CAPITAL REGION SPONSOR-A-SCHOLAR

 
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General Information
Description of AgencyCapital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar recruits students motivated to achieve academically who could use additional support and direction to meet their goals. Students with at least a B-C average who demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to their education are eligible. All students at time of induction are from low-income families, as documented by their eligibility for free or reduced lunch in the schools. Induction into the program occurs in ninth grade, and is based on an application process which includes teacher and counselor nominations, letters of recommendation, and family contact. Many students are the first in their families to attend college. Sponsor-A-Scholar currently enrolls ten students per class in each of the three public city high schools. Students participate in the program from tenth grade through college graduation.
LocationAlbany
Geographic AreaAlbany, Rensselaer, and Schenectady Counties
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Agency TypePrivate, Non-Profit
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Fri, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 11 United Way
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12205
Main Phone518-935-1045
Fax518-935-1049
Emailifremgen@crsas.org
Web Addresswww.crsas.org
 
Director Information
Director's Phone518-935-1045
Director's Emaillfremgen@crsas.org
 
Additional Information
Facility TypeFinancial/Employment
Parent AgencyCAPITAL REGION SPONSOR-A-SCHOLAR
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: CAPITAL REGION SPONSOR-A-SCHOLAR
Affiliated Programs: SPONSOR-A-SCHOLAR
Affiliated Services: Support Services