George F. Schenk Scholarship

The George F. Schenk Scholarship was established in 2004 by the estate of Margaret T. Schenk, BA '40, BA '41 in honor of her husband, George F. Schenk, a local inventor.  The fund provides scholarships to students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), with awards restricted to high school students from the eight counties of Western New York.


  • Up to $1000 each year.


  • Applicant is accepted into the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • Applicant must be a resident of one of the following eight counties of Western New York: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming.
  • Scholarship may be awarded for up to 4 years provided the student maintains full-time status, majors in one of the degree programs offered by SEAS and maintains a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Application Information

  • Recommendation: Letter of recommendation from teacher or advisor is required
  • Deadline: March 15


  • Scholarship recipient will be chosen by a faculty/staff committee.


  • Contact Christine Human, Associate Dean for Accreditation and Student Affairs