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Say Yes Buffalo scholarship applications available

Say Yes Buffalo’s 2016 scholarship application for Buffalo public and charter school seniors is now available at www.sayyesbuffalo.org/apply. The application deadline is May 1.

Say Yes Buffalo provides scholarships and grants to eligible graduates attending all State University of New York, City University of New York and nearly 100 private colleges and universities. Students will receive a scholarship to cover up to 100 percent of the cost of tuition after federal, state and institutional aid has been applied.

Eligible students must: reside in the city of Buffalo; continuously enroll in a Buffalo public or charter high school from at least ninth through 12th grades, or fall into certain homeless, foster care, refugee or other eligible non-citizen categories; graduate in June 2013 or after; enroll full-time at a Say Yes college within one year of high school graduation; and apply for all federal and state financial aid programs available, including Selective Service as required by law.