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Bullis Family Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To promote post-secondary education among residents who attended school in the Palmyra-Macedon School District for at least nine years.

Deadline

February 28

Number and Size of Awards

Number of awards varies; $500 minimum.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For recent high school graduates of Palmyra-Macedon High School who:

  • Were enrolled in the Palmyra-Macedon School District for nine years (including the year of graduation), or resided in school district boundaries for nine years and attended private/parochial school before entering and graduating from Palmyra-Macedon High School;
  • Are attending a two or four-year undergraduate school;
  • Have maintained a 2.0 GPA for the most recent Fall semester; and
  • Are enrolled full-time for both the most recent Fall and the upcoming/current Spring semesters.

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. Note: The Palmyra-Macedon High School Guidance Office forwards a list of eligible graduating seniors to the Community Foundation each year.

Award Announcement and Payment

An award announcement will be sent via email notifying applicants of their status. Students also may check their status through the application website to ensure that the application is 100 percent complete and has been submitted.

Students will be contacted via email during the first few weeks of April if additional information is required. Final decisions will be sent via email in June. Scholarship awards are mailed to recipients' permanent home addresses between mid-July and August; please be sure to contact scholarships@racf.org with any questions, concerns, or updates.

Renewability

This is a one-time award and is not renewable; however, students may reapply for a total of four awards in five consecutive years.

Other

**Important Notes on Applying for the Bullis Family Scholarship**

  • It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the application is 100 percent complete and submitted; the Community Foundation does not follow up on incomplete applications. Incomplete applications must be corrected and submitted before the February 28 deadline to be considered. (If a student has attended more than one school during the year, proper documentation that he/she meets the criteria must be provided from both schools. Please email scholarships@racf.org with questions or concerns.)
  • If the request is forwarded to the school to complete and submit, it is the student's responsibility to make sure the form is completed and submitted to the Community Foundation before the February 28 deadline. It is increasingly important to send the request early and check the application website to ensure your form has been received.
  • To be eligible to receive a scholarship, the application must be submitted online by February 28.

LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please check the application website often to ensure your completed application has been received.


Donor Information

This scholarship was established in 1982 through the estate of Nettie A. Bullis, a fourth-generation resident of Macedon who was vitally interested in the area's young residents.



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