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Young Achievers Scholarship Application

Send Your Kids to College is the Proud Sponsor of the Young Achievers Scholarship Program. We are a WNY nonprofit that helps to guide and prepare families for college and beyond.

Applications for the 2023 Scholarship Will Open On January 1, 2023

The Young Achievers Scholarship Program awards college scholarships to high school students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community, or the workplace. Applications for Students Graduating Beyond 2024 Will Begin Being Accepted on January 1, 2023. 

 

Applicants must:

  1. Be United States citizens and residents of Erie, Genesee or Niagara County in New

    York State.

  2. Be high school students who are graduating in 2024 or 2025 and plan on

    enrolling full-time into an accredited two-year or four-year college or university

    in the United States.

  3. Demonstrate ambition and motivation in school and in the community.

  4. Communicate why going to college will add value to their life.

 

AWARDS
Three (3) students, to be known as “Young Achievers,” will be selected to receive $1,000

awards to be used towards a college education.

Awards are not renewable. Payment of awards is scheduled for the spring of 2022. Eligible students may receive only one Young Achievers award.

Applicants are asked to describe in detail why the value of a college education is important to them. Essays are to be a maximum of 300 words in length and should explain each of the following:

Candidates may be asked to complete a finalist interview as part of the selection process.

CRITERIA

1. The difference a college education will make in his or her life.
2. The college or type of college the student would like to attend.
3. How the student/student’s family plans to pay for the upcoming college

Send Your Kids To College will make the selection of scholarship recipients. Selection will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, or disability. Consideration will be given to select a diverse group of recipients.