Pembroke Jr-Sr High School

Pembroke Jr-Sr High School

Attention Pembroke High School students: You are eligible to apply for our scholarships while your school is under reorganization for the CoVid-19 Virus. Be sure to select "apply" to each scholarship now available to you.
2021 scholarship signs were presented to seniors in June with an outdoor graduation in August due to CoVid-19.  Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars offered congratulations to all our award winners. (DFS)?



Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars® is a locally operated and supported, nonprofit, tax-exempt scholarship foundation. Operated by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, the purpose of Dollars for Scholars is to expand access to educational opportunities by involving and assisting our community in the support of students and in the encouragement of educational achievement.   Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars  is a Dollars for Scholars chapter affiliate of Scholarship America®, a nationally recognized nonprofit student aid service organization.

Since our chapter formed in 2008, Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars  has awarded more than 150 scholarships to local students.  Our parent organization, Scholarship America, has awarded scholarships to more than 2 million students since it was founded 50 years ago! Current Board of Directors: Katleen Dethier-VP, Maura Dibble-Correspond Sec, Linda Rindell-Charter Member, Kellie Mroz-Treas, Art Mruczek-Pres, Joanna Johnson, Russ Worthington, Shirley Williamson, Bev Neeland-Record Sec. Paul Mroz-Finance Chair.  

Who May Apply for a Scholarship?

Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars  believes any sincere and determined student should have the opportunity to continue his or her education after graduation. Scholarships can be for two-year, four-year, or vocational and technical colleges. Students graduating from Pembroke High school (or who have earned their GED) are eligible to apply.

Applications for This Year Scholarships 

The 2021 application process is open as of October 31st, 2021.  Applications are DUE BY MARCH 31, 2022.  To ensure you meet the deadline, we recommend submitting your transcripts and letters of recommendation early.  Please do not wait until the last minute as the process to submit these components has additional processing time.  (Only online applications will be accepted.)

 2021-22 Board Calendars of Events                                                     

  • October 31st, 2021 Online Applications Open
  • October 26, 2021 Board Meeting
  • March 8, 2022 Board Meeting
  •  March 31, 2022  DEADLINE-scholarship application close
  • April 1-26, 2022  Scholarship Scoring & Evaluation
  • April 26, 2022  Scholarship Assignments
  • May 1, 2022  Deadline to accept scholarship
  • June Banquet, 2022  Senior Scholarship Reception 
  •  Scholarship checks mailed to institutions

The Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars was Chartered on June 12th, 2008. Charter members are: Doc (Art) Mruczek -Pres; Linda Rindell - V-Pres; Jack Waggoner - Treasurer; 'Berneda Scoins - Secretary; Toby Beahan & Keith Palmer - Awards Committee; Joseph Fenton, Michele Fingerlow + Gemma Rarich- Fund Raising; Sandra Maurer, Kate Reigel, and Katleen Dethier.As a guideline, in September we review current Awards Policy and Invested scholarship Money and determine the number of scholarships to awarded. April Student applications due and in May develop Awards Ceremony Material. June is Annual PHS Awards Banquet. We send award to the institution on record for students who have 'acknowledged' their award and provide enrollment and academic verification for continued education.  We are locally operated and supported, non-profit, 501(C)3 tax exempt scholarship foundation. Our Volunteer Board has a mission to offer scholarship opportunities to Pembroke High School Graduating seniors who demonstrate the desire and academic ability to succeed in pursuing a post-secondary education. 


-The executive board meetings are held in the Library in the High School on at 6:00pm (subject to change with Virus Rules). Students, parents, educators and interested community minded citizen are invited to attend and participate. New officers will be elected at the October 2021 Meeting. You can join this worthwhile organization and "Make a Difference". We are always in need of new ideas and workers. If you are interested to learn more about this organization and becoming involved please consider attending one of the board meetings or contact an officer by email, phone or send a note (and maybe a check) to Box 72, Corfu, NY 14036...   Activities are organized to provide outreach and organize the donations to the Grads.  Our mission and vision is to encourage post secondary education for all students through strong Dollars for Scholars Scholar support.   A Mind is a terrible thing to waste.....

Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars Inc.
Corfu-Pembroke Chapter
Post Office Box 72
Corfu, NY 14036