Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$500

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 number of qualified applicants.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of or have a work history including migrant agricultural work in in Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Clinton Counties in New York State.
  2. Must have employment experience with migratory farm work.
  3. This award is for U.S. and international students.
  4. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.

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

Description: This award is available for high school seniors who have a work history including migrant agricultural work in in Franklin, St. Lawrence, or Clinton Counties in New York State. Applications are available by contacting the Geneseo Migrant Center.

Application requirements for the Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • 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: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Applications are available online from the Geneseo Migrant center website. 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: Megan Foster
Address: North Country Migrant Education Outreach Program Van Housen Hall Extension, 2nd Floor Potsdam, New York 13676

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