The Arc of Schuyler is offering a $1,000 scholarship in honor of past board member, Joanne S. Hayes. Seniors at Watkins Glen, Odessa-Montour and Bradford Central Schools or who are Schuyler County residents are eligible to apply for the award.
“This scholarship program focuses on informing students, parents, schools and the community at large that there are a variety of rewarding careers available working with people with developmental disabilities,” said Jeannette Frank, executive director of The Arc of Schuyler.
The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior continuing his or her education in special education, human services or a related clinical area, which will be used in a career providing supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. Applications are available at school guidance offices or from The Arc website. For more information, call 607-535-6934.
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
This scholarship is made possible thanks to local donations. Thank you for making The Arc your Charity of Choice.