Friday, December 15, 2017

Welcome to the Arkport Central School Scholarship Page

The scholarship information will be updated periodically as information comes in.  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Ann Tobias in the Student Services Office at 607-295-7471 x2201

Burger King Scholars Program

Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KINGâ„  Scholars program has awarded $25.3 million in scholarships to more than 24,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2015 alone, the Foundation awarded $2.7 million to close to 2,500 students in North America.

Application will be received starting October 15 until December 15, 2017

Click here for application

Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education

This scholarship in the amount of $3000 assists outstanding students in preparing for the teaching profession.  It is awarded annually by the NYS PTA.  Criteria for judging includes: character, personality, academic achievement and potential teaching ability.  Candidates must be high school seniors who plan to prepare for a teaching career and who plan to attend a college of the State University of New York (or a two-year community college before transferring to a college of the State University of New York.) Applicants passing the initial screening must attend a personal interview.                                  

Application Deadline December 15, 2017

Click here for application

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship in Association with US News & World Report

Who is eligible?

Applicants to the AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U S News & World Report must:

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico
  • Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
  • Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health and/or emergency-preparedness 

Eligible students are encouraged to apply for both the Achievement and Community scholarships, but a student may receive only one of these AXA-sponsored scholarships.

When to apply

  • Applications are currently being accepted
  • The application deadline is December 15, 2017. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; we encourage you to apply early.
  • Winners are announced in the Spring.

Click here for application

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded over 2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling more than $2.5 million.

Deadline December 18, 2017

Click here for information Updated information not available yet

Imagine America Foundation

Graduating high school seniors who meet the recommended guidelines are eligible to receive a $1,000 tuition discount that can be used at career colleges participating in the Imagine America Scholarship Program throughout the nation.    

Application Deadline December 31, 2017

Click here for information

Gates Millenium Scholars Program

Based on GPA, Community Service, Family Income and must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American.

Application Deadline January 1, 2018

Click here for information

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study, and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must:

· demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;

· demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);

· demonstrate financial need;

·    be citizens of the United States of America;

·    be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and

· plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

Application Deadline January 4, 2018

Click here for more information

New York State Credit Union League Scholarship 

The applicant must be a member in good standing of a participating New York credit union who meets all of the following criteria:

• The member is a college-bound high school senior at the time of application.
• The member is attending college for the first time in the fall of 2016.
• The member will be enrolled in either a two- or four-year accredited educational institution.
• The member agrees to use any scholarship funds awarded by January 31, 2017, at an accredited
educational institution only. 

Deadline January 5, 2018
Click here for application  Available in Student Services

Empire State Potato Growers, Inc. Scholarship

Graduating seniors must be pursuing an agricultural-related area of undergraduate study at a college in NY State.

Application Deadline January 15, 2018

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

For students planning careers in government service.  Application and information available online.

Application Deadline January 15, 2018

Click here for application

Noyes Health Auxiliary Scholarship

Noyes Health Auxiliary, formally known as The Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Auxiliary, will be awarding up to $5000 in college scholarships. Scholarships will be granted to qualified students matriculating in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university in medicine, nursing, or in another health-related field, including dentistry, ophthalmology, and pharmacy. We are inviting you to encourage appropriate students to apply for these scholarships.  We are glad we are able to offer this opportunity to help students in the Noyes Health service area defray the high expenses incurred by today’s college students.

Deadline:  February 9, 2018

Ronald McDonald House Charities NY Tri-State Area

RMHC funds the largest scholarship in the NY Tri-State area, and this year, the organization is giving more than $725,000 in scholarship funds to local students. The program seeks to identify and support students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. 

All students may apply regardless of ethnic heritage for the RMHC Scholars Program. (Asian, African American and Hispanic students are welcome to apply for the RMHC Scholars program provided they have not applied for any of the other scholarship programs that RMHC sponsors).

Application deadline is January 18, 2017 

Click here for application

DECA/Collegiate DECA Student Scholarship

DECA's scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA Scholarship Program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based.

Application Deadline January 19, 2018

Elk's National Scholarship Foundation

All applications can be found on the website.

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the competition. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.

  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • College students are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.


The Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the contest will be available online starting September 1.  The MVS application deadline is November 27, 2017               MVS Deadline November 27, 2017


Emergency Educational Grant - provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education. 

     Application Deadline October 31, 2017


Legacy Award - $4000 ($1000 year for 4 years) merit-based scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks who are members in good standing. 

     Application Deadline February 2, 2018


The Gunther & Lee Weigel Medical School Scholarship - The Elks National Foundation is pleased to offer an exclusive scholarship opportunity just for Elks scholars pursuing a medical degree or Osteopathic Medicine degree. This Gunther & Lee Weigel Medical School Scholarships are $20,000 scholarships offered to Elks scholars (current or alum) entering their first year of medical school. The scholarship established through the generosity of the late Lee Weigel, widow of Gunther Weigel.

     Application Deadline May 15, 2018

Click here for more information

Western New York Safety Conference, Inc. Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship requires a completed essay of 400-500 words, completed application and letter of recommendation.

click here for website

Application Deadline February 2, 2018

Click here for application

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Scholarships for highly motivated students based on a 250-300 word essay will be awarded to qualified students.


Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. Complete all the required admissions applications material and be accepted for the 2013-2014 academic year at one of the WACE Partner Institutions listed.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 

Click here for application and website

The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes  

Multiple local scholarships with descriptions and printable applications are available on the website with due dates for Arkport Central School starting on February 15, 2018

Many of our scholarship applications will now be accepted online.  Download or read the list of scholarship descriptions before you apply for any scholarships online. Reviewing the descriptions first will help you to know which scholarships you may be eligible for. Deadlines to submit an application depend on the scholarship. Make sure you check each application for the specific deadline. 

Deadlines for Arkport Central School start on February 15, 2018

Click here for Scholarship Descriptions

Manning & Napier Advisors Scholarship Program - No new information

Manning & Napier has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors in the greater Rochester, New York area who plan to continue their education. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university of the student's choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Postmark Deadline: February 26, 2016

Click here for website

New York Rural Water Association Scholarship

The New York Water Environment Association will be offering a total of twelve (12) $2,500 scholarships and two (2) major scholarships ($10,000 and $5,000) in 2017.

Application Deadline February 28, 2018

Click here for application

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Western NY

Residence of Allegany County

Awards based on financial need, although some awards are based on scholastic achievement, service or specific requirements.  $1000 - $5500.  Must be a resident of Allegany County. 

Application Deadline March 1, 2018

Click here to apply  

Children of Warriors Presidential Scholarship

This scholarship is for descendants of combat veterans.  Please read over the information to see if you qualify.

Application Deadline March 1, 2017

Click here for more information

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships

Refer to the individual applications for specific requirements.

Department Scholarship
Department District Scholarship
Raymond T. Wellington, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
1st Lieutenant Michael L. Lewis, Jr. Memorial Fund Scholarship
Helen Klimek Student Scholarship                                                                

Mary Ann K. Murtha Memorial Scholarship

Attached are several scholarships from the American Legion Auxiliary.  Please read through them carefully to see if you qualify.

Application Deadline is March 1, 2018   

Click here for more information

The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Rochester Area has more than 125 scholarship opportunities for high school, college, and adult students.  Each scholarship has unique eligibility criteria and application process as well as deadline dates.  Please review the website to find scholarships that match your criteria. 

Click here for the website

Past Scholarships

The scholarships listed below will be refreshed with up-dated information once it is received from the grantor organization.  Please be sure to check back frequently to check for "new" scholarships and subsequent deadlines.

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Tobias in the Student Services Office at

607-295-7471 x2201.

Wendy's High School Heisman

Must participate in sports and show leadership in your school and community.  You can apply now until 10/3/16.  

Application Deadline October 2, 2017

Click here for application

AES Engineers

Scholarships for 2016

Purpose of Scholarships
AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

Scholarship Criteria
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
How to Apply
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Amount of award: $500.00

Deadline for entry: October 6, 2017

Submit essay to:

There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

Click here:  AES Engineers Scholarship

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

This program recognizes young people for volunteer service in their communities.  Students may fill out an online application form.  Submitted applications will be reviewed and one student will be nominated for state-level honors.                            

Application Deadline November 7, 2017

Click here to apply

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' premier scholarship program.

This scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school.  

All applicants will submit an application with a 3-5 minute recorded essay on the topic "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?"

Application Deadline November 1, 2017

Click here for application

New York Farm Bureau

Offers scholarships to students planning a future in Agriculture

New York Farm Bureau is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship, sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee. Scholarship award amounts are $1,500 for first place, $1,200 for second place and $1,000 for third place. The first place winner will be invited to present their essay at an NYFB spring event.


Students applying must have a family Farm Bureau membership or a student Farm Bureau membership (a membership application may be included with scholarship enclosures). Students are required to submit a brief essay answering the question, “If you had the power to change something in your community or on your farm, what would you change and why?

For More Information: * 1-800-342-4143

Deadline:  postmark by November 16, 2017

Click here for application


Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Program

For the fourth consecutive year, the mikeroweWORKS Foundation launches the Work Ethic Scholarship Program, offering a free pile of money to people getting trained for skilled jobs that are in demand. Anyone with a desire to learn a trade is invited to apply. 

Please review the website for requirements. 

Application deadline:  May 17, 2017

Hornell Rotary Club Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any senior who plans to attend college.  All applicants must submit a statement of character from one of their current teachers and/or someone who is acquainted with your community service activity. Submit a typewritten statement in your own words on your reason for applying for the Rotary award.  Add information on your background and activities in school and community, especially as they relate to the Rotary mission of "Self Service Above Self."  Submit application to the Student Services Office by the deadline.

Application Deadline May 25, 2017



Arkport American Legion Auxiliary #1248 Department of New York, Inc.

One $1000.00 scholarship shall be awarded to eligible candidates planning to further his/her education.  It will be awarded according to the following rules and regulations. 

Please see the attached form for qualifications. 

Application Deadline:  May 26, 2017

Hornell Kiwanis Club Business Scholarship 

The Hornell Kiwanis Club will give 2 Business Scholarships.  The recipients will be chosen from application received from BOCES and other area High Schools.  Send a student narrative or resume with application.  The student must be interested in obtaining a business degree and have taken business courses in high school such as: Accounting, Marketing, and Sales, business, typing.  The student must be accepted by a school for further study toward a business career.  

Application Deadline May 31, 2017

See below for application or come to Student Services



Hornell Association Scholarship

This application is available to any graduating senior whose parent belongs to the Hornell Association.

Deadline May 31, 2017

Arkport Faculty Association Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all students that will be entering the field of education or a health profession and has a high level of academic achievement.  All interested applicants should see the attached form for qualifications.

Application Deadline May 31, 2017

Arkport American Legion POST #1248

Please see the attached fillable Word document that can be completed on a computer and submitted electronically to:
This is a cash award(s), students are strongly encouraged to apply as there are no specific eligibility requirements. 
The deadline for this application is June 1, 2017

Ladies Ancient Order of the Hibernians

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish-Catholic Women's Organization that places emphasis on Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity.  It is because of this that the organization would like to provide a scholarship to a graduating senior.  At this time the award is for $500 and may split between deserving applicants.

Application requirements; be a member of the current graduating class, be an active member fo the Catholic Church, be enrolled or plan to enroll in secondary education for the fall, submit a typed essay of approximately 100-300 words on how this scholarship will help you meet your college goals, and include your high school transcript. 

Application Deadline:  June 1st, 2017



Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants

Application Procedure for 2017

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:

Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Application Deadline June 12, 2017

Horatio Alger Association

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.

Application Deadline June 15, 2017

Click here for application

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student.  All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

Click here for application 

Application Deadline June 17, 2017

Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Mu Chapter Scholarship Award


Eligibility:  Senior female pursuing a course of study in education


Please write a letter of 300-500 words in which you address these educational concepts and the goals you have set to attain them:


  • What are your academic achievements?
  • Why are you pursuing a career in education?
  • How do you propose to become a leader in the field education?
  • What is your passion for teaching?
  • Who has been your greatest influence on your decision to become a teacher?
  • In your opinion, what is the most important characteristic of an excellent teacher?
See attached application

Application Deadline:  June 15, 2017

The American Legion Department of New York
Richard M Pedro Memorial Scholarship


  • a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a NYS legionnaire in good standing
  • a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a deceased NYS legionnaire
  • a child of a NY service member that was killed as a result of the war on terrorism including The World Trade Center, The Pentagon, Iraq and Afghanistan
Application deadline:  June 16

Automotive Aftermarket

Various deadlines through March 31, 2017

Additional GAAS Scholarships are awarded thanks to generous donations and grants from several organizations.

Please check the website below to see if you qualify for any of these scholarships; please read carefully as there is a lot of information

Arkport Alumni Scholarships

The Paul R. King Memorial Scholarship/ Arkport Alumni Association $1,000.00 Scholarship

As a graduate of Arkport Central School, Class of 1954, Paul loved Arkport and always carried his memories of growing up in our small community with him throughout his life journeys. Paul graduated Bowling Green University and Alfred University with degrees in history and taught high school for many years at Avoca Central School. He also was a professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Alfred State College. His sister Myrtle (Mona) King Crissey is providing this $1,000.00 scholarship in her brother’s memory.

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to any senior at ACS who has a love of history and/or will be majoring in History at a two (2) or four (4) year college.

Paul J. “Wink” Wolfgruber Jr. and Paul J. Wolfgruber Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00

A scholarship in memory of Paul “Wink” Wolfgruber, Jr. (who attended ACS with the Class of 1965 and who lost his life in a motorcycle accident during the summer before his senior year) and his father Dr. Paul J. Wolfgruber (a local physician for many years in the Arkport area) has been established in the amount of $1,000 ($500.00 a year for two (2) years).

Eligibility: This scholarship is available to any senior from Arkport Central School who has an interest in pursuing a medical career while attending a two (2) or four (4) year college

The Paul R. King Memorial Scholarship/ Canisteo Valley Historical Society $1,000.00

Receiving the quarterly newsletter from the Historical Society was a highlight in Paul’s later years. With his love of his childhood community, he enjoyed reading the stories and viewing the pictures of the history of the Arkport area from the past. In his memory, his sister Helen King Beveridge is providing this $1,000.00 scholarship in her brother’s memory.

Eligibility This scholarship is available to any senior at ACS who has a love of history and/or will be majoring in History in a two (2) or four (4) year college.

C. Jack Wraight Memorial Scholarship $500.00 Scholarship

A scholarship in the memory of Jack Wraight, past administrator, educator and coach at Arkport Central School has been established by his family and friends in the amount of $500.00.

Eligibility This scholarship in available to any senior pursuing a career in education with a two (2) or four (4) year college or any senior who will be seeking additional training in a trade field such as welding, electrician, plumber, construction etc.…

Special consideration will be given to any applicants who were reliable participants in athletics and who has represented themselves and their school well.

Canisteo Valley Historical Society/Arkport Historical Society Scholarship in the amount of $300.00 

A scholarship from the Historical Society is being given by their membership to any senior with a love of history or who will be majoring in History or has a financial need.

Eligibility: Any senior attending a two (2) or four (4) year college majoring in history or indicates their love of history.

Arkport Alumni Association $400.00 Scholarships

Through donations from ACS alumni, the Arkport Alumni Association is offering several $400.00 scholarships to graduating seniors.

Eligibility: Any senior who is attending a two (2) or four (4) college or attending a trade school is eligible to apply.

Guideline For Applying For Scholarships:

Applications must be submitted and include the following information: Name, mailing address, email address, home phone number and cell phone number List name of scholarship(s) applying for by graduate List all extracurricular/athletic actives in and out of school during high school years including position, Pres., VP, Capt. etc. and years in club/sport 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th. Provide a 350-word essay describing goals, reasons for choosing the future profession and any information you feel appropriate Submission of Scholarships All applications for the above scholarships must be submitted by email to Alumni President Linda Burdett at by May 10, 2017.

(Acknowledgements of receipt of the applications will be made by return email. If you do not receive, please contact Mrs. Burdett to be sure she received your applications.) Applications dated after May 10, 2017, will not be considered. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Mrs. Burdett by email or by calling her cell phone at 607-368-8222.

All scholarship winners will be announced at Arkport Central School graduation and we are asking the winners to attend the Alumni Banquet on Friday, July 7, 2017, at The Main Place in Hornell to be honored.

Application deadline is May 10, 2017

Beatrice L. Williams

This $1000 scholarship is available to a student that plans to attend Alfred State College.  To be eligible for this scholarship, you must attend Arkport, Avoca, Canisteo-Greenwood, Wayland-Cohocton, Hornell or Jasper-Troupsburg school.  The application will be available in the guidance office in March. 

Application Deadline April 1, 2017

VAC Employees Federal Credit Union Membership Scholarship

The Board established this scholarship in 2001 and has been able to offer several $500 scholarships every year since. We hope to continue this tradition to help our college bound members with their continued educational expenses.The Board of Directors at the VAC Employees Federal Credit Union is pleased to offer our young members the opportunity to apply for our membership scholarship.

Criteria to apply:

  • Must be a member of the VAC Employees Federal Credit Union for at least one full year.
  • A high school senior attending college in the fall of the same year.
  • Or a college freshman who is continuing their higher education in the fall of this year.

Application Deadline May 5, 2017

Click here for application

Scottish American Society of the Southern Tier

The Scottish American Society is pleased to offer the following scholarships

  • Robert Burns Scholarship of $500
  • Chief, George Cunningham memorial scholarship of $500
  • Bruce Stewart memorial award of $00

Offered to a graduating senior that gives a clearly defined and explained interest in things Scottish. Scottish heritage, history, literature and/or Scottish music and art.

click here for website

Application Deadline April 21, 2017

Farm Credit East Scholarships 

Each year, Farm Credit East awards scholarships to qualified students who are committed to a career in agriculture and have demonstrated exceptional achievement. We make our decisions based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities.

Application Deadline April 5, 2017

Click here for website and to apply                           

The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York "Ned Carter Scholarship

This $1500 scholarship is for NYS High School Seniors who will be graduating in June of 2015.  The student must be related to or be a firefighter in an affiliated member organization of the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York and must reside within New York State.

Application must be post marked by the Deadline of March 4, 2017

Click here for application There is a copy of the application in Student Services also

New York State Association of Agriculture Fairs

Amount (10) $1000 scholarships. To provide financial assistance to those high school and college students who have been active in their local fairs and who intend to pursue or who are pursuing a degree.  Application is open to all applicants regardless of your field of study.  However, additional consideration may be given to those applicants pursuing a degree in a field related to agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business.  All are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline April  5, 2017

Click here for application and website

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship 

Twin Tiers SWE Scholarship

Female residents of the Twin Tiers

Engineers make up the foundation of ever growing innovation in this world. So be a part of this movement and help change the world. In turn, we’ll give you a helping hand with a $2000 scholarship. The scholarships will be based entirely on merit, involvement, and community service. Share with us who you are and your achievements!

Application Deadline March 24, 2017



Exchange Club - Youth of the Year Award

This scholarship is a 4 year, $1000 per year scholarship, totaling $4000 for a student graduating in 2017. Applicants must complete the application and return it to Ms. Salmon or Mrs. Tobias.  Please pick up the application and essay topic in Student Services. 

Applications due April 1, 2017

Arkport PTSO Character Award

The Arkport PTSO gives $300.00 to a graduating senior that contributes positively to our school and community, genuinely cares about people, is self-disciplined and works to the best of their ability.


·     Student must intend to continue their education after high school including a 4-year college, 2-year college, technical degrees, trade or vocational school training or part-time students pursuing a degree while working.

·   Graduating senior

·   GPA of 80 or higher

·   Good attendance

·   Completed application including Student’s Self-Rating Form (use the form attached)

·   One Letter of Recommendation (use the form attached)

See attached application below, also available in Student Services Office

 Application Deadline May 5, 2017

Steuben Trust Company Scholarship

Steuben Trust Company will award a total of three $5,000 scholarships and two $3,000 scholarships to graduating seniors.  

Completed applications are to be returned to the Guidance Office by April 28, 2017.

See application below or pick one up in the Guidance Office. 

Barbara Wheeler Schneider Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to an Arkport Central School senior based upon their scholastic ability and demonstrated concern for their fellow classmates.  Applicants must submit a typed summary of why they feel they should be considered for the award. You should also include service type activities that you have done in school, in your church, with the scouts, the community or for any person or group which would "demonstrate concern by the individual."  Information for this scholarship will be handed out in class.

Application Deadline May 10, 2017

Association of Diesel Specialists Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student planning to attend

Alfred State College
Madison Area Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
University of Northwestern Ohio
Oklahoma State University
Wyoming Technical Institute

majoring in the Heavy Equipment:  Truck and Diesel Technician Program.  

Online applications due by March 31, 2017

Click here to apply online

ServU Smart Savers Award  

This $500 award is for graduating high school seniors who will be entering either a two or four-year college in the fall.

* Must be a member of the ServU Credit Union 

* Must be a graduating high school senior

Application Deadline March 10, 2017

Click here to get an application

Student-View Scholarship Program

Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $8,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college of career school. The program includes:

  • One $4,000 scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Eight $500 scholarships

It's quick and easy to apply:

  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees

To apply log on to and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.

The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2017          

WNY Safari Club International

The scholarship is primarily based on the objectives of the SCI Foundation and conservation of resources. We are offering consideration to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of interest in the environment, outdoor sports like hunting, fishing and related activities. There is a significant weight applied to those who are planning on a course of study that would translate to a career in some form of conservation and wildlife enforcement. 

The scholarship is awarded in a check for $1,500 and will be given to as many as four students that qualify under the discretion of the chairman. 


Application Deadline April 15, 2017

To see more information join the WNY Safari Club Facebook page


Friends of Allegany Arc 

Friends of Allegany Arc is offering a scholarship to a high school student, who is an Allegany County resident, planning to enroll in college full-time in the fall and pursue a degree in a field related to working with people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.  This includes Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy, nursing, special education or the human service field.

Application deadline:  May 1, 2017

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Michael C. Fucci Character Award     

Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college/secondary education in the fall of 2017.

One winner from each of the following four schools will be selected to receive this award in the amount of $500. (Alfred-Almond, Arkport, Canisteo-Greenwood & Hornell High School.)

 Winners will be announced at graduation or at school’s discretion

Application deadline:  May 10, 2017

The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation, Inc. 

The Matthew R. Row Scholarship Foundation provides educational scholarships to students in WNY who have lost a parent/guardian.

Please see more information and application at

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2017

James (“Rip”) Holden Memorial Scholarship

Dansville Fish and Game, Inc. 

The Dansville Fish & Game Club is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior.



1.  Applicant must be a graduating high school student entering an accredited college in the U.S.

2.  Applicant must wish to pursue a career in conservation, conservation biology, environmental protection, conservation science, wildlife and forestry, natural resources, wildlife management, aquatic and fisheries science (freshwater or marine science), environmental biology, wildlife science, natural resource conservation, etc.

3.  Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student to receive this award.


The deadline is April 28, 2017

SkillsUSA-related Scholarships

You must be an active dues-paid SkillsUSA member to be considered for a scholarship through SkillsUSA or its partners.

Review the website for descriptions and requirements

The AXA Achievementsm Community Scholarship

Offers $2,000 college scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.

Accepting applications now through February 1, 2016. Your application must be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically to be considered. Apply early!

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Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Auxiliary Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to qualified students matriculating in an associate or bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university in medicine, nursing, or in another health-related field, including dentistry, ophthalmology, and pharmacy.      

Applications are available in the Student Services Office        

Application Deadline February 3, 2017

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund

This new program is working to keep young adults in agriculture by giving them the opportunity to earn a $1,500 scholarship to further their education.  At the same time, raising awareness of the diverse career opportunities in our industry. 

November 15 through February 1 students can apply online at Farmers can endorse applicants through February 8.  Recipients will be notified in the spring of 2016.  

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The Allegany County Area Foundation

Multiple local scholarships with descriptions and printable applications are available on the website

Application Deadline

Click here for list of scholarships and descriptions      

ShipDig is the largest and most accurate database of post office locations, mailboxes, shipping drop boxes, and couriers, hours, phone numbers, directions and services provided in the United States, is pleased to announce the " Scholarship Award" fund.

With rising costs for tuition, room and board, books and other education related expenses; we feel it is our public duty to help others receive a quality education. It is our mission to help others on and off the Internet and we are pleased to have eligible applicants apply to our scholarship!

Please submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item you have ever received in the mail. This can be a letter or postcard, a package or gift, an advertisement, or any other parcel delivered by mail. Explain why this article of mail was so fascinating to you and how it has impacted your life.


VFW American War Dad's Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any senior who has a family member or guardian who is a member of one of the three organizations under the V.F.W. 2250.

Application Deadline June 1, 2014

Buick Achievers

Receive up to $100,000 over four years

If you have the passion to succeed-especially in the fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - the Buick Achiever Scholarship Program is looking for you.  This year we will award 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year. *

*renewable for up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five year engineering program.    

Application Deadline 5 PM February 29, 2016

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