Richard W. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a high school senior at the time of application.
  2. Must be a resident of Dutchess County, New York.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must demonstrate academic potential.
  5. Must demonstrate financial need.
  6. Must have overcome significant emotional, physical, or financial barriers to education.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

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

Description: This award is available for current high school seniors in Dutchess County, New York. Selection is based on providing financial assistance to students who must overcome economic, physical, developmental or emotional barrier(s) to pursue a higher education.

Application requirements for the Richard W. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Student Aid Report
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
Additional Information: Established by the family of Richard W. Mitchell and the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce to honor his memory, this scholarship is available to any resident of Dutchess County who is faced with significant economic, physical, developmental or emotional barrier(s) while advancing his or her education.

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

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications are available online from the Community Foundation of Hudson Valley website at the address provided. In addition to the completed application, each applicant must submit two letters of recommendation (one academic and one personal); a copy of his/her most recent transcript; a copy of the student's Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information; and an essay of approximately 500 words responding to the prompt listed on the application. The Student Aid Report (SAR) is obtained by filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices. Applications must be completed online by the deadline date.
Contact: Nevill Smythe
Address: 80 Washington St. Suite 201 Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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