James F. Maloney Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

For graduating seniors and graduates of Palmyra-Macedon Central School seeking education in electronics and/or the mechanical trades.

Application Period

Contact school counselor beginning in December to learn more about this scholarship opportunity

Number and Size of Awards

Two awards of $6,000 or four awards of $3,000; paid in equal annual installments over four consecutive years of undergraduate study. Award paid in the Fall semester.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For student who are:

  • Graduating seniors of Palmyra-Macedon High School continuing their education in electronics and/or the mechanical trades; OR
  • Graduating seniors of Palmyra-Macedon High School who are enrolled in the Tech Prep program at Finger Lakes Community College or pursuing certificate or career programs in electronics and/or the mechanical trades at Monroe Community College or another community college in New York; OR
  • Graduates of Palmyra-Macedon High School who have completed certificate or career programs in electronics and/or the mechanical trades and now want to further their education in those fields and pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree at any four-year college in the country.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by the Palmyra-Macedon Counseling Office, where application instructions are available.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is administered by the Palmyra-Macedon Dollars for Scholars program, which reviews applications, selects the recipients, and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails a certificate to the high school for presentation to the recipient and emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient. The scholarship is payable once per academic year and can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and August 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and February 15). Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received.

To release the initial scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript to the Community Foundation verifying enrollment in an electronic or mechanical trades program. To release subsequent scholarship payments, send an un/official transcript or the James F. Maloney Renewal Form to the Community Foundation verifying continued enrollment in an electronic or mechanical trades program and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.

Renewability

This scholarship is renewable up to three times for a total of up to four awards in four consecutive years. Please see the Award Announcement and Payment section above for more information.

James F. Maloney Renewal Form


Donor Information

This scholarship was created through the estate of James E. Maloney.


Questions?

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


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