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Harvey E. Anderson Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To be awarded annually to students who participate in Section V sports, have been diligent in academic and athletic endeavors, and exhibit self-motivation and extraordinary effort.

Deadline

Contact sports coach between October 1 and November 1

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $1,000 to both a male and a female student; renewable annually for a maximum total award of $4,000. No "runner-up" awards will be provided this year.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

For college-bound graduating seniors who have participated in athletics at Section V schools. Each school in Section V may select one male and one female student to complete the application. Applicants need not be the best natural athletes or scholars, but should demonstrate "110 percent" effort in studies and chosen sports. Financial need may be considered, but is not a determining factor.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation and Section V. Each eligible school nominates one male and one female to complete the application.

Students: If you are interested in learning more about this scholarship, please see your coach.

Nominated students: To log into your account to begin an application or continue working, click here.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through Section V. A committee comprised of members from Section V, the Rochester Press-Radio Club, and other community members reviews applications and selects recipient(s). Finalists may be interviewed by the committee.

Award Announcement and Payment

An award letter with instructions to claim the award is sent to the recipient. Payment is made to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received.

The scholarship is payable once per academic year and can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and October 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and March 15). Scholarships not claimed by March 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.

To release the initial "winner" or one-time "runner-up" (when applicable) scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation.

To release subsequent "winner" scholarship payments, send an un/official transcript or the Harvey E. Anderson Scholarship Renewal Form verifying continued enrollment and a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Renewability

This scholarship is renewable for a total of four awards. Please see the Award Announcement and Payment section above for more information. Note: Runner-up scholarships are a one-time award and are not renewable.

Harvey E. Anderson Scholarship Renewal Form


Donor Information

This scholarship was established in 1987 by Harvey E. Anderson, former president of the Rochester Coca-Cola Bottling Company and longtime supporter of local sports activities, to reward young people's good citizenship, self-motivation, achievement, and concern for others.



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