Susan W. Freestone Education Award

Established in 1945, the Susan W. Freestone Education Award is named after Susan Freestone of Interlaken, New York. Ms. Freestone served as a National Grange Juvenile Superintendent for more than a decade. The Educational Award honors her for untiring efforts in promoting Juvenile Grange (currently called Junior Grange) work in the state and nation. The fund has helped many young people get a higher education.


Qualifications
- A candidate must have been a member of a Junior Grange in New York State and must presently be a member in good standing of a Subordinate Grange in New York State to be eligible for a $1,000 grant
- Current Grange members who were not Junior Grangers are eligible for a $500 grant
- The candidate must graduate from high school and enroll in an approved two or four year college in New York State
- A second grant may be available, providing the student makes application and supplies a satisfactory transcript of work from the college

Award
- An award will be given to each candidate selected
- This award is to be used toward expenses during the freshman year
- Winners will be announced at high school graduations or commencement exercises
- The money will be paid at the time of enrollment in college
- Judging is based on scholarship applications and a high school transcript of activities and scholarship, which must accompany each application

Applications must be recieved before April 15th at New York State Grange, 100 Grange Place, Cortland, NY 13045.

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