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Scholarships Awarded from The ACAF Dollars for Scholars Program

On May 21st 124 recipients from across Allegany County were awarded a total of $247,500 from the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Program. These recipients were chosen from a total of 248 applicants who plan to attend college in the fall. Of the total number of recipients 54% were current high school seniors […]

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Betty Embser Wattenberg Community Service Scholarship recognizes life dedicated to service

By Sandy Rigas – Special to The Daily Reporter WELLSVILLE – A current Wellsville High School senior will have the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship created in memory of the WHS Class of 1966 student voted as “Most Admired.” The “Betty Embser Wattenberg Community Service Scholarship Fund” honors Elizabeth “Betty” Embser Wattenberg, of Wellsville, […]

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The Ann Barwick Swift Memorial Nursing Scholarship Created for Lenoir High School

The Ann Barwick Swift Memorial Nursing Scholarship Created for Lenoir High School

Ellsworth Swift of Cuba, NY has recently created a scholarship endowment fund with the Allegany County Area Foundation to honor his wife, Ann Swift, who passed away in 2014. This scholarship will be available to the graduates of the Lenoir High School beginning in 2017. The recipients of the Ann Swift Memorial Scholarship must: have […]

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Wellsville Rotary Club Scholarships to be Managed by ACAF

With the creation of a new endowment fund the Wellsville Rotary Club Scholarships will now be managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation to take advantage of the services that a community foundation can offer. Since 1990 the Allegany County Area Foundation has awarded over 2.6 million in scholarship awards to Allegany County area students. […]

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ACAF Awards 105 Scholarships

 On Sunday May 1st the Allegany County Area Foundation awarded a total of 105 scholarships to students from across Allegany County.  The total amount awarded was $259,200.00.  Here is our recipient list:  ACAF Scholarship Recipients 2015 .  Each of our recipients wrote an essay about someone who had a great impact on their educational experience.  Their […]

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