Rodney B. Janes Award for Private or Parochial High School

Purpose of Scholarship

This scholarship is a need-based award that provides tuition assistance for high school students who are residents of Monroe County and entering or continuing study in a private or parochial high school in Monroe County, NY.

Application Period

December 1 to March 1

Number and Size of Awards

Number of recipients and award amounts vary; maximum award $1,000. Award paid in one lump sum in the Fall.

Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition assistance only.

Eligibility Criteria

For high school students whose permanent address is in Monroe County and who:

  • Are accepted to or currently enrolled in a participating accredited private or parochial high school (grades 9 to 12);
  • Demonstrate financial need to pay tuition; and
  • Meet the school's academic and attendance policies.

Application Process

The application process is coordinated through the Community Foundation.

To begin a new application, click here.

If you have already started an online application and would like to log in to your account to continue working, click here.

Committee/Selection Process

The selection process is coordinated through the Community Foundation. A committee comprised of Community Foundation staff and community representatives reviews applications and selects the recipient(s). Recipients should be of diverse ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds.

Award Announcement and Payment

The Community Foundation emails an award notification to the recipient. Payment is mailed to the school for the recipient's account.


This scholarship is not renewable; however, students may reapply each year they are eligible.


Email or call 585.341.4350 for assistance.

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