Professor V. Sumati Devadutt Award for Academic Excellence Endowed Scholarship

To financially support the academic endeavors of Rochester City School graduates with the capacity to excel in baccalaureate programs and the desire to contribute to the public good or the well-being of others.


1.) Full or part-time students.
2.) Returning student (at least one-year after graduating from high school).
3.) Minimum of 30 completed credits.
4.) Minimum GPA of 3.0.
5.) Capacity to succeed in a bachelor degree program.
6.) Rochester City School District graduate.
7.) Two scholarships; an African American male student and a student of color (African American, Asian, Latinx, or Native American).

Diversity, General
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a graduate of the Rochester City School District?
  2. How do you plan to contribute to society and the well-being of others?