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Name Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
Number of Awards
Award Value $2,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until July 1
Renewable
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Application

Contact Information

Contact BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
Phone (800)245-5681
Fax
Email

Scholarship Description

PURPOSE

To provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond that which the youth receives through federal, state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.

AWARD AMOUNT

The award will provide up to $2,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years and, if needed, additional support not to exceed $2,000 per year for 3 years for repayment of approved educational loans accrued for postsecondary education resulting in a baccalaureate degree. The student has the option to apply for two additional years of financial assistance at the same level for graduate studies.

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