Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/crippe...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • SUNY Potsdam
  • Van Housen Hall Extension 2nd Floor
  • Potsdam, NY 13676
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • April 30, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $500
  • Scholarship Description
  • To recognize a senior high school student from a migrant farm-worker family in Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Clinton Counties in New York State needing post-secondary scholarship assistance who has demonstrated a caring and giving attitude toward another individual or community with a scholarship.

    A completed application form accompanied by:
    -Two reference letters from a school representative (such as a counselor, teacher, coach, or other) addressing your educational commitment, grades, etc. and supporting the need for financial assistance. A reference letter may not be
    written by you, anyone under 21 years of age, or anyone related to you or serving as a legal guardian
    -Personal essay (250-300 words) including information about what service to others means to you and how you have benefited by assisting someone else. What did you learn from the experience?
    -Proof of acceptance/enrollment at a college/university
    -Proof of migrant education eligibility with a "Certificate of Eligibility" (COE) showing qualifications as a migrant student during the past three years or any time during high school

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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