Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Scholarship from Parsons Child and Family Center (primarily NY area)

Parsons Child and Family Center
60 Academy Rd.
Albany, NY 12208-3103
Telephone: (518) 426-2600
FAX: (518) 447-5234
E-mail: info@parsonscenter.org
Limitations: Scholarships to post high school individuals who demonstrate the desire to establish careers in human services. Specific assistance also to families and children, in the Albany, NY area, with foster care, residential care, education for children with learning disabilities and other needs.
Geographic focus: Giving primarily in New York
Financial data: Year ended 06/30/08: Assets, $21,356,395 (M); Expenditures, $32,660,257; Total giving, $2,157,221; Grants to individuals, totaling $2,157,221.
Type of grantmaker: Public charity
Fields of interest: Education; Human services; Children, foster care; Residential/custodial care; Disabilities, people with
Types of support: Scholarships--to individuals; Grants for special needs
Application information: Applications accepted.
Initial approach: Telephone
Additional information: Applicant financial need would be taken into consideration.

Program description:
James Jacob Scholarship Fund: Applicant must be enrolled in an education program that is post high school and in the human services field, e.g. social work, education, psychology, or medicine. The program must lead to a degree or recognized accreditation. PCFC staff, their immediate family members, PCFC clients or their immediate family members may apply. Preference is given in any case to a current grant recipient whose performance is satisfactory in an accredited program and who wishes to continue. Scholarship award goes toward tuition and books, with option to renew payment annually upon mutual agreement to continue, until the educational program is completed.

1 comment:

  1. "If you haven't any charity in your heart you have the worst kind of heart trouble" to cure it help people, let's unite for one good cause, be a volunteer"save lives"!mawaddainternationalaid