The Community Foundation’s scholarship program is one of the many sources of financial assistance for Southern Chautauqua County graduates. CRCF will remain committed to providing aid to area students, as they will one day be the community’s future.
If you are interested in applying or learning more about the application process, please visit the following links:
To search all available scholarships, view our Scholarship Survey Booklet(PDF File).
If you need any further assistance, please contact our Program Officer, Lisa Lynde at 661-3394 or email@example.com.
The Community Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Process is now OPEN!
The Foundation’s scholarship application timelines are as follows.
- March 1st – Online applications available
- June 1st – Online applications due
- June 30th – Support material due
After June 30th applications lacking either the completed Financial Aid Release Form or transcripts of the current year grades WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
Note: You must re-apply each year!
1.When is the deadline for scholarship applications?
Applications for all students are due June 1st with the supporting materials due June 30th to the CRCF office. All application information can be found on the scholarship section of this website.
2. When will I be notified if I receive an award?
All scholarship awards are approved by CRCF’s Board of Directors in November. You will be notified in November after this approval. You will receive your award in January, upon CRCF receiving your proof of enrollment from your college.
3. Does the award get mailed to me or my college?
Your award will be mailed to you at the address you included on your application.
4. How much will I receive if I am selected as a recipient?
Awards are determined based upon a number of factors including the number of qualified applicants and the pool of monies available for award. Based on these, specific amounts are determined by special scholarship committees.
5. Do I have to apply for each scholarship fund?
No. By completing CRCF’s general scholarship application, you become eligible for all scholarships in the general category. There are also special individual scholarships that you would need to apply for separately. These special applications can be found on the scholarship section of this website.
6. I am not a straight ‘A’ student or athlete. Do I still qualify?
Yes. While there are scholarships based upon academic achievement, there are also many others focused on other criteria.