Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Community Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Feb 08, 2017 | Posted in News

Buffalo, NY — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo scholarship application process for the 2017 – 2018 academic year is open and available for submission online. Requirements and application instructions can be found by visiting Applications are due by March 1, 2017.

To be eligible, applicants must be a current resident of one of the eight counties of Western New York, have a minimum of a “C” average or a GPA of 2.0 or greater, and be admitted to a nonprofit 501(c)(3), U.S. Department of Education accredited school for full-time study. All students in Western New York, including Say Yes Buffalo applicants and scholars, that meet these eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. Scholarship awards typically range from $1,000 – $6,000.

Since 1924, over 200 individuals, families, foundations, and organizations have established scholarship funds through the Community Foundation. In 2016, the Community Foundation remained as one of the region’s largest scholarship providers, awarding scholarships to more than 1,000 Western New York students totaling more than $2.1 million.

For more information on the Community Foundation’s scholarship program, please visit or text SCHOLARSHIP to (716) 259-2499 *.

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