The Cory Golis / Anchor House
Scholarship Fund - Purpose of the Program
The Cory Golis / Anchor House Scholarship Fund is awarded yearly to one or more graduating high school seniors or recent graduates. The purpose is to provide financial support and encouragement to students entering a 2 or 4 year college or university, technical or trade school. It gives precedence to those who are planning a career in the fields of counseling, theology, or teaching. The program also considers academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, financial need, and the ability of the applicant to overcome personal hardships for the candidate to be considered for acceptance. The applicant must fill out an application which includes a personal statement, and two statements / letters of recommendation. The program, furthermore, gives precedence to, but is certainly not limited to, the following:
- Individuals who have been clients of Anchor House or any of its programs.
- Persons who have volunteered at Anchor House or any of its programs.
- Individuals recommended by the Anchor House management or staff
- Individuals recommended by the selection committee.
Aid may be granted to a candidate for more than one year based upon continued eligibility.
The scholarship committee is composed of members of the Anchor House committee and / or management and / or staff, one or more members of the Golis family, and anyone else accepted by the committee as volunteers.
Proceeds for distribution are from the previous year’s interest / dividends; it is the committee’s desire not to affect the principal.