The Food Project Make a Difference Scholarship" will award $5,000 towards tuition and fees at Green Mountain College for students who have completed at least 50 hours of service at The Food Project and 50 hours of service at another registered non-profit organization.Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont has partnered with The Food Project to establish a scholarship for high school youth who have completed a minimum of 100 hours of service in their community. "
The Food Project has the privilege of working with over 3,000 dedicated volunteers each year. Our volunteers include teenagers, young adults, adults, and senior citizens and come from schools, universities, corporations, non-profits, religious organizations, community organizations, and more. We are very excited for this opportunity to reward some of our youngest and most dedicated volunteers.
Interested students should submit all application materials by January 1, 2013. There is no fee for this application, and students will be notified of their acceptance to Green Mountain College on a rolling basis, as their applications for admission are completed.
For more information about "The Food Project Make a Difference Scholarship", please contact the Green Mountain College Office of Admissions at 800-776-6675 or [email protected]. For more information about volunteering at The Food Project, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Elena Martinez.