The Geneseo Migrant Center provides a variety of services to migrant farmworkers residing in the immediate geographic area as well as coordinating programs on a regional, statewide, and national level to benefit migrant farmworkers and their families.

The Geneseo Migrant Center, a division of the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, also operates as a registered nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity known as the Geneseo Migrant Center, Inc. (GMC, Inc.). This dual identity has allowed the Center the flexibility to serve migrant farmworker families through financial support from federal and state governments, as well as corporate and private sources.

Current Opportunities for Geneseo Migrant Center

Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

The purpose of the Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund is to assist financially those migrant youth who have the potential and the desire to further their education to achieve their personal and career goals. Eligible applicants must be entering or enrolled in college or other types of post-secondary programs, high school dropouts or potential dropouts.
The Scholarship fund gives migrant youth across the country a chance to make choices regarding their careers and futures through grants in the amount of up to $250.

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: July 01, 2023
Description: The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed at least one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond that which the youth receives through federal, state and other scholarship assistance. The scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.

Migrant Farmworker Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: Various
Description: The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education. Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship Jean DeGrace Crandall Memorial Scholarship Fund Margaret Raley New York State Migrant Student Scholarship Robert Apicella Good Samaritan Migrant Scholarship Friends of Senator Jack Perry Migrant Scholarship Aurelio "Larry" Jazo Migrant Scholarship Juanita Crippen Memorial Scholarship Leah Levy Memorial Scholarship Sources of Aid for College Scholarship Fund Contributions: The Geneseo Migrant Center has provided financial assistance to students across the country with a recent or ongoing history of movement to obtain work in agriculture since the inception of its first scholarship fund in 1974. Over the years, the number and size of the Center’s scholarship offerings have grown thanks to the generosity of many individuals. The Geneseo Migrant Center is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; therefore, donations to its scholarship funds are tax deductible. Contributions may be sent to: Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarship Funds 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road Leicester, NY 14481 (585) 658-7960 Toll Free: (800) 245-5681 Unless otherwise specified, donations will be applied to the Gloria Mattera National Migrant Scholarship Fund.

Contact Information

Geneseo Migrant Center
3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road
Leicester, NY 14481