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Scholarship Application Packets
Please see below for 2015-2016 freshman, non-traditional, Rotary, 10th Mountain and JLI high school junior application packets. All other available application packets may be found on our Scholarships Available page.

Freshman Scholarship Application Packet (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.

Freshman Scholarship Application Packet (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 school.

Non-Traditional Scholarship Application Packet
Deadline for 2015-16 is June 1, 2015

If you are a non-traditional student from Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence County, applying for any year in college or technical school, either part-time or full-time.

Rotary Purple Heart Scholarship Application Packet
For residents of Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence County who were awarded a Purple Heart, or the dependent of one (spouse or child).

Purple Heart applications are reviewed throughout the year until all funds available for the academic year are awarded.

10th Mountain Division (Light) Scholarship Packet
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.

2015 Jefferson Leadership Institute Scholarship ~ High School Juniors only
High school juniors who are residents of Jefferson County and plan to attend a two or four year college immediately following high school.


Read all materials completely so you understand what is available, the criteria, and what is expected of you. Materials must be submitted as a complete packet in order to be considered for a scholarship. Packets must be received by Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - packets postmarked after April 1st will not be considered  - with the exception of the non-traditional application packets which are due June 1, 2015.

Packets MUST include the following items:

Application ~ please do not forget to sign your application
Appraisal forms
Official transcript

Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Mail or hand-deliver your packet to the Foundation by the date listed above. Do not
e-mail or fax your application.

Mail to:

Northern New York Community Foundation
120 Washington Street, Suite 400
Watertown, NY 13601

Your application packet must be received or postmarked by April 1, 2015
or June 1, 2015 (non-traditional scholarship).

Application packets postmarked after the deadlines will not be considered.

Notification of decisions will be mailed to applicants by mid-July 2015.


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