JTS Memorial Scholarship Fund

John Schroeder was a Nasdaq stock trader with Fred Alger Management who died at the age of 31 in the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001. In his honor, John's family established the John T Schroeder Memorial Foundation and transitioned to The JTS Memorial Fund and the John T Schroeder Memorial Scholarship Fund at Essex County Community Foundation.

The John T. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship Fund awards up to three (3) scholarships annually to seniors who are graduating from High Schools in Nassau or Suffolk County, NY. The graduating students should demonstrate love for family, and excellence in academics and athletics. Additionally they should demonstrate selflessness, outstanding character and a strong work ethic, along with involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. John played Lacrosse at St. Anthony's in Huntington NY and 4 years at Princeton University and as Senior was part of the 1992 National Championship team. Since 2004 the Foundation and the scholarship fund have given out in excess of $120,000 in college scholarships.

Through the good will and generosity of its members, the John T Schroeder Memorial Foundation's vision has been to make a difference in the lives of those in need. We are committed to creating new opportunities for hope and prosperity in the areas of education and community development. Since 2004 the Foundation and the JTS Memorial Fund have awarded in excess of $150,000 in local grants.

The JTS Memorial Fund and the John T Schroeder Scholarship Fund are funds of Essex County Community Foundation. For questions regarding your online donation, please contact Michelle at m.pelletier@eccf.org or 978-777-8876. Thank you!

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