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Folsom Athletic Boosters 2017 College Scholarship

 

Folsom Athletic Boosters 2017 College Scholarship 

 

Up to four (4) – $500.00 Awards to Outstanding Student Athletes

Submission Deadline: Friday April 7, 2017 by 2:00 p.m.

Please submit all application materials to: Mrs. Castro, Career Center Clerk in Counseling office
Winners announced at: Cum Laude Night, May 16, 2017
Eligibility

1. Must be a Folsom High School Senior, who will be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited two or four year institution in the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year.

2. Must have been a player on at least one Folsom High School athletics team for a minimum of three years, including senior year. Applicants must have played at least one year of Varsity.

3. At date of application, must have achieved a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average in high school (cumulative).

Selection

The FHS Scholarship Committee will make the selections based on materials submitted. In making the final selection, there will be consideration of such factors as:

Scholastic achievement.

Personal development of candidate as evidenced in extracurricular and community activities.

Character, personality, sincerity, and commitment of the candidate as revealed in the written statement.

Proof of enrollment (i.e. copy of class registration) must be submitted before actual award will be given.

Application Instructions

Each applicant must submit the following data as part of his/her application.

1. A completed application. Print or type all information. Include supporting data and attach additional sheets as necessary.

2. Attach an unofficial sealed/signed high school transcript with grade point averages included.

3. An original essay of approximately 200 words, written by the applicant. The essay should focus on how the student athlete’s involvement in FHS athletics has influenced or enriched his/her high school experience. The essay should also discuss how participation in high school sports has impacted or changed his/her goals and aspirations for college and the future.

Essays will be evaluated on the basis of content, organization, and presentation.

Two letters of recommendation are to be submitted with the application. Letters should testify to the student-athletes academic and athletic successes. One letter may be written by a teacher, counselor, or other individual who can comment on the applicant’s academic capabilities and/or character. The second letter should be written by the Folsom High School coach and include specifics about the number of years played, Varsity status, etc. Application
Name: ________________________________________________________________
Last First Middle
Home
Address: ________________________________________________________________
Number Street

________________________________________________________________
City State Zip Code
Telephone: _______________________ Email Address _________________________

Educational History (List all High Schools Attended) Years

Name City State From To

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________
High School Information

What is your cumulative grade point average? ___________

Is this weighted or adjusted for certain courses? Yes _______No________

What is your rank in your class? ________

How many students in your graduating class? ___________
College Information

What college/university do you plan to attend?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________

How did you choose this college/university?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________

What major course of study do you plan to pursue?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________

Activities/Awards

In what extracurricular activities did you participate in high school? (Include high school sports team participation)

Name of Organization Participation Years

___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________

List outside activities, hobbies and/or interests:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
List awards and honors received:
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________
Applicants may continue their activities and award listings on a supplemental sheet as needed.

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