The Nassau County Chapter of New York Association for Pupil Transportation will award several scholarships to qualified graduating seniors who have a parent or guardian working directly in the pupil transportation field in Nassau County. The employer must be an active NYAPT Nassau Chapter member in good standing, and the Scholarship Committee will verify employment.
Scholarship applicants must be a graduating senior from a high school located within Nassau County who will be extending his or her education or training beyond high school. Scholarships will be awarded considering all of the following categories - Academics, Activities, Work Experience, Essay, and Neatness.
The students selected by the committee to receive these Nassau County NYAPT Scholarship Awards will be notified on or before May 1, 2019. Disbursement of the 2019 New York Association of Pupil Transportation Nassau Chapter Scholarship awards will be made on or about October 1, 2019 upon submission of a paid bursar's receipt for the fall 2019 semester. Scholarship award recipients and his/her parents will be invited to a special award presentation at the May 15, 2019 luncheon meeting of Nassau NYAPT.
The NYAPT and WE Transport are asking everyone to please bring these scholarships to the attention of any students you believe may qualify.
Any questions you may have about these scholarships should be submitted to Janet Meltzer, the Scholarship Chairperson at Oceanside UFSD, at (516) 678-1211.
The necessary application forms and rules for both 2019 scholarships can be downloaded at the links provided below.
Download Kevin Gildea Memorial Scholarship Rules & Application
Download Reichenbach Family Scholarship Rules & Application