Patrick Caroselli Scholarship
Purpose of Scholarship
To provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors in Monroe County whose parents immigrated to the United States and attained citizenship.
November 1 to February 1
Number and Size of Awards
Number of recipients and award amounts vary; award amount may be split between two or more recipients. Award paid in one lump sum in the Fall and divided equally between the Fall and Spring semesters. Average award $5,000; not to exceed the cost of tuition.
Allowed Use of Award
Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.
For graduating high school seniors in Monroe County whose parents immigrated to the United States and attained citizenship and who:
- Have maintained a “B” or 85% average;
- Are planning to attend a two- or four- year college or university; and
- Demonstrates financial need.
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, check the status of your application, or accept and release a scholarship you have been awarded, 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, community members, and family representatives reviews applications and selects the 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 full-time enrollment at a two- or four- year college or university 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
This scholarship is a one-time award and is not renewable; however, recipients can reapply in future years.Current and prior recipients applying in future years, must demonstrate a minimum 3.0 GPA in college.
Created by Dr. Caroselli, a teacher, author, writer, and artist, and named for her father, to support graduating seniors in Monroe County whose parents immigrated to the United States and became citizens.
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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