Fay S. Kolz Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Clinton County Canine Club is looking for young people planning on studying animal science in college. They are offering a $600 college scholarship for successful applications.

The perpetual Fay S. Kolz Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the Clinton County Canine Club and Mr. Kevin Kolz in honor of his wife, Fay Kolz, a founding member of and former President of the Club. The Fund, administered by the Club, encourages through a substantial financial award, the study of animal science at a two or four year accredited professional school. The scholarship award will be no more than $600, paid in two installments.

Rules for Scholarship Award Application

Any Clinton County resident may apply. Residents of other counties may apply when they, or their parents, are members of the Clinton County Canine Club. The applicants, high school graduates, must send the following information:

  •  A letter of application with the description of their extracurricular activities (for example, sports, clubs, participation in the 4-H organization, etc)
  • A letter of reference.
  • Transcript of grades from their school

The application should be sent to: Clinton County Canine Club, Scholarship Committee, PO Box101, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

The last day for application is March 15th of the current year.

The scholarship winner will be determined by the Scholarship Committee. The Scholarship Committee consists of three club members and an alternate. The Committee will select the award recipient and an alternate, and notify both in writing on its decision. The award recipient will receive the first payment after a successful completion of the first semester and registration for the second semester; the second payment after completion of the third semester and registration for the fourth semester. The transcript of semester grades and proof of registration must be sent to the Committee.