Eligibility Requirements:


  • Applicant must be a dependent child of an NYSSFA Active or Affiliate member who has completed one year of full-time continuous membership by April 1, 2021.

  • Applicant must be a student enrolled in or planning to enroll in a full-time program of study leading to an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree at an accredited post-secondary school.

  • Applicant must not have received two previous awards.

  • Applicant must not have received an award the previous year.


2021 Application


For more information, contact Scholarship Management Services at 507.931.1682 or NYSSFA at 518.465.0563 or info@nyssfa.com.

2020 Recipients



Madyson Abbey is entering Gannon University to study Occupational Therapy, class of 2023. Madyson's father, Timothy Abbey, is Director of Facilities III for Dunkirk City Schools. 



Aaron Bouchard is entering Saint Michael's College to study Chemistry, class of 2024.  Aaron's father, Jay Bouchard, is Director of Facilities II for Northern Adirondack CSD.



 Lillian Draper is entering High Point University to study Exercise Science, class of 2023. Lillian's father, Dennis Draper is Assistant Director of Facilities II for Wayne CSD. 


Hannah Hodge is entering Rochester Institute of Technology to study Criminal Justice, class of 2023. Hannah's father, Mark Hodge, is Director of Facilities for Oxford Academy and Central Schools. 



Peyton Schuck is entering Wilkes University to study Business, class of 2023.  Payton's father, Andrew Schuck, is Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for Dundee CSD. 



Jake Smith is entering Gannon University to study Criminal Justice, class of 2023.  Jake's father, Richard Smith, is Director of Facilities II at Gowanda CSD. 



2020 Donations

Thank you to the following for their generous donations:

Capital District Chapter

Central Western Chapter Mid-Hudson Chapter  Nassau Chapter                      Southeastern Chapter 

Southern Finger Lakes Chapter 

A+Technology & Security  NYSIR Day Automation   Nagle Athletics

The Smith Group

Hill & Markes Key Purchasing Network Mathusek Technical Building Systems


Auctions International Campus Construction Management E.A. Morse Hunt EAS

La Bella

Property Restoration & Disaster Clean-up Stark Tech Group Turner Construction Young + Wright Architectural


The Fred Hack Memorial Scholarships were established in the mid-1990s in honor of the Association’s first executive director.