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2022 YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship Applications are Open

Featured, In The News
January 24, 2022

Scholarships are available for seniors at any high school in the area served by the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Ada and Canyon Counties) who have made significant contributions to their community through community service. 

Applications are considered based on dedication and passion for working collaboratively to find solutions for civic issues (homelessness, healthcare, education, environment, etc.) and an interest in pursuing civic work (whether career or volunteer) that will strengthen and improve our communities. 

Current YMCA staff and volunteers or relatives of staff and volunteers are eligible to apply for this award. Participation in YMCA programs is not required. 

The application deadline is March 15, 2022.

 

Eligible students must:

  • Be seniors of public, private, charter, or parochial high schools in the geographic area served by the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Ada and Canyon counties).
  • Have made significant contributions to their community through community service, etc. beyond that which may be required by their school, church, Key Club, or similar organizations.
  • Demonstrate a passion for and dedication to working collaboratively to find solutions for civic issues and an interest in pursuing civic work that will strengthen and improve our communities.

This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated commitment to working within our communities to bring positive change and is not based on academic or athletic achievement. Consideration will be given to students who may have difficulty furthering their education without financial assistance.

Dottie and Ed Stimpson, longtime community volunteers and philanthropists, endowed the YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship.