Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Geneseo Migrant Center, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards varies annually depending on the availability of funding and the number of qualified applicants.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. and international students.
  2. Must be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college at the time of application. Preference is given to high school seniors.
  3. Must have employment history with migratory farm work.
  4. Must be currently residing in New York state, or able to demonstrate history of travel to and from New York for agricultural employment.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available to current high school seniors who show recent history of movement to and from New York for agricultural employment. Applications are available by contacting the Geneseo Migrant Center.

Application requirements for the Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship are:

  • Nomination
  • Application form
  • Migrant Education Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
Additional Information: The purpose of this scholarship is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Grant amounts are determined by the screening committee on the basis of background in migrant farmwork, financial need, and potential of the youth.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Applications are available by request from the Geneseo Migrant Center. Information about obtaining an application can be found on the center's website by using the link provided. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit a letter of recommendation from a school, community or educational agency representative with a personal knowledge of the applicant's character, educational commitment and financial need; a personal essay including his/her background, career, and personal goals and indicating why he/she should receive this assitance; proof that he/she has been admitted to the school chosen; and a copy of his/her current or most recent Migrant Education Program Certificate of Elegibility (COE). All applications must be mailed to the provided address, and must be received no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Michael Reho
Address: Geneseo Migrant Center 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road Leicester, New York 14481

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