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Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Now available online – Application for 2017 GLEF Fellowships for Graduate Study in NYS

Since its incorporation in 1989 through 2016, the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Inc (GLEF) has awarded over $156,000 in fellowships to 147 NYS women who were working toward a Master’s or a Doctorate at an accredited New York State college or university. 

Fellowships are awarded annually for graduate study to qualified women. In the Spring of 2017 GLEF will award three Fellowships, each in the amount of two thousand dollars.

Individuals who wish to be considered for a GLEF Fellowship must be a woman who is a United States citizen, a resident of New York State, have a Bachelor's degree, be currently enrolled (and have already completed at least one semester) in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university, show evidence of scholastic ability and a need for financial assistance, and anticipate graduation no later than 2019.

The 2017 Fellowship Application is now available for download at the GLEF website in either MSWord or PDF foramts. Further information about supplemental materials, deadlines, and the application process may be found there as well. 

The completed application and all ancillary material must be mailed to the Fellowship Chair and postmarked no later than February 28,2016. 

Address questions about the Fellowship program to Ramona Gallagher, Chair, NY Grace LeGendre Fellowship Committee, 1217 Delaware Ave., Apt.807, Buffalo, NY 14209-1432; Email:

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Author: Ed Barnas

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