Be sure to read all materials completely
so that you understand what is available, the criteria, and what is
expected of you. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Scholarship applications are due April 1, 2014.
1. Complete the application. -
the PDF version of the
appropriate application (requires Adobe
Acrobat Reader ) and
print it out. Fill
out the application by neatly printing or typing your information
If you have trouble
downloading the application, copies will be available at high
school guidance offices or you may request a copy from the Foundation
office (315-782-7110 or click
2. Print and
give the applicant
appraisal form(s) to someone at your school or place
of employment. Two appraisals are required for freshman applicants
and one for non-traditional applicants. Please note that
you are responsible for making sure that they complete
return them to the Foundation by the deadline.
3. Write your essay,
answering the questions listed on the first page of the application,
and include it with your application. For pointers on writing an
The College Essay on The Princeton Review web site,
4. Request that your school send the Foundation an official
transcript of your grades to date.
Proofread your application and check it for completion. Mail or hand deliver your application, including your essay, to
the Foundation at the address listed below. Do
Northern New York Community Foundation
120 Washington Street • Suite 400
Watertown, NY 13601
Your application must be received or postmarked by April 1, 2014.
postmarked after the deadline will not be considered.
Notification of decisions will be mailed to applicants by August 1,
Rotary Purple Heart Scholarship Applications
are reviewed throughout the year until all funds available for the
academic year are awarded.
Non-traditional applications are due
June 2, 2014 but should follow the above instructions. Notifications
to non-traditional students will be mailed by August 1, 2014 as well.