Grandchild Undergraduate Scholarships

Instructions and Application

Cellini Lodge #2206 Grandchild Undergraduate Scholarship Award for graduating high school seniors whose parents are not members of Cellini Lodge

This year The Cellini Charitable Foundation, Inc. will award one scholarship to a grandchild of a Cellini grandparent Member who will be graduating from high school this year. The amount of the one time award will be $500 to $1000, based on available funds, and will be presented on a competitive basis, that is, chosen by academic standing among those eligible applications received and accepted by the scholarship committee.

The Scholarship Committee of Cellini Lodge #2206 OSIA will be accepting competitive applications in keeping with the eligibility standards announced by the Cellini Charitable Foundation. Upon the following basis and criteria:

  1. The student must be a grandchild of a Cellini Lodge member, but whose parents are not members of Cellini Lodge. The grandparent must be a Cellini Lodge 2206 member in good standing for at least two (2) consecutive years prior to the submission of an application for this scholarship.
  2. The applicant must reside in New York State and have graduated from a New York State High School.
  3. Applicant must be graduated in the year in which scholarship awards are made.
  4. The applicant must have an 85 or better average.
  5. The applicant must be accepted at an accredited school, college or university or vocational school and express commitment to a degree at the time of presentation.

Application Instructions and Procedures:

  1. Applicant must complete the application and submit to school principal or guidance counselor.
  2. In order that the applicant might be evaluated properly, the principal or guidance counselor must attach to the application a certified or official high school transcript of the applicant’s high school grades with SAT scores through completion of the seventh semester. All SAT score results or other standardized tests for college admission must be included either on the transcript or separately.
  3. Forward to:Joseph Sciame
    Vice President for Community Relations
    St. John’s University
    8000 Utopia Parkway
    Jamaica, NY 11439
  4. The application, together with transcript of high school grades through completion of seventh semester and two letters of recommendation and verification of college acceptance must be received by May 10, 2013. In the event the applicant feels that additional data exists which attests to other significant accomplishments, either scholastic or personal community oriented achievements, made during the high school years, the data must be forwarded directly to the above address for the Scholarship Committee Chairman to review.
  5. The consideration of a scholarship application is based upon the applicant complying with instructions. It is incumbent upon the applicant to submit a full and complete application with all attachments and transcripts. The scholarship committee will not consider an incomplete application, The committee will, however, give proper consideration to all applications received.
  6. In addition to the above, the scholarship committee will take into consideration the years of the grandparent’s membership in Cellini Lodge as well as their active involvement in various committees of the Cellini Lodge, and the support of ongoing programs of the lodge.

Any award is entirely within the discretion of the scholarship committee of Cellini Lodge, and may be revoked if:

  1. Any applicant/recipient does not graduate with his/her high school class and
  2. Is unable to submit verification of college acceptance by June 1 of the graduation year.


Complete and return application with all documentation.
NAME: _________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________

PHONE #: ________________________E-MAIL______________

NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL: _________________________________________________

NAME OF COLLEGE YOU WILL BE ATTENDING: ____________________________

MAJOR AND DEGREE: ____________________________________________________


Grandparent’s Name: ________________________________________________

Date of membership:__________________

Number of years member: ____________

Joseph Sciame
Vice President for Community Relations
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439