2018 Scholarship Available

2018 Scholarship Available

Friends of Orchard Park Public Library offer $250 Scholarship


The Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library is pleased to announce it is once again offering a one-time scholarship in the amount of $250 to a high school senior at the Orchard Park Public High School.

Any Orchard Park High School senior who is graduating this school year, and continuing his/her education the following academic year as a full-time student working toward a bachelor’s or associate’s degree at an accredited college or university is eligible. 

Students are required to write an original essay of no more than 750 words that explains how they used the Library during their high school career and what the Library means to them. 

Also required is a completed application, which can found at www.friendsofoplibrary.org/what-we-sponsor/Scholarship, along with a transcript from the school and a letter of acceptance from the college or university they are planning to attend. Applications that do not meet these minimum requirements will not be eligible.

The Friends’ intent for this award is to assist in the purchase of the student’s textbooks, course materials, transportation, housing, food, etc. The recipient will also receive a one year, individual membership to the Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library. 

This is the second year the Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library will be offering the scholarship. The organization expects to continue the tradition into the near future. More information can be found at www.friendsofoplibrary.org/what-we-sponsor/Scholarship.

Questiosn can be directed to Victoria Sturman, president, at president@friendsofoplibrary.org.


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