The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose personal essay best describes their commitment to community service and what their experience with community service has played and will play in their academic career.
Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
The Glen Lerner Gives Back Community Service scholarship is available to anyone who is currently pursuing a course of study at any duly accredited community or junior college, undergraduate or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States. High school graduates or GED holders who are about to embark on college-level studies, are also eligible.
Strong candidates for this award will be able to fully demonstrate their dedication to serving their community, as well as showcase personal examples of community service undertaken even in the face of personal, financial, or legal hardship.
Potential recipients must supply proof that they are in good academic standing, as evidenced by a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
Those wishing to apply for the scholarship will be required to submit a completed application cover sheet, as well as:
- A current resume, updated contact information and statement of educational status/program level
- An original essay of approximately 750 words (12-point, Times New Roman font preferred) that fully describes their experienced commitment to community service and what their experience with community service has played and will play in their academic career.
- An updated transcript (unofficial transcripts acceptable) from the applicant’s current institution; first-year students will be permitted to submit unofficial transcripts from their most recent institution attended, together with unofficial documentation from their current school.
January 31, 2018
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