THE 2008 MARY BEAL SCHOLARSHIP The Mary Beal Scholarship, established in 1991 to commemorate Beal College’s 100th year, is awarded to Maine high school seniors. This year, five $500.00 scholarships will be awarded. In addition to being a Maine high school senior, the applicant must intend to enroll at Beal College for MOD 6 (July) or MOD 1 (September) of that year and be in good academic standing. Scholarship winners, chosen by the Scholarship Committee whose decision is based upon the quality, content and grammar of the essay as well as financial need and past academic performance, will be notified by the beginning of June. Scholarships are awarded after successful completion of two MODs and will be applied to the student’s account toward third MOD charges. The student must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25. Instructions for completing the Mary Beal Scholarship application packet: Application must be completed neatly in black ink or typewritten. Applicant must submit a 500 word, typewritten essay (see last page for this year’s essay question). Applicant must submit an official copy of their high school transcript. Instructions for mailing the application packet: Application packet must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2008. Applicant must send the application packet (application, essay and transcript) to: The Mary Beal Scholarship Committee Beal College 99 Farm Road Bangor, ME 04401 Additional Requirements: Applicant must complete a FAFSA by April 30, 2008. Applicant must complete a Beal College Application for Admission by April 30, 2008. The Application for Admission may be obtained by calling the Admissions Office and must be accompanied by a $25.00 application fee or waiver. 2008 Mary Beal Scholarship Application Applicant’s Name: _________________________________________________________ Mailing Address: _________________________________________________________ City, State, Zip: _________________________________________________________ Home Phone: _______________________ Cell Phone: ______________________ E-mail Address: ______________________________________________ CURRENT EDUCATION High School: _____________________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________ Program of Study: _______________________________________________________________ Grade Point Average: ________________ Guidance Counselor: _______________________________________________________________ Extracurricular Activities (Activity & Year): ___________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION Have you worked while in high school? YES NO Name of current or last employer: _______________________________________________________ Position: _________________________________________________________________________ Length of employment: _____________________________________________________________ Brief description of employment experience: ___________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ VOLUNTEER INFORMATION Please list below any/all volunteer work, community service and leadership activities you have been active in. Service/Activity Date Started Date Completed 1. __________________________________________________________________________________ 2. __________________________________________________________________________________ 3. __________________________________________________________________________________ 4. __________________________________________________________________________________ 5. __________________________________________________________________________________ BEAL COLLEGE ENROLLMENT INFORMATION Program/Major to be pursued: _______________________________________________________ Intended enrollment date: ________________ Attendance: Full-time Part-time ESSAY Please compose and type a 500 word essay on the following topic: Beal College provides the skills and training necessary to help you achieve your career goals. In a 500 word essay, discuss how you will utilize the career training you receive at Beal College to make a positive impact on the community you choose to work in. Please be sure to address which academic program you plan to pursue.
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