Application Form

Please complete the WNY Prosperity Fellowship Application Form, located below.

All five (5) items below are required for your application to be considered "complete."

Complete applications are due by February 15.

1) Complete the application form by clicking here.

2) Complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA Form by March 1st. Click here to access the FAFSA website.

3)  One letter of recommendation attesting to the applicant's dedication to Western New York and suitability for the program must be submitted at the time of application via email (as an attachment) to

4) Your resume must be submitted at the time of application via email (as an attachment) to Please be sure to include your full name and "Prosperity Fellows Resume" in the subject line.

5) A self-nomination letter detailing:

Your educational and professional goals Your commitment to Western New York Relevant experience, civic and leadership potential How you will actively, upon graduation, contribute to the region's future Address your intended future professional plans and how those plans will actively contribute to the economic growth and prosperity of Western New York.  Please be specific about how your plans will relate to job growth in Western New York.

Deadline for submission of all materials is February 15.  Awards will be determined by the WNY Prosperity Fellowship Selection Committee and approved by the Prentice Family Foundation.  Each scholarship will cover one academic year.


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