Scranton Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2022 Wilderness Fund Scholarship.
Donor Name: Scranton Area Community Foundation
Cities: Scranton, West Scranton
Towns: Riverside, Old Forge, Mid Valley and Valley View
Type of Grant: Scholarship
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/15/2022
Size of the Grant: $4200
The scholarship provides the full tuition cost plus travel expenses for a student to participate in an Outward Bound program, the leading provider of outdoor education programs that allow young people to explore their personal potential.
Expeditions include backpacking trips, mountaineering trips, white rafting trips, canoeing trips, dog sledding expeditions, sailing trips and many other offerings.
Scholarship award up to $4200 is paid directly to Outward Bound to cover cost of the trip. Additional $1,000 reimbursement of travel and related expenses will be paid to recipient upon submission of verifiable receipts.
When are the Expeditions?
Upon receiving a scholarship, awardees will have the opportunity to choose an expedition and experience that works best for them. Most expeditions take place in the summer between the first week of June and third week of August, and typically run for 4-15 days depending on the chosen course.
Who can Apply?
Students in grades 9-12 from Scranton, West Scranton, Riverside, Old Forge, Mid Valley and Valley View high schools are eligible to apply for this unique opportunity.
For more information, visit Wilderness Fund Scholarship.