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SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

Criteria for Scholarship Application


- Graduating High School Senior Class of 2023
- Resides within the New Paltz Central School District
- Pursuing a postsecondary degree or training in any two or four year college, trade school or       

  educational institution.
- Completes the full application
- Application due Monday, April 24, 2023 - NO EXCEPTIONS

Please Note: All scholarship applicants will automatically be considered for each one of our various scholarships. Our Scholarship Committee will review all applications and will award our scholarships to students who best meet the qualifications of each particular endowment.

Types of Scholarships

Doing Good In The World Scholarship - $2000

Yearly Rotary Scholarship. Primary focus is on volunteerism and community service.

The Joyce Minard Scholarship - $1000

Given to a graduating high school senior who will be pursuing a degree in Business.

 

Interact Club Scholarship - $1,000

A New Paltz Rotary scholarship given to an active member of the NPHS Interact Club. The criteria includes demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others and evidence of participating in and/or organizing service projects. Though academic achievement is valued, it is not a primary consideration for this scholarship as service above self is the focus of being a member of the Interact Club.

The Jerry Thompson Memorial Scholarship - $1000

Given to a graduating high school senior seeking education in the culinary arts, hotel & hospitality management, food service management, food & beverage entrepreneurship, culinary nutrition or tourism & event management.

The Seakill Custom Home Builders Scholarship - $1000

Awarded to a graduating high school senior who is seeking education or knowledge in one of the following fields, architecture, engineering, home building & construction, design and sustainability, or an individual trade such as, but not limited to, plumbing, electrical, carpentry.

The Central Hudson STEM Scholarship - $1000

Awarded to a graduating high school senior who will be entering one the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math).

The Law Offices of Robert F. Rich Scholarship - $500

Awarded to a graduating high school senior who has shown a strong commitment to community service and volunteerism.

The Peter A. Rubin Insurance Agency Inc. Scholarship - $500

Awarded to a graduating high school senior who has shown a strong commitment to community service.

The George Devine Memorial Scholarship - $500

Awarded to a graduating high school senior who has shown a strong commitment to community service and will be attending college as a business or economics major.

 

Rotary BOCES Scholarships - $500

Chosen by Ulster BOCES.

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