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					                   Optimist Club of Apple Valley
                 Friend of Youth Scholarship Application
             An affiliate fund of High Desert Community Foundation


Name: _______________________________________ Date of Birth: __________________
Mailing Address: _____________________________________________________________
Permanent Address: __________________________________________________________
Phone: ___________________         Cell Phone: __________________ GPA _______________
Parent or Guardian’s Name: ____________________________________________________
SAT or ACT Scores (if taken) _____________ Math ____________ Verbal __________
High School Name: ____________________________________________________________


Tell us about your education goals:
Planned Major: ______________________ Occupation Goal: ________________________
Why did you pick this? ________________________________________________________
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Colleges to which you are applying:
1) ________________________________________ Location _________________________
2) ________________________________________ Location __________________________
How many other family members are in or about to enter college? __________________


Tell us about yourself:
What are your hobbies, extracurricular activities, interests, and/or travels?
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What type of community service have you done? _____________________________________
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Tell us “Why You”?
Why do you think we should choose you as a scholarship recipient? _________________
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Make a brief statement about your need and/or desire for scholarship assistance:
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Deadline for applications is May 1, 2006. Mail your application with attachments to:
                             Att: Fritz Durfee
                             High Desert Community Foundation
                             P.O. Box 2028
                             Apple Valley, CA 92307
                             (760) 953-9336

Student Signature ______________________________________________________________

Parent Signature _______________________________________________________________

Date ____________________________



Please provide the following with your application:
   1) Personal resume
   2) One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
   3) One letter of recommendation from a community leader, pastor, or adult friend.
   4) Current certified high school transcript. (3.0 GPA or higher required)
   5) An essay explaining your future plans and how you will be involved in your community
      with your career of choice. (maximum 2 pages)


The Optimist Club of Apple Valley is a service organization dedicated to serving
the youth in our community. Our Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend
one of our meetings for a special recognition dinner.
            HIGH DESERT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION



    Board of Directors
             Bill Van Kirk
                 President      June 11, 2011
              Cindi Toms
           Vice President       Dear Senior Class Counselor:
          Carollee Stater
               Secretary
                                On behalf of Friend of Youth - Optimist Club of Apple Valley, an
      Donna J. Wells, CPA
                Treasurer
                                affiliate fund of High Desert Community Foundation, we are now
        H.O. “Bud” Biggs
                                accepting applications for scholarships.
         Darrel Courtney
                                The Optimist Club of Apple Valley is a service organization whose
     Michael Duane Davis
                                goal is to serve the youth in our community. One of their annual
             Cath Ashton        projects is to provide two scholarships to deserving seniors in our
               Vici Nagel       community. The criteria for these scholarships will be based upon
           Linda Wessels        academic achievement, community service and financial need.

                                Applications must be received by May 1, 2006. Late or incomplete
                                applications will not be considered.

                                Applications should be mailed to:

                                                 Att: Fritz Durfee
                                                 High Desert Community Foundation
                                                 P.O. Box 2028
                                                 Apple Valley, CA 92307

                                We appreciate your assistance.
   Charter Members
    Margaret Muir Cramer
Founder / Charter Member
                                Sincerely,
       Dale Evans Rogers
             (1912-2001)
        Charter Member

           Bradley Towle
             (1948-2004)
                                Fritz Durfee
         Charter Member         Friend of Youth Advisor




                             P. O. Box 2028, Apple Valley, CA 92307  (760) 953-9336  FAX (760) 242-0303
                                    Web Site: www.HDCFoundation.org  Email: HDCFoun@aol.com

          The High Desert Community Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)3 organization (non-profit) by the
          Internal Revenue Service. All donations are tax-deductible.

				
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