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Myrna C. Clark Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

To support college tuition for mature graduates (25 years of age and older) of the Palmyra-Macedon School District whose education was interrupted and who seek to complete an undergraduate degree at any college or university in the country.

Application Period

November 1 to March 4

Number and Size of Awards

Five awards of up to $2,500 each; paid in one lump sum in the Fall and divided equally between the Fall and Spring semesters. Amount may not exceed cost of tuition.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For mature male or female students age 25 and older who:

  • Wish to complete an undergraduate degree, and
  • Are graduates of Palmyra-Macedon Central School District who attended the schools for at least five years or are current residents of the district.

Academic merit (minimum 2.75 GPA) and financial need are also taken into consideration.

Application Process

To begin or continue your application, click here.

This scholarship is one of dozens connected to our Consolidated Scholarship Application. Applying for this scholarship means you’ll be considered for any other relevant opportunities within the Consolidated Application.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Community Foundation. A committee comprised of Community Foundation staff and community representatives reviews applications and selects recipient(s).

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 scholarship payment, upload the requested and required information including your class schedule and tuition bill verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation’s online Consolidated Scholarship Application between July 1 and August 15.

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


This scholarship is not renewable; however, students may reapply each year they are eligible.

Donor Information

This scholarship was established in 1997 by Doris E. Smith in memory of Myrna C. Clark.

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


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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