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FOUR Scholarships were awarded in 2018!
Our Community is sending a Strong Message
that We are Stakeholders
in the Future of our Young People
We are 87% toward Another
Read below to find out how $5, $10, any amount makes a difference.
The Friends award 2 Scholarships Each Year.
Your Membership Makes This Possible!
***2019 Application and Guidelines ***
WILL BE POSTED JANUARY 1, 2019
Application Deadline - March 8, 2019
Winners will be notified by May 20, 2019.
The award covers eligible expenses including
tuition, room & board, and/or books.
The Friends Community Scholarship program assists deserving graduating senior students in realizing their educational dreams.
The Friends anticipate awarding 2 scholarships of $1,000 each year to help students who will attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Through sponsorships and/or community-funded support, additional scholarships may be awarded.
Scholarship recipients must be Shenendehowa High School students and/or residents of the Library tax district.
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Help the Friends Award More Scholarships!
Contribute to our Community-Funded Scholarships OR Sponsor a Scholarship.
Karen and Lester Gerhardt, long-time residents and Friends of our Library, sponsored their first $1,000 Scholarship for 2017.
The 3rd annual Karen and Lester Gerhardt 2019 Scholarship is available to seniors graduating in 2019.
This is a multi-year donation.
Jo Anne Robbins, tireless supporter of the Library and Board member of the Friends since its inception, sponsored a scholarship for 2018 in memory of her husband, Zebulon Robbins, Jr. Jo Anne will continue that support for 2019.
Southern Saratoga Womens Bridge Flight, a social bridge group, along with CPH Library staff, donated $325. Thanks!
Help Us Do More!
1. Contribute to a portion of a Scholarship
Community-Funded Scholarship - Donations are welcome, in any amount. When the fund reaches $1,000, we will award another scholarship.
Donors may be anonymous or may send us their names and donation amount to be noted in our newsletter and/or on our website to encourage other donations.
Any Amount. You Decide.
(See chart above for Goal Achieved to date.)
2. Sponsor a Scholarship
Sponsored Scholarship - In Your name, a Family name, Company or Organization, or Remember a loved one, Honor a friend. We invite donations by families, individuals or groups of individuals, and by companies and organizations. Each $1,000 scholarship may be named in honor or memory of a friend or loved one, or as part of an organization's or group's community giving, or simply be made anonymously.
Use PayPal Above in Any Amount
or a Set Amount
Or Mail in Your Donation:
Make check payable to
Friends of CPH Library
(Write Scholarship on the memo line)
Mail check to:
Friends of CPH Library
475 Moe Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065