Benjamin Milak Memorial Scholarship: This unique scholarship was established in 1994 to honor a very special young man who at the age of seventeen lost his life to leukemia. At the time of his death in 1992, Ben Milak had just completed his sophomore year at Kenmore East High School. He was hearing impaired and received resource room services. Initiated by several of Ben's teachers, this scholarship honors his memory and is meant to be a reflection of who he was. It is awarded annually to a graduating senior(s) who like Ben struggles with a hearing loss, a learning disability or who has battled cancer. For more information, see website.
FASNY Gerald J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship: The award recognizes exemplary memebers of the youth fire service who also contribute to their communities. The Firemen's Association of the state of New York will award 25 $1,500. scholarships to high school seniors entering college.
NYSIR New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal Scholarships: NYSIR is pleased to announce the Christine Bambino, Paul Jensen, and Joseph Goncalves Scholarships. These scholarships are available for college bound students from NYSIR subscribing districts. For more information see website.
Duke University Summer Session for High School Students: We invite you to imagine yourself at Duke this summer if you are seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or interested in engaging deeply with a particular subject. Or hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities, or seeking to prepare for college. For more detail see website.
The Character Council of Western New York: Harvest Time Partners, in collaboration with The Character Council of ENY is pleased to award $1000 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. See wedsite for more information.
Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship: The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York is pleased to announce the Ned Carter Memorial Scholarship Award for High School Seniors. These scholarships are named in honor of Past President Edward “Ned” Carter honoring all deceased past presidents of the Association. In keeping with Ned’s lifelong dedication to community service and helping others, this scholarship will be presented to high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in a community service related discipline.
Western New York Association of School Nurses Memoriam Scholarship: $500 - $1000 in Scholarship Funds available. Applications are available online. If you plan on Nursing as a career this scholarship may be available to you. Deadline for application is April 1, 2019
Canisius College Art History Scholarship: 2018-2019 AMHERST MS/HS PTSA GRANT APPLICATION is now available in Student Services.
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo: Since 1924, the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo has been awarding scholarships to students from Western New York. For scholarship requirements and awards visit our website.
The WJA Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship award of $1,000. has been made available through the generosity of friends and family of William J. Arthur("WJA") and supporters of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics Inst. If you are planning on a career in mechanical, chemical or-enviormental engineering at a recognized four (4) year university or college you are eligible for the WJA Memorial Scholarship. The award candidate must be a full-time student with a full course load. More information is available on the application and on the website.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation: The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education. For more information and to apply go to website.
The Dream.Us Scholarship: If you are a dreamer, we can help you get the education you deaerve. Our scholarships can help you pay for your college education. See website for more detail.
St. John Fisher Foreign Language Scholarship: Each year St. John Fisher College offers two Foreign Language Scholarships to high school seniors to reconize achievement in foreign language as sound preparation for college work. Scholarship recipients will receive $3,000 annually, over four years, if they complete four required foreign language courses over their undergraduate years at Fisher and maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA.
SEFCU Scholarships: SEFCU are offering scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 to credit union members throughout the state. Seniors who plan on attending a two-or four year college or university in the fall of 2019 may be eligible for the following scholarships.
Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program: A scholarship program for high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in enginneering, computer science, mathematics or physics. One award will be given in Erie/Niagara County worth $8000. Recipient must remain in a four year accredited college and or university and maintain a 3.25 GPA.
Scholarship ESports: Villa Maria is looking for competitive and enthusiastic student gamers of all experience levels to join our Scholarship eSports Team. Villa's inclusive community is a place that fosters creativity and leads students to realize their full potential. With their 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio and small, studio-based classrooms, it's no wonder why so many students who enjoy gaming also attend Villa Maria. Any questions, call DJ Schier, Dir. of Student Life at 716-961-1878
Canisius College Music Scholarship: $1,500 Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen and transfer students. The scholarships are in addition to merit awards and are renewable for four years. It is not necessary to be a music major or music minor to apply, but a solo audition is part of the criteria. Deadline for applications is Friday, January 18, 2019.
Canisius College Art History Scholarship: Students who demonstes.rate an interest in studying the history of art are eligible for scholarships at $1500. per year, guaranteed for the four years. The scholarships are in addition to the merit awards. Deadline for the scholarship is February 15, 2019.
Canisius College Studio Art Scholarship: $1,500. Scholarships are available to incoming freshman and transfer students. Scholarships are in addition to the merit awards and are renewable for 4 years. If you are planning to minor in Studio Arts or have a concentration in studio Arts as a major you may apply. Applications are due by February 15, 2019.
American Association United Women Scholarship: All high school senior girls attending an Erie or Niagara County high schools are eligible to apply for a scholarship award amount of $5,000. each with two winners selected. All applications must be received by March 1, 2019.
The Hamilton Award:The Hamilton Award reconizes high school juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements. Every year they select up to 35 students nationally to enter their five year, no cost empowerment program. Applications are due by January 30, 2019.
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.
StudentScholarships.org: This is a list of scholarships that students from New York State school districts are eligible. You may download the newsletter with scholarship information at www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php. Some really good scholarships on this website, please check them out soon.
MENSA Foundation's College Scholarship Program: The U.S. scholarship program covers all of the country and awards more than $100,000. every year. The Foundation's U.S. scholarship program relies on approximately 450 volunteers around the country with support from the foundations office staff. See website for more detail.
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. To learn more visit www.hesc.ny.gov or www.ny.gov and text COLLEGE to 81336 for updates.
Akron Advantage Scholarship If you're a non-Ohio resident, and have a 3.00 GPA and 20 ACT/1020 SAT, you'll receive The University of Akron's Akron Advantage Award scholarship. The Akron Advantage Award scholarship is a $3,000 award renewable as long as you remain in good academic standing. This award will reduce your cost of tuition from $15,500 to $12,500. To make the cost of your education even more affordable, you may be eligible for a variety of admissions scholarships, too. Visit uakron.edu/go to learn more and discover UA!
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest: An original and creative essay of less than 1000 words analyzing an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917. Must be a high school student. Application deadline is January 18, 2019
Homeless Shelter Scholarship: On any given day there are almost 600,000 people experiencing homelessness in America. About one-quarter of them are teenagers or children. Now you can join 6 million DoSomething members by providing daily essentials(like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, and nonperishable foods) to a local homeless shelter. You could even win a $5,000 scholarship.
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION: Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest. The 2019 contest opened on September 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2019 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time. Read below for eligibility information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions. Who is eligible? How do I apply?Who is Eligible? For the 2019 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2016, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2016, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2019. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. The applicant must be a high school senior. The applicant must apply online only. The 2019 Legacy Awards application deadline is 11:59 a.m. Central Time on Friday, February 1, 2019. If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge. Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) by December 31, 2018. Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level. Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.) If you are selected as a 2019 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our Legacy Awards FAQ page. To access the application, visit enf.elks.org/mvs
B. Davis Scholarship: The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application. The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
The Dr. Jong Pil Lee Scholarship: Please visit the site to obtain information on the following scholarship. Mathematics Scholarship for African American, Native American and Hispanic High School Students.
Sweet Scholarship: I would like to bring to your attention scholarship opportunities for students who come to Buffalo State College as physics majors. These scholarships can be worth $36,000 over four years and, so completely pay for in-state tuition at the College. This is intended for full-time students majoring in physics. We have both B.S. and B.A. programs. Our 3/2 program leads to a physics degree from Buffalo State and an engineering degree from SUNY at Buffalo or SUNY at Binghamton. Students taking the B.A. frequently continue on to a Master’s degree in science education and a career teaching in high-school. For all available scholarships click Scholarships
Christian College Scholarship $2,500. award for junior or senior who plans to enroll for the first time as a full-time student at a Christian College
The Geisinger Scholarship Program: The University of Michigan is offering a $20,000. per year annual award renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA. You must be enrolled as a full time student in the College of Engineering. The full value of the award over eight semisters is $80,000. The deadline for applications is January 18, 2019, 5 pm. If you have any questions visit the website, firstname.lastname@example.org: 734-647-7113.
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.
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