Ruth Piwonka Scholarship Award

The Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History is pleased to announce the Ruth
Piwonka Scholarship Award.

This $500 scholarship in memory of Ruth Piwonka, an influential and well-known local historian, will be awarded to a student looking to further their education in history. The scholarship is available to college-bound seniors graduating from a Columbia County school. Applications are due by May 1.  All applications will be reviewed by Jacob Leisler Institute board members. The scholarship awardee will be announced by June 1.

For further information and application guidelines contact the Leisler Institute at

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