Committee to release funding to students of mental health

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Xavior “Sam” Mastrianni Scholarship Committee has released funding for multiple educational scholarships to students who live within the Capital District Region, and who are advancing their education or professional development in the field of mental health, according to a news release.

The scholarship applicants can represent a broad range of experiences and backgrounds, but preference is given to individuals working in a mental health setting.

The Mastrianni Fund honors the memory of Dr. Sam Mastrianni, a Saratoga Springs psychiatrist and resident, whose vision and leadership guided the expansion of mental health services in Saratoga County until his death in 1995.

For more information or to receive this year’s scholarship application, call Four Winds Saratoga, Community Relations Department at (518) 584-3600, Ext. 3115. The applications are also available in the News section on the Four Winds Saratoga website,

The deadline for filing an application is May 1.