Purpose of Scholarship
To provide scholarships to deserving residents of the town of Irondequoit.
December 1 to March 1
Number and Size of Awards
One award of up to $40,000; paid as $5,000 per semester for up to eight consecutive semesters of undergraduate study.
Allowed Use of Award
Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.
For graduating seniors who:
- Are residents of the town of Irondequoit;
- Are continuing on to the University of Illinois, Rochester Institute of Technology, or Niagara University; and
- Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.0.
Refer to the Town of Irondequoit map.
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, click here and go to the My Applications tab.
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. Payment is mailed to the school in two equal installments for the Fall and Spring semesters.
To release the initial scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript to the Community Foundation verifying enrollment at University of Illinois, Rochester Institute of Technology, or Niagara University. To release subsequent scholarship payments, send an un/official transcript or the Natale Scholarship Renewal Form to the Community Foundation verifying a minimum 2.5 GPA and continued enrollment at University of Illinois, Rochester Institute of Technology, or Niagara University. Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.
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.
Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.
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