College Scholarship Announcement for Currently Enrolled Students

The Honigsbaum-Caplan-Bensley Scholarship is available to a current full-time college student who fits the following description:

  • cumulative average of 3.6
  • U.S. citizen or foreign born non-U.S. citizen intent on becoming a U.S. citizen
  • in need of emergency financial assistance (has exhausted all other avenues) 

 Student must exhibit the values and life skills necessary for productive citizenship, and will have shown an ability to develop their potential for success in business, academia, government and/or any other category. The scholarship may be used for tuition and college fees, books, transportation, housing, food, and living expenses. This scholarship is offered through the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan in the amount of approximately $4,000. 

References and essays may be required as well as detailed financial information. 

Applications and accompanying documentation must be postmarked or received electronically to by August 1, 2013.

Applications may be obtained on the Community Foundation website by clicking on the 'Our Funds page' --->  scroll down to the Honigsbaum-Caplan-Bensley Scholarship Fund listing and downloading the application.  (Check out all the other great scholarship opportunities on this page while you're there!) 

E-mail, fax, or mail all completed applications and required attachments to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan, 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, NY 12549  (Fax) 845-769-9391.  Any questions may be directed to the Community Foundation at 845-769-9393.