Stipend Program

Sponsor

Religious Society of Friends New York Yearly Meeting Indian Affairs Committee (IAC)

Title

STIPEND PROGRAM

Administrator

Indian Affairs Committee, New York Yearly Meeting (Quakers)
Susan Wolf, Stipend Clerk
217 Rachel Carson Way
Ithaca, NY 14850

phone: 607.272.1618
e-mail: nyym.iacstipend@gmail.com

Purpose

To provide a modest stipend to support students engaged in furthering their studies.  This is especially geared toward students pursuing college and/or graduate studies in any course of study.  Stipends are also provided for artists pursuing an art project independently (not as part of a college program).

Eligibility

Any age students, but geared toward college students or beyond.

General Information

The IAC is a small, volunteer committee with limited resources that meets three times a year to consider stipend applications: Early April, late July, mid November. Preference will be given to first-time applicants; those not receiving stipends due to funding limitations will be considered at the following meeting.

Awards

$450 or less; Depends upon availability of funds - typically $200-$250.

Deadlines

Well in advance of IAC meetings in April, July and November (see General Information.)

Required Documentation

Complete Application Form; If possible, Documentation of Tribal Enrollment; Name of Academic Advisor to contact for further information; Transcripts and Recommendations are helpful, but not required.  We appreciate receiving a letter from the applicant sharing some information about personal goals and telling us how the stipend funds would be used.

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