Gilberto and Lennetta Pesquera Medical School Scholarships

The Glens Falls Foundation Gilberto and Lennetta Pesquera Fund offers scholarship grants for medical school education on an annual basis to assist qualified men and women who have graduated from local area schools and have successfully completed the first year of medical school. The current amount for each grant is $4,000 per year. Four grants will be awarded for each academic year. These grants are restricted to tuition, fees, books and supplies. The payments are remitted directly to the educational institution for credit to the student’s account. 

All applications received on or before the due date will be referred to the Pesquera Scholarship Committee for evaluation. All applicants must request that the medical school send an offical copy of his/her current academic record/transcript directly to the Committee Chairman.

In addition to an official transcript, first-time applicants must submit the application form, the names and contact information for two personal references, and a brief paragraph stating the area(s) of medicine that interest them and their career goals.

Re-applicants must submit an official transcript, the application form, and a brief paragraph updating their area(s) of medical interest and career goals. They do not need to submit references.

The application, paragraph, references and transcript should be sent to the attention of the Pesquera Scholarship Committee Chairman by email at or by regular mail to the Glens Falls Foundation, 2 Progress Blvd., Queensbury, N.Y. 12804  by the fourth Friday of June. Replies to applicants will be made by the fourth Friday of July.

Harry B. Pulver Scholarships 

Through a bequest of Harry Brereton Pulver, the Glens Falls Foundation provides scholarships to area students attending Dartmouth College or Harvard University as undergraduates.  

The scholarships are for a maximum of four years. Applicants must be of good moral character, good academic proficiency, and have financial need. Applications may be obtained from the Glens Falls Foundation, 2 Progress Blvd., Queensbury, N.Y. 12804.This year’s application deadline is May 15. There will be four Pulver Scholars selected each year. Each scholar will be eligible to receive $2,000 for each of four years, totaling $8,000.