Scholarship for Graduating Seniors in 4-H Programs

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting scholarship applications for the Terence J. Centner Agricultural and Environmental 4-H Scholarship.  Terence (Terry) J. Centner established this fund to honor his parents, Harry E. and Mary Ellen Centner. Harry and Mary Ellen, residents of the Town of Dunkirk, helped a generation to enjoy a multitude of 4-H projects and activities.

Each year, a scholarship is awarded to a high school senior attending a 4-year college or university and has completed an outstanding agricultural or environmental 4-H project. Graduating seniors from Dunkirk, Fredonia, Brocton, Silver Creek, Forestville, Westfield, and Ripley school systems are encouraged to apply. Application forms are available from the school’s guidance department or by download at Applicants must return their completed applications to the guidance department by May 1, 2019.

For more information on this or other scholarships available through the NCCF, visit, or contact Victoria Howell, NCCF’s Scholarship Coordinator, at 716-366-4892 or

The NCCF, incorporated in 1986, is a tax-exempt charitable organization.  Since its establishment, the NCCF has distributed more than $14 million in the community through its various grant programs.  It is an organization inherently committed to enriching the northern Chautauqua community and encouraging local philanthropy.  For more information on the NCCF, visit or call 716-366-4892.