2019 Scholarships Available

The following information is provided to any graduating senior who wishes to apply for scholarships thru the Arkport Alumni Association.  If you have any questions, please contact Alumni President, Linda Burdett at 607-368-8222.

Alumni Scholarships Available

Paul J. “Wink” Wolfgruber Jr. and Paul J. Wolfgruber Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Scholarship

A scholarship in memory of Paul “Wink” Wolfgruber, Jr. (who attended ACS with the Class of 1965 and who lost his life in a motorcycle accident during the summer before his senior year) and his father Dr. Paul J. Wolfgruber (a local physician for many years in the Arkport area) has been established in the amount of $1,000 ($500.00 a year for two (2) years).

Eligibility

This scholarship is available to any senior from ACS who has an interest in pursuing a medical career while attending a two (2) or four (4) year college

C. Jack Wraight Memorial Scholarship $500.00 Scholarship

A scholarship in the memory of Jack Wraight, past administrator, educator and coach at Arkport Central School has been established by his family and friends in the amount of $500.00.

Eligibility

This scholarship in available to any senior pursuing a career in education with a two (2) or four (4) year college or any senior who will be seeking additional training in a trade field such as welding, electrician, plumber, construction etc…. Special consideration will be given to any applicants who were reliable participants in athletics and who has represented themselves and their school well.

Canisteo Valley Historical Society/Arkport Historical Society Scholarship $300.00 Scholarship

A scholarship from the Historical Society is being given by their membership to any senior with a love of history or who will be majoring in History or has a financial need.

Eligibility

Any senior attending a two (2) or four (4) year college majoring in history or indicates their love of history.

Arkport Alumni Association Scholarships

Through donations from ACS alumni, the Arkport Alumni Association is offering several scholarships to graduating seniors.

Eligibility

Any senior who is attending a two (2) or four (4) college or attending a trade school is eligible to apply.

Guideline For Applying For Scholarships

Applications must be submitted and MUST include the following information. Any applications not including the following information WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!

Name, mailing address, email address, home phone number and cell phone number
List name of scholarship(s) applying for by graduate
List all extra-curricular/athletic actives in and out of school during high school years including position, Pres., VP, Capt. etc. and years in club/sport 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th.
Provide a 350-word essay describing goals, reasons for choosing future profession and any information you feel appropriate.

Submission of Scholarships

All applications for the above scholarships must be submitted by email to Alumni President Linda Burdett at burdett.lk8860@gmail.com by April 14, 2019. (Acknowledgements on receipt of the applications will be made by return email. If you do not receive, please contact Mrs. Burdett to be sure she received your applications.) Applications dated after April 14, 2019 will not be considered. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Mrs. Burdett by email or by calling her cell phone at 607-368-8222.

All scholarship winners will be announced at ACS graduation and we are asking the winners to attend the Alumni Banquet on Friday, July 12, 2019 at The Main Place in Hornell to be honored.