Daniel Sadofsky Scholarship

The Scholarships and Awards Program of the Rotary Club of Peekskill has as its primary objectives recognizing the achievements of students graduating from Hendrick Hudson, Peekskill and Walter Panas High Schools; and encouraging higher education for young people in the Peekskill and Cortlandt area. The club’s scholarships and awards support study in a wide range of post-high school study in 4-year, 2-year and vocational programs. Distinctive to the Rotary program is the focus on service to community, school and family among criteria for selection, in addition to academic achievement. This criterion is founded on Rotary’s motto of Service Above Self.

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior from Peekskill High School who belongs to the school’s Interact Club and who will attend a four (4) year college. The amount of the scholarship is $500.

The Rotary Club of Peekskill’s Daniel Sadofsky Scholarship was established to help a graduating senior from Hendrick Hudson High School, Peekskill High School or Walter Panas High School who belongs to his or her school’s Interact Club and who is a committed and active volunteer in the community. The funds provided from this scholarship can be used to offset expenses for tuition, room and board or books.

Daniel Sadofsky was a 1948 graduate of Hendrick Hudson High School and a longtime resident of Peekskill and Cortlandt. Mr. Sadofsky was an area businessman and was active in many community organizations, including the Peekskill Rotary Club, of which he was a proud member for 30 years.

Applications must be received no later than April 21, 2024. They may be downloaded and sent by mail or email following the instructions on the application. Applications may also be submitted online by the clicking the "Online Application" button below.

Online Application