Scholarships & Bencini Memorial Grants

In addition, the Geneva Academic Foundation (GAF) funds two college scholarships for two Geneva High School seniors. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and an essay written by the student. The scholarship amounts are  $1000 each.  Scholarship applications are available to download through the Geneva High School Counseling Office Naviance system.

GAF Scholarship Winners

2018 Scholarship Winners  
Emma Chruschial
Dan O’Connell
Carolina Carbray
2017 Scholarship Winners 
Tulsi Patel
Grace Keegan 
2016 Scholarship Winners
Madeleine Nowak
Ted Spiro 

2015 Scholarship Winners
Andrew Krieger
Andy Peruba

2014 Scholarship Winners
Hallie McQueeny
Evan Miles

2013 Scholarship Winners
Kathryn Reis
Marissa Wilkins

2012 Scholarship Winners
Madeline Temple
Ellen Wildman

2011 Scholarship Winners
Jordan Otto
Rachel Zacchea

2010 Scholarship Winners
Miranda Orlando
Brian Rathunde

2009 Scholarship Winners
Alicia Schooley
Kelly Falls

2008 Scholarship Winners
Anna Cairo
Albert Ochsner

Senior Awards Night 2015-GAF Scholarship Winners Andrew Krieger (left) and Andy Peruba (center) receive their awards from GAF Treasurer Paul Wessel (right).
On April 7, 2012, the Geneva community and GAF lost a local treasure with the passing of Mary Hogan Bencini. Mary had been a passionate supporter of all things Geneva, but especially Geneva schools. In her honor, GAF renamed the GAF Teacher Grants as the ''Bencini Memorial Grants'.

2008 GAF Grants.pdf

2009 GAF Grants.pdf

2010 GAF Grants.pdf

2011 GAF Grants.pdf

2012 GAF Mary Bencini Grants.pdf

2013 GAF Grants.pdf

2014 GAF Mary Bencini Grants.pdf