YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers Historical Society is offering two scholarships to college-bound high school seniors who have demonstrated an educational and personal interest in Yonkers history.
The deadline for submitting an application is March 31. The winner will receive $1,000 while the runner-up will be awarded $500.
Applicants will present a project showing an understanding and appreciation for the town's history. It may be in a medium chosen by the student, including a written essay, a photographic montage, a video, mixed media, etc.
A bibliography must be included with written essays.
To apply, submit one copy of the project and an application form, available from local high schools or upon request from the Yonkers Historical Society at 914-961-8940, to: Patricia Mangold Scholarship Awards Mr. Darryl Mack, YHS Education Committee Chair Enrico Fermi School 27 Poplar Street Yonkers, N.Y. 10701
Applications can also be dropped off at the Society's office on the lower level of Grinton Will Library during business hours.
The library is located at 1500 Central Park Ave. in Yonkers. Call 914-961-8940 ahead of time for the Society's hours or for more information.
Awards will be presented at the Yonkers Historical Society’s annual meeting on Sunday, April 27 at the Will Library.
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