Date: Applications accepted March - May 22, 2016; Winner announced in June 2016
Details: Graduating high school seniors of the Schuyler County school district or students residing in Schuyler County who attend a school in a different school district are elgible to apply. One graduating senior will be awarded the Joanne S. Hayes Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 in June. The scholarship is awarded to a student continuing his or her education in special education or human services or a related clinical area such as nursing, psychology, speech pathology, or physical/occupational therapy, which will be used in a career providing supports to people with developmental disabilities. Joanne S. Hayes was a past board member and president of The Arc, who lived in Odessa before her death in 1987. She was a strong advocate for career and employee training. This scholarship is made possible thanks to local donations. Thank you for making The Arc your Charity of Choice.
Eligible applicants must submit the following to their school guidance office or to The Arc of Schuyler's Human Resources office at 210 12th Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891:
- Completed application
- Legible essay (no more than two double-spaced pages)
- Two letters of reference
- GPA, Class Rank, SAT Scores, Transcript
- Photo of applicant to be used in promotions