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Accepting Applications for the Granville Kiwanis Scholarship. Deadline April 6, 2018.

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Granville Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Guidelines

The Kiwanis Club of Granville is a service organization dedicated to providing a wide range of financial and other types of support and services to the Granville community.  As tangible evidence to the club’s commitment to youth, the Kiwanis Club of Granville (Granville Kiwanis Foundation) awards an annual scholarship to an outstanding student(s) selected by the club’s Scholarship Committee.  The scholarship is designed to recognize and support exceptional students graduating from high school who have distinguished themselves academically and as leaders in extracurricular activities and services to their communities.

The scholarship consists of a cash award to be applied to post high school education.  The award is nonrenewable.  The club reserves the right to alter the amount of the scholarship depending upon the annual scholarship budget and to offer one or more scholarships consistent with the annual budget.  The amounts and number of scholarships will be announced annually.

The scholarship winner must be willing to communicate to the club at least once during their post-graduate experience about their collegiate experience.

DEADLINE:

The scholarship application and all supporting documents must be received by the Scholarship Committee,  Kscholarship@granvillekiwanis.org by April 6, 2018.

Selection

The Scholarship Committee of the Kiwanis Club of Granville will select the scholarship winner based on the information submitted in and with the application following a personal interview of each candidate.

Selection criteria includes (in no order of significance):

– Graduating seniors of Granville pursuing post-high school education at accredited colleges or universities immediately following graduation

– Scholastic achievement with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

– Leadership in extracurricular activities

– Work experience or family responsibilities

– Demonstrated service and commitment to their community

– Evaluation of two personal recommendations submitted by either candidate’s high school teachers, guidance counselors, advisors, coaches, employers or other adults who know the candidate well

– Essays

– Candidate must submit a completed application by the announced deadline

– Personal interview of the candidate by the Scholarship Committee (Date to be determined)

 

 

Granville Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Guidelines

Please send the following information to Kscholarship@granvillekiwanis.org by April 6, 2018:

Date: _____________________

Student’s Name (Last, First): _____________________________________________________________

Colleges Applied To:       _________________________________________________________________

                                            _________________________________________________________________

                                            _________________________________________________________________

First Choice: __________________________________________________________________________

Field of Study: _________________________________________________________________________

  1. Resume (Sample Attached)
  2. Essay #1/Personal Statement: Please type and submit an essay not to exceed 250 words about, “Where I See Myself in 10 Years”
  3. Essay #2/Community Statement: Please type and submit an essay not to exceed 250 words describing Granville Kiwanis and why you think service is important to our community
  4. Recommendations: Please submit two letters of recommendation from either high school teachers, guidance counselors, advisors, coaches, employers or other adults who know the candidate well to  Kscholarship@granvillekiwanis.org
  5. Transcript: Please submit a copy of your most current transcript

You can learn more about Granville Kiwanis, Kiwanis International, Key Club, Circle K and other scholarships on our websites:

GranvilleKiwanis.org

Kiwanis.org

KeyClub.org

CircleK.org

KiwanisKids.org

BuildersClub.org

AktionClub.org

 

 

SAMPLE RESUME – HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

FirstName LastName

Address, City, State, ZipCode

PhoneNumber

EmailAddress

 

Education

 

Granville High School, Granville, Ohio

20XX-20XX

 

Work Experience

 

Sales Associate, The Retail Store

June 20XX-Present

15 hours a week

– Maintain and restock inventory

– Provide customer service

– Operate computerized cash register system

 

Child Care

20XX-Present

5 hours a week and as needed

– Provide child care for several families after school, weekends and during school vacations

 

Family Responsibilities

 

– Provide care for grandparents

– Assist on family farm

 

Achievements

 

– National Honor Society: 20XX, 20XX, 20XX

– Academic Honor Roll: 20XX-20XX

 

Volunteer Experience

 

– Big Brother/Big Sisters

– Licking County Humane Society

– Run for Life

 

Interests / Activities

 

– Boy Scouts

– Key Club

                Club Treasurer: 20XX

– Member of Granville High School Basketball Team

                Team Captain: 20XX

– Piano