Empowerment

Raising HOPE gives Ulster County women tools to become financially and emotionally independent.

Scholarship HOPE



Raising HOPE offers academic scholarships and grants to support our mentees’ educational and vocational goals.

  • Scholarships to those who wish to continue their education but need financial assistance to do so.  Women who receive this scholarship must be high school graduates and the equivalent, and be accepted to a two- or four-year college or a vocational/professional program.
  • Grants to those who want to start their own small businesses but need advice, guidance, mentoring, technical support, and financial assistance.
  • Support to ease financial pressure at critical junctures in life, including housing assistance, child care assistance and travel expenses.

For more information on this program as well as the scholarship application please click here.