Scholarships

College Scholarships

Erin Garvie

Erin Garvie

Erin Garvie, 17, was in her senior year at RHAM High School when she passed away in 1998. Erin was a star soccer player and president of the student council.

This scholarship was created by the Garvie family and friends. Each year two college scholarships are awarded to a graduating high school senior girl who has participated in high school athletics and exhibited leadership qualities.

AWARD: $1,500, APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15th.

Paige Houston
Paige Houston, 17, was entering her senior year as an honors student at RHAM High School. She was active in cheerleading with the RHAM Youth Football and Cheerleading League.

This scholarship was created by the Houston family and friends when Paige passed away in 2013. Each year one college scholarship is awarded to a RHAM High School graduate pursuing a degree in one of the following fields; education, human services, mental health, juvenile justice, or pediatric medicine. Special consideration will be given to students volunteering in the KinderRHAMa program, (an AHM program partnership with RHAM High School).

AWARD: $500, APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 15th

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William Stelzner

William “Bill” Stelzner was a longtime resident of Hebron. He was well known for his humanitarian work locally, regionally and nationwide. Bill passed away in 2016 at age 65.

This scholarship was created by the Stelzner family and friends. Each year one college scholarship is awarded to a RHAM High School graduate who plans to attend a 2-year college and has volunteered in the community.

AWARD: $500, APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15th

Program Scholarships

Family Legacy Trust Fund

AHM Scholarship

The AHM Board of Directors and its Endowment Committee established the AHM Scholarship Fund (ASF) in 2005 to provide financial assistance for a wide range of childhood needs: camperships, afterschool clubs, summer programs & much more.

This is an open enrollment year round scholarship.

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Colleen Keenan

Colleen Keenan graduated from RHAM High School where she starred in various school productions and sang in choral groups. As a student at Yale, Colleen starred in My Fair Lady and Baby and was a member of Whim ‘n Rhythm. This scholarship was created by the Keenan family and friends in 2012 after Colleen’s death at age 47.

Each year scholarships are awarded to help students attend the AHM Summer Youth Theatre and/or other Performing Arts Programs.

AWARD: Program Registration Fee, APPLICATION DEADLINE: Year-Round

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Peggy Tunick

Peggy Tunick was a long-time staff member of AHM Youth and Family Services. The majority of Peggy’s career was spent working as an AHM Social Worker at RHAM Middle School, and later as AHM’s Director of Programs. Peggy was an advocate and champion for the welfare of children.

When Peggy passed away in 2017, this Scholarship was created by her colleagues, family, and friends. Each year scholarships are awarded to help send students to the RHAM Middle School Washington D.C. trip.

Scholarship recipients are nominated by RHAM teachers and the AHM committee.

If you have questions regarding AHM scholarships, please contact Tressa Giordano, AHM’s Executive Director at (860) 228-9488 x 13, or email TressaG@ahmyouth.org

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