The purpose of the Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs.
Grant amounts are determined by the Screening Committee on the basis of background in migrant farm work financial need and potential of the youth. The Fund grants approximately 100 awards annually in the amount of up to $250. Recent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be given to currently interstate migrant youth-Scholastic potential-Financial need-Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college technical or vocational school or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school who shows promise of ability to continue schoolingFor more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.