Purpose of Scholarship
To recognize the academic accomplishments of a student graduating from Sodus High School.
November 1 to May 1
Number and Size of Awards
One award of $6,000; paid as $1,500 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. ***Offered every four years. Accepting applications in 2024. ***
Allowed Use of Award
Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.
For a graduating senior of the Sodus Central School District who:
- Will be attending a four-year college or university;
- Demonstrates above-average ability, good character, and citizenship in school, work, or the community;
- Shows potential for success in a chosen field; and
- Has financial need.
The application process is coordinated by the Counseling Office at Sodus Central School District. Application instructions are available in the Counseling Office.
***Renewals only. Accepting new applications in 2025.***
The selection process is coordinated through the Sodus Central School District. A committee convened by the district 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 Spring. 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 initial scholarship payment, upload the requested and required information including your class schedule and tuition bill verifying enrollment at a four-year college or university to the Community Foundation’s online Scholarship Acceptance and Renewal Form between July 1 and August 15.
To release subsequent scholarship payments, upload the requested and required information including your unofficial transcript, class schedule, tuition bill, and the Pace Scholarship Renewal Form verifying continued enrollment at a four-year college or university and a minimum 2.5 GPA to the Community Foundation’s online Scholarship Acceptance and Renewal Form between July 1 and August 15.
Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited. Email email@example.com with any questions or concerns.
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.
This scholarship was established in 1984 through the generosity of F. Patrick Kehoe, president of Pace Electronic Products.
To make your own gift to this fund, click here.
Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.
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