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John J. Murphy Family Scholarship

Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

Preference will be given for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing, engineering or business. Selection criteria shall include scholastic achievement, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need. First preference is given to graduating students from Olean, NY, area high schools which include Olean, Allegany-Limestone, Hinsdale and Portville schools and Archbishop Walsh Academy. Second preference is given to high schools in the following communities – Cattaraugus County: Salamanca, Franklinville, Ellicottville, Cattaraugus-Little Valley, West Valley, Randolph and Gowanda; Allegany County: Alfred-Almond, Belfast, Bolivar-Richburg, Cuba-Rushford, Friendship, Richburg, Scio and Wellsville; McKean County (PA): Otto-Eldred, Bradford, Port Allegany and Smethport; and Potter County (PA): Coudersport, Austin and Galeton. Preference also will be given to a student whose family members are employed by or have retired from Dresser-Rand in Olean, NY.

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Deadline: Apr 1
Average Award: $2,500
Awards Granted: 1
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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