• Scholarships
    Keep in mind that when searching for scholarships, distinguishing between merit-based and non-merit-based will narrow your field, and provide more options to students who wish to receive aid for reasons other than academic performance. Students should listen to morning announcements for scholarship opportunities and deadlines.
    And finally, there is Scholarships on Social Media @TFSscholarships on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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    CANISIUS COLLEGE SPECIALIZED SCHOLARSHIPS – scholarships awarded to prospective freshman, in addition to merit awards for students with special interests.  Visit: https://www.canisius.edu/tuition-aid/scholarships-financial-aid/scholarships/freshmen-scholarships  Deadlines vary beginning January 19, 2018

    BENJAMIN MILAK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Must be a graduating senior who struggles with a hearing loss, a learning disability or who has battled cancer.  The recipient should possess a realistic career goal, be ommunity minded and have a respect for the natural world. Visit:  www.milakscholarship.org  Deadline: February 1, 2018

    CHARACTER COUNCIL OF WNY AND THE HARVEST TIME PARTNERS FOUNDATION- $1,000 cash scholarships to high-school seniors who exemplify character in their daily lives.  Visit:  www.charactercouncilwny.org  Deadline: February 1, 2018

    JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – Up to $28,000 over four years in direct support, also becomes an active member in the Foundations unique Mentoring and Leadership Development Program. Visit:  www.jackierobinson.org  Deadline: February 1, 2018

    WNY SAFETY CONFERENCE – offering $1500 scholarships Visit: www.wnysc.com  Deadline: February 2, 2018

    NORTHROP GRUMMAN 2018 ENGINEERING SCHOLARS PROGRAM – An $8,000 scholarship awarded over the course of four years ($2,000 per year with ongoing eligibility requirements) to two graduating high school students in Erie and/or Niagara County. Visit: www.northropgrumman.com/CorporateResponsibility/community/pages/engineeringscholars.aspx   Deadline: February 4, 2018

    ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA – Scholarships awarded between $500 and $5,000.  Write and submit an essay explaining the impact that Alzheimer’s Disease has had in your life.  Visit:  www.youngleadersofafa.org   Deadline: February 15, 2018

    WACE CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM- If you are interested in attending Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, RIT, SUNY Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell or Wentworth Institute of Technology, please visit www.waceinc.org for scholarship info.    Deadline: February 15, 2018 *see individual college or university for early action/decision deadlines.

    THE JOANNE CHAMPION GRANGER SCHOLARSHIP – One $1500 and two $500 scholarships awarded to applicants who are college-bound high school seniors attending school in Erie or Niagara Counties and maintaining a B average. An essay is required demonstrating the student’s community involvement and commitment to human rights and/or equal opportunity housing. Visit their website at www.homeny.org. Deadline: February 16, 2018

    ASSOCIATION OF FIRE DISTRICTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK –NED CARTER SCHOLARSHIP – Four $1,500 scholarships to NY State high school seniors who will be graduating in June of 2018 and who either are related to a firefighter, are a firefighter or an explorer in a fire department or fire district that is a member of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York.  Visit: https://www.afdsny.org/general_information.php  Deadline:  February 24, 2018

    ERIE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS – (Norman F. Locher, Arthur E. Cosgrove and Arthur Blachowski Memorial Scholarships.) Three $1000 scholarships are available for students who assist in the emergency services, and are matriculating in the Emergency Services fields of Fire or EMS. Application and information are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline: February 24, 2018

    THE NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, INC. – The NY Water Environment Association offers scholarships ranging from $2,500 - $10,000.  Visit nywea.org/scholarship    Deadline:  February 28, 2018

    2018 AAUW BUFFALO BRANCH SCHOLARSHIP – Two $2,500 scholarships awarded to high school senior girls attending an Erie or Niagara County high school. Must have a GPA of at least 95.  Must complete an application, submit three letters of recommendation and your high school transcript. May also need to attend a personal interview, if requested.  Visit:  www.aauw.buffalo.edu/scholarships-loans-and-grants/buffaauw   Deadline:  March 1, 2018

    LOUIS J. NANNI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – this $500 scholarship is available to Clarence Community and Schools Federal Credit Union members in good standing who are graduating seniors in 2018.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.   Deadline: March 2, 2018

    FIREMAN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK (FASNY) – GERARD J. BUCKENMEYER VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP - FASNY will be awarding twenty-five $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors entering college.  The applicant must be actively participating as a volunteer or junior firefighter or participate in a volunteer EMS program.  Visit www.fasny.com  Deadline: March 15, 2018

    THE SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION OF WNY(SHAWNY)- Dena Goldstein Memorial Scholarship. Any WNY high school senior who has a speech, language and/or hearing impairment and plans to further his/her education is eligible to apply. Download the application from www.shawny.org. Deadline: March 21, 2018

    SCALP AND BLADE SCHOLARSHIP - This $2500 scholarship is renewable for a total of four years, providing the student maintains satisfactory grades in college. A senior male member of the current graduating class in Erie County must be nominated by his high school principal or guidance counselor. Nomination is based on a high standard of scholarship; excellent personal characteristics, habits, diligence, and the candidate must be personable and possess outstanding leadership qualities. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.   Deadline: March 23, 2018

    COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER BUFFALO – High school seniors in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher are considered for up to $6000 to be utilized toward educational expenses. Must be a resident of one of the eight counties in WNY.  Information is available at www.cfgb.org or in the Guidance Office. Deadline: April 1, 2018

    NEW YORK SCHOOLS INSURANCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS –   The Cristin Ann Bambino Scholarship, The Paul Jensen Scholarship and the Joseph Goncalves Student Humanitarian Scholarship.  These scholarships are awarded regionally and statewide ranging from $3,000 – $5,000.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline:  April 4, 2018

    KIDSPLAY SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 awarded to a graduating senior who participated in a KidsPlay program as a child.  For more information visit www.kidsplaywny.com/scholarship   Deadline: April 16, 2018

    STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP-$11,000 worth of scholarship money to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. Simply log onto www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. Deadline: April 22, 2018

    AMHERST GARDEN CLUB- is offering up to a $1500 scholarship for a student pursuing a two or four-year degree in an accredited college/trade or technical school majoring in: Conservation, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Urban Planning, and other related fields. For information and application, visit the Guidance Office. Deadline: May 1, 2018

    PETER P. TYCZ II MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – A $250 scholarship for a graduating senior who resides in Niagara or Erie Counties, has a relative who is/was a veteran and anticipates being accepted into an accredited program of higher education in the fall of 2018. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline: May 1, 2018

    ERIE COUNTY COMMITTEE AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP - The Erie County Committee of the American Legion is offering three $500 scholarships.  Instructions and application forms are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline: May 4, 2018

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