/accredited college or university; OR
- Be a full-time student attending an approved/accredited college, university or vocational/technical program.
- Be pursuing an agricultural or agribusiness degree.
- All application materials must be received by the regional office by May 3, 2019.
- See Mrs. Ellis for the application.
*Friends of letchworth State Park $1000 Scholarship Award
All contiguous schools surrounding Letchworth State Park: Letchworth, Mt. Morris, York, Perry and Keshequa: awarded to the senior who shall demonstarte successfully, through an essay of no less than 500 words "Describing the legacy of the Civil Conservation Corps at Letchworth State Park and the impact their eforts and stewardship will have on the future of the park and those who benefit from the model this facility presents".
More information on this scholarship is in the Counseling Center.
Deadline: April 3, 2019
*Farm Credit East awards $1,500 scholarships each year to qualified students who are committed to a career in agriculture, commercial fishing or the forest products industry.
We make our decisions based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities. As part of this program Farm Credit East supports diversity scholarships.
• Students must have a permanent address within Farm Credit East’s territory.
• Students must be pursuing post high school education (full-time) in fall 2019 leading to a career in agriculture,
commercial fishing or the forest products industry.
• Individuals demonstrating through their career plans,experience, program of study and extracurricular
activities, significant progress toward and a clearintention for a career in agriculture, forestry or commercial fishing.
Disclosure of ethnic origin is purely voluntary and only required to be considered for a diversity scholarship.
Student who have previously received a scholarship from Farm Credit East or predecessor organizations are ineligible to
receive a scholarship under this program.
Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Submit your complete application electronically on
Deadline: April 2, 2019
*Allentown Art Festical Student Art Scholarships: $26,000 in Scholarship Awards awarded to current seniors attending WNY High Schools. For more information and to download your application go to: www.allentownartfestival.com
Deadline: March 23, 2019
*Car Loans of America is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $1000 scholarship to students (all Majors) .
Deadline: June 1, 2019
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*Senator John J. Marchi Memorial Athletic Scholarship
DUE MARCH 29th, 2019
You may apply for this scholarship ONLY if you:
1) have demonstrated a grade point average of 85 and over,
2) have good conduct and demonstrate the dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree,
3) are involved in an organized sport(s),
4) are active in community service and extracurricular activities, and
5) can demonstrate financial need.
Applications are available in the Counseling Center.
*Assemblyman James D. Conte Memorial Academic Scholarship
DUE MARCH 29th, 2019
You may apply for this scholarship ONLY if you:
- have demonstrated a grade point average of 85 and over,
- have good conduct and demonstrate the dedication to pursue and complete a higher education degree,
- are active in community service and extracurricular activities, and
- can demonstrate financial need.
Applications are available in the Counseling Center.
* The gift of Sight Scholarship Grant for $1200
The gift of sight committee presents a special scholarship grant to a high school graduating student who is legally blind or visually impaired and of Italian descent who will begin full time undergraduate study in the fall. There is a $10.00 application fee.
Applications are available in the Counseling Center.
DEADLINE IS MARCH 31, 2019
*Design Your Success scholarship $2,000.00
Write a 1,200-1,500 word essay on how you plan to design your success in life. This is a broad topic. Interpret on a personal level and make the essay personally unique.
Open to graduating high school seniors and incoming college freshman. Open to U.S. residents only.
Click the link below for more information:
DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2019
* Hearing Loss Association of America, Inc. Rochester Chapter- This scholarship is awarded to the Hearng Loss Association of America, Rochester Chapter, in the amount of $1,000.00- to be awarded to Greater Rochester area high school seniors with hearing loss who are pursuing post-secondary education or vocational training.
The Application deadline is April 5, 2019.
Applications can be found in the counseling center.
*The American Legion Scholarship Trust- The Past National Commander Michael J. Kogutek American Legion Scholarship Trust will award two $1,500 scholarships to students/veterans attending college in 2019. All applications must be submitted to the Erie County American Legion Headquarters located at 609 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202, by
Friday May 3, 2019 by noon, or postmarked by that date.
Applications are available in the counseling center.
*The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Foundation will grant one scholarship each to a graduating High School Senior from Livingston and Wyoming Counties.
Each scholarship is valued at up to $2,000, payable in annual installments of $500.
Scholarships are awarded to students specifically pursuing careers serving persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Examples include teacher of special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech pathology, art therapy, music therapy, and training in the direct care field.
Completed and signed applications should be submitted to Arc of Livingston-Wyoming Public Relations Director Jeff Thomas, 18 Main Street, Mount Morris, NY 14510 by
Friday, March 22, 2019.
Scholarship winners will be notified by Monday, April 1, 2019.
Applications are available online in the Counseling Office or https://lwarc.org/content/uploads/sites/18/2019/02/2019_foundation_scholarship_application.pdf
*Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship-Scholarship from the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Four $1,500 scholarships will go to New York State high school seniors who will be graduating in June. The student must be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter, or be an explorer in a fire department that is a member of The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York. Or, to those pursuing a career of service to the community (Fire Service-related major, Nursing, Social Work, Health-Related Services, Teaching, Librarian, etc.)
-Applications are available online at www.afdsny.org or in the Counseling Office.
-Application deadline is the Saturday, February 23, 2019.
*WNY Safari Club International will be awarding a $1500 scholarship.
-Consideration will be given to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of interest in the environment and outdoor activities. There is significant weight applied to those who are planning on a course of study that would translate to a career in some form of conservation and wildlife enforcement.
Application deadline is April 12, 2019.
Visit http://bit.ly/2DhKLiw for details.
*Monroe Tractor will be awarding a scholarship to a student pursuing a career in an agricultural related field. This may include business, engineering, computer sciences, biology, as well as the more well known agriculture fields such as veterinary, mechanics, agronomy, herd management, etc.
The award will be given to a student in western Monroe, Genesee, Niagara, Livingston, Orleans, or Wyoming counties. There will be one scholarship awarded for $1000 each year for up to four years. All finalists will be awrded $500 book award.
Students who are interested in applying may send an essay to the scholarship committee. In it they must state:
- Why they should be considered
- Background and future goals
- What career they will be pursuing and where
- Why they have chosen an agriculture field and what they hope to learn from it.
- Include full name, address, email, and a telephone number where they can be reached day/night.
The applications will be reviewed by the committee and several finalists will be asked to come in for a personal interview.
Essays should be sent to Amy Kriger, c/o Monroe Tractor, 7941 Oak Orchard Road, Batavia, NY 14020. If you have further questions you may call 585-343-9263.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FEBRUARY 15, 2019 Winner will be announced by March 31, 2019
*Western Chapter of New York Water Environment Scholarship: The Western Chapter of NYWEA is offering three awards, one in the amount of $1,500, one in the amount of $1,250, and one int he amount of $1,000, to be paid directly to the students. The students must be enrolled in an environmental related curriculum at the undergraduate level (such as, but not ,limited to, biology, forestry, chemistry, engineering, and water/wastewater treatment).
See Mrs. Ellis for an application, or go to www.wnywea.org
The deadline is March 18, 2019.
*The Past National Commander Michael J. Kogutek American Legion Scholarship Trust will award two $1,500 scholarships to students/veterans attending college in 2019. The scholarship is intended to assist New York State Veterans, their families, and patriotic students who share the ideals of the American Legion.
All Applications must be submitted to the Erie County American Legion Headquarters by May 3, 2019.
See Mrs. Ellis for a copy of the application.
*Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), Rochester Chapter Scholarship:
This $1,000 scholarship is offered to high school seniors with a documented hearing loss who
plan to pursue postsecondary education or vocational training.
Completed applications must be date stamped or postmarked no later than April 5, 2019.
Applications received after this date will not be considered.
*The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 193 are again offering two scholarships to eligible high school graduates. The two scholarships of $750.00 each will be for the best completed essays, according to the instructions on the application, along with the appropriate paperwork. See Mrs. Ellis for the application.
Deadline is May 15, 2019
*FASNY- Fireman's Association of the State of New York will be awarding fifteen $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors entering college. The applicant must be actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter-including BSA Explorer Posts, Venturing Crews, and RAMS; or be participating with a volunteer EMS program.
Visit www.fasny.com/scholarship to apply
Applications are due by March 15, 2019
*Rochester Area Community Foundation's Scholarship Program is accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year. With more than 130 scholarship opportunities for students pursuing college, vocational training, or enrichment programs. visit www.racf.org/Scholarships
*www.collegexpress.com A few scholarship are listed below: Go to website and search for scholarship.
*Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program - Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 12th year.
Awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.
Application Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Full details are available on our site.
Scholarship Deadline June 14, 2019
*Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo College Scholarship Opportunities:
- Must be a permanent resident of Western New York (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties)
- Must have a minimum “C” or a 2.0 (on a 4.0 system) G.P.A. average or greater
- Must be accepted to a nonprofit, United States Department of Education accredited school for full-time, undergraduatestudy
- Preference is given to Pell eligible students attending school in Western New York
Must apply online at www.cfgbscholarships.org Text "SCHOLARSHIP" to 716-259-2499 to sign up for Text Alerts
Deadline is April 1, 2019
*Scholarships for Student Caregivers https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers
*Burger King Scholarships: visit https://www.burgerkingscholarship.com/financial-aid/burger-king-application/
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2018
*Accounting Degree Scholarships
*Business School Scholarships
*AMVETS National Four-Year Scholarship: visit http://amvets.org/scholarships/
Deadline: April 15
*General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant: AFAS education support is available to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members, as well as spouses of active duty and Title 10 Reservists, and widows/widowers.
*The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.
Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. www.opploans.com/scholarship/
*Noyes Auxiliary Scholarship- Noyes Health Auxiliary will be warding up to $5,000 in college scholarships to qualified students in the Noyes Health service area who are matriculating in an associate or bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university in medicine, nursing, or any other health-related field, including dentistry, opthalmology, and pharmacy. See Mrs. Ellis for more information.
Deadline is February 15, 2019.
*Hispanic Scholarship Endowment Fund:
- Must be a resident of Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne or Yates County.
- Must be of Hispanic origin.
- Must demonstrate high academic achievement with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better in the core subjects.
Stop into the Counseling Office for an application.
Deadline: March 8
*Empire State Potato Growers Inc annually awards a scholarship for undergraduate students, residing in New York State, pursuing college studies benefiting the agricultural industry. Agricultural related undergraduate studies includes Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Crop & Soil Sciences, Entomology, Food Sciences, Horticulture, Plan Pathology, Agricultural Economics.
-$500.00 per academic year, for up to four consecutive years of study. Stop in counseling for an application.
Deadline is January 15.
*GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program:
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.
To be eligible for this award, applicants must:
- demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
- demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
- be citizens of the United States of America;
- be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
- plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
Deadline: Jan. 4
*The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund: Must be in the top 15% of class, have excellent SAT Reasoning or ACT scores and a child of a Teamsters member to apply. Go to http://www.jrhmsf.org/
Deadline: March 30
*SEG Foundation Scholarship: SEG Scholarships encourage the study of geophysics and related geosciences visit https://seg.org/Scholarships Deadline: March 1
*DELTA KAPPA BETA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP
Each year the Beta Gamma Chapter, an international honorary society for women educators, presents two $400 recruitment grants to two senior girls in the school districts we represent. The school districts Beta Gamma represent are: Letchworth, Perry, Pioneer, Warsaw and Wyoming. This year Perry and Pioneer will be receiving the recruitment grants.
The award is based upon the following:
1. Genuine interest in teaching or a related field
2. Financial need
3. Scholastic ability
Stop into the Counseling Center for an Application.
Deadline: March 1, 2019
*Fountainhead Essay Contest: High School Junior or Senior: 800-1600 word essay demonstating an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of The Fountainhead. go to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 15
* Western Chapter of New York Water Environment Scholarships: The Western Chapter of NYWEA is offering $50,000 in scholarships, including an Environmental Career scholarship of $10,000, as well as Nicholas J. Bartilucci scholarships ($5,000) and general scholarships ($2,500).. Applications are available only online after December 10, 2018.
Deadline: February 28, 2019. Go to www.wnywea.org
*Big Sun Scholarship $500.00
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
Deadline June 19, 2019
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
*ZUMPER APARTEMNTS SCHOLARSHIP:
We get it, college is expensive. Here at Zumper, we want to help you out with a $1,000 scholarship to put toward tuition, books, or whatever else you need to get you through school.
We're looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Visit https://www.zumper.com/scholarship for more information.
*BRANDEN w. MERRICK Memorial Scholarship:
This scholarship is given by the family and friends of Branden to honor his memory. Branden was kind, caring, fun to be around and loved to laugh; he was harworkiing and deeply devoted to his family, friends and his community. Branden was a Livingston County Sheriff's Department Deputy, a role he was extremely proud of, and suited him well. This scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of $500 to a Livingston County Senior pursing a career in the law enforcement sector, or who has a parent who is employed in the area of law enforcement in Livingston County.
Stop into the Counseling Center for an application.
Deadline: May 10, 2019
*DESIGN A BETTER FUTURE HonorsGradU Scholarship
FIVE $10,000 Awards from Honors Graduation
Design and work on a community improvement project.
Deadline: April 28, 2019
Visit http://honorsgradu.com for more details
With a thriving community of over 1.6 million members, Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students to get to where they’re going. Unigo provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions about their college experience.
Visit https://www.unigo.com/ for more information.
*Character Excellence Scholarship 2018- Harvest Time Partners, in collaboration with the character Council of Western New York, is pleased to offer $1,000 cash scholarships to high school seniors who exemplify character in their daily lives and who will be attending a college or trade school post graduation.
Visit www.charactercouncilwny.org/scholarship Deadline is February 1, 2019
Below are a list of sites to visit for other scholarship opportunities:
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Are you a middle level or high school student making a difference through volunteering? Apply today for national recognition, monetary awards and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.!
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.
Applications are now open for 2019 awards. Here's how it works:
- By November 6, 2018, students must submit their completed applications, and signed student/parent agreements, to a certifier. (Certifiers can be school principals or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network.)
- By November 16, 2018, certifiers select and certify top applicants for state-level judging.
- On February 5, 2019, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards announces state-level winners for 2019.
Application at spirit.prudential.com
The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.
ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition.
Class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria:
- High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions
- At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®
Applications can be found www.act.org/readinesschampions
Due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019.
The Hagan Scholarship
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
- Must be a student in the 2019 high school graduating class.
- Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher.
- Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,200 on the SAT.
- Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
- Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2018 to August 2019.
- Must complete the FAFSA in 2018 using 2017 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500.
- Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
- Must not have been convicted of a felony.
The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.
If you meet the eligibility requirements, I encourage you to apply for a scholarship at www.hsfmo.org
Deadline is November 15, 2018
*The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program If integrity, determination, and courage dexcribe you - you have what it takes to be a Hoatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succed in life. We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college.
To learn more and apply, visit scolars.horatioalger.org Deadline is Oct. 25, 2018
*AES Scholarship: Criteria: Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.
Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
* You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
How to Apply: Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2018
Submit essay to email@example.com
For more information go to http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm