***** PLEASE READ ALL APPLICATION NOTES BELOW CAREFULLY. *****
See below for college freshman, nontraditional students, Rotary Purple Heart, 10th Mountain Division (Light), and the St. Lawrence County Evergreen STEM Scholarship for high school juniors in St. Lawrence County. All other available applications may be found on our “Scholarships Available” page.
* * *THE ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 2021-2022 COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS IS NOW CLOSED * * *
Applications for academic year 2021-2022 Freshman Scholarships are no longer being accepted.
Applications for academic year 2021-2022 Nontraditional Scholarships are no longer being accepted. Click on each link below to access the respective application and learn more; updated applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will be posted as they become available.
Freshman Scholarship Application — An online application for high school seniors in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties who are applying for freshman year admission to a two- or four-year college or vocational, technical, or trade school. — Application Deadline: Thursday, April 1, 2021
George C. Boldt Scholarship — Application Deadline: Saturday, May 1, 2021
Nontraditional Scholarship Application Nontraditional students from Jefferson, Lewis, or St. Lawrence counties who are applying for admission in any year or study to a two- or four-year college or vocational, technical, or trade school, either full or part time. Current high school students should NOT complete the non-traditional scholarship application.— Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Rotary Purple Heart Scholarship Application Jefferson, Lewis, or St. Lawrence county residents who were awarded a Purple Heart by the U.S. armed forces or are a dependent — spouse or child — of a U.S. military member or veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart. Purple Heart Scholarship applications are reviewed throughout the year until all available funds for the academic year are awarded. — Applications Accepted Throughout the Year on a Rolling Basis
10th Mountain Division (Light) Scholarship Awarded to active or former 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) members or family members — spouse or child — of an active or former 10th Mountain Division soldier. The applicant or their military sponsor must also be a member of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. Scholarship applicants may live anywhere and be in any year of full-time undergraduate study. — Application Deadline: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Evergreen STEM Scholarship High School Juniors who live in St. Lawrence County only. Awarded to high school juniors in St. Lawrence County who plan to study and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields only. Scholarships will be awarded in the summer 2021. However, actual award checks will not be presented until summer 2022 as students head to college. — Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Michelle D. Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Northern Credit Union, in partnership with the Northern New York Community Foundation, awards the Michelle D. Salisbury Memorial Scholarship upon high school graduation to one student in each of the school districts in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties as well as the Pulaski and Sandy Creek school districts. The scholarship is in memory of Michelle D. Salisbury, a Northern Credit Union team member and Jefferson County native who passed away in 2009. — Application Deadline: Saturday, May 1, 2021
North Side Legacy Fund Scholarship The North Side Legacy Fund was established in 2019 as a permanent fund of the Northern New York Community Foundation to forever honor and perpetuate the history and heritage of the North Side Improvement League. Scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors who are City of Watertown residents, as well as students with family ties to the league, and who plan first-time enrollment in the fall as full-time undergraduate freshman students. Students who plan to attend post-secondary technical, trade or vocational school are also eligible and encouraged to apply. — Application Deadline: Saturday, May 1, 2021
Frances Anderson Luck Foundation Scholarship A component fund of Northern New York Community Foundation offers scholarships to students accepted to or enrolled in American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or veterinary technician programs with a focus on small animals, especially canines.
Vici and Steve Diehl Foundation Graduate Scholarships A component fund of Northern New York Community Foundation offers scholarships to students pursuing graduate degrees in Environmental Studies or Music. Applicants must have graduated from a high school in Jefferson, Lewis, or St. Lawrence county. — Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Completely read all materials and understand what is available, the criteria, and expectations. Materials must be submitted as a complete packet to be considered for a scholarship. Packets must be received by the deadlines outlined in each scholarship application.