Griffo, Brindisi announce scholarships

Apr 16, 2013 701

UTICA — Griffo, Brindisi announce |scholarships
State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, and Assemblyman Anthony J. Brindisi, D-Utica, announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded June 10 at the Annual Legislative Conference Day.

Scholarship winners must be present to receive their awards.
The scholarships will be awarded to current or future college students from New York state. Two of the awards are academic scholarships, and eligibility will be based upon the student's grade point average, interest in pursuing a higher education, involvement in the local community as well as individual financial need. The other two awards are athletic scholarships, and will be partly based on the applicant's involvement in an organized sport or sports.
Area students may request an application by contacting Griffo's office at griffo@nysenate.gov or 793-9072, or Assemblyman Brindisi's office at brindisia@assembly.state.ny.us or 732-1055.

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