SARATOGA SPRINGS - Kelly’s Angels, Inc. is accepting applications for $24,000 in scholarships to seniors at the following high schools: Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Central Catholic, Hoosic Valley, Queensbury, Glens Falls, South Glens Falls, Stillwater, and Whitehall.
To be eligible for a $1,500 scholarship, the student must: Be attending college/an institution of higher learning. Have a need for financial assistance. Have persevered in the face of adversity. Have shown a commitment to serving others, especially other children. Is a hardworking student, but not necessarily the highest achieving.
The application requires the student’s transcript, college essay, letter(s) of recommendation written to colleges on their behalf, information related to extracurriculars and/or service, and a short essay that speaks to the aforementioned criteria for the Kelly’s Angels scholarship.
Applications can be found at KellysAngelsInc.org/application-ka. The deadline for submitting an application is April 29, 2022.
Now in its 12th year, Kelly’s Angels has brought joy to hundreds of Capital Region children who have lost a parent or primary caregiver. Founded by NewsChannel 13 anchor/reporter Mark Mulholland in memory of his wife who passed away at the age of 37, Kelly’s Angels has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and scholarships to Capital Region children and families.
Kelly’s Angels also gives Fun Grants to children who have lost a parent, primary caregiver, or sibling to cancer. The grants allow kids to buy something special or visit a place that makes them happy. “Angel Aid‚ helps families struggling with expenses related to life-threatening illness, and “Angel Hugs‚ are a single, modest grant to remind a surviving parent that they are not alone. Kelly’s Angels also provides college scholarships to area students who have overcome adversity and shown a commitment to helping other children.