The annual Athena Adult Scholarship is open for applications now for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Chamber Foundation set up the Athena Adult Scholarship to encourage locally expanded career openings for ladies. This grant is accessible to any female Dutchess County occupant who works or volunteers in Dutchess County. The following grant helps and supports the female candidates who are passionate enough to seek after their instructive goals and achieve them to the fullest. The grant provides them with the financial resources they require to achieve them. Awards to be awarded to the selected beneficiaries ranges from $1,000 – $2,000
Concerning the qualification criteria, the candidate to be qualified for the scholarship must be a female Dutchess County inhabitant who works or volunteers in Dutchess County, has been out of secondary school for somewhere around five years, and now seeking after training at a licensed New York State College, University or exchange school or through a certified instructive online program situated in New York. The applications concerning the following grant are due by April 1 every year.
The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley strives to reinforce their community by helping people, organizations and associations set up and manage reserves that aid essential causes and a good cause. By partnering with their liberal givers, they recognize current and arising community needs through successful grants opportunities to work on the personal satisfaction for all.
Following are the brief details concerning the subsequent grant:
|Organization||Community Foundations of Hudson Valley|
|Education Level||College, University, or trade school students|
|Number of Awards||Varies|
|Contest Deadline||April 1, 2022|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
Following is the qualification criteria for the concerning grant program:
- Female Dutchess County resident who works or volunteers in Dutchess County
- Has been out of high school for at least five years
- He must be pursuing education at an accredited New York State College, University, or trade school or through an accredited online educational program based in New York.
How to Apply?
The qualified candidates who are intrigued to apply are required to fill out the application form and attach all the below-mentioned documents alongside it. The link to the application form is provided on the official portal of the grant. What’s more, the applicants will likewise need to compose an essay (not to exceed 500 words) discussing how a specific woman (other than a relative) has influenced your life.
Below is the list of the documents that need to be attached with your application form:
- Resume, community service, and leadership experience
- Two current letters of recommendation from employers, clergy, or persons other than family members familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.
The award amount ranges between $1,000-2,000. The number of awards to be awarded is unknown and depends on the availability of funds and the number of eligible entries received. The scholarship award will be given to any female Dutchess County resident who works or volunteers in Dutchess County and qualifies the other eligibility requirements stated. The scholarship will be given towards their education.
All applications must be received by April 1 of every year. No applications received after the deadline has passed will be entertained or considered.