Presentation on theme: "Super Scholarship 2015. Good News, Bad News As a class, you have done exceptionally well in earning your scholarship funds!! That leaves less money."— Presentation transcript:
Super Scholarship 2015
Good News, Bad News As a class, you have done exceptionally well in earning your scholarship funds!! That leaves less money for Super Scholarships About $60,000 is available (that’s a very rough estimate)
Timeline March 3-Scholarship Application Available April 23—Application due and all accompanying tasks completed Early May—Committee reviews applications and selects recipients June 4—Recipients of Super Scholarship are announced at Senior Awards
Lindsay Dollars for Scholars Your REAP Scholarship is disbursed through Lindsay Dollars for Scholars Therefore, you must create an online account at lindsay.dollarsforscholars.org in order to receive your REAP scholarship funding Create an account and a profile. Answer “yes” when asked if you participate in REAP then choose REAP from the list of scholarships and submit the application.
Two Separate Processes The online piece for Lindsay Dollars for Scholars is a step that EVERY REAP recipient must complete regardless of whether applying for the Super Scholarship. To apply for the Super Scholarship, you must complete a separate paper application.
Application Elements The following elements will be examined in your application: Leadership Academics Community Service Essay
Leadership Be sure to address all the ways you have shown and grown your leadership potential List formal roles in the application Discuss any informal or indirect ways you have shown leadership in your essay
Academics You must request an official transcript as part of your application packet. Be sure to request this well before the application deadline. Your academic accomplishments will be considered as part of your application. If you believe that your transcript does not fully illustrate your academic accomplishments, be sure to address this in your essay
Community Service Include a thorough history of your community service efforts and accomplishments Address the significance of your community service in your essay
Essay Much like the UC Personal Statement, the essay in this scholarship is your opportunity to distinguish yourself from the other applicants Be sincere, honest, and yourself in this essay Give a complete picture of who you are and how you navigated your high school years to get where you are now
Application Packet Application Typed personal statement (essay) Official transcript Online account for Lindsay Dollars for Scholars DUE DATE: Thursday, April 23, 2015