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Oct

2017

Application forms for 2018 GLEF Fellowships for Graduate Study in NYS are now available.

Author: Ed Barnas

The Application form for the 2018 Grace Legendre Endowment Fund Fellowship Program is now available for download at the GLEF website or from the Fellowship Chair. Three Fellowships, each in the amount of two thousand dollars, will be awarded in the Spring of 2018. Applications are welcomed from women who are United States citizens, resident in New York State, have a Bachelor's degree, and are 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 will complete their studies no later than 2020. Completed applications and supplemental material must be submitted by February 28, 2018.


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Oct

2017

Now available online - 2018 Special Grants Packet

Author: Ed Barnas

The application packet for the 2018 Special Grants Program is now available from the Special Grant Chair or for download from the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund website. Applications are welcomed for NYS Women Inc. Local Chapters, Regions, State President, or State Executive Committee as well as from other organizations whose mission statement is consistent with the purpose of the Endowment Fund. Completed applications must be submitted by February 28, 2018.


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May

2017

Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces winner of 2017 Special Grant

Author: Ed Barnas

The NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund has awarded its 2017 Special Grant to Ala Ladd in developmental support of "Help Getting Healthy," a series of online videos designed to assist middle-aged women in their professional lives. Ms Ladd is a member of the Binghamton Chapter of New York State Women, Inc.

 

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Apr

2017

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces names of 2017 Fellowship Awardees and date of Awards Luncheon

Author: Ed Barnas

We are pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the 2017 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowships for graduate study:

Nuala Purcell, Master's in Public Media, Fordham University

Anna Lina Aagenes, Master of Business Administration, Columbia Business School

Colette Eustace, Master of Public Administration, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Each Fellowship is in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000) and will be awarded at the 2017 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund “Imagine a Better World” Awards Luncheon at noon on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, at the Hampton Inn Albany, New York. A reservation form with further details is available here as a PDF. The cost of the luncheon is $30 per person and reservations must be received by April 28, 2017.


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Nov

2016

Fundraising Goal for our 30th Anniversary - $30 donations from 300 donors

Author: Ed Barnas

Our 30th Anniversary is coming up and we’d like your help in celebrating! To support our mission, we are seeking 300 donors willing to donate $30 (or whatever you can give). Since the NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund was formed in 1987, we have awarded 147 Fellowships totaling more than $156,000 to support graduate study for NYS women.  In addition, in 2004 the NY GLEF launched a Special Grants Program to support educational & research opportunities to further the advancement of working women (up to $500 is awarded each year). A donation form is available.

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Sep

2016

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

Author: Ed Barnas
The Application form for the 2017 Grace Legendre Endowment Fund Fellowship Program is now available for download at the GLEF website or from the Fellowship Chair. Three Fellowships, each in the amount of two thousand dollars, will be awarded in the Spring of 2017. Applications are welcomed from women who are United States citizens, resident in New York State, have a Bachelor's degree, and are 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 will complete their studies no later than 2019. Completed applications and supplemental material must be submitted by February 28, 2017.
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Sep

2016

Now available online - 2017 Special Grants Packet

Author: Ed Barnas
The application packet for the 2017 Special Grants Program is now available from the Special Grant Chair or for download from the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund website. Applications are welcomed for NYS Women Inc. Local Chapters, Regions, State President, or State Executive Committee as well as from other organizations whose mission statement is consistent with the purpose of the Endowment Fund. Completed applications must be submitted by February 28, 2017.
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Feb

2016

Submission Deadline approaching for the 2016 applications for both the GLEF Fellowships for Graduate

Completed applications for both the 2016 Fellowship Program and the 2016 Special Grants Program sponsored by the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund need to be submitted by February 28, 2016.  


Three Fellowships for graduate study, each in the amount of two thousand dollars, will be awarded in the Spring of 2016. Special Grants to sponsor educational or research opportunities to further the advancement of working women are also available (up to five hundred dollars).

Applications, eligibility requirements, and further information are available on the respective sections of the GLEF website.
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Sep

2015

The 2016 Application form available for the GLEF Fellowships for Graduate Study in NYS

The Application form for the 2016 Fellowship Program is now available for download at the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund website or from the Fellowship Chair. Three Fellowships, each in the amount of two thousand dollars, will be awarded in the Spring of 2016. Applications are welcomed from women who are United States citizens, resident in New York State, have a Bachelor's degree, and are 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, and who show evidence of scholastic ability and a need for financial assistance. Completed applications and supplemental material must be submitted by February 28, 2016.
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Aug

2015

Application Packet for the 2016 GLEF Special Grants Program is now available

The Application Packet for the 2016 Special Grants Program is now available from the Special Grant Chair or for download from the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund website. Applications are welcomed for NYS Women Inc. Local Chapters, Regions, State President, or State Executive Committee as well as from other organizations whose mission statement is consistent with the purpose of the Endowment Fund. Completed applications must be submitted by February 28, 2016.
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