Scholarship of Excellence

The 100 Club provides Scholarships of Excellence of up to $2,000 to high school seniors and full time college students who are the children of, or are themselves active law enforcement, fire or emergency service providers who plan to continue their education at a college level.

To be considered, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be the child of, or you yourself be, an Emergency Responder
  • Serve as a role model for other young adults
  • Demonstrate community involvement
  • Demonstrate extracurricular or employment activity
  • Demonstrate consistent academic achievement throughout high school
  • Exhibit leadership potential

Applications must be submitted to The 100 Club of Buffalo no later than March 31st, 2014.

Please note: All scholarship applicants agree to the use of their name, photo, parents’ names and public safety agency affiliation for The 100 Club promotional purposes. Objections to the use of this information must be received in writing by certified mail return receipt requested at the time the application is submitted. Failure to send a written request to withhold this information constitutes an authorization of The 100 Club to use the information for promotional purposes.


The 2014 Application Deadline: (March 31st, 2014).

2013 Scholarship Winners!

Jessica Benton Nardin Steven Benton Buffalo Fire Department Georgia State University
Krista Blask Lancaster Steven Blask NYS Department of Corrections Gannon University
Nicholas Christiano Williamsville North Francis Christiano US Department of Justice – ATF St. John Fisher College
Lauren Habermehl Daemen College Thomas Habermehl Cleveland Hill VFD Daemen College
Emily Heitzhaus Nichols John Heitzhaus Buffalo Police Department Rochester Institute of Technology
Nathan Hejza Starpoint Brian Hejza NY State Police SUNY – Brockport
Eric Hurlburt Alfred State Alvin Bucher Seneca Hose VFD Alfred State University
Ryan Joslyn Lake Shore Scott Joslyn Erie County Sheriff’s Department St. Bonaventure University
Connor Joyce Orchard Park Richard and Kelly Guttuso Buffalo Police Department University of Miami
Alyssa Lombardi Clarence John Lombardi NY State Police University of Rochester
Kelsey Martin Gannon Donald Martin NYS Department of Corrections Gannon University
Emily Michel Maryvale Robert Michel Cleveland Hill VFD Messiah College
Christine Murphy Williamsville North Edward Solak Amherst Police Department Cornell University
Brittany Packard Lackawanna Mark Packard Lackawanna Police Department SUNY - Buffalo
Michael Patterson SUNY – Buffalo SELF Bowmansville VFD SUNY – Buffalo
Emily Scioli SUNY – Geneseo Joseph Scioli NY State Police SUNY - Geneseo
Chelsea Ulrich Mercyhurst Robert Ulrich Buffalo Fire Department Mercyhurst College
Melissa Vaughn Orchard Park Mark Vaughn Erie County District Attorney’s Office St. John Ficher University
Teylor Woodward Sacred Heart Kilpatrick Woodward Buffalo Fire Department Fisk University

View Prior Scholarship Award Winners!