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    KENMORE WEST SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN

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    Applications and info are located in the Counseling/Career Center.

    PLEASE NOTE:  Legitimate scholarships do NOT cost money - EVER

                    

     

         FREE SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:

                www.fastweb.com

                www.collegeboard.com

                www.wiredscholar.com

                www.unigo.com

                www.studentscholarships.org

     

    BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE – PHYSICS SCHOLARHIPS

                Eligibility:  Seniors that plan on majoring in Physics at Buffalo State may apply. 

                Awards:  $4,000 per year

                Deadline:  not available

     

    BUFFALO URBAN LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Seniors or recent HSE Diploma recipients (within the current year) who plan on attending college may apply. To be eligible, you must have an acceptance letter for the college you are planning on attending in the fall and you must have applied for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov)

                Awards:  $250 to $4,000

                Deadline:  March 13

               

    CANISIUS COLLEGE STUDIO ART SCHOLARSHIPS

                Eligibility:  Seniors that will be attending Canisius and plan to minor in studio art or have a concentration in studio art as a major may apply.

                Awards:  $1,500 (renewable every four years)

                Deadline:  February 14

     

    CHARACTER COUNCIL OF WESTERN NEW YORK

                Eligibility:  Seniors that exemplify character in their daily lives and who will be attending a trade school or college may apply. 

                Awards:  numerous $1,000 cash scholarships

                Deadline:  postmarked by February 25

     

    COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER BUFFALO

                Eligibility:  Seniors that have at least “C” average may apply. 

                Awards:  numerous awards with varying amounts (up to $6,000)

                Deadline:  April 30

     

    EIGHTH DISTRICT FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF NEW YORK STATE

                Eligibility:  Seniors who will be enrolling in a two or four-year college and plan to major in agriculture, botany, conservation, environmental science, forestry, horticulture, or wildlife science may apply.

                Award:  $1,000

                Deadline:  postmarked by March 31

               

    EMBRACE OF WESTERN NEW YORK SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Applicants must be a graduate or have received their GED and must have been actively involved in an LGBT/Allies type of organization (in college, trade school or high school GSA) Seniors:  take an application and save it for when you are enrolled in college or trade school!

                Awards:  a minimum of $1,500

                Deadline:  There is NO deadline.  Applications are reviewed four times per year.

     

    ERIE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Seniors that have exemplified community involvement may apply.  Preference will be given to students who assist in the emergency services and are matriculating in the Emergency Services Fields of Fire or EMS may apply.

                Awards:  $1,000

                Deadline:  February 28

               

    FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

                Eligibility:  please go to www.fasny.com for details. 

                Awards:  twenty-five $1,500 scholarships

                Deadline:  March 15

     

    HOME SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (HAS) OF KENMORE WEST BLUE DEVIL

       AWARD

                Eligibility:  Seniors may apply.  This is NOT an academic scholarship.  An essay is required. 

                Awards:  three $250 awards to Ken West students

                Deadline:  May 1

     

    KIDS PLAY SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Seniors that have participated in at least one session of Kids Play program may apply.  Applicants can be applying to a two or four- year college.

                Award:  $1,000

                Deadline:  April 20

     

    McLERNON MEMORIAL UB ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  This scholarship is awarded to a Kenmore West Senior that plan on attending the University of Buffalo in the engineering program.

                Awards:  up to $2,000

                Deadline:  March 31

     

        NEW YORK STATE 2020-21 EXCELSIOR SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Seniors that will be pursuing a two or four-year degree and going to a State University of New York (SUNY) may apply.    Families must make less than $125,000 per year.

                Amounts:  tuition

     

    NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

                Eligibility:  The Li S.Liu, Prof. Engineer, Memorial Scholarship is given annually to a high school senior from Western New York who is accepted into an accredited engineering program.

                Awards:  numerous awards ranging from $500 to $1,500

                Deadline:  March 20

     

    NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN NEW

        YORK

                Eligibility:  Seniors that will be pursuing a degree in an environmental related curriculum such as biology, forestry, chemistry, engineering, and water/wastewater treatment may apply.

                Awards:  Three $1, 500, one $1,250, and one $1,000 awards

                Deadline:  March 18

     

    SOMEBODY’S SOMEONE – A KENMORE WEST SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  This scholarship was established by parents that have lost their children from an accidental drug overdose.   Kenmore West seniors that have an overall average of 80 or above may apply.  Applicants must submit an essay on why they deserve the scholarship, inclusive of how substance abuse disorder has affected their life or others close to them.

                Awards:  two $400 scholarships will be awarded

                Deadline:  April 30

     

    SOUTHWESTERN ASSOCIATION OF VOLUNTEER FIREMEN

                Eligibility:  Seniors that are a member, junior member, ladies’ auxiliary member or Fire Explorer of a SWAVF member fire department OR be the child or grandchild of an active member, ladies’ auxiliary member, or exempt member of a SWAVF member fire department OR be the child or grandchild of an Officer, Past Officer, Committee Member, Life Member, or Annually Registered member of the SWAVF or SWAVF Ladies’ auxiliary may apply.

                Awards:  one $600 award and three $150 awards

                Deadline:  April 15

     

    STUDENT INSIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP

                Eligibility:  Applicants must complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area.

                Awards:  one $5,000, two $1,000, and ten $500 scholarships

                Deadline:  April 22

     

    TASTE OF BUFFALO POSTER ART CONTEST

                Eligibility:  Students 13 years old and up may enter.

                Awards:  $500

                Deadline:  April 3

     

        TYCZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (A VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP)

                Eligibility:  Seniors who have a relative who is/was a veteran (Reservists who have completed 180 continuous days of service are considered veterans) may apply.  Applicants must also demonstrate academic achievement and community service.

                Award:  $250

                Deadline:  May 1

     

    ZONTA CLUB OF KENMORE

                Eligibility:  Female seniors that will be attending a two or four- year college may apply.  Award will be based on a combination of applicant’s scholastic ability, participation in extracurricular activities and need for financial assistance.

                Award:  minimum of $1,000

                Deadline:  must be returned to Zonta Club by February 21

     

    ZONTA INTERNATIONAL – YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS

                Eligibility:  Female seniors with an interest in a career with leadership positions in social policymaking, government, and volunteer organizations may apply. 

                Award:  numerous awards of $1,000 - $4,000

                Deadline: must be returned to Zonta by February 21

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

                     

          

     

Last Modified on February 11, 2020