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Applying for Scholarships
Local, WNY-State and National scholarship information is listed below. Please make note of application deadlines and requirements. Please contact the Counseling Office if you have any questions.

Local Scholarships

  • Italian Heritage Festival Russ Salvatore 2017 Scholarship One of the applicants parents must be of Italian descent. Value: $1000. Essay required. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More information is available in the counseling office.
    Italian Heritage Festival Ronald Carnevale Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be going to college to study music. Value: $1000. Essay required. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More information is available in the counseling office.
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  • Catching the Dream Scholarships for Native American students
    Students should call 505-262-2351 or email Joy Noll at for information on how to apply for the scholarship.
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  • ECC Commitment to Excellence Scholarship
    Minimum GPA of a 3.0. Must be a full time student. Demonstrate leadership/volunteer roles in school/community. Willing to become an active participant in ECC Ambassador program. Award: Full Tuition and books. More information can be found in the Counseling office.

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  • Buffalo Sabres Alumni: Apply by July 1 of each year.
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  • Taste of Buffalo Scholarship
    Applicants should be entering the Hospitailty/culinary/nutrition fields. Five $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Two letters of reference and transcript are required. Deadline - April 4, 2017. More information in the counseling office.
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  • The Original Tonawanda Clown Band Scholarship
    For a graduating senior who plans to pursue advanced education in MUSIC. Essay required. Value: $500. Deadline:  May 1, 2017. Information in Guidance office.
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  • For Employees of Tops Friendly Markets. Please check at work for the application process.

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  • For Employees of Wegmans. Please check at work for the application process.
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  • WNY Association of School Nurses
    For students accepted into accredited BS school of nursing programs in NYS. Awards: $500-$1000. Application must be postmarked by April 1, 2017.

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  • WNY Hotel/Motel Association and Visit Niagara Hospitality Scholarship
    Applicants must be pursuing a degree in hospitality or tourism at a Western New York 2 or 4 year college. No formal application, see your school counselor to be nominated. Two letters of recommendation are required. Wallet size color photo required. Nominations must be received by April 14, 2017


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  • Other Various Local Scholarship Listings:
    Niagara Frontier Chapter New York State School Facility Association - More information on deadlines coming soon.
    Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to seniors enrolling in subjects related to Building Trades, Architecture, Landscape Design, etc. Application is available in the guidance office.
    LD Bell Niagara Frontier Chapter NO 201 Air Force Association - More information on deadlines coming soon.
    Open to students who have excelled in academics, participated in extra-curricular activities and exemplified outstanding leadership traits. 85% or higher grade point average. Application is available in the guidance office. 
    The Braille Group of Buffalo Scholarship - More information on deadlines coming soon.
    For Visually Impaired students whose primary reading media is Braille. Information available in counseling center.

    Engineering Society of Buffalo - More information on deadlines coming soon.
    Student must be accepted into the Engineering School at UB or Buffalo State beginning with the first semester of the fall following graduation. Value:$2,000. Short essay required. Application in the counseling office. 

    Garden Club Scholarship, 8th District
    Major in Biology, Conservation, Environmental, Wildlife types of areas
    Postmark: March 15 to 31, 2017
    HS Counselor Association of WNY
    Major in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling Related Field
    only one application may be submitted per high school
    Deadline May 15, 2017, hand in your application to Mrs Barber in the counseling office
    Cristin Ann Bambino Scholarship
    Student with an IEP
    Deadline Postmark March 29, 2017
    Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarship
    Student who promotes human justice
    Deadline postmark March 29, 2017
    Paul Jensen Scholarship
    Student who excels in design and plans to pursue design in college
    Deadline postmark March 29, 2017
    Christian Airmen Scholarship Fund
    Interest in studying aviation
    Deadline March 31, 2017
    Erie County Assessor's Assoc Scholarship
    Open to anyone attending college in Erie County
    Deadline April 1, 2017
    WNY Manufacturing Engineering Trust
    Major in a manufacturing related major at ECC, NCCC, Buffalo State College, UB, RIT, Canisius, Alfred Univ or Alfred State 
    Deadline April 2, 2017
    Kidsplay Scholarship
    Applicants must have participated in a Kidsplay program as a youngster
    Deadline April 10, 2017
    American Legion Legacy Scholarship
    Legal parent must have passed away during military service after 9/11/01 or have been permanently disabled in the military after 9/11/01
    Deadline April 20, 2017
    Peter Tycz Memorial Scholarship
    Sgt First Class Tycz was a graduate of Tonawanda HS
    Open to anyone who has a relative that is a veteran
    Deadline May 1, 2017

    Applications in the counseling office for: 

    Greg Holler Memorial - More information on deadlines coming soon.

    Boys and Girls Club - More information on deadlines coming soon.

    Youth Board - More information on deadlines coming soon.

    DeGraff Auxiliary - More information on deadlines coming soon.

    THS Scholarship Board - More information on deadlines coming soon.


    Information is available on all scholarships in the counseling office.  See your school counselor for assistance.

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