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Scholarship Requirements and Criteria

Jefferson and Lewis County Students
Freshman Applicants:
High School Seniors for the Freshman Year


Selection Criteria

Regents
Scores
SAT or
ACT Scores

Cumulative
GPA

Rank
in Class
Personal Data
& Essay
Applicant
Appraisals
30%
20%

10%

10%
20%
10%
  • Regents scores, SAT or ACT scores, cumulative GPA, rank in class, personal data and essay scores, and applicant appraisals are entered into a database to produce a numerical ranking of all freshman applicants.
  • Scholarship selections are made on the basis of this ranking.
  • Interviews may be required when there is no appreciable difference in scores.
  • Students who will be attending technical schools are eligible to apply.
  • Amount of award is based on unmet financial need as determined by your college.
  • Students selected for a freshman scholarship who have no unmet financial need will receive a one-time merit award of $500.

Non-Traditional Students: For any year in college or technical school, full or part-time

  • High school or college transcripts will be required.
  • Interviews will be required.
  • Selection will be based on educational objectives, ability to meet them and financial need.
  • Amount of award is based on financial need.

North Pleasant Street, Watertown Scholarship Applicants:

  • The applicant must currently reside on North Pleasant Street, Watertown and the applicant's family must have resided on North Pleasant Street for at least five years.

St. Lawrence County Applicants: High School Seniors for the Freshman Year

  • Applicants must be students in the following school districts:
    Canton, Clifon-Fine, Colton-Pierrepont, Edwards-Knox, Gouverneur, Hammond, Harrisville, Hermon-DeKalb, Heuvelton, Lisbon, Madrid-Waddington, Massena, Morristown, Norwood-Norfolk, Ogdensburg, Parishville-Hopkinton, Potsdam or
    St. Lawrence Central.
  • Applications will be accepted from high school seniors who will be full-time college freshmen (12 credits per semester).
  • Students who will be attending technical schools are eligible to apply.
  • Selection is based on academic criteria and personal data as listed above.
  • Amount of one-year award (up to $2,000) is based on unmet financial need as determined by your college.
  • Students selected for a freshman scholarship who have no unmet financial need will receive a one-time merit award of $500.

Rotary Purple Heart Scholarship Applicants:

  • Applicants (or their dependents - spouse or child) must provide documentation of a Purple Heart Award.
  • Applicants must be residents of Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence County.
  • Applicants can be entering any year of full-time undergraduate study (12 credits per semester).
     
   
 



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