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Gay R. Maney Reach for the Green Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To provide assistance to graduating high school seniors residing in the City of Rochester who will be attending college.

Application Period

November 1 to February 1

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $10,000; divided into equal annual installments paid over four consecutive years of undergraduate study. Award may be split between two or more students and is paid in the Fall and divided equally between the Fall and Spring semesters. One-time scholarships may also be awarded and are paid in one lump sum. Minimum award $1,000.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For graduating high school seniors residing in the City of Rochester who:

  • Are continuing on to a two- or four-year college;
  • Demonstrate scholastic ability with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA;
  • Have golf program involvement or golf-related experience/exposure through employment, community service, or high school sports; and
  • Demonstrate financial need.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must live in the city of Rochester and live within one of the following zip codes:

14604, 14605, 14606, 14607, 14608, 14609, 14610, 14611, 14612, 14613, 14615, 14616, 14617, 14618, 14619, 14620, 14621, 14622, 14623, 14624, 14625, 14626, or 14627

NOTE: Some zip codes listed above are shared between the city of Rochester and surrounding suburbs. Refer to the city of Rochester mapfor eligibility.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation, and this scholarship is grouped with other scholarships in our Consolidated Scholarship Application. This means that by completing this one application, you will automatically be considered for any and all other scholarships connected to the Consolidated Application.

To apply for this scholarship and more, complete the Consolidated Scholarship Application.

To continue working on the Consolidated Application or another application you have already started, check the status of your application, or accept and release a scholarship you have been awarded, click here and go to the My Applications tab.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Community Foundation. A committee comprised of various community members, including representatives of the fields of golf and education, reviews applications and selects the recipients.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient in April. Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient’s account in one lump sum in the Fall and split between the Fall and Spring semesters once required documentation is received.

To release the initial scholarship payment, upload the requested and required information including your class schedule and tuition bill verifying full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year college to the Community Foundation’s online Scholarship Acceptance and Renewal Form between July 1 and August 15.

To release subsequent scholarship payments, upload the requested and required information including your unofficial transcript, class schedule, tuition bill, and the Gay R. Maney Reach for the Green Scholarship Renewal Form verifying continued full-time enrollment and a minimum 2.5 GPA to the Community Foundation’s online Scholarship Acceptance and Renewal Form between July 1 and August 15.

Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited. Email scholarships@racf.org with any questions or concerns.

Renewability

This scholarship is renewable up to three times for a total of four awards in four consecutive years. Please see the Award Announcement and Payment section above for more information. NOTE: Some students may receive a one-time award that is not renewable, but they are invited to reapply for another scholarship in future years.

Gay R. Maney Reach for the Green Scholarship Renewal Form


Donor Information

This fund was established to provide scholarships to high school seniors who have participated in golf programs.

To make your own gift to this fund, click here.


Questions?

Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.


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