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John J. Csizmar Memorial Scholarship

Established by John Csizmar, scholarships will be awarded to a male and a female graduating senior from Poughkeepsie High School who have achieved a strong academic record, and have participated in high school sports or and/or community service projects.

Amount of Award(s):
$3,500

Number of Awards:
2

Type of Award:
One-time scholarship payable to school

Conditions For Continuation:
Not Renewable

Current High School:
Poughkeepsie High School

Current Level of Education:
High School Senior

Eligibility Requirements:
- Graduating senior from Poughkeepsie High School
- Demonstrates ability to succeed in college
- Participation in school sports activities and/or community service projects
- Demonstrates financial need

Alternative Materials:
None

Application Details:

With your completed Online Application you will also need to attach the following:

- Essay discussing your career goals, personal values, and community service (typed, limit to one page or 500 words).
- Most recent high school transcript.
- Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information, which you will receive when you complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Two current letters of recommendation from teachers/guidance counselor, clergy or persons other than family members who are familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.

​Deadline:
Applications must be submitted online with all attachments by May 1.

APPLY ONLINE
$ Cover processing fees

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