Scholarship Awards Information

The Board of the Western New York Safety Conference is offering two scholarships of up to $1,500 to selected qualified high school.

Applicants are required to be:
• At least High school senior level attending college in the fall of 2020
• Western New York residents (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genessee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties)

Applicants are required to submit by February 21, 2020:
• A completed application
• A typed essay of at least 400-500 words
• Certification of grade point average
• At least one letter of recommendation

The essay must reflect your understanding of the importance of occupational safety and health to include:
• Briefly describe your background and how safety and health has impacted you. Include safety and health programs in which you participate(ed), and
• The far-reaching impact laws and standards protecting workers have had on society, and
• The role and impact of safety and health on you in your chosen career path.

There are three ways to apply.

1. Download the Application Here and mail to:
Scholarship Committee
Western New York Safety Conference,Inc. Post Office Box 207
Amherst, New York 14226
APPLICATIONS POST MARKED or TIME STAMPED AFTER February 21st WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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2. Email the completed application in PDF to scholarship@wnysc.com

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3. Fill out the online form here.