Area high school students applying for scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation must complete and submit their applications by April 2.

Scholarships are available to students throughout the region (including Cattaraugus, Allegany, Chautauqua and McKean (PA) counties) for a multitude of interests and career/educational goals.

Applications must be fully completed and include supporting documentation such as transcripts and recommendation letters by the April 2 deadline.

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More information about scholarships, including a comprehensive list of available scholarships and a tutorial on using the scholarship portal, is available at

Students and parents are encouraged to contact CRCF Manager of Donor Services Ryan Michelle Wilcox with any questions at 716-301-2723 or

“We are really happy with the number of applications in progress this year,” said Wilcox. “We hope to see all of those applications complete, so the Foundation can support as many students in their educational pursuits as possible.”

Anyone interested in establishing a new scholarship fund may contact the foundation for more information.

Established in 1994, the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is growing good by connecting donors to the causes they care about most in the region. Grants from the foundation support many areas, including education, scholarships, health care, the arts, community development, human service, and youth development. To learn more, call (716) 301-CRCF (2723), email, or visit online at CRCF is also on Facebook ( and Twitter (@CattFoundation).