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Scholarship Opportunity for Former Foster Children through NCCF

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) is currently accepting applications for the Reverend Clifford K. Cliver and Lucy Cliver Sumsky Scholarship. Reverend Cliver established this scholarship in 2015 to provide higher education financial assistance to adults who spent time in the foster care system as a child.

NCCF Scholarship Honors Dunkirk Police Officer Matthew L. Hazelton

NCCF Scholarship Honors Dunkirk Police Officer Matthew L. Hazelton

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation announces the establishment of the Matthew Hazelton Memorial Scholarship for Law Enforcement. Created from donations received from the Matthew Hazelton Memorial 5K participants and private donations, this scholarship will benefit graduating Dunkirk and Brocton High School seniors who are pursuing a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.

Service Learning Grants Available for Northern Chautauqua County Middle & High School Teachers

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) reminds graduate level students that the Ruth C. Stacy Counselor Scholarship applications are due February 16, 2019.  Dr. Ruth C. Stacy of Mayville established this scholarship to support graduate level students majoring in either mental health or school counseling.

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.

NCCF Accepting Applications for Chadwick Bay NYS Women Inc. Scholarship

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation and the Chadwick Bay NYS Women Inc. are accepting applications for the Chadwick Bay NYS Women Inc. Scholarship. Women currently enrolled in college or returning are eligible to apply.  Although many of NCCF’s over 200 scholarships benefit high school students or graduating seniors, several NCCF funds benefit nontraditional students such as those served by this scholarship.

Scholarship for 4-H Program Participants Offered to Graduating Seniors

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is pleased to announce that scholarship applications are being accepted 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 of 4-Hers to enjoy a multitude of 4-H projects and activities.

Trades and Manufacturing Technology Scholarship Available

 Trades and Manufacturing Technology Scholarship Available

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) and the Dunkirk Area Labor Council announce the due date of April 30, 2018, for applications to the Dunkirk Area Labor Council Scholarship. This scholarship is available to students currently enrolled in Fredonia, Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua Lake, Dunkirk, Forestville, Fredonia, Pine Valley, Silver Creek, Westfield, and Erie 1 BOCES in Angola. 

FHS Women in STEM Scholarship established at NCCF

FHS Women in STEM Scholarship established at NCCF

A new fund at the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation will provide scholarships to young women pursuing a degree in one of the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The objective of this scholarship is to increase the percentage of females working in STEM fields. Currently, only 26 percent of STEM workers are women.

DHS Class of 1989 Establishes Scholarship Fund at NCCF

DHS Class of 1989 Establishes Scholarship Fund at NCCF

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dunkirk High School Class of 1989 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Members of the Class of 1989 originally established this scholarship in 2014 as a way to honor deceased classmates.

Stacy Scholarship for School or Mental Health Counseling

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) announces the availability of the “Ruth C. Stacy Counselor Scholarship.”  Dr. Ruth C. Stacy of Mayville created this fund to support graduate level students majoring in school or mental health counseling.  “The need for credentialed school and mental health counselors is a critical element to a healthy school and community environment” stressed Dr. Stacy.   A strong advocate of the need for certified, experienced school counselors in kindergarten through high school, Dr. Stacy is a retired professional school and mental health counselor; she holds a doctorate in education with a concentration in counseling.  Even following her retirement, Dr. Stacy has maintained her certification with the Pennsylvania and New York State Education Departments.