• Scholarship Information

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

    Scholarship Guidebook 2020-2021 

    Monthly Scholarship Bulletins:

    Scholarship Links:

    Erie County Community College 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.

    Local Western New York Scholarships - Vist this link to find local scholarships awarded to WNY Students Only.  

    Excelsior Scholarship - Please click this link to access information about the NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program.

    Financial Aid Information:

    Access to the FAFSA Portal for parents and students begins October 1, 2020 

    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.

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

    Scholarship Opportunities -  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.

    Start Here Get There -  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.

    School Soup - 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.

    Cappex - 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. The Cheektowaga Central School District does not endorse any of these links, nor are we responsible for their compliance.