The Samuel Eells Literary & Educational Foundation (SELEF) is a self-governing, tax-exempt corporation. It accepts tax-deductible donations and makes grants and loans to individuals and institutions of higher learning.
The Samuel Eells Literary and Educational Foundation, Inc. (SELEF) is a self-governing, charitable purpose corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1961. It accepts tax-deductible donations under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and makes grants for literary, educational and charitable purposes. The grants are intended to promote intellectual interest or achievement and are concentrated in qualified educational and literary programs associated predominantly with college and university students. The Foundation supports an Annual Literary Competition and provides funding for scholarships and leadership training, in addition to providing support for qualified individual projects.

Among other things, the Samuel Eells Literary and Educational Foundation, Inc. provides need-based scholarships and literary awards to deserving undergraduate students. It also has funded the construction, renovation and maintenance of educational facilities and equipment and supports literary recitals and other worthy, literary-related activities.

This Grant Application Form should be used for all grant requests. 

General Instructions

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* Please submit only one copy.
* Please do not include any materials other than those specifically requested at this time.
* Submit your completed grant application using this form

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