Academic and Fellowship Scholarships

The Rotary Club of Peekskill Foundation awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. Areas that are reviewed by the committee include, but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, References, Personal Essay and Financial Need. The Foundation pays scholarship funds directly to the recipient. Scholarships are awarded annually. The Rotary Club of Peekskill Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. Scholarships awarded are based upon the availability of funds and additional qualifying criteria.

Each year the Peekskill Rotary Club recognizes exceptional graduating seniors from Hendrick Hudson, Peekskill and Walter Panas High Schools with Academic and Fellowship awards. Recipients are selected by high school counselors and club representatives.

Academic Award

The Academic Award of $500 goes to the highest academic achiever, the valedictorian, of each graduating class. Recipients selected by April 30, 2022.

Fellowship Award

The Fellowship Award of $500 is given to students not only with high academic achievement, but also demonstrated leadership among students. Perhaps they are the class president, run the school newspaper, are active in community outreach programs or Interact club membership, or have other distinguishing characteristics. Recipients selected by April 30, 2022.