Eligibility Criteria

  •  The scholarship is awarded to a candidate who exhibits qualities of integrity, leadership, courage, and humility, which were exemplified by Ernie Davis during his life, and who effectively "spreads the word" about Ernie.

  • Candidate must be graduating from an accredited high school in Chemung County, or a high school in Corning (Steuben County), New York.

  • The candidate shall have been a good, responsible and concerned citizen of his/her high school and community.