The Southern Cayuga Scholarship Foundation (“SCSF”) was founded on the belief that all our school district deserves the opportunity to continue their education and that costs should not limit the pursuit of their dreams. The mission of the Southern Cayuga Scholarship Foundation is to expand access to continued education for residents of the Southern Cayuga Central School district. Our primary goal is to solicit donations from our community allowing us to have the financial resources to support worthy district students who wish to pursue either vocational training or college education.
Our Awards Committee evaluates the applicants who will receive Southern Cayuga awards based upon a combination of academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to community service or gainful employment. Our annual awards are not based upon financial need – we believe that all awardees can use a helping hand with their educational or training costs.
Application and Eligibility:
The Foundation considers applications from Southern Cayuga seniors, as well as past district award recipients and SC alumni seeking financial support to continue their undergraduate college studies. In addition, applications from non-traditional students, such as adult district graduates returning to school or entering specialized training programs, are also welcome to apply. If a non-traditional student is applying, they must currently be a resident of the district, and have been a resident for at least 12 months.
The applications will become available in early February in the Southern Cayuga high school guidance office, or by downloading the PDF copy. Award recipients are announced at the SCCS Senior High Awards night, usually held in May.
Each year the SCSF puts on its biggest fundraiser, the Phonathon. During the first week in February, two nights are scheduled for high school juniors and seniors to call members of the community to solicit donations for the Foundation. Donations to the SCSF are fully tax-deductible and can be made anytime by clicking the DONATE NOW link on the side of this page.
We are incredibly grateful to Southern Cayuga community members and businesses who so generously support the SCSF. Thank you.
Current Board of Directors:
Carin Kopp: President
Laura Heslop: Vice President
Laura Burns: Secretary
Steve Zabriskie: Financial Chair
Marian Brown: Fundraising Chair
Caitlin Rejman: Publicity Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Members: Colleen Lukas, Ellen May, Lev Saltonstall, Lisa Carnicelli email@example.com
Should you have any questions regarding the application or donations, please contact Lisa Carnicelli (SCCS school guidance counselor) or Caitlin Rejman (SCCS faculty member) at 315-364-7111 or through their email address noted above.
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Past Winners: Click Here
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Application: (link to be updated in February 2020 when the new application becomes available)