Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

$300K in Scholarships Available Through Community Foundations

Howard and Eva Kimlin present the Lorien Niniel Kimlin scholarship to Ryan Mongroo, 2017. Photo provided

POUGHKEEPSIE – Students seeking financial help for college or vocational training can find it through a variety of scholarships offered by Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley.

Scholarship funds held by the Foundations will provide more than $300,000 to students throughout the region, for a wide variety of interests and intended majors.

The Poughkeepsie-based organization manages endowments created by generous families, individuals and community groups looking to permanently memorialize loved ones and invest in the future.

Last year 181 such scholarships were awarded.

Cristin McPeake, Director of Programs at Community Foundations said, “We are pleased to help donors and students achieve their goals making education more accessible. Given the rising costs of higher education, these resources are increasingly vital to families in our community.”

Students and families wishing to learn more about available scholarships should visit CommunityFoundationsHV.org/Receive/Scholarships. Foundations staff can be reached at 845-452-3077 or via email: scholarships@cfhvny.org.

Deadline for all applications is April 1 (unless a special deadline is noted), and awards will be announced in June.

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