Please see below for 2017-2018 freshman, non-traditional, Rotary, 10th Mountain, JLI high school junior application packet and our St. Lawrence County Evergreen STEM Scholarship for high school juniors in St. Lawrence County. All other available application packets may be found on our Scholarships Available page.

2017-2018 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.

2017-18 St. Lawrence County Freshman 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.

2017-18 Non-traditional Scholarship Application  Packet Deadline for 2017-18 is June 1, 2017
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. If you are a high school student please DO NOT complete the non-traditional scholarship application.

2017-18 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.

2017 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.

2017-18 Evergreen STEM Scholarship Application Packet ~ High School Juniors who reside in St. Lawrence County only
Awarded to high school juniors in St. Lawrence County who plan to study and work in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics field only. Scholarships will be awarded in the summer 2017, however actual award checks will not be presented until summer 2018 as students are headed off to college.


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 Saturday, April 1, 2017 – packets postmarked after April 1st will not be considered  – with the exception of the non-traditional application packets which are due June 1, 2017.

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 
131 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Your application packet must be received or postmarked by April 1, 2017 or June 1, 2017 (non-traditional scholarship).

Application packets postmarked after the deadlines will not be considered. Notification of decisions will be mailed to applicants by mid-July 2017.