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Scholarships


The Town of Gray Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund (“Scholarship Fund”) has been established to benefit those community members/households who would like to participate in Parks and Recreation programs, but, due to economic circumstances, are not able to pay their total cost in program registration fees ONLY.  Day Camp, Day Camp Trips, Day Camp Before and After Care and Special Events are NOT INCLUDED.

An award may be made from the Scholarship Fund toward the registration fee of a specific program applied for by the applicant’s household.  Awards may be made up to 100% for all program registration fees (excluding KID’S CLUB) but not to exceed an annual household award of $300.00.  Awards for KID’S CLUB registration fees will be made at a maximum of 25%, not to exceed a total combined annual household award of $500.00.

Applicants for this scholarship must fill out an application at least 1 month prior to the official start date of the program they are applying for, to allow for proper financial verification and processing.  Eligibility will be determined for a single program application.  Program eligibility is not intended to be retroactive.

The scholarship applicant must provide proof of the household’s financial hardship including a letter stating their need, circumstances and/or reasons for such, as well as any valid documentation.

Eligibility will be determined by taking into consideration the household’s participation and full compliance with in the following programs (as applicable):

  • Targeted Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food Stamps (SNAP)

The Josh Libby Memorial Summer Day Camp Scholarship Fund (“Josh Libby Scholarship”) was established to benefit those community members/households who would like to participate in Summer Day Camp (Day Camp), but, due to economic circumstances, are not able to pay the total cost in registration fees ONLY.  Day Camp Trips, Before and After Care and Special Events are NOT INCLUDED.

The Josh Libby Scholarship will contribute toward the Day Camp registration fee all registered for by the applicant’s household at 25% not to exceed an annual award of $350.00.  Contributions will be made only if and when scholarship funds are available.

Applicants for this scholarship must fill out an application at least two weeks prior to the start date of Day Camp to allow for proper financial verification and processing.

The scholarship application will provide proof of the household’s financial hardship including a letter stating their need, circumstances and/or reasons for such, as well as any valid documentation.

Eligibility will be determined by taking into consideration the household’s participation and full compliance with in the following programs:

  • Targeted Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Food Stamps (SNAP)

To apply for their scholarship, please complete and return the appropriate application form:

For more information on how you can contribute to either of these worthy funds, please contact us at Gray Parks and Recreation: 657-2323.