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Young Achievers Scholarship Application
Send Your Kids to College is the Proud Sponsor of the Young Achiever's Scholarship Program. We are a WNY nonprofit that helps to guide and prepare families for college and beyond.
Applications for this Year Are Open!
Students Graduating in 2024, 2025, and 2026 Can Apply Through 6/30/23
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.
Be United States citizens and residents of Erie, Genesee or Niagara County in New
Be high school students who are graduating in 2024, 2025, or 2026 and plan on
enrolling full-time into an accredited two-year or four-year college or university
in the United States.
Demonstrate ambition and motivation in school and in the community.
Communicate why going to college will add value to their life.
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.
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.
Take a look back at some of our past winners! You Can Apply Below!