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Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Scholarship Program

Scholarships are restricted to current residents of Western New York, who have been accepted for admission to any accredited non-profit school under code 501 (c) 3 in the United States for full time study at the undergraduate level. Additionally, the Foundation gives a strong preference to Pell-eligible students attending school in one of the eight counties of Western New York.


Scholarship application is due March 1st and will be available on January 1st, annually.

Students will need to have the college/university financial aid office complete the Community Foundation's "Unmet Need" form. The "Unmet Need" form can be downloaded from our website. In addition, the most current copy of your grades showing at least a "C" or 2.0 average is required. If you're a high school senior beginning college, we would need a copy of your last report card showing at least 2 marking periods. If already in college, the most recent grade report showing at least one semester. These support materials are due by April 1st.

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