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Fred Hack Memorial Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

New York State School Facilities Association (NYSSFA) has established a scholarship program to assist children of active and affiliate members who plan to continue their education in studies leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree at any accredited postsecondary school.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Fred Hack Memorial Scholarship Program must be:

  • Children of the NYSSFA active and affiliate members who have completed one year of full-time continuous membership at the time of the application submission deadline date.
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time program of studies leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree at any accredited postsecondary school.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances and an online recommendation.

Financial need will be considered. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate need.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award. Up to 6 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility. requirements.

A recipient may not receive an award more than two times.

A recipient may not receive an award two consecutive years.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of New York State School Facilities Association. Payment is made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 1, 2022 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

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