The Women Run Rockland Scholarship Fund was created to encourage young women to enter politics and/or public service in order to further gender equity in elected office and a more representative government. A scholarship will be awarded to a Nyack High School senior pursuing a degree in a two- or four-year college who has demonstrated a strong interest, level of achievement, and/or involvement in political science, civics or government.
This scholarship was created to honor the memory and legacy of Joseph Michael Valentino who passed unexpectedly in February 2020 by awarding two $500 scholarships in his name annually to two like-minded individual student-athletes who embody a devotion to character and athletic drive (One Male/Female) at Clarkstown South High School.
The Guarnieri Family T1D Opportunity Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to Rockland County high school seniors who have Type 1 Diabetes and who are planning to further their education in an accredited higher education program. Each year the Guarnieri Family will recognize at least one brave student who demonstrates exceptional character by awarding that student a $1,000 scholarship.
The Harriet D. Cornell Rockland 21C Scholarship will provide a grant in the amount of $1,000 to a Rockland County female High School senior who is planning to attend a four-year college, who has shown strong leadership qualities, and participated in activities that reflect a diversity of interests and community service.
The Tuxedo STEM Fund Scholarship is open to non-resident Tuxedo Union Free School District students in grades 9-12 who wish to attend the George F. Baker High School in Tuxedo NY on a full time non-resident tuition basis, and who show demonstrated interest and achievement in STEM related programs/activities.
The Viking Spirit Memorial Scholarship, created by the Class of 1989 honors the memory of classmates from Clarkstown HS South. The scholarship recognizes a Clarkstown HS South senior who demonstrates true Viking Spirit exemplified through community service and scholastic achievement.
The Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandanna Memorial Scholarship is a tribute to the courage and heroism of 24- year-old Welles Remy Crowther (The Man in The Red Bandanna) who rescued many on 9/11 before he ultimately perished. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving high school graduate choosing to pursue a career in fire and emergency services or health related services.
The Toni and Ed Fallon Jazz Scholarship Funds provides financial support for Rockland County HS seniors pursuing formal jazz studies.
The Ruth Berkowitz Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Ruth Berkowitz. She is remembered for her loving generosity, fierce determination, and adventurous spirit. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from the East Ramapo school district.
Judith Johnson was described by Gary Stern of the Journal-News (October 22, 2019) as the “best known educator in the Lower Hudson Valley, who fought for educational equity for decades and represented the region on the state Board of Regents since 2015. One $500 scholarship will be awarded this year. Recipients must be Rockland County or Peekskill residents interested in furthering their education by attending a college/university or a vocational school. This award is open to previously enrolled and current students. The age range to qualify for this award is 17-26 years old.