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Rotary Scholarship Application and Timeline

Scholarship applications must be mailed by the postmark deadline of April 15th!

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 $50,000. The value of the individual scholarships ranges from $1,500 upward. The application for all scholarships is the same. The Scholarship Committee will determine the appropriate award for each scholarship finalist.

Most of the scholarships are awarded to students showing great promise as future leaders, as demonstrated by overall excellence in academics and extracurricular activities, and initiative or leadership in social service, volunteer, or work activities. These scholarships include:

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

Endowed Scholarships (amount varies, unless noted)
The George Pierce Memorial Scholarship
The Philly Dake Scholarship
The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship in Honor of Jane Adams Wait
The Alfred Z. Solomon Memorial Scholarship – $5,000
The Edward A. Lenz Scholarship

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

Three scholarships are available to students pursuing a specific course of study:
– Performing arts
– Fine arts
– Hospitality and its allied arts

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