Your generous tuition assistance will help relieve some of the financial burden, which will make my pursuit of a higher education less stressful.

2021 Scholarship Winners:  Jillian G.-SUNY New Paltz, Communication Science and Disorders; Lauren K.-SUNY New Paltz, Physics Education; Jess O.-SUNY New Paltz, MST Early Childhood and Childhood Education; Tianna Y.-SUNY New Paltz, English.


Raising HOPE Community Scholarship

Since 2010, United Way’s Raising HOPE Community Scholarship program has awarded $92,000 in scholarships to women in Ulster County.

Scholarship applicants must be Ulster County female residents, high school graduates or the equivalent, and be accepted to a 2-year or 4-year college, or a vocational/professional program.

The application, essay, and most recent transcript must be postmarked by April 14, 2023. Fill out the form, download and email saved pdfs to Theresa Mulkins. Top candidates will be contacted for personal interviews.

The Raising HOPE Community Scholarship is a one-time award paid directly to the school to offset tuition and book fees.

Scholarship Application