Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship
This award is presented in memory of Jonathan Weingold, son of Joseph T. Weingold. Jonathan was considered to be a symbol of the people supported by NYSARC, Inc. In 1970, on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Nassau County Chapter, a tribute was paid to Jonathan by Executive Director, Helen Kaplan. It stated that Jonathan Weingold was “the symbol of all the young people who inspired the establishment of this organization and its services and programs.”
Eligibility Criteria: Awarded to full-time employees of a NYSARC, Inc. Chapter who wish to further their education at a college or university in New York State.
Amount: Four awards are presented annually—one for each of the four (4) NYSARC, Inc. geographical regions. The award is in the amount of $3,000.00 per recipient, which is paid in a four-year period; payable in $750 reimbursements. People currently receiving a NYSARC, Inc. Scholarship are not eligible to receive simultaneous scholarships.
Nomination Process: The requirements for consideration for the Jonathan Weingold Scholarship are as follows:
1. The nominated person is actively employed full-time by a Chapter of the Association.
2. A letter of recommendation signed by the president of the Chapter’s Board of Directors must be included with the application. Each Chapter may submit only one application.
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