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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

  • 100 Club of Buffalo.
    Must a child of an Emergency Responder - Deadline March 31, 2017. http://www.100clubbuffalo.org/scholarship-excellence.html
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  • Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
    Open to Anyone. Essay required. Value: $1000.00. Deadline:  June 12, 2017. Application and details can be found in the Counseling Office. 
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  • Allentown Art Festival Scholarship
    For a student planning to study Art in college. Deadline: March 31, 2017. Information on this scholarship can be found in the Counseling office. 

     

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  • America Legion Erie County Committee Scholarship
    Value:  $500.00, up to three will be awarded. Open to anyone. Deadline: Must be received by April 28, 2017. Application available in the counseling office.
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  • Amherst Garden Club
    Examples of acceptable majors:  Conservation, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Horticulture, Urban Planning, etc. Value: up to $1500.00. Deadline:  May 1, 2017. Application and details can be found at the Counseling Office.
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  • Canal Fest - John Rutherford Memorial Scholarship
    For:  A student with good academic performance who gives service to school and community. Value: $1000.00. An essay plus two letters of recommendations are required. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2017. Further information for this scholarship 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 Nscholarsh@aol.com for information on how to apply for the scholarship.
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  • Independent Health Wellness All-Star Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to a student who makes their community a healthier place to live. An essay is required. Scholarship value:  $1000.00. Deadline:  March 31, 2017. More information is available in the counseling office.
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  • Jason Zdrojewski Memorial Scholarship
    For: a student with good academic performance who is involved in the school and community. Value: $2000.00. An essay plus two letters of recommendation are required. Application deadline:  April 19, 2017. Further information for this scholarship is available in the counseling office.
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  • Jim Harszlak Foundation Scholarship
    For: a student involved in music, band, art or theatre or any student who will submit a song or poem that they wrote. Deadline: May 1, 2017. Further information for this scholarship is available in the counseling office.
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  • Matthew Rowe Scholarship Foundation
    Value:  $2500.00, two will be awarded. This scholarship is for a senior who has a deceased parent or guardian. Deadline: April 1, 2017. Application information in the counseling office or at http://runforrow.blogspot.com Brochure: https://dochub.com/andrearow/Q652Po/brochure_2017 Application: https://dochub.com/andrearow/J9aVp4/scholarship_application_2017-hs
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  • Monsignor Maguire Scholarship Essay Contest
    Open to all Catholic, High School Students in grade 12. Essay Required. Three scholarships will be awarded. Deadline:  April 21, 2017. Applications are available in the Counseling office.
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  • New York Water Environment Association, Inc College Scholarship
    For students planning an Environmentally related major (examples:  Biology, Forestry, chemistry, water/waste water treatment)
    Essay required along with two letters of recommendation. Value: three scholarships awarded from $1000 to $1500 each. Deadline:  Postmark, March 27, 2017. Application available in the counseling office.
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  • Nicholas Patterson Perpetual Fund Scholarship
    Two essays required. Value: $2000.00. Deadline: June 16, 2017. See Counseling Office for more information. Website: http://www.pattersonfund.foundation/
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  • Robert Insalaco Financial Scholarship Award & David Scime Financial Scholarship Award
    Both men were police officers who died in the line of duty. Preference given to Italian American Students intending to Major in Criminal Justice, although anyone may apply. Must have Minimum average:  80%. An essay is required. Value: Minimum $250.00 Deadline:  May 1, 2017. Application located in the Counseling Office.
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  • Buffalo Sabres Alumni: Apply by July 1 of each year.  http://sabresalumni.com/page.cshtml/9
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  • Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen (SWAVF)
    This year there will be one Southwestern Firemen’s Scholarship awarded in the amount of $600, and three SWAVF Ladies’ Auxiliary scholarships awarded for $150 each.  The three Auxiliary Scholarships will be awarded to the top applicant from each county not represented by the SWAVF Firemen’s Scholarship winner. PLease view the criteria and application for more information. SWAVF Scholarship Criteria and SWAVF Scholarship Application.

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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 Leading by Legacy Scholarships:
    Good Neighbor Scholarship
    Required: 500 word essay on "How you have been impacted by violence in a life challenging way." Deadline: May 1, 2017. Information on this scholarship can be found in the Counseling office. 
     
    The Denise Bowers-Harrison Memorial Scholarship
    Required: 500 word essay on "How you have assisted with the care of a sibling, parent or primary care-giver who has a disabling condition or illness." Deadline: May 1, 2017. Information on this scholarship can be found 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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  • Tonawanda Education Assoc. (TEA) General Scholarship
    For students whose parent or grandparent is or was a TEA member. An essay is required. Application Deadline: April 21, 2017. Further information for this scholarship is available in the counseling office.
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  • Tonawanda Education Assoc. Kathleen Ketcham Memorial Scholarship
    For a Tonawanda student planning to become a teacher. An essay is required. Application Deadline: April 21, 2017. Further information for this scholarship is available in the counseling 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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  • Western New York Manufacturing Engineers Educational Trust (WNYMEET)
    A $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled at: State University of New York at Buffalo; State University College at Buffalo; Niagara County Community College; Erie Community College; Canisius College; Rochester Institute of Technology*; Alfred State College*; Alfred University*.     *must be residents of either Erie or Niagara Counties, NY.

    Scholarships are open to all college students and high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall, and enrolled in a manufacturing related field of study.

    The deadline for applications is April 2nd - Good Luck to all this year's applicants! You can download the application by clicking here. Visit the Western New York Manufacturing Engineers Educational Trust (WNYMEET) website for more information.

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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.

    New York Water Environment Association
    Must major in an environmentally related program
    $2500.00
    Deadline Feb 28, 2017
     
    Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
    Open to families who are Pell Grant eligible
    Families on free or reduced lunch are encouraged to apply
    Deadline March 1, 2017
     
    Garden Club Scholarship, 8th District
    Major in Biology, Conservation, Environmental, Wildlife types of areas
    $1000.00
    Postmark: March 15 to 31, 2017
     
    HS Counselor Association of WNY
    Major in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling Related Field
    $250
    only one application may be submitted per high school
    Deadline March 17, hand in your application to Mrs Barber in the counseling office
     
    East-Niagara Chapter of NYS Society of Professional Engineers
    Must be studying Engineering at an accredited ABET school
    Deadline March 18, 2017
     
    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
    $500.00
    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
    $1000.00
    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
    $250.00
    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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