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Grants
          "Applicants should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying"

EDUCATIONAL GRANT APPLICATIONS:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 607  Kenmore, NY

 

Charlie Wolff Memorial Award
Presented by: Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc


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Deadline for grant applications is February 28, 2014

The Charlie Wolff Memorial Award is given to a young person from the Ken-Ton area  who will graduate or acquire their GED by June 2014 and who are often overlooked, struggling to be successful and need assistance to achieve. When completing the attached questions please be specific and use examples your words can make the difference!

Purpose:      The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals who are continuing their education. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

Awards:        The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.  

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

·        Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

·        Community Service involvement /ability to assist others

·        Plans for continued education or training

·        Commitment to success

·        Letter of recommendation from a current instructor

·        Must be a Ken-Ton resident

Apply:            To apply for the Charlie Wolff Memorial Award:

·        Fill out the application on next page

·        Attach a letter of recommendation from a current instructor

Deadline:      All material must be received by February 28, 2014


Elsie Jepson Educational Award
Presented by: Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

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Deadline for grant applications is February 28, 2014

The “Elsie Jepson Scholarship Award” was established in March 2004 to honor the memory and spirit of Elsie Jepson, Ken-Ton Schools Pupil Services Administrator for over 52 years and a tireless champion for children’s rights – especially those with special needs.

Deadline:      All material must be received by February 28, 2014

Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. - Officers

Bruce Ruark  – President

Kathy Schibler  – Secretary

Melinda Hedges – Treasurer

Dennis Gallagher – Chairman “Elsie Jepson Educational Award” Committee

 

Purpose:      The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals classified by the Committee on Special Education who are continuing their education or to Individuals going to school for Special Education training. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

Awards:        The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.  

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

·        Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

·        Community Service involvement /ability to assist others

·        Plans for continued education or training

·        Commitment to success

·        Letter of recommendation from a current instructor

·        Must be a Ken-Ton resident

Apply:            To apply for the Elsie Jepson Award:

·        Fill out the application on next page

·        Attach a letter of recommendation from a current instructor

 

“Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award"

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Deadline for grant applications is February 28, 2014

The Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Awardwill be presented to a High School student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2014.  This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a graduating Ken-Ton student to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of a skilled trade.

Purpose:      The purpose of this educational grant is to award financial assistance to a student selected by the Friends of Youth Committee who wish to continue their education in the field of a skilled trade but lack the financial means. This grant can be used for educational needs or to purchase equipment for employment.

Awards:        The amount of this grant is $1000.00. 

Criteria that the committee will consider in selecting a nominee include:

·        Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

·        Community Service involvement /ability to assist others

·        Plans for continued education or training in a skilled trade

·        Commitment to success

·        Letter of recommendation from a current instructor/counselor

·        Must be a Ken-Ton resident

Apply:            To apply for the Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award:

·        Fill out the application on next page

·        Attach the Recommendation Form and Letter of Recommendation to this application

Deadline:      All material must be received by February 28, 2014

“Bill Zenosky Criminal Justice Grant"

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Deadline for grant applications is February 28, 2014

The Bill Zenosky Criminal Justice Grant will be presented to a High School student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2014.  This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a graduating Ken-Ton High School senior to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of criminal justice.  

Purpose: The purpose of this educational grant is to award financial assistance to a student selected by the Friends of Youth Committee who wish to continue their education in the field of criminal justice but lack the financial means. This grant can be used for educational needs or to purchase equipment for employment.

Awards:        The amount of this grant is $1000.00.

Criteria that the committee will consider in selecting a nominee include:

·        Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

·        Community Service involvement /ability to assist others

·        Plans for continued education or training in Criminal Justice

·        Commitment to success

·        Letter of recommendation from a current instructor/counselor

·        Must be a Ken-Ton resident

Apply:            To apply for the Bill Zenosky Criminal Justice Grant:

·        Fill out the application on next page

·        Attach the Recommendation Form and Letter of Recommendation to this application

 

Deadline:      All material must be received by February 28, 2014

Contact Us:

P.O. Box 607, Kenmore, NY 14217
www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org
e-mail: info@kentonfriendsofyouth.org

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