Molly Efron Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To support a Monroe County female high school senior planning to attend a four-year college or university to study science, technology, engineering, or math.

Application Period

December 1 to Second Friday in April

Number and Size of Awards

Two awards of $1,000 each; paid in one lump sum.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For a female high school senior who:

  • Is graduating from a Monroe County high school, and
  • Has been accepted into a STEM major (science, technology, engineering, or math) at an accredited four-year college.

Preference is given to someone with economic hardship.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by The Women's Alliance (TWA) at Xerox.

Applications are solicited each year in the Spring. Find the application on The Women's Alliance website.

Mail application and supporting documents (application form, transcript, and recommendation letters) to:

Xerox TWA Technical Liaison

800 Phillips Road (MS:0128-27E)

Webster, NY 14580

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through The Women's Alliance at Xerox. A committee of TWA members reviews applications, selects recipient(s), and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails a certificate to The Women's Alliance for presentation to the recipient and emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient.

Checks are made payable to the recipient and mailed to the recipient’s permanent home address by the Community Foundation NOTE: Award recipients are responsible for completing the Molly Efron Scholarship Expense Report detailing the use of scholarship funds. This completed form is due to the Community Foundation no later than February 15.

Renewability

This scholarship is a one-time award and is not renewable.


Donor Information

The TWA Molly Efron Scholarship fund was created by The Women's Alliance in memory of Molly Efron, an early member of the Alliance and a role model for technical women at Xerox Corp. She pioneered a job-sharing program at Xerox in order to stay home with her first daughter, Eve.


Questions?

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


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