New York State
Recreation & Park Society


Friends of NYSRPS Scholarship Opportunity

The purposes for which the “Friends” standing committee has formed, is to enhance the professional opportunities and growth of the State organization. The “Friends” affords members, fellow professionals and the public the opportunity to make tax-deductible donations, which will be used for the advancement of the leisure service field. 

The primary focus goals of “Friends” is to generate resources initiating educational scholarships and development opportunities for students pursuing careers in the leisure service field, to foster the advancement of research within the field of leisure services and afford the membership new opportunities for professional training and development.

The Friends of NYSRPS offers an annual scholarship opportunity of $750 for a student pursuing a career in the parks, recreation, historic preservation industry, with multiple award opportunities possible. Stay tuned for Scholarship Award application information (early 2021).



New York State Recreation & Park Society  501 C3 Not-for-Profit Organization

19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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