CRCF scholarship applications due April 3

OLEAN — The deadline for area high-school students to apply for scholarships managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation is April 3.

Students may apply using the online scholarship portal at Filling out one common application allows students to apply for awards from 50 scholarship funds.

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 3 deadline.

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 questions at 701-4024 or

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 301-2723, email, or visit online at CRCF is also on Facebook ( and Twitter (@CattFoundation).