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John J. Murphy Family Scholarship

Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for graduating seniors at high schools in the greater Olean, New York, area. Preference also will be given to students whose family members are employed by or have retired from Dresser-Rand in Olean, and to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing, engineering or business. First preference for this scholarship will be given to graduating students from Olean, New York-area high schools; second preference is given to high schools in Cattaraugus and Allegany County, New York, and McKean and Potter County, Pennsylvania. Selection criteria shall include scholastic achievement, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need. The scholarship will be awarded in four annual installments of $2,500.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 3
Average Award: $10,000
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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