The Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund

About the Scholarship

The Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund was created honor the life of Y-Bler Buonya, a Montagnard Freedom Fighter who died tragically before his time. Y-Bler wanted more than anything, to learn, in hopes that he could someday use his knowledge to help his Montagnard people. This scholarship seeks to promote the love ot` leaming that Y-Bler so passionately demonstrated.

Fundraising Goal:

The fundraising goal for the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship is $50,000, which will enable it become an endowment and give forever. Consequently, the first scholarship will not he awarded until the $50,000 goal has been met.

Scholarship Uses:

Once awarded, the scholarship can be used for any educational expenses at an institution of higher learning. The scholarship is not limited to tuition, but can be used to pay for any educational expense (i.e. room, board, books. supplies, etc...).

Eligibility:

Although Montagnards are extremely encouraged to apply, this scholarship is not limited solely to Montagnards or those of Montagnard decent. It will instead be awarded to the person who has demonstrated their sincere desire and concern for the Montagnard people both in the United States and abroad. The scholarship aims to aide this person in becoming a champion for the Montagnard people -- a goal that Y-Bler tried so hard to accomplish.

Selection Criteria:

Various factors will be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship, such as past academic performance, extracurricular activities, involvement in Montagnard issues, likelihood of future success in helping the Montagnard people. Once the goal of $50,000 has been raised and all applications have been accepted, a committee at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro will select the most deserving recipient of the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship.

To make a donation to the Y~Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund, please send a check payable to the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro to the address below. Contributions are tax deductible. We need your help to make this scholarship a reality!

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Attn: Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 20444
Greensboro, NC 27420

 

FAQ

1. How can I make a donation to the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund?

2. Are donations limited to cash or check contributions?

3. Are donations tax deductible?

4. Does anyone make a profit off the scholarship?

5. How can I help?

6. What is the fundraising goal?

7. When will the scholarship be awarded?

8. Who is eligible to receive the scholarship?

9. What can the scholarship be used for?

10. What will be the selection criteria for the scholarship?

11. Who will select the scholarship recipient?

 

How can I make a donation to the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund?

You can make a donation to the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund by mailing a check payable to the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro to:

The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Attn: Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 20444
Greensboro, NC 27420

Contributions are tax deductible

 

Are donations limited to cash or check contributions?

No, Donors may give a variety of other assets, such as socks, bonds, investment funds, and even real estate. Please contact the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (wvvvv.cfgg.org) for more detailed information.

 

Are donations tax deducible?

Yes, donations to the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship Fund are tax deductible. Please contact the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro for more information and to request the necessary forms. Phone:

 

Does anyone make a profit off the scholarship?

No. All donations go directly to the scholarship fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. No one else receives a dime of money. In fact, those who volunteer to help with the scholarship fund use their own money and are not reimbursed for expenses.

 

How can I help?

The best way to make the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship a reality is to raise awareness. Tell as many people as you can about the scholarship and try to get everyone to donate as much as they can spare.

 

What is the fundraising goal?

The fundraising goal is $50,000, which will make the scholarship a permanent endowment.

 

When will the scholarship be awarded?

The scholarship will first be awarded once the goal of $50,000 has been raised, which will create a permanent endowment,

 

Who is eligible to receive the scholarship?

Anyone is eligible to apply for the scholarship, however, Montagnards and those of Montagnard decent are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

What can the scholarship be used for?

The scholarship can be used for any educational expenses at an institution of higher learning. The scholarship is not limited to tuition, but can be used to pay for any educational expense (i.e. room, board, books, supplies, etch.)

 

What will be the selection criteria for the scholarship?

Various factors will be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship, such as past academic performance, extracurricular activities, involvement in Montagnard issues, likelihood of future success in helping the Montagnard people.

 

Who will select the scholarship recipient?

A committee at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro will select the most deserving recipient of the Y-Bler Buonya Scholarship.

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