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The Peter J. McGrail Scholarship

Dedicated Program in Honor of Our Late CFO

In honor of our late CFO, Peter J. McGrail, Paylocity has established a scholarship program to advance education among the next generation. In keeping with Peter’s passion for learning, this program will help the children of our Paylocity staff members offset some of the cost of college. The Peter J. McGrail Scholarship is open to dependent children of employees who have completed at least two years of continuous service with Paylocity. Annual applications are due in February, with awards announced each spring.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must be 17–26 years of age as of the application deadline

Applicant must be an unmarried, dependent child/stepchild of a current Paylocity employee

Applicant must have demonstrated sound academic performance in high school

Applicant must have or be in position to receive a high school diploma prior to dispersal of the award

Applicant must be accepted and/or actively enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university

Applicant’s college/university enrollment must be full-time in pursuit of their first undergraduate degree

Peter J. McGrail Scholarship Awards

New awards will be determined annually each Spring. Awards are not automatically renewable, but students can apply each year if they meet eligibility criteria. The 2019 awards are worth $2,500 per each of the selected students.

February 14, 2019

scholarship applications deadline

April 15, 2019

scholarship recipients & non-recipients will be notified

July 2019

Scholarship America mails check(s) on behalf of student

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 award.

The Peter J. McGrail Scholarship is administered by Scholarship America, on behalf of Paylocity.


Up to fifteen awards will be granted for the 2019/2020 school year. Applications are due by February 14, 2019.