SARATOGA SPRINGS — Kelly’s Angels, Inc. is expanding its scholarship program and the list of eligible high schools from 8 to 10 this year. A total of $30,000 in scholarships will be given to seniors at the following high schools: Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Central Catholic, Hoosic Valley, Queensbury, Glens Falls, South Glens Falls, Stillwater, Whitehall, Fort Edward, and Shenendehowa.
To be eligible for a $1,500 scholarship, the student must have:
•Been accepted to attend college/an institution of higher learning
•A need for financial assistance
•Persevered in the face of adversity
•Shown a commitment to serving others, especially other children
•Demonstrated a positive work ethic but not necessarily be the highest achieving student
“Thanks to the support of the community, we are able to add Fort Edward and Shenendehowa High Schools to the scholarship program,” said Mark Mulholland, founder and president of Kelly’s Angels. “The scholarships, which honor the memory of my late wife, Kelly, who was a schoolteacher, are meant to support students who have persevered through adversity and encourage them to keep moving forward and reaching higher.”
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.