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Buffalo Scholarship Foundation

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament Registration Now Open

The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation will be hosting their annual golf tournament on Saturday, October 4th at beautiful Palmer Legends Golf Course. Click here to learn more and register to play. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Organized in the fall of 2005, the Buffalo Scholarship Foundation (BSF), a recognized 501(c)(3) Not For Profit Organization, was formed to assist graduating seniors of The Villages High School (VHS) in pursuing their dreams of success in post-secondary education. A resident of The Villages, Mr. Arne Rotne can be credited with helping get this foundation off the ground. Mr. Rotne’s incredible gift of $10,000 as seed money helped jump start the foundation. The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Board consists of five members.

We believe that VHS provides a great educational foundation, and the BSF attempts to assist in building upon that foundation by offering graduating VHS seniors a financial scholarship for post-secondary education use. During the Foundation’s seven year existence, 248 VHS seniors have received scholarships totaling approximately $432,115.

In order to continue to assist as many students as possible, we are asking for your help. Your donation large or small, when pooled with others can make a significant difference. Keep in mind that the contributions are a charitable donation and therefore tax deductible. Donations of $1,000 or more can be “named” to honor a loved one or organization based upon your wishes. Please complete and return the form on the brochure below with your gift or call the Foundation at (352) 259-2350 to arrange a personal visit.

Each year the Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Board meets with staff from VHS and selects the scholarship recipients. You can download an application form below.

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