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:

Rochester High School Scholarships
Rochester College Scholarships
Rochester University Scholarships

Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
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 $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "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) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

BigFuture Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship. There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score,...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Apollo Middle School
Arcadia High School
Arcadia Middle School
Athena High School
Brighton High School
Charlotte High School
Dake Junior High School
East Irondequoit Middle School
East Upper High School
Eastridge Senior High School
Gates-Chili High School
Gates-Chili Middle School
Greece Arcadia High School
Greece-Athena High School
Greece-Athena Middle School
Irondequoit High School
Iroquois Middle School
James Monroe High School
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School
Northeast College Preparatory High School
Northwest College Preparatory High School
Odyssey Academy
Olympia High School
Olympia Senior High School
Rochester Academy Charter School
Rogers Middle School
School Of The Arts
True North Rochester Preparatory Charter School
Twelve Corners Middle School
University Preparatory Charter School For Young Men
Vanguard Collegiate High School
World Of Inquiry School

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.