GlamourGals Foundation Establishes GlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship At Saint Peter’s University
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GlamourGals Foundation Establishes GlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship at Saint Peter’s University for Outstanding Teen Volunteers
JERSEY CITY, NJ (October 28, 2013) –GlamourGals Foundation (GG) has established theGlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship, at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey. The scholarship will be eligible for any GlamourGals’ volunteer who meets the community service and academic requirements.
The GlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship at Saint Peter’s University will award $60,000 towards tuition and $16,000 towards housing, over the course of four years to its volunteers. This opportunity is eligible for any GG volunteer that attains the organization’s Hot Pink Leadership Certificate, 20 hours of service and 5 journals, within his/her junior year, and, has a 3.0 GPA or SAT/ACT score of 900. The scholarship cements GlamourGals growing presence within Jersey City, which currently has chapters in The Infinity Institute and Golden Door Charter School.
"The GlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship is a milestone in our organization’s history” shared Rachel Doyle, founder and president of GlamourGals Foundation. “We are grateful to be able to further empower our dedicated volunteers through this opportunity, as they continue to provide companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to residents living in senior homes.” The commitment to community service is an ideology shared by both GlamourGals Foundation and Saint Peter’s University.
“Service is a major component of a Jesuit education and at Saint Peter’s, we call on each and every student to be men and women for others,” said Jeffrey Handler, vice president for enrollment management and marketing at Saint Peter’s University. “The GlamourGals Foundation instills the spirit of volunteerism in countless teenagers, which makes them the ideal candidates to join the Saint Peter’s community. We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to begin this strategic and creative alignment between our organizations and we look forward to welcoming volunteers of GlamourGals to our campus."
The GlamourGals Foundation Service Scholarship is designed to empower GG volunteers who are committed to the organization’s mission and community service. With nearly 25 chapters statewide, the scholarship is indicative of GG’s growing influence. Through this partnership with Saint Peter’s University, GlamourGals seeks to further invest in the success of young leaders living in New Jersey, helping to build confidence and strengthen leadership skills to better prepare them for their professional futures.
GlamourGals is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit which inspires and organizes teens to provide ongoing companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes since 2000. GlamourGals has 80 chapters across the country that engage over 1,400 teen volunteers to serve more than 2,000 senior women in 16 states. Oprah Winfrey, “The New York Times,” and the Saturday “Early Show” on CBS have all commended the GlamourGals program. For more information, please visit www.GlamourGals.org.
About Saint Peter’s University: Saint Peter’s University, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.
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