Susan W. Freestone Education Award

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • Address
  • 100 Grange Pl
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • April 15, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • 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.

    - 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

    - 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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