Rochester

There are many scholarships for Rochester students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Rochester, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Rochester students in the following categories:

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2024
$25,000
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
$10,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $10,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2024
$1,000
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

The Future is Now Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 28, 2024
$1,001
The Lenny Scholarship offers $1,001 US to support young individuals aged 16 and above, enrolled in college and residing in the US or India. Automatic disqualification may occur for multiple applications.EligibilityYou must be a resident of the US or IndiaYou must be 16 years of age or olderYou must be enrolled in a college

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,500
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

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The city of Rochester, New York serves as the county seat for the County of Monroe. It is the 3rd most populous city within the state after the city of New York and Buffalo. Rochester is situated just south of Lake Ontario.

Rochester's Larger Metropolitan Area includes all of Monroe County and parts of Livingston County, Orleans County, Wayne County and Ontario County. According to the 2010 Census, the metro area has a population of approximately 1,054,300 inhabitants.

The city of Rochester has various cultural and arts institutions. The city of Rochester places a high priority on the arts. The Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester provides a lot of opportunities. Cultural institutions include the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Memorial Art Gallery, the Strong Museum, the Rochester Museum & Science Center, the Geva Theatre Center, the AV Room and the Strasenburg Planetarium. Once recognized as The World's Image Centre, because of its role in the history of photography, Rochester is home to the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. The annual calendar of Rochester consists of the Corn Hill Festival, the Park Avenue Merchants Festival and the Rochester Jazz Festival. Film festivals are held on a yearly basis, most notably the High Falls Film Festival.

Rochester's colourful vernacular has extended beyond the city's border. Rochester people popularized the word "pop" for soda drinks. Hot dogs are known as "red hots".

Known as the Flour City, the city of Rochester has been more recently dubbed "the Flower City". The city of Rochester attracts over 100,000 visitors from all over the globe who come to the yearly Lilac Festival. People who love outdoor activities can hike around spectacular canyons and waterfalls at Letchworth State Park, south of Rochester. Numerous locals have cottages in the nearby Finger Lakes Region.

The city of Rochester is home to Fortune 1000 company Eastman Kodak, once the largest employer in the area. Several national and regional companies are situated here, such as Bausch and Lomb. The city of Rochester was the birthplace of Xerox during the year 1906, then called The Haloid Company. Xerox still has a presence within the city of Rochester. Western Union was founded in the Rochester area, but has moved since.

Rochester is known as the world capital of imaging because of the concentration of optical science research and businesses. The University of Rochester is home to The Institute of Optics. Rochester Institute of Technology in the nearby Henrietta also has an imaging program. At present, the University of Rochester is the biggest employer in the Rochester area.