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    SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

    Please click on the link provided below to access the latest scholarship guidebook:

    Scholarship Guidebook 2019-2020

     

    MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP BULLETINS:

    October 2019

    November 2019

    December 2019

    January 2020

    February 2020

    March 2020

    April 2020

    SCHOLARSHIP LINKS

    www.ecc.edu/scholarships  There are several scholarships available to incoming ECC first-year students.  Click on the Scholarship Application link on the right hand side of the page for a list of available scholarships.

    http://wnyschoolcounselor.org/content.100051.scholarships  Vist this link to find local scholarships awarded to WNY Students Only. 

     

    Please click the link below to access information about the NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program:

    Excelsior Scholarship

     

    Financial Aid Workshop for Parents    

    Parents of current seniors (Class of 2020) are invited and encouraged to attend our College and Financial Aid Workshop on Thursday, October 17 at 6:00PM in the High School Library.   Parents will learn about the new Financial Aid Application Procedures and Dates that will impact high school students who intend on enrolling into College in the Fall of 2020.   

    Please check out the following videos regarding these Financial Aid Topics:

    FSA User ID (how to set up one):  http://https://youtu.be/lLi0q7hkFns

    FSA Tips for Parents:     http://https://youtu.be/QdaGZASwjZU

     

    Please bring with you the following items, to complete your FAFSA and TAP Applications:

    • Parent and Student W-2's from the past tax year (2018)

    • Parent and Student completed Tax Papers from the past year (2018)

    ACCESS TO THE FAFSA PORTAL FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS BEGINS OCTOBER 1!!

     

    SUNY Financial Aid Days:

    SUNY's Financial Aid Days are offered as a free service to all prospective college students and their families.  The programs are designed to answer questions and provide assistance regarding the financial aid application, types of aid available, and the financial aid award process.

    Many campuses will provide hands-on assistance from SUNY financial aid professionals in completing the FAFSA. Go to:  suny.edu/studentevents to register for these programs 

    Current workshops in our area are:    

    Buffalo State College 
    Saturday, November 9 at 9:00 AM

    Buffalo, NY  

    Niagara County Community College
    Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 AM
    Sanborn, NY 

    Websites to help parents and students complete the FAFSA and TAP applications:

    https://opportunity.collegeboard.org starting with the Class of 2020 - students who enroll in this website will enter into scholarship opportunities ranging between $500 to $40000.   Click on the link to register.

    www.StartHereGetThere.org -  This free and new website is an excellent resource tool for parents and students who need assistance completing th FAFSA and TAP forms on-line.   It also provides a link to access regional workshops across NYS.

    www.schoolsoup.com - School soup provides students with the largest and most comprehensive scholarship database in the world - giving you access to over $32 billion in scholarship funds.

    www.Cappex.com - This free service give you access to more than $11 billion in merit based scholarship programs.

     

     

     

    Please Note:  The links listed above will bring you to third party institutions.   Our school district does not endorse any of these links, nor are we responsible for their compliance.