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2018 Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications must be mailed by the postmark deadline of April 16, 2018!

Scholarships are available to graduating seniors from the greater Saratoga community who are pursuing four-year college degrees, two-year college degrees, and post-secondary vocational education.

The Saratoga Springs Rotary Club awards roughly one dozen scholarships each year, with a combined worth of more than $69,000. The value of the individual scholarships ranges from $2,000 upward. The application for all scholarships is the same. The Scholarship Committee will determine the appropriate award for each scholarship finalist.

The scholarships are awarded to students to help them in becoming the best they can be.  Among other things, eligibility criteria includes students showing financial need, those who have participated in meaningful community service/volunteer work; while demonstrating a good work ethic and academic excellence.  These scholarships include:

The Presidential Scholarship – $20,000 total ($5,000 per year for four years)

Endowed Scholarships (amounts vary)
The George Pierce Memorial Scholarship
The Philly Dake Memorial Scholarship
The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship in Honor of Jane Adams WaitThe Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship in Honor of Charles V. Wait Sr.
The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship in Memory of Newman “Pete” Wait
The Alfred Z. Solomon Memorial Scholarship
The Edward A. Lenz Scholarship
The Joseph & Anne Palamountain Memorial Scholarship
The Gerow/McLuckie Memorial Scholarship
The James & Carryl Cudney Memorial Scholarship
The Margaret “Peppy” Roohan Memorial Scholarship
The Brian Lee Law Firm Scholarship in Memory of Donald I Lee
The William C Young Memorial Scholarship

The endowed scholarships are supplemented by funds given by corporate and individual donors.

A minimum of fourteen total scholarships are available with four of those awarded to students pursuing a specific course of study or meeting certain criteria:
– Performing/Fine Arts
– Architecture
– Hospitality and its allied arts
– Attending Catholic High School and Catholic College