2017 Student Scholarship Winners

The 2017 Student Scholarship recipients were Rachel Frase of Buffalo State College, and Krysta Leo from SUNY Fredonia. Rachel is pictured here with Kelli Simpson the AEYC of WNY Chair of Scholarship and Recognition.

Student Scholarship Application

AEYC of WNY recognizes people in our community who are actively pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education.  The recipients of this award will receive monetary assistance to help with educational expenses, as well as recognition at our year end dinner in June. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500.00 each.

Eligibility: Applicants must be current students pursuing a degree (Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s) in Early Childhood Education at an accredited institution of higher learning, and must be in good academic standing. Prospective students who have been accepted to college for the coming term and plan to study Early Childhood Education and are currently employed in a licensed early childhood program in WNY may also apply.

2017 applications are due by April 25, 2017. Please click here for the Student Scholarship Application.

Member of the Year Award

AEYC of WNY recognizes people in our community who are dedicated to the field of Early Childhood Education, who work toward improving the lives of children and families, and who are active in the early childhood community. Our Member of the Year Award recognizes an AEYC of WNY member who demonstrates notable work, dedication, and/or achievement in the field.

The Member of the Year will receive a complimentary ticket to our year-end membership dinner for themselves and a guest, a small gift, and special recognition at the event and in our member newsletter and website.

Eligibility: Any current member of AEYC of WNY is eligible for Member of the Year recognition. Recipient’s membership must be current at the time of nomination as well as the time of award (June).

2017 Member of the Year nomination forms are due by April 25, 2017. Please click here for the Member of the Year nomination form.