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Do It 4 Ur Kidz Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To provide financial assistance to head-of-household, single parents for post-secondary education to help them improve their lives and those of their children.

Deadline

April 15

Number and Size of Awards

Number of awards and amounts vary.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.

Eligibility Criteria

For a head-of-household single parent who:

  • Is accepted into a degree or certificate program at a college, university, vocational, technical, business, or graduate school;
  • Has drive, determination, commitment, and clear goals;
  • Has a minimum 2.0 GPA; and
  • Has financial need.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation.

To begin a new application, click here.

If you have already started an online application and would like to log in to your account to continue working, click here.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Community Foundation. A committee comprised of Community Foundation staff, community members, and family representatives reviews applications and selects the recipient(s).

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation mails a letter with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient. The scholarship can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and September 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and March 15). Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received.

To release the scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation. Scholarships not claimed by March 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.

Renewability

This scholarship may be offered as a one-time or renewable award based on the type and length of program, as well as other factors. Students receiving a one-time award may reapply in future years.


Donor Information

A former St. John Fisher College professor who understood and greatly admired the hard work and challenges of single-parent students created this scholarship to support their higher education endeavors and to improve their employability, their lives, and the lives of their children.



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PHONE 585.271.4100 | FAX 585.271.4292 | racf@racf.org
500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

PHONE 585.271.4100 | FAX 585.271.4292 | info@racf.org
500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

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