Scholarship Award Guidelines
Applicant must submit the following items:
Completed application form (if handwritten, please print legibly)
Letter of Essay addressed to the Scholarship Committee. The letter should contain a brief explanation about yourself and your college plans (college/university, intended major, and anticipated start date). Letter should not exceed one (1) page.
Two (2) letters of recommendations from choice of high school teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, or individuals with significant knowledge of applicant’s character.
An official and recent high school transcript with cumulative grade point average and a class standing/rank must be emailed by a school representative to email@example.com
Personal Essay. Essay must be at least 1-2 typed pages, double-spaced, 12 pt / Time New Roman font. Essay shall contain no grammatical errors.
Criteria For Determining Awards:
Application, recommendations, essay and acceptance letter MUST be submitted to the Scholarship Committee to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15th 11:59pm
Quality and Personalization of Your Essay
Strength of Recommendations
Overall GPA & Academic Progress
Applicant will be notified by email March 22
Yearly recipients notifications will be posted on our website and in the local paper, The Martinsburg Journal.
Scholarship Awards will be sent directly to the school on your behalf.