Pembroke Intermediate School

Pembroke Intermediate School

      Scholarship Recipients

Attention Pembroke High School students: You are eligible to apply for ourscholarships while your school is under reorganization for the CoVid-19 Virus. Be sure to select "apply" to each scholarship now available to you.


What Is Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars (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 person 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 high school (or who have earned their GED) and adults continuing their education who attend school in Corfu-Pembroke School District or live in the the cities of Pembroke may be elegible.

Applications for This Year Scholarships 

The 2020 application process is open as of October 31st, 2020.  Applications are DUE BY MARCH 31, 2021.  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.)

                                                                         2020-21 Calendar of Events

                                                         October 31,2020  Online applications open                                      

March 2, 2021 Board Meet1ng

 March 31, 2021  DEADLINE-scholarship application close

April 27, 2021  Scholarship Assignments

May 1, 2020     Deadline to accept scholarship

June 03rd, 2020       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 Assess current Awards Policy and technique to raise scholarship Money, November we 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 checks only to the instution 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. 

Next meeting: 

-The executive board meetings are held in the Library in the High School on at 6:00pm (subject to change with Virus Rules).

-Everyone is welcome to attend and participate; students, parents, educators and interested community minded citizens.

-Our Address is:​

  Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars Inc.
  Post Office Box 72
  Corfu, New York  14036

Pembroke High School Online

  • The Corfu-Pembroke Dollars for Scholars will elect new officers at the October, 2021 meeting. You can join this worthwhile organization and "Make a Difference" at at the Pembroke High School. We meet at the PHS Library 6:00pm   Everyone is welcome to attend and is not limited to PHS Prospective Students, parents, and educators.


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...  Our Chapter was chartered in June of 2008 and we serve as a conduit for the PHS Alumni to provide scholarships each year to graduates of Pembroke High School. 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