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 337-0101, ext. 1310.

Academic Excellence Scholarships

Pending appropriation of State funds, scholarships for Academic Excellence will be awarded to top high school seniors in June, 2023.  North Collins Jr/Sr High School will select the three (3) top 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. 

Buffalo Urban League Scholarships

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Scalp and Blade Scholarship

New York Water Environment Association Scholarship

Character Council of WNY Scholarship

Eighth District Federated Garden Club Scholarship

Past National Commander Michael J. Koguter - American Legion Scholarship

Dena Goldstein Memorial Scholarship (Shawny)

Junior League of Buffalo Scholarship

Organization of Latino Actuaries (OLA) Scholarship

The New York Water Environment Association Scholarship

American Legion Auxiliary Post 205


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