acaf-scholarships-2016The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars web portal is now open to accept scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The web site address is: . All applications must be completed by January 31, 2017.

Last year the Allegany County Area Foundation awarded $209,200 in scholarships to 115 students throughout Allegany County along with $37,000 in renewable scholarships. Since 1990 the Foundation has awarded $2,770,148 to 1812 recipients. Please note that both current high school seniors and college students are welcome to apply for these scholarships. Our recipients are primarily students who attended a high school in Allegany County.

All students will complete their applications online including those applying for the Dresser-Rand Scholarships and the Wellsville Rotary Club Scholarships. Students are urged to begin working on their application prior to Christmas in order to meet the January 31st deadline. Those who applied last year can log back in and update the information they entered last year to apply again.

The Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars  Awards Program will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the Genesee Valley Central School.  All of the ACAF scholarship recipients must attend this event.  The public along with family and friends are invited to attend.  The program will begin at 3:00pm.

For more information about the Allegany County Area Foundation Dollars for Scholars Scholarship Program please e-mail Denis Dahlgren at: or call 585-808-8444.

In the Picture: Cooper Buckley & Chelsea Phillips (2016 ACAF Scholarship Recipients).