Grant Guidelines: Emma M Kirchhofer Scholarship Fund
The goal of the Emma M. Kirchhofer Scholarship is to award scholarships annually to college bound graduating high school seniors who are residents of Columbia County.
One or more awards of $1,000 or more are given as funding allows. Awards will be paid for the student's second semester (provided evidence is submitted of being enrolled and in good academic standing).
Applicants will be informed of Berkshire Taconicís decision within two months of the deadline date.
Applications will be reviewed using the following criteria:
- Academic achievement and potential.
- Evidence of financial need
- Demonstration of significant evidence of a contribution to society during high school such as:
-Volunteer work with a local nonprofit agency
-Leadership and involvement with school activities
-Other community involvement
-Recipient of education/community awards
Applications will be reviewed by the Emma M. Kirchhofer Fund Scholarship Committee. This is a committee of area residents who are active in community affairs. Their recommendations will be reviewed by Berkshire Taconic's Board of Directors.
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