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

2020 Scholarship Winners:

Amanda Cole, Lesley University, MFA: Photography and Interrelated Media; Maria Cecilia Deferrari: SUNY New Paltz, Masters in Professional Studies, Humanistic/Multicultural Education; Alyssa Hernandez: St. John’s University, Radiologic Sciences; Savannah Sirico: SUNY Buffalo, Childhood Education; Amanda Wilhelm:  Adelphi University, Masters in Social Work


Raising HOPE Scholarship

Since 2010, United Way’s Raising HOPE program has awarded $76,500 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 vocational /professional program.

The application, essay, and most recent transcript must be postmarked by June 30, 2021. Top candidates will be contacted for personal interviews.

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

Raising HOPE Scholarship Application