Kennett Area YMCA Educational Assistance


Mission Statement

Kennett Area YMCA Educational Assistance aids part-time employees of the Kennett Area YMCA pursuing technical school, college, or university studies.


To Apply

Official Educational Assistance Stipend Application.

Educational Stipend Reference Form

Applications accepted at any time.
E-mail completed application, responses to questions, resume & transcript copy to grants@chescocf.org

The Kennett Area YMCA Educational Assistance Stipend Fund at the Chester County Community Foundation awards:

  • stipends, semester by semester
  • to part-time employees of the Kennett Area YMCA
  • who have worked at the Kennett Area YMCA for at least 6 months
  • pursuing technical school, college or university studies

Eligibility

Educational stipends are to be used to cover the costs of living expenses, educational materials and/or tuition.  Stipends are awarded on a selective basis to part-time employees who, in the judgment of the Educational Assistance Stipend Committee, best exemplify:

  • positive, healthy leadership skills
  • stellar drive to succeed, on their own and as a team member
  • strong sense of social responsibility and motivation to help others

Employee/students can be either

  • working part-time at the YMCA and/or
  • on YMCA-approved Educational Leave to pursue studies
  • Stipend awardees must be in good standing at the Kennett Area YMCA and at their technical school, college or university. (Academically, at least a 2.0 GPA.)

Stipend Distribution

  • Stipend decisions are made within 4 weeks of receipt of a complete application.
  • Stipends are paid through the Kennett Area YMCA, courtesy of a grant from the Chester County Community Foundation and its family of donor advised funds.
  • This award is considered taxable income. It will be processed through YMCA of Greater Brandywine payroll, less all applicable taxes and other withholdings.

 

Questions?
Contact:
Wendy Feller, Human Resources Coordinator, YMCA Greater Brandywine Kennett Branch, wfeller@ymcagbw.org
or
Community Foundation Grant/Scholar/Stipend Administrator, (610) 696-8211, grants@chescocf.org , www.chescocf.org


Donate

Send a check, made payable to:

Kennett Area YMCA Educational Assistance, c/o CCCF
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382