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Outside Scholarships

Lorraine M. Brady Memorial Scholarship (Alpha Delta Kappa, Chi Chapter)                          (Deadline; April 5th 2017)

Lockport Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority for Teachers will present three Scholarship awards of $1,500 in 2017. They will be given to a graduating senior student (1) of Lockport High School, (1) a BOCES of Niagara/Orleans student (1) and a third award to a graduating student of a two year program at NCCC.

Qualifications: Applicant must be: A graduating senior of one of the above mentioned schools and applying to enroll in a college program beginning with the first semester following graduation.

Procedures: Completed applications should be returned to the ADK Scholarship committee, C/O Jean White 27 Hoover Pkwy, Lockport NY 14094 by Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Instructions and Application on how to apply

MOMs Program STEM Scholarship          (Deadline; Friday, April 14th 2017)

The MOMs Program STEM Scholarship is available to low-income single mothers who are majoring in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The award is a maximum of $2,500 for one year of study.

Instructions and Application on how to apply

The Mary C. Dyster Scholarship &                       The Joyce Murphy Memorial Scholarship                                                  (Deadline; Friday, April 28th 2017)

College students, employees, recent high school/GED recipients, graduates, or high school senior applicants, who are/were teenage parents, are eligible to apply for both of these scholarships: The scholarships range from $500 to up to $3,000, and will be awarded in May 2017.

Instructions and Application on how to apply

Mary Jane Quinby Nursing Scholarship    (Deadline; April 30th 2017)

Apply by submitting via email to

Open to continuing Nursing Students who have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Instructions and Application on how to apply

Amherst Garden Club Scholarship
(Deadline; Monday, May 1st 2017)

The Amherst Garden Club will offer scholarship(s) up to $1500 for a student pursuing a two or four year degree at an accredited college/trade or technical school majoring in: Conservation, Forestry, Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Floriculture, Land Management, Landscape Design, Urban Planning and other related fields.

Qualifications: the student must be a legal resident of Erie or Niagara Counties. Two references will be required in addition to a high school/college transcript. All monies awarded will be issued to the college cashiers office.

Instructions and Application

Seneca Gaming Corporation Scholarship Fund

View the established criteria and instructions on how to apply.

Eligibility: Any current NCCC full-time student who is matriculated in any NCCC hospitality and tourism program, or high school senior, and who meets all of the attached criteria.

Pastry Chefs and Bakers Grant

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) and the American Academy of Chefs (AAC) are proud to support pastry chefs and bakers with the Grant for Pastry Chefs and Bakers from the AAC Ray & Gertrude Marshall Fund. Qualified recipients will receive half of their tuition fee or up to $500 upon successful completion of a continuing-education course in either pastry arts or baking within six months of the application date. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year. Mail or email the completed application to: ACFEF, Attn: Professional Development Grant, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, or

View the list of available scholarships through this Grant.



NCCC Foundation Scholarship for Niagara County High School Seniors.
Check with your High School Guidance Counseling Office to determine if your school is an eligible participating member school of the Niagara-Orleans Counselors.

Award: $500 scholarship for the Fall and Spring semesters.
Eligibility: Candidate must be a Niagara County high school senior graduating in June at a participating member school of the Niagara-Orleans Counselors and plan on enrolling full-time fall 2017 at NCCC. They must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA for the second semester payment.

Student Instructions and Application

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa members have access to more than 37 million in scholarships. Applicants may apply for one scholarship on the common application or multiple scholarships at the same time. Apply Here

SAY YES to Education Buffalo

The Western NY community has come together in remarkable ways to make post-secondary education possible for students and families from across the income spectrum. Check the Eligibility on their Web page.

Learn how to apply for scholarships and Grants through SAY YES.

SUNY Native American Western Consortium Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

View the complete list and instructions on how to apply.

Volunteer Firefighter Tuition Reimbursement Program (FASNY HELP)

(FASNY) Firemen's Association of the State of New York

(HELP) Higher Education Learning Plan

New York's volunteer fire departments are currently experiencing a critical need to recruit and retain members. As an incentive for people to serve, FASNY has developed the Higher Education Learning Plan (FASNY HELP). This program provides tuition reimbursement to individuals attending community college for up to eighty (80) credit hours.

Under FASNY HELP, student-volunteers are eligible to have up to 100% of their tuition reimbursed in exchange for maintaining their grades and fulfilling defined service requirements. They must also be a "member in good standing" in one of New York's volunteer fire companies during both their school years and service payback period.

Visit the website at and under the Resources tab you will find the tuition reimbursement program (FASNY HELP). Download the FASNY HELP Handbook to learn more about applying today! Start by completing the application on page 15 and have page 16 signed and notarized. Once completed submit everything directly to the contact address located on page.

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