Reineman Family Scholarship

Purpose of Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes and provides financial support to graduating high school students who participate in Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

Application Period

November 1 to May 1

Number and Size of Awards

One award of $8,000; paid as $2,000 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.

Allowed Use of Award

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

Eligibility Criteria

For a graduating high school senior who:

  • Has a minimum of two years active participation in Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection;
  • Has maintained steady employment for at least two years;
  • Is diligent in his/her studies and has a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in grades 9 to 12;
  • Is accepted at an accredited institution of higher learning; and
  • Has financial need.

Important: consideration is given to students with significant school and community service participation activities (above the Work-Scholarship Connection's mandatory volunteer hours). Preference will be given to students who work for companies that do not already provide scholarship assistance to Work-Scholarship program participants.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated by Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, where application instructions are available if applicable.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection. A committee of representatives from Hillside reviews applications, selects the recipient, and informs the Community Foundation.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails a certificate to Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection for presentation to the recipient and emails an award notification with instructions for claiming the award to the recipient in the Spring. Payment is made 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 full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year college 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 Reineman Family Scholarship Renewal Form verifying continued full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year college 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 in the assigned semester will be forfeited. Email scholarships@racf.org with any questions or concerns.

Renewability

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.

Reineman Family Scholarship Renewal Form


Donor Information

This fund was established to provide scholarships to students participating in the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

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


Questions?

Email Scholarships@racf.org or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.


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