Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Award Amount
$20,000
Awards Available
0
Deadline
July 1, 2017
  • Scholarship Description
  • The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.

    Eligibility:
    -Recent history of movement for agricultural employment
    -Scholastic achievement
    -Financial need
    -Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution

    Submission materials:
    -Three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must be from a school, community or educational agency representative with a personal knowledge of the applicant's character and commitment to obtaining a baccalaureate degree
    -A personal essay of at least 500 words telling about his/her background, career and personal goals, and indicating why he/she should receive this assistance
    -A copy of college transcript showing the most recent grades obtained
    -Financial need documentation in the form of a copy of most recent income tax return of applicant or parents, a copy of school financial aid form, or loan documentation
    -A copy of the applicant's most recent Migrant Education Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Mike Reho
  • 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
  • Leicester, NY 14481
  • mreho@gvboces.org
  • 800-245-5681
  • 800-245-5681

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