GPYNEF Application for College Scholarships
Published 9:00pm on 9 Oct 2022
Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Foundation
Awarding $2,000 College Scholarships in 2023
Scholarship Applications Deadline: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Grosse Pointe Youth Nautical Education Foundation is a community outreach program dedicated to promoting national and international amateur sailing, maritime arts, education, water safety and community improvements. GPYNEF awards college scholarships every year to young sailors who have participated in a DRYA sailing program at any point, sponsor competitive events and supports high school and community programs.
Scholarship Instructions and Application
NOTE: High School Students are eligible for scholarships if they have participated in the DRYA area junior sailing at anytime.
The GPYNEF will be awarding a minimum of (11) $2,000 college scholarships to young sailors in the community and the Detroit Regional Yacht-racing Association. These scholarships have been created to encourage young men and women to actively participate in sailing activities throughout their high school and college years.
High school seniors and college/university students attending college/university classes in the 2023/24 academic year are eligible to apply.
The assessment process will use three criteria found on the Scholarship Application Form;
- Two original essays (topics provided
- Applicant's resume of sailing experience and
- Documentation of academic accomplishment (transcripts inc., GPA's and/or ACT/SAT scores).