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    Scholarship Bulletin

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    Updated:  12/5/19


  • Pending the appropriation of State funds by the New York State Legislature, 8,000 scholarships will be awarded for students graduating in 2020.  Of the 8,000 scholarships, 2,000 scholarships will have a value of $1,500 each and 6,000 scholarships will have a value of $500 each.

    For more information on how to apply please visit:


    NY State Department of Education

Current Scholarships

  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

    The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.  The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education.  United States citizenship is not required.  The student selected as the school's DAR Good citizen must have the qualities of dependability (which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality); service (which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others); leadership (which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility); and patriotism (which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community and nation) to an outstanding degree.

    If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please see your counselor no later than Friday, October 4, 2019.

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  • AXA Achievement Scholarship

    Amount:  Several; up to $25,000

    Due:  December 15, 2019

    Click here for application and instructions.

    *Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.

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  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)

    Amount:  2 @ $5,000

    Due:  January 15, 2020

    Applications are available by clicking here.

    Send questions to:  BfloAAUWScholar2020@gmail.com

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  • Mensa Scholarship

    Amount:  Various scholarships available

    Due:  January 15, 2020

    The application process is entirely electronic.

    Please apply here.

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  • Character Council of WNY Scholarship

    Amount: $1,000

    Due:  February 29, 2020

    Click here to download the application.

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  • DAR Scholarship

    Amount:  Various

    Due:  February 15, 2020

    Click here for information on how to apply.

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  • Olive Whitman Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Award:  $1,000

    Due:  May 1, 2020

    Click here for instructions and application.

    Eligibility:  Female student who is at least 50% Native American graduating with a B+ or higher average; Residing in NY State and plan to attend or attending a college, uinveristy, or graduate school accredited by the NYS Department of Education.

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  • Encompass Niagara FCU Scholarship

    Amount:  5 @ $500

    Open date:  June 1 - July 31, 2020

    REQUIREMENT:  Student must be a member for at least 6 months to apply for the scholarship, be accepted into a college to apply, and provide a tuition bill to receive. No essay required! 

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