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Name Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
Number of Awards 100
Award Value $150 - $500
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
Phone (800)245-5681
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Scholarship Description

Purpose:
To assist financially those migrant farmworker youth who have the potential and desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals.

Awards:
Grant amounts are determined by the Screening Committee on the basis of background in migrant farmwork, financial need and potential of the youth. The Fund grants approximately 100 awards annually ranging from $150 to $500.


Eligibility:
Recent history of movement for agricultural employment -
priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth
* Scholastic potential
* Financial need
* Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schooling