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Maxine Tillotson Memorial Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

Scholarship assistance to a student attending the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.

Application Period

Contact the Eastman School of Music beginning in November to learn more about this scholarship opportunity

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $4,000; paid as $1,000 per year for up to four consecutive years of undergraduate study. Award paid in the Fall and divided equally between the Fall and Spring semesters.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For a graduating senior from a Monroe County high school who:

  • Has matriculated or plans to matriculate in music study (instrument or voice), and
  • Applies for financial aid at the Eastman School of Music.

Preference is given to graduating seniors from the Webster Central School District.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by the Eastman School of Music Financial Aid Office, where application instructions are available if applicable.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Eastman School of Music's Financial Aid Office which reviews applications, selects the recipient, and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient in the Fall. Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account.


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.

Maxine Tillotson Renewal Form


Students from other Monroe County high schools may be considered when there are no eligible recipients from the Webster Central School.

Donor Information

This scholarship was established in 1984 as an estate bequest of Miss Maxine Tillotson, who was the music teacher for many years at the Bay Road Elementary School in Webster, New York.


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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