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Feb

2020

Application Deadline approaching for both the 2020 GLEF Fellowships for Graduate Study and the Special Grants Program

Completed applications for both the 2020 Fellowship Program and the 2020 Special Grants Program sponsored by the Grace Legendre Endowment Fund need to be submitted by February 28, 2020. Three Fellowships for graduate study, each in the amount of two thousand dollars, will be awarded in the Spring of 2020. 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.

Author: Ed Barnas

Completed applications for both the 2020 Fellowship Program and the 2020 Special Grants Program sponsored by the NY Grace Legendre Endowment Fund Inc. (GLEF) need to be submitted by February 28, 2020.   

Since 1989, GLEF has awarded over $174,000 in Fellowships for graduate study to qualified women. In the Spring of 2020 GLEF will award three Fellowships, each in the amount of two thousand dollars. Women who wish to be considered for a GLEF Fellowship must be a US citizen, NYS resident, hold 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, and show evidence of scholastic ability and a need for financial assistance.

In 2004 GLEF began awarding Special Grants to organizations to sponsor educational or research opportunities that further the advancement of working women. Requests for the Special Grants to be awarded in the Spring of 2020 may range from $100, but may not exceed the total funds available ($500). 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.

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

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May

2019

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces 2019 Fellowship Awardees

We are pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the 2019 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowships for graduate study: Kimberly Corrie, Masters Degree in Social Work, State University of New York at Buffalo; Pilar Ramirez Prensa, Master's Degree in Construction Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Christina Santini, Master of Professional Studies – Literacy Specialist (Birth-6), Manhattanville College. Each Fellowship is in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000) and will be awarded at the Awards Ceremony at the Annual Conference of NYS Women, Inc. on June 8, 2019, Waterloo, NY.

Author: Ed Barnas
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May

2019

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces 2019 Special Grant Award

We are pleased to announce that the NYS Women Inc. has been awarded a Special Grant of $500 in support of the Keynote Address by Kate D Mahoney at their 10thAnnual Conference in Waterloo, NY. 

Author: Ed Barnas
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May

2018

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces 2018 Special Grant Award Winner

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYSWI. has been awarded a Special Grant in support of a commerative issue of the NIKE celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State.

Author: Ed Barnas

We are pleased to announce that the Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc. has been awarded a Special Grant of $357 in support of a commerative issue of the NIKE celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New York State. Sue Mager and Ramona Gallagher accepted the Grant from Mary Ellen Morgan, Special Grants Chair, on behalf of the Buffalo Niagara Chapter.  The Grant was presented at the 2018 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Awards Luncheon, May 19th, 2018, at the Hampton Inn Albany, New York. 

 

 

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Apr

2018

The Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund announces 2018 Fellowship Awardees and date of Awards Luncheon

Author: Ed Barnas
We are pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the 2018 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowships for graduate study:

Kristi Lane, Masters Degree in Education, State University of New York at Brockport  
Mia Mazer, Master's Degree in Public Administration, Syracuse University 
Elsy Mecklembourg, Ed D in Health Education, Teacher's College, Columbia University
 
Each Fellowship is in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2000) and will be awarded at the 2018 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Awards Luncheon at noon on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, at the Hampton Inn Albany, New York. 
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