Grants

EDUCATIONAL GRANT APPLICATIONS:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc P.O. Box 607 Kenmore, NY 14217

Applicants should be a Senior or in their last year of school at time of applying

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

Charlie Wolff Memorial Award

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

The Charlie Wolff Memorial Award is given to a young person from the Ken-Ton area who will graduate or acquire their GED by June 2019, who has overcome an extreme obstacle in their life and has a drive to succeed in life.

The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals who are continuing their education. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying.
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor. (include with your application.)
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident.
  • In essay form please answer the following questions. Be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference. Please put your name at the top of each separate sheet of page you use:
  1. What are your educational/vocational goals and plans for the future?
  2. What is the name and address of the school you plan on attending?
  3. Why should you be considered for the Charlie Wolff Memorial Award?
  4. Please explain your circumstances on why you should be selected for this award. (Hardships, Overcomings, Community Service, etc.)

Failure to answer all questions may disqualify you from the program.

 Deadline: All material must be received by February 15, 2019.

 Please return four copies of all materials to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, N.Y. 14217

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

 For more information on the Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. please visit our web site at: www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

The Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award will be presented to a High School student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2019. This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a Ken-Ton student to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of a skilled trade.

The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals who are continuing their education. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying.
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor. (include with your application.)
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident.
  • In essay form please answer the following questions. Be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference. Please put your name at the top of each separate sheet of page you use:
  1. What are your educational/vocational goals and plans for the future?
  2. What is the name and address of the school you plan on attending?
  3. Why should you be considered for the Rob Filippone Skilled Trade Award Award?
  4. Please explain your circumstances on why you should be selected for this award.

Failure to answer all questions may disqualify you from the program.

Deadline: All material must be received by February 15, 2019.

 Please return four copies of all materials to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, N.Y. 14217

 Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

For more information on the Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. please visit our web site at: www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

Elsie Jepson Memorial Award

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

The Elsie Jepson Memorial Award was established in March 2004 to honor the memory and spirit of Elsie Jepson, Ken-Ton Schools Pupil Services Administrator for over 52 years and a tireless champion for children’s rights— especially those with special needs.

The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals classified by the Committee on Special Education who are continuing their education or to individuals going to school for special education training. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying.
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor. (include with your application.)
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident.
  • In essay form please answer the following questions. Be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference. Please put your name at the top of each separate sheet of page you use:
  1. What are your educational/vocational goals and plans for the future?
  2. What is the name and address of the school you plan on attending?
  3. Why should you be considered for the Elsie Jepson Memorial Award?
  4. Please explain your circumstances on why you should be selected for this award. (Overcomings, Hardships, Community Service, etc)

Failure to answer all questions may disqualify you from the program.

Deadline: All material must be received by February 15, 2019.

 Please return four copies of all materials to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, N.Y. 14217

 Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

For more information on the Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. please visit our web site at: www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

Criminal Justice Grant

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

The Criminal Justice Grant will be presented to a High School Student from the Ken-Ton area that will graduate by June 2019. This grant is designed to offer financial assistance to a graduating Ken-Ton High School senior to help them realize their educational and career goals in the field of Criminal Justice, which also includes Law Enforcement, Forensics, and Law.

The purpose of this educational grant is to award financial assistance to a student selected by the Friends of Youth Committee who wish to continue their education in the field of criminal justice but lack the financial means. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying.
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor. (include with your application.)
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident.
  • In essay form please answer the following questions. Be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference. Please put your name at the top of each separate sheet of page you use:
  1. What are your educational/vocational goals and plans for the future?
  2. What is the name and address of the school you plan on attending?
  3. Why should you be considered for the Criminal Justice Grant?
  4. Please explain your circumstances on why you should be selected for this award.

Failure to answer all questions may disqualify you from the program.

Deadline: All material must be received by February 15, 2019.

Please return four copies of all materials to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, N.Y. 14217

 Due No Later Than February 15, 2020

For more information on the Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. please visit our web site at: www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc

Zonta Club of Kenmore Foundation Award

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020.

The Zonta Club of Kenmore, established in 1925, is part of Zonta International, an organization dedicated to advancing the status of women worldwide.  This academic award was established to recognize the community service performed by senior female students in the Ken-Ton area who have overcome obstacles in their lives.

The purpose of this educational grant is to give financial assistance to individuals who are continuing their education. This educational award may be used for tuition, fees, supplies needed to continue your education, uniforms, etc.

The amount of the award will be up to $1000.00 based on the committee’s recommendation.

Criteria that the committee will consider include:

  • Nominee should be a female Senior or in their last year of school at the time of applying
  • Letter of recommendation from a current instructor. (include with your application.)
  • Must be a Ken-Ton resident.
  • In essay form please answer the following questions. Be specific and use examples. Your words can make the difference. Please put your name at the top of each separate sheet of page you use:
  1. What are your educational/vocational goals and plans for the future?
  2. What is the name and address of the school you plan on attending?
  3. Why should you be considered for the Zonta Club of Kenmore Foundation Award?
  4. Please explain your circumstances on why you should be selected for this award. (Hardships, Overcomings, Community Service, etc.)

Failure to answer all questions may disqualify you from the program.

Deadline: All material must be received by February 15, 2019.

Please return four copies of all materials to:

Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 607

Kenmore, N.Y. 14217

Due No Later Than February 15, 2020.

For more information on the Ken-Ton Friends of Youth Foundation, Inc. please visit our web site at: www.kentonfriendsofyouth.org