Chadwick Bay NYS Women Inc. Scholarship Fund

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation proudly announces the availability of the Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. Scholarship. This fund was established in 2002 to assist nontraditional female students enrolled in college. Applications are due by February 17, 2017. To date, this fund has provided nine scholarships totaling $6,350.

Women in northern Chautauqua County are encouraged to apply. The requirements for this award include the completion of one semester of college with a GPA of 2.5 or above along with an essay that outlines the applicant’s educational goals. To receive an application contact NCCF at 716-366-4892 or by e-mail at Applications are also available at local colleges. 

NYS Women Inc. is an organization with a mission to “to build powerful women personally, professionally, and politically.” The Chadwick Bay Chapter’s scholarship fulfills this mission as well as the organization’s vision “to make a difference in the lives of working women.” 

The NCCF, celebrating 30 years of charitable leadership, is committed to improving the community through the promotion of local philanthropy, strategic grantmaking, and community leadership.  Served by a small staff and governed by an all-volunteer board of directors, the organization has distributed over $12.9 million in the form of grants and scholarships within the community.  Truly community in nature, the NCCF is an organization created by and for the people of northern Chautauqua County.  For more information, visit