William F. Brown, Jr. Scholarship

Presented by the Jerome Foundation

Scholarship Award

An annual $1,000 scholarship given to a deserving graduating senior boy or girl residing in Genesee County, and graduating from a high school in Genesee County, whose intention is to pursue a degree in the field of Journalism, Communications or Public Relations (in print, radio, television or digital media).


In memory of the late Batavian William F. Brown Jr., noted author, broadcaster, and journalist who contributed greatly to the quality of life in Genesee County through his writing, and as a member of numerous community and civic organizations. Mr. Brown was former owner and president of WBTA Radio and was also a longtime correspondent for The Buffalo News. He wrote a regular Insights column for The Daily News for many years. He also was a former president of Batavia Rotary Club and one of the charter members of The Jerome Foundation.



Scholarship Applicants Must Provide:

Judging Will Be Based On The Following:


Past Winners