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Natalie K. Meyer Memorial Award

Purpose of Scholarship

For graduating seniors of Pittsford-Mendon High School going on to college.

Application Period

N/A (nominations from committee only)

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $2,000; may be split between two recipients. Award paid in one lump sum 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 graduating seniors from Pittsford-Mendon High School who:

  • Display good citizenship, a sense of responsibility, and a caring attitude about others, and
  • Are active in school activities, including sports and school life.

Financial need is also a consideration.

Application Process

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of nominations through the selection committee and does not accept applications. The nomination process is coordinated through the Pittsford-Mendon High School Counseling Office.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Pittsford-Mendon High School. A committee of Pittsford-Mendon staff and administrators review eligibility criteria, select the recipient(s), 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 in June. Payment is made to the college 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 Scholarship Portal 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 a one-time award and is not renewable.

Donor Information

This award was established in 1981 in memory of Natalie K. Meyer, a beloved attendance officer at Mendon High School. The senior class of 1979 dedicated the yearbook to Natalie “because of her patience, understanding, and willingness to go out of her way to help. “

To learn more about Natalie, click here.

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


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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