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Vocational Sample Scholarship Essays document sample
Vocational Sample Scholarship Essays document sample
SAUGUS HIGH SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION 2010 PTSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE IS 4:00pm Monday, February 15, 2010 APPLICATION DATA (please print or type) Name: ____________________________________________ Street Address: _____________________________________ City, State, Zip Code: ________________________________ Area Code and Phone Number: _________________________ Parent(s) Name(s): ___________________________________ This PTSA Scholarship application packet consists of this application and application guidelines. The latter is to assist you in completing the application, preparing your essay, and assembling your application packet for presentation to the selection committee. We want to point out that it is very important that you carefully read all the materials in this packet before deciding how you will proceed. There are some important ‘little’ details that you don’t want to miss causing you to be penalized during the judging process. This completed application form MUST be accompanied by 2 type written essays. The first essay is to describe your educational or vocational goals and discuss your involvement in school, work, and community affairs. The second essay is to discuss who you consider as a person of integrity and good moral character and why. ________________________________________________________________________ COUNSELING OFFICE DATE RECEIVED GPA _______ Certified by____________________________ _____________________________ Print Name Signature Date______________________ SAUGUS HIGH SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION 2010 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GUIDELINES PTSA Scholarships are reserved for Graduating Seniors only. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500.00 to applicants with a G.P.A. range of 2.0 and up. If the number of applicants is insufficient to permit a reasonable selection process, then the PTSA reserves the right to relocate the number of scholarships and funds to be awarded for that year. Scholarships will be awarded based on application presentation merit. The application presentation will consist of the application form, the applicant’s two essays, and any sample materials that may demonstrate the applicant’s sample work his/her respective field of endeavor. The G.P.A. must be validated by the Counseling Center before the application will be reviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee. Questions regarding the PTSA Scholarship program or process should be directed to the PTSA Scholarship Committee via the Counseling Center. SAUGUS HIGH SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION 2010 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SPECIFICS The application form must be accompanied by two essays in which the applicant clearly articulates educational or vocational goals and an essay on a person of integrity. The goal may be college, vocational school, or apprenticeship. The first essay should include the following four areas including specific details on how your involvement may attribute to the attainment of stated goal(s). Letters of recommendations can be submitted from people within the community for whom the work, services or activities were performed. Your first essay should include the following: 1. Describe briefly discuss your educational or career plans. What type of schooling is involved and where are you planning to attend? 2. Briefly discuss your involvement in Saugus High School activities. This may include sports, spirit, clubs, yearbook, etc… 3. Describe any community service organizations you have been involved with. This may include scouting, volunteer work, church, or service organizations, etc…. 4. Discuss any other life experiences such as part-time work that you would like the committee to know about. Your second essay show be about a person who you who you consider as a person of integrity and good moral character and why. SAUGUS HIGH SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER STUDENT ASSOCIATION 2010 SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be reviewed and scored by a scholarship selection committee after they have been received and validated by the Counseling Center. The selection committee will consist of no fewer than five members. Scholarship committee members participating in the judging process may not be the parent or guardian of an applicant. Prior to the review of materials submitted by applicants, the committee will determine what the process will be so there is a consistent method used for judging and selection. The decision of the selection committee is final and will be rendered before the CAPR assembly proceedings and programming. CLAIMING PTSA SCHOLARSHIP FUND Students selected to receive PTSA scholarships will receive specific instructions for claiming their scholarship funds along with their scholarship award certificates at the CAPR Awards Assembly. Funds will be paid by check payable to the students or institution of their choice upon submission for validated proof of participation in a program as stated in their goals statements in the application presentation essays. Scholarship funds are held by Saugus High School PTSA. Selected students MUST claim their scholarship fund before October 15th of the school year following the CAPR Award Assembly at which the scholarship was awarded (October 15, 2010). Funds not claimed in the allowed time frame will be returned to the PTSA general account.
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