The mission of the Saint Therese Youth Volunteer Scholarship is to honor volunteer service & encourage intergenerational relationships.
Annually, Saint Therese awards two $2,000 educational scholarships in recognition of youth volunteers who enrich the lives of seniors.
Please review the eligibility requirements below.
• All youth volunteers in grades 9 through 12 during the 2020-21 school year and have completed a minimum of 20 hours with one or more seniors by the date of submission are eligible to apply.
• Prior year applicants who have not received an award are encouraged to reapply. Prior recipients are not eligible and will not be considered.
• Eligible applicants have spent time impacting the lives of seniors (relative or non-relative) in a care facility, independent or assisted living, a senior day program, in one’s neighborhood or community. Volunteer hours may be spent the following ways: Social visits (can be “virtual)”, helping with household chores, raking leaves, shoveling snow, grocery shopping, etc.
Eligible applicants reside in the seven county Twin Cities metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington) or the western Wisconsin counties of Pierce or St. Croix.