Camp Scholarship

BYA Kid & Teen Camps 2017
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 I. Objective:

To promote participation of youth in the community from families with low-income and/or financial hardship, but with a willingness to learn new practices of mindfulness and compassion:
- BYA will award (5) five full scholarships of $295 and (5) half scholarships of $150 to qualified outstanding young friends who wish to attend BYA Teen Leadership Camp 2017.
- Children and teens from these qualified families may also apply scholarships for the Cool Kid Camp and Pre-Teen Camp.

II. Requirements:

  1. Applicants can be students in high schools whose GPA is 2.70 or above for the school year of 2016-2017.  This requirement does not apply to Kid Camp.
  2. Applicants must be from a qualified family with low-income or financial hardship
  3. Register ONLINE to reserve your spot and indicate "applying for scholarship" in the comment section of the online registration submission.
  4. Submit an essay about why would you like to go to BYA Leadership Camp and what you'd expect to learn from the camp experience (for teens 15-19 only).
  5. Submit a recommendation letter from a teacher, community leader, work supervisor or spiritual leader (for teens 15-19 only).

Please submit the essay, recommendation letter, family income verification document, and camp application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or send the hard copies to:

BYA Summer Camp Scholarship –

8762 Garden Grove Blvd. #102, Garden Grove, CA 92844

  

  

DEADLINE:  June 30th, 2017

For more information please contact

Bodhi Youth of America

931-BYA-CAMP or 931-292-2267
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE,

Then EMAIL or MAIL IN ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW

List of verification and attachments required:

- Submit a letter applying scholarships to include Camper's Name, Age, Camp Type.

- Submit copy of current transcript for GPA verification if available (not required for children under 12).

- Submit family low income verification document (Government or Utility Provider’s qualified low-income approval letter, Unemployment letter, or A Letter to Request for Financial Assistance from a Parent due temporary financial hardship).

- A letter of recommendation from your teacher, community leader, workstudy supervisor or spiritual leader (for teens 15-19 only).

- A personal essay on why you would like to attend BYA Leadership Camp and what you expect to learn from the camp experience (for teens 15-19 only).