Scholarship Opportunities

  • WNY Scholarship Opportunities: This page has two sections: search tools to help you access the thousands of scholarships available nationally, followed by a table of dozens of local WNY scholarship opportunities in order by annual due date. See website for all the details.

    Stop the Bleed Frontline Families Scholarship 2021: The Stop the Bleed Scholarships are being offered to high school students who have a parent or guardian who has been on the Front Line this past year. See website for all the details when applying. Two Scholarships of $1,000. will be awarded and the deadline is Sat.m May 8th 2021.

    Buffalo Urban League Scholarship: Each year, the Buffalo Urban League awards scholarships to graduating high school students and recent HSE/GED recipients in our community to help them futher their educational goals. Visit site for rules to apply. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 26, 2021.

    Junior Achievement 2021 Scholarships$1,000 John Lord Hettrick Sr. Memorial Scholarship and the $500 JA of WNY Board of Directors Scholarship. Both application date deadlines are April 23, 2021.

    Faith Hope and Love Jesus.org: Faith Hope and Love Jesus is excited to offer an annual $500. college scholarship to childhood cancer or blood disorder survivors. This will be the easiest 500 words or more essay to write. Why? It can be on any topic or subjest. Due date is May 1, 2021. See website for all  the details.

    Nicholas Patterson Perpetual Fund: The academic scholarships provided by the Nicholas Patterson Perpetual Fund were established under the Last Will and Testament of the Late Nicholas D. Patterson. Mr. Patterson, who lived to the age of 103, was a self educated man who during the course of his lifetime developed an admiration as well as an appreciation for those who studied hard and worked to try and achieve goals through education and citizenship.This is a $2,000 scholarship and the deadline to apple is June 7, 2021. See website to apply.

    Scholarship For Children of Disabled Parents: We help New York families with disabled parents close the college  tuition gap--the money a student need that's not covered by financial aid. First prize: $45,000/year, Second prize: $4,000/year and Third prize: $1,000./year. Deadline to submit your application is May 1, 2021.

    Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship: This $1,000. award is for any current or soon-to-be undergraduate student in the United States who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential  individual. Deadline to apply is December 15th, 2021.

    Construction Industry Education Foundation Scholarship Application: The Construction Industry Education Foundation Inc. is a public charity dedicated to attracting, nuturing and mentoring those that are interested in pursuing a career in construction industry. The Foundation scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors or college students who are enrolled in a full-time, construction-related certification or degree prgram. The average amount is $2,000. and the deadline to apply is May 1, 2021. See Mrs. C. in student services for an application.

    The Nellie B. King Academic Scholarship: Gwinnett Peals of Service is offering a scholarship to African American high school seniors to futher their educational opportunties. Since launching her girls mentoring program in 2008, she has helped 75 young women pursue their college aspirations. See site for application, Deadline May 17, 2021.

    Boston University Pre-College Programs: See website for the summer pre-college programs that will prepare you for your next step in your education. Five different remote programs available.

    SAT Scholarship Partners and Programs: The PSAT/NMSQT is the qualifying test for entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. For more information see the website. Spring 2021 due dates.

    Erie County Committee of the American Legion Scholarship: Three scholarships are being offered with the value of five hundred dollars each with a possibility of additional scholarships. See Mrs. Carapetyan for an application regarding rules to apply. Deadline is May 7, 2021.

    Badger Precollege Programs: Badger Pre-College offers an array of academis programs for students to 18 yrs. of age. From advanced learning programs and STEM classes to music slinics and college readiness conferences. See website for all the details.

    The Commander Michael J. Kogutek American Legion Scholarship Trust: Two scholarships are available  to students/veterans attending college in 2021. All applicants for the scholarship MUST be on official applications obtained from local schools. This scholarship is intended to assist 8th district NYS Verterans, their families, and patriotic students who share the ideals of the American Legion. See Mrs. C in student services for an application. Deadline is Friday, May 7th, 2021.

    Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship: The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Application deadline is June 12, 2021 and the award value is $1,000. See wedsite for all the details!

    Lawrence Technological University STEM Scholarship Program: Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics up to $10,000 per year. See their website for all the details.

    Student View Scholarship Program: The Student View Scholarship Program is offering $13,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. See website for all the details. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2021.

    American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships: Scholarships available; see website for all the details of eligibility.  Deadline is May 1, 2021.

    Peter P. Tycz II Memorial Scholarship: The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 77 is proud to sponsor the Peter P. Tycz II Memorial scholarship award worth $250.00 to a graduating senior who resides in Niagara or Erie County, has a relative who is/was a veteran and anticipates being accepted in an accredited program of higher education in the fall of 2021. May 1, 2021 Deadline.

    UNIGO Scholarships for High School Students: If you are a high school student looking for scholarships to help pay for college, visit the website for more information and to apply.

    Discover College Covered: Free Scholarship Search for over 3 million scholarships worth $18 billion. No registration required.

    Lawrence Tech Univ. Marching Band Scholarship: LTU awards hundreds of competitive scholarships to high-achieving freshkej and transfer students each year. See website for more detail.

    College Board Scholarship Opportunities: Millions in Scholarships, Thousands of $500 Winners! Visit this website for all the details and how to be eligible. This is currently open to class of 2021 and 2022.

    PB & J Scholarship: For students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically(High GPA is not needed to qualify!) Deadline to apply is May 31, 2021.

    B. Davis Scholarship: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the three characteristics  of leadership you value the most. Deadline is May 22, 2021 and the award value is $1,000.

    2021 Stephen Semprevivo Startup Scholarship: The best  time to start a company is now! Stephen Semprevivo is offering two scholarship bundles. Each bundle includes $2,500 scholarship, 20 hours of assistance on your business plan and more. Deadline to submit is April 30, 2021.

    What's Your Dream Scholarship: Do you have a crazy dream you'd like to share; like the movie, " Inception." we could live the dream with you. so share and possibly win a scholarship of $1,500. Deadline to submit is April 30, 2021.

    Scholarship Points Scholarship: Complete the form to be automatically entered into our $10,000 scholarship. One winner selected each month, 2020-2021.

    Find Out More About Army ROTC: Enter to win a pair of Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds and learn more about the Army and careers, jobs, and benefits.

    2020-2021 Young Achievers Scholarship Program: This scholarship is awarded to highschool students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community, or the workplace. You can receive an application at student services with Mrs. C.

    Alfred University Scholarships Alfred University is excited to announce the Alfred University Scholar's Award! One current student from every high school in NYS will be eligible. See website for more details.

    Michigan State Univ. Scholarships: Students who apply for admission by November 1 of their senior year in high school will receive maximum scholarship consideration. Deadline is April 2021.

    College Board Scholarship Partners and Programs: The PSAT/NMSQT is the qualifying test for the entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competion for the recognition and scholarships. For more information visit the website.

    Howard University Karsh STEM Scholars: This scholarship program is for high-achieving students of science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, offering full scholarships for undergraduate studies and support. See website for more detail.

    ROTC Programs through Local Colleges: Army ROTC helps pay for college and teaches you how to lead. Check out which local colleges have a program near you.

    SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINES 

    1) VSA Emerging Young Artists Program - $20,000 - 15 Awards(Deadline: April 28, 2021)

    2) Kochhar & Co. Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award(Deadline: April 30, 2021)10

    3) Review It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award(Deadline: May 15, 2021)

    If you are interested in applying for any of these scholarships, please see Mrs.C. in Student Services or email me at kcarapetyan@amherstschools.org

     

     

     

     


     

    StudentScholarships.org: There is a list of 15 scholarship programs available to students who attend high school in New York State. Check this website for the following list of scholarships. 1) Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship (2) John Wright Memorial Scholarship (3) Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship (4) Toptal Scholarship for Women (5) SP High School Scholarship (6) Plumbersstock Scholarship (7) VIP Scholarship (8) Young Women in Public Affairs Award (9) AFSA High School Scholarship (10) Car Brain Scholarship (11) Student Identimap Scholarship (12) LM Scholarship (13) Women Forward in Technology Scholarship (14) Global Lift Equipment Scholarship 

    Mega Scholarships: With a busy school year around the corner, there's no time to waste when it comes to students applying for scholarships. This site will help you win more scholarship money to help fund your post-secondary education. Many scholarships to choose from, so visit this site to see which may apply to you.

    Excelsior Scholarship Program:  More than 940,000 middle-class families across New York State will be eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship. In order to apply, students must:

    • Be residents of New York State
    • Plan to attend a SUNY or CUNY two - or- four year degree program
    • Take 30 credits per year and make progress towards graduation
    • Maintain good academic standing
    • Be on track to graduate on time with an Associate's Degree in two years or a Bachelor's Degree in four years.
    • The program goes into effect immediately and is available for students whose families earn up to $100,000 annually.

    Private Scholarships are monies granted to students by pondering organizations, companies, or clubs, which do not need to be repaid. Generally, scholarships are reserved for students with special qualifications, such as academic, athletic or artistic talent. Awards are also available for students who are interested in particular fields of study, who are members of underrepresented groups, who live in certain areas of the country or who demonstrate financial need.

    Scholarships in New York: Links to, and contact information for, all two and four-year colleges in your state, as well as information about career schools and colleges, and colleges offering online degree programs. SchoolSoup.com has more scholarships than any other source in existence - and NOW, early in the school year, is the time for your students to begin their search. Knowing in advance what colleges and scholarships to apply for will give them a HUGE head start.