The Buffalo Bandits announced the return of the Native American Scholarship, which will be awarded on Native American Heritage Day presented by Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino on Saturday, March 26, when the Bandits face the Halifax Thunderbirds.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be of Native American descent and residents of Western New York or Southern Ontario. To be considered, applicants must complete the application form found below, which requests a copy of their most recent transcripts, a letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor or employer and a one-page essay describing why they should be awarded the scholarship and what it would mean to them. The scholarship is only open to students currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college or university.
A selection committee composed of members of the Buffalo Bandits organization will choose the scholarship winner. The winner will then be notified by Wednesday, March 23 and expected to be available to accept the scholarship on Saturday, March 26 at the Bandits’ game against the Halifax Thunderbirds at 1 p.m.
All applications must be submitted with all accompanying documentation no later than Monday, March 21.
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
If you wish to mail in your application, you can download it HERE and mail to: Buffalo Bandits Native American Scholarship Fund at 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203, Attn: Scott Loffler or emailed to [email protected].