It’s not to late to apply for Ancram scholarship

ANCRAMDALE – For the seventh year the Ancramdale Neighbors Helping Neighbors Association is pleased to offer higher education grants to help full-time students who will enter an accredited college, community college, or vocational school this fall.

The Ancramdale Neighbors Helping Neighbors Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation serving the Town of Ancram, including Ancramdale, and Boston Corner.

The grant is intended to help students pay for food, clothing, books, or transportation during the first year of continuing education, and will be based on financial need. In the past they have awarded grants of $1000 to $1,500 to qualified students. Preference will go to first-year students, but all continuing college, vocational, and graduate students may apply.

To apply for a grant a student needs to be a resident of the Town of Ancram and should already be accepted into an academic or vocational program that begins in 2020. Students should submit an application with a letter describing their educational plans and the need for additional financial support as well as documentation of financial need and college acceptance.

Interested students or parents should contact Mike Sturdivant at 518 3296106 or Laura Ponkos at 518 329-2031, or email for more information.

The application deadline is July 1.

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