Our scholarships are restricted to current residents of the eight counties of Western New York.
Students must have been admitted to a nonprofit 501(c)3 U.S. Department of Education accredited school in the United States for full-time study at the undergraduate level. Applicants who permanently relocate outside Western New York are no longer eligible for funding. Students who attend college outside Western New York remain eligible if they maintain a permanent residence in Western New York. In addition Pell eligible applicants attending school within the eight counties of Western New York will be given strong preference in the award decision process.A limited number of scholarships are available for graduate students in specialized fields (architecture arts engineering medicine nursing piano environment and wildlife).