Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Scholarship

Geneseo Migrant Center is pleased to announce the Baccalaureate Scholarship to provide financial support to the deserving student. The scholarship is designed to support the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being overloaded with major debt. Up to a possible $20,000.00 amount will cover expenses for the study.

The Geneseo Migrant Center provides a variety of services to migrant farmworkers residing in the immediate geographic area. The Geneseo Migrant Center provides a variety of services and opportunities for migrant farmworkers and their families on a regional, statewide, and national basis to encourage and assist them in achieving their full potential.

Eligibility:

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, the candidates must have:

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

How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the candidates must fill the application form. The candidates can download the application form by the link:

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/forms/mfb.pdf

Supporting Material:

  • 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)

Submitting Details:

The candidates can submit application along with all supporting documents to:

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee

Geneseo Migrant Center, Inc.

3 Mt. Morris – Leicester Road Leicester

NY 14481 (800) 245-5681

Award Amount:

The scholarship will support, up to a possible $20,000.00 expenses.

Application Deadline:

The application packet must be submitted by July 1.

Link for More Information:

http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/mfb.htm

Contact Information:

For more information the candidates can email to: Michael Reho, Director
mreho-at-gvboces.org. They can call (800) 245-5681

 

 

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