Erie County Community Foundation Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $3,000
Awards Available: 40

As part of our support for education, we administer scholarship funds established by individuals and organizations. Whether it's medical school, journalism, architecture, ministry, nursing, or engineering, our scholarship donors make pursuing a career more attainable for all our high school and professional school students.

A large variety of scholarships are available and are based on a field of study, merit, financial need, sports, and community involvement. By completing our Universal Grant Application, our system will automatically match your skills and financial need with the criteria for each scholarship. This eliminates the need to complete multiple scholarship applications.

Eligibility and Criteria

A) Minimum 2.0 GPA or higher as required by specific scholarships.

B) Transcripts must be official. Official transcripts can be obtained only from your College Bursar's Office/High School Guidance Office.

C) All applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and submit their entire Student Aid Report (SAR).

D) Students eligible for renewals will be contacted via email in January. If your scholarship is renewable, you must reapply each year. Renewals are competitive and at the committee's discretion.

E) Awards are paid directly to post-secondary accredited educational institutions, not to individuals or bookstores.

F) Students may be asked to attend an interview with the committee as part of the selection process.

G) Decisions approved by the Erie County Community Foundation Board of Directors are rendered in April and are final.

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"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
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"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship - $7,000
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,050
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
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Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship - $2,000
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