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GRANT AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS TRANSFERRING TO ANY FOUR YEAR COLLEGE

Download Form at FinchCollege.org

Awarded by the Finch College Alumnae Association Foundation:


A one-time $2000 Grant to be used by a Community College student entering undergraduate study at any accredited four-year college in The United States. Grant may be used for tuition, fees, books, and/or equipment required for course instruction. This award may not be used for graduate study. This announcement may also be downloaded at FinchCollege.org.

Who is eligible to apply?


Current second year female students age 22 and above currently enrolled in a Community College in the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average. There are no restrictions or limitations based upon race, ethnicity or the employment status of the prospective recipient. Grant is based upon merit, courses, goals.

How may one apply?


1. Complete the application form download at FinchCollege.org. 2. Submit a convincing narrative in less than 1000 words stating why you should receive The Finch Grant. This is the most important aspect of the application. Emphasize qualifications, academic achievements, leadership and how courses taken will support your life goals. 3. Enclose a current resume of study and work experience. 4. Enclose a print out of your college transcript(s). 5. Include proof of age over 22: copy of your drivers license, passport, birth certificate or other official document. 6. Submit two letters of recommendation from faculty members attesting to the applicants work experience and academic achievements. List their names and email on application form.

How will the decisions be made?


The Foundations Grant Committee will evaluate all applications on the basis of goals, qualifications, and the extent to which the Grant will be used effectively. Members of the Committee serve voluntarily, are not Trustees of the Foundation, nor a Finch College alumna.

What are the responsibilities of the recipient?


Upon acceptance of the Grant, each recipient shall be required to furnish: 1) A copy of her letter of acceptance from an accredited four year college. 2) Her social security number. 3) Official transcript of the grantees grades issued by the educational institution(s) attended. 4) A follow-up annual report evidencing that the Grant is being used for the purpose approved by The Board of Trustees.

When is the deadline?


Completed applications must be received before May 15.

How are the Grants funded?


Grants are funded by The Finch College Alumnae Association Foundation through the generosity of its members, alumnae and friends.

MAIL APPLICATION TO: The Grant Committee Finch College Alumnae Association Foundation 954 Lexington Avenue, # 183 New York, New York 10021

APPLICATION FORM $2000 GRANT AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE WOMEN ENTERING ANY ACCREDITED FOUR YEAR COLLEGE AWARDED BY THE FINCH COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
PLEASE PRINT OUT FORM AND COMPLETE AND SUBMIT VIA US MAIL

NAME: _______________________________________________________________ First Maiden Last Name BIRTHDATE: ________________ PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: __________________________________________ Street Address _____________________________________________________________________ City State Zip Code MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT: _______________________________________ Street Address ______________________________________________________________________ City State Zip Code PERMANENT HOME PHONE NUMBER: ____________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________ COMMUNITY COLLEGE NOW ATTENDING: Must be in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. ______________________________________________________________________ Name of College ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code PREVIOUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR FOUR YEAR COLLEGE ATTENDED, DATES AND CREDIT RECEIVED: ______________________________________________________________________ Name of College ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code CREDITS: ____________________________________________________________ CONTINUED PAGE 2

FOUR YEAR COLLEGES TO WHICH YOU WILL APPLY: !. Name: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code 2. Name: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code NAME & EMAIL ADDRESS OF FACULTY WRITING LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: 1. ________________________________________________________________ 2. ________________________________________________________________ CHECK OFF LIST OF APPLICATION: 1. ___ COMPLETE AND ENCLOSE THE ABOVE FORM. 2. ___ ENCLOSE LETTER EMPHASIZING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS, CURRENT STUDIES & GOALS AND HOW GRANT WILL BE USED. INCLUDE YOUR NAME & COMMUNITY COLLEGE. 3. ___ENCLOSE RESUME: COLLEGE/ VOLUNTEER/ WORK EXPERIENCE. 4. ___ ENCLOSE PROOF OF BIRTHDATE OVER AGE 22. 5. ___ DOWNLOAD CURRENT TRANSCRIPTS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE, ENCLOSE. 6. ___ DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPTS OF PREVIOUS COLLEGES, ENCLOSE. 7. ___ REQUEST TWO FACULTY MEMBERS TO WRITE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, MAILTO BELOW. IF SELECTED, RECIPIENT WILL BE NOTIFIED. IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE CHECK, HER SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE FROM ENTERING FOUR YEAR COLLEGE AND OFFICIAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED. DEADLINE: MAY 15 OF YEAR OF APPLICATION MAIL TO: THE GRANT COMMITTEE FINCH COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION 954 LEXINGTON AVENUE, # 183 NEW YORK, NY 10021

APPLICATION FORM $2000 GRANT AVAILABLE TO COMMUNITY COLLEGE WOMEN ENTERING ANY ACCREDITED FOUR YEAR COLLEGE AWARDED BY THE FINCH COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
PLEASE PRINT OUT FORM AND COMPLETE AND SUBMIT VIA US MAIL

NAME: _______________________________________________________________ First Maiden Last Name BIRTHDATE: ________________ PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: __________________________________________ Street Address _____________________________________________________________________ City State Zip Code MAILING ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT: _______________________________________ Street Address ______________________________________________________________________ City State Zip Code PERMANENT HOME PHONE NUMBER: ____________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________ COMMUNITY COLLEGE NOW ATTENDING: Must be in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. ______________________________________________________________________ Name of College ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code PREVIOUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR FOUR YEAR COLLEGE ATTENDED, DATES AND CREDIT RECEIVED: ______________________________________________________________________ Name of College ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code CREDITS: ____________________________________________________________ CONTINUED PAGE 2

FOUR YEAR COLLEGES TO WHICH YOU WILL APPLY: !. Name: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code 2. Name: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Street Address City State Zip Code NAME & EMAIL ADDRESS OF FACULTY WRITING LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: 1. ________________________________________________________________ 2. ________________________________________________________________ CHECK OFF LIST OF APPLICATION: 1. ___ COMPLETE AND ENCLOSE THE ABOVE FORM. 2. ___ ENCLOSE LETTER EMPHASIZING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS, ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS, CURRENT STUDIES & GOALS AND HOW GRANT WILL BE USED. INCLUDE YOUR NAME & COMMUNITY COLLEGE. 3. ___ENCLOSE RESUME: COLLEGE/ VOLUNTEER/ WORK EXPERIENCE. 4. ___ ENCLOSE PROOF OF BIRTHDATE OVER AGE 22. 5. ___ DOWNLOAD CURRENT TRANSCRIPTS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE, ENCLOSE. 6. ___ DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPTS OF PREVIOUS COLLEGES, ENCLOSE. 7. ___ REQUEST TWO FACULTY MEMBERS TO WRITE LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION, MAILTO BELOW. IF SELECTED, RECIPIENT WILL BE NOTIFIED. IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE CHECK, HER SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE FROM ENTERING FOUR YEAR COLLEGE AND OFFICIAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED. DEADLINE: MAY 15 OF YEAR OF APPLICATION MAIL TO: THE GRANT COMMITTEE FINCH COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION 954 LEXINGTON AVENUE, # 183 NEW YORK, NY 10021