Scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year will be available
on-line after February 1, 2015.
Please see below
for 2014-2015 freshman, non-traditional, Rotary, 10th Mountain and our
new high school junior application. All other available applications
may be found on our Scholarships Available page.
Application (Jefferson and Lewis County)
If you are a high school senior in Jefferson or Lewis
County applying for your freshman year in college or technical school.
Scholarship Application (St. Lawrence County)
If you are a student in one of the St. Lawrence County school
districts applying for your freshman year in college or technical
Non-Traditional Scholarship Application
(Deadline for 2014-15 is June 2, 2014)
If you are a non-traditional student from Jefferson or Lewis
County, applying for any year in college or technical school either
part-time or full-time.
Rotary Purple Heart Scholarship Application
For residents of Jefferson, Lewis or
St. Lawrence County who were awarded a Purple Heart, or the dependent
of one (spouse or child).
applications are reviewed throughout the year until all funds
available for the academic year are awarded.
Mountain Division (Light) Scholarship
Awarded to current or former 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) members
or the family member of one (spouse or child). The applicant or their military
sponsor must also be a member of the 10th Mountain Division
Association. Scholarship applicants may reside anywhere and be in any
year of full-time undergraduate study.
Jefferson Leadership Institute Scholarship ~ High School Juniors
High school juniors who are residents of Jefferson County
and plan to attend a two or four year college immediately
following high school.
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.
1. Complete the application.
Fill out the application by neatly printing or typing your
information. If you have trouble
downloading the application you may request a copy from the Foundation
office by calling 315-782-7110.
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
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,