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(Scholarship submittals now closed for 2017)


$1000 will be awarded to a 2017 Rochester Area High School graduating senior intending to pursue post-high school education. Criteria for selection are: 1) Entrepreneurial skills; 2) Leadership ability; 3) Community involvement ; and 4) Academic record of distinction. This award, underwritten by funds raised by the Rochester Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing, was initiated in 2004.

Applications for the $1000 RHS scholarship are available through the Office of the Rochester High School Guidance Counselor and the Office of the Rochester Chamber of Commerce.  Completed forms, which must be digitally submitted, are due by Friday, April 21, 2017. II

$500 will be awarded to a child or grandchild of a Rochester Chamber of Commerce member who will be graduating from high school in 2017 and planning to pursue higher education. The criteria for selection are: 1) Leadership ability, 2) Superior academic record, 3) Involvement in community activities and 4) Entrepreneurial interests. Children & grandchildren of business owners and employees of member companies are eligible.

Applications for the $500 RCC Member scholarship are available: 1. From the Rochester Chamber of Commerce office in the Rochester Community Center, 2. By email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Elizabeth A. Douglas, Scholarship Chair) 3. By Internet download from Completed applications must be digitally submitted not later than Friday, April 21, 2017.

The Rochester Chamber of Commerce sponsors these scholarship grants as part of a community wide effort to encourage constructive youthful endeavor. A community can flourish only when it fosters talent, rewards achievement and builds pride and loyalty in its citizens. The young people of our community are the key to its future.


Rochester Highschool Scholarship Application


Rochester Chamber Member Scholarship Application





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