The Guidance Office receives scholarship information almost daily. This information will be posted as soon as it is received.  If you need any further information or have questions, please feel free to contact Nancy Rinaldi at 716-337-0101, ext. 1310.

Scholarship programs are available to New York State students in a newsletter sent out every few months from  You may download the newsletter at:

Local Scholarships

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 Local Scholarships! For a full list of those awarded scholarships, look here.  


Academic Excellence Scholarships

Pending appropriation of State funds, scholarships for Academic Excellence will be awarded to top high school seniors in June, 2024. North Collins Jr/Sr High School will select the top three (3) students using the Rank in Class Method.  These students will be chosen using the class rank at the end of their junior year as specified by the New York State Education Department.

Other Scholarship Resources

Seniors are encouraged to check out for a listing of scholarships New York State school district students may be eligible for.  There are hundreds of thousands of dollars of scholarships available on this website, and most are easy to apply for.  

Erie Community College offers many scholarships which may be accessed on the ECC website. Click on the quick links drop down box and then click on scholarship opportunities. The scholarship packet will display the criteria for each scholarship available.

In addition, there are a number of local scholarships available to graduating seniors. Information on these scholarships will be posted to our website in the spring, along with their due date. Please check our website often for updates.



Below are regional and national scholarships which may be of interest to you. In most cases, applications are available in the Guidance Office for anyone interested. Each scholarship has a different deadline, so please pay close attention to those dates to ensure your application is received in time. 

 Build A Better Future Scholarship

Hagen Scholarship

Scalp and Blade Scholarship

SWAVF Scholarship

Animal Welfare Institute Scholarship

Bambino, Jensen, and Goncalves Scholarships

Buffalo Urban League Scholarship

Eighth District Federated Garden Club Scholarship

Junior League of Buffalo Scholarship

Past National Commander Michael J. Kogutk-American Legion Scholarship

Engineering Society of Buffalo, Inc. Scholarships

2024 Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County Master Gardener College Scholarship

Erie County Federation of Sportsman's Clubs Scholarships

Southtowns Walleye Assn. of WNY, Inc. College Scholarship

Erie County Agricultural Society Scholarships

American Legion Erie County Scholarship

Western Chapter of NYWEA Scholarship