SPIRIT

Document Sample
SPIRIT Powered By Docstoc
					                                                                                                                               Submit by email




 2011
               SPIRIT
                 of
                                    Columbia
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award
Application deadline: March15,2011
The Columbia Association scholarship program offers up to six $2,500* education awards to graduating
high school seniors who exhibit exceptional efforts in providing community service to benefit Columbia
residents and those in the Columbia area.

Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:
• Exhibit exceptional efforts in community service to benefit Columbia residents.
• Be a June 2011 graduating senior from an accredited public, private, or parochial high school.
• Reside on assessment paying property or have a parent/guardian who works full-time on or owns

  CA assessed property.
• Have a cumulative grade point average of C or better (2.00)
• If selected - Submit proof of acceptance to a full-time post secondary school program (college or technical)

  and Social Security number before receipt of the award.
(The children of Columbia Association Board of Directors and Columbia Association senior staff are not eligible to receive the award.)

The application will not be considered without all necessary documents. Documents may be submitted
separately. Applicant must submit the completed application and required documents by March 15, 2011 to:
Mail or in person:                                Email:
Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award              SpiritofColumbia@columbiaassociation.com
c/o Columbia Association
10221 Wincopin Circle, Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21044-3410
For questions or additional information, call 410-715-3175 or email SpiritofColumbia@columbiaassociation.com

Selection Method
• A selection committee reviews applications and selects the awardees.
• The selection committee may interview applicants.
• Applicants are notified in writing of the decision.
• Scholarship winners are honored and awards given at a reception.


Additional Information
* Scholarship figure pending approval of Columbia Association Board of Directors, Feb. 2011.
• Scholarship may or may not be taxable to the student depending on how the scholarship is used.
• Associate Verification Form is required for those applicants not residing on CA assessed property.
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award
Application deadline: March15,2011
The applicant must submit by the application deadline:
o Completed application
o Two written references from supervisors of the service activities.
o Copy of official high school transcript.
*If selected we will also need: Proof of acceptance to post-secondary school and Social Security number
Applicant Information
Name
Street Address

City, State, Zip Code

Columbia Village

Email Address

Telephone Number

Social Security Number (Required only if awarded scholarship)

High School Attending

Graduation Date (mm/yy)                                                           GPA
Copy of an official high school transcript must be submitted.
NOTE: If you or your parent or guardian does not live on CA assessed property, but you are eligible because a parent/guardian works
on or owns CA assessed property, the Associate Verification Form must be submitted. The form is included in this application.

Parent/Guardian Information (Custodial)
Name

Email Address

Telephone Number

Parent/Guardian Information (Non-Custodial)
Name
Address

City, State, Zip Code

Email Address

Telephone Number

Academic Information
List colleges and/or trade schools to which you applied.




List colleges and/or trade schools to which you have been accepted.
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award
Application deadline: March15,2011
Community Service Projects
In this next section, please tell us about one to three most impactful community service projects in which you participated.
For the purposes of this application, a project may be a onetime activity or an ongoing commitment to an organization.

Project #1 (should have a direct benefit to Columbia residents)

1. Name of project

2. Is this a (Place “x’’ in box) o New project you created   o Existing project

3. Briefly describe the project (50 words or less)




4. Why did you get involved with or create this project? (150 words or less)




5. How long did you work on the project?
Began (mo/yr)                                         Ended (mo/yr)                                      Hours per month

6. Did you have a leadership position? (Place “x’’ in box) o Yes    o No     If yes, please describe:



7. Name and email address for supervisor of project. If not available, please provide some other verification of participation.



8. How did your participation in this project impact you? What did you learn? (300 words or less)




9. How did this project impact the Columbia community? (300 words or less)
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award
Application deadline: March15,2011
Community Service Projects

Project #2 (may have an indirect benefit to Columbia residents)

1. Name of project

2. Is this a (Place “x’’ in box) o New project you created   o Existing project

3. Briefly describe the project (50 words or less)




4. Why did you get involved with or create this project? (150 words or less)




5. How long did you work on the project?
Began (mo/yr)                                         Ended (mo/yr)                                      Hours per month

6. Did you have a leadership position? (Place “x’’ in box) o Yes    o No     If yes, please describe:



7. Name and email address for supervisor of project. If not available, please provide some other verification of participation.



8. How did your participation in this project impact you? What did you learn? (300 words or less)




9. How did this project impact the Columbia community? (300 words or less)
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award
Application deadline: March15,2011
Community Service Projects

Project #3 (may have an indirect benefit to Columbia residents)

1. Name of project

2. Is this a (Place “x’’ in box) o New project you created   o Existing project

3. Briefly describe the project (50 words or less)




4. Why did you get involved with or create this project? (150 words or less)




5. How long did you work on the project?
Began (mo/yr)                                         Ended (mo/yr)                                      Hours per month

6. Did you have a leadership position? (Place “x’’ in box) o Yes    o No     If yes, please describe:



7. Name and email address for supervisor of project. If not available, please provide some other verification of participation.



8. How did your participation in this project impact you? What did you learn? (300 words or less)




9. How did this project impact the Columbia community? (300 words or less)
                                                                                                                     Print Form


Associate Verification Form
Columbia Association
Maggie J. Brown, Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award 2011
This form is for parents/guardians who do not live on CA assessed property, but who own property or work full-time
on CA assessed property.


Student’s Name __________________________________________________________________________________

In order to be eligible, you must meet one of the following criteria: (please check)

o Homeowner of CA Assessed Property (address) ________________________________________________________

o Full time employee who works on CA Assessed Property.

Please have the following two sections completed. Authorization must be completed and signed by an authorized
person in the applicant’s firm. The applicant may not complete this section. Applicant must attach a copy of a recent
pay stub with the company’s name and address listed. (Income and other personal information may be obliterated).
If self-employed, attach a copy of lease.

Employee Information

Employee’s Name __________________________________________________________________________________

Company’s Name ________________________________________________________________________________

Company’s Street Address (no PO Boxes) ________________________________________________________________

Phone Number__________________________________________________________________________________

Company Authorization (employee requesting verification may not fill out this section)

In my position of ___________________________________ at _________________________________________

I am authorized to attest that _____________________________________________________ is employed full-time

at _________________________________________________________, which is located on CA assessed property.

Print Name ____________________________________________________________________________________

Phone Number__________________________________________________________________________________

Signature ______________________________________________________________________________________




______________________________________________________________________________________________
Approved (Columbia Association Representative)                           Date          Code

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:41
posted:5/12/2011
language:English
pages:6