Peter Scot Mueller Memorial/Spencerport Rotary Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

For a graduating senior from Spencerport High School who will pursue education beyond the high school level.

Application Period

December 1 to March 15

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $2,000; may be split between two recipients. Award paid in one lump sum.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For a graduating senior from Spencerport High School who:

  • Will continue education after high school;
  • Shows outstanding character, good citizenship, and fellowship; and
  • Demonstrates average or above average scholastic ability.

Special consideration is given to Spencerport students who graduate from the WEMOCO Career and Technical Education Center.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by the Counseling Office at Spencerport High School, where application instructions are available if applicable.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Spencerport High School. The Spencerport Scholarship selection committee reviews applications, selects the recipient(s), and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails a certificate to the Spencerport Rotary for presentation to the recipient and emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient. The scholarship can be applied to either the Fall semester (between July 1 and August 15) or Spring semester (between December 1 and February 15). Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account once required documentation is received.

To release the scholarship payment, send a class schedule or un/official transcript verifying enrollment to the Community Foundation. Scholarships not claimed by February 15 in the assigned year will be forfeited.


This scholarship is a one-time award and is not renewable.

Donor Information

This scholarship was established by the Edwin Mueller Family in 1985 in memory of Peter Mueller, a graduate of Spencerport Central School and WEMOCO Career and Technical Education Center, who was killed in an automobile accident. The use of the award is monitored by Spencerport Rotary.


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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