GROSSE POINTE YOUTH NAUTICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
GPYNEF AT WORK
MAY 19, 2017
MAY 19–21, 2017
The GPYNEF currently has five (5) Perpetual Scholarships supported by endowments that make it possible to award an annual scholarship (indexed for inflation) basically forever, presented in the donor’s name. The cost of a Perpetual Scholarship is $45,000. Annual Scholarships
are supported by donors at $1,600 per scholarship.
1. Donors are invited to the Brunch each year for the
presentation of the scholarships and to meet the recipients. Scholarships are presented in the Name
of the Donor, example: “Commodore John and
Marlene Boll Scholarship”
2. A recognition plaque is displayed in the GPYC Lobby
and a brick and plaque at the Sailor’s Recognition Area.
3. 100% of the purchase of the naming right to a scholarship
is tax favorable and deductable.
Questions should be directed to Jim Morrow, GPYNEF President, (313) 510-4058
NOTE: Scholarship Applications deadline is April 2, 2017
The GPYNEF will be awarding up to ten (10) $1,500 college scholarships to young sailors in the community and the Detroit Regional Yacht-racing Association. These scholarships have been created to encourage young men and women to actively participate in sailing activities throughout their high school and college years.
High school seniors and college/university students attending college/university classes in the 2016/17 academic year are eligible to apply.
The assessment process will use three criteria found on the Scholarship Application Form;
1.) Two original essays (topics provided),
2.) Applicant’s resume of sailing experience and
3.) Documentation of academic accomplishment (transcripts inc., GPA’s and/or
Current Perpetual College Scholarship Donors:
2012 Commodore James and Patricia Anderson
2012 Commodore John and Marlene Boll
2013 Manuel J. and Nora Moroun
2014 TransAxle/Commodore James and Sandra Morrow
2014 Benno Steinborn
2015 W. W. Williams Company
2016 Edwin and Felicia Shaw
2016 Tymon C. and Sheri Totte
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