Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long-time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1,000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching.
Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria:
- Child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker (priority will be given to those with mobility in the last 3 years)
- Teaching as a career goal
- Scholastic achievement
- Financial need
A completed application form must be submitted annually by February 1st, accompanied by at least two (2) letters of recommendation and an official school transcript. At least one of the recommendation letters must be from a school or community/educational agency representative with personal knowledge of the applicant’s character and commitment to pursuing a career in teaching. In addition, the applicant must include a personal essay of 300 to 500 words telling about his/her reason for wanting to become a teacher. Incomplete applications will not be considered! Each applicant must also submit his/her current or most recent Migrant Education Certifiacte of Eligibility (COE). Please make sure that all of the above information is included at time of submission.
Submit application form along with all supporting documents to:
Kazmierczak Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481