Thursday, 16 April 2020 12:06

Scholarship Award to Senior at Schuylerville

SCHUYLERVILLE — The Old Saratoga Historical Association will award the Francis Ostrander Scholarship of $500 to a member of the senior class at Schuylerville Central High School who will be attending a two or four year college in the fall. 

A $350 scholarship will be awarded to the runner-up.  Applicants must complete a 600-word essay on one of two topics, which are: the role Philip Schuyler played in the development of Old Saratoga OR how living in an historic village or area has influenced my life.

Submit applications by May 1 to Patricia Peck, 178 Wagman’s Ridge, Saratoga Springs NY 12866.  A short statement with the name, address, and career plans of the applicant and the college that the applicant will attend should accompany the essay.  Announcement of the scholarship recipients will be made at commencement. 

Frances Ostrander was a charter and life member of the Old Saratoga Historical Association who worked diligently for nearly fifty years to raise funds and secure furnishings for the Philip Schuyler House and to assist in giving tours of this historic landmark.  The Association provides programs and activities that help people understand and appreciate the historical significance of the Schuylerville area.

For further information call 518-584-4129.

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