Nanuet Chamber Scholarships

Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce - 2020 Community Service Scholarship

The Nanuet Chamber of Commerce is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a senior graduating from Nanuet High School, Clarkstown South High School, Birchwood, Albertus Magnus High School, BOCES or attending private school but residing in the 10954 area for a minimum of the past three years.

 Application For

Nanuet Chamber of Commerce
Community Service Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to one high school senior who exemplifies community involvement and support through their actions, service and leadership. The Scholarship winner will have the check made out to the school of his/her choice, in their name, to their account.

Applicant, please complete all sections and return to your school guidance counselor by April 1, 2020.   Any questions should be directed to: info@nanuetchamber.com

Link to 2020 Nanuet Chamber Scholarship Application

PART I: APPLICANT INFORMATION (please print neatly):

Name
Date of Birth
Address
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Email Address
 

Full name of Parents/Guardians

High School You Will Graduate From

 

PART II.  ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND GOALS

SUBMIT TWO VERSIONS—ONE WITH YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE AND ONE WITHOUT YOUR NAME VISIBLE ANYWHERE IN THE DOCUMENTS.

  1. Please summarize any high school activities or organizations in which you participated and describe your role in them. Describe any involvement with a local event, organization or activity over the past four years in which you demonstrated strong leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit, or civic mindedness. List any offices held, particularly highlighting those with community involvement and provide detail of any community activities you participated in while attending high school. Also include any awards, honors, or recognitions you received in the last four years, particularly highlighting those with community involvement. (You may attach a resume to answer this section as well as additional documentation as appropriate and necessary.) Finally, briefly describe your plans after graduation and your future goals.

 

PART III.  WRITTEN “STORY”

You live and thrive in Nanuet and you dream of the future of your great town. What is most memorable to you personally that would provide the greatest impact in sharing with others.  Prepare a story to tell people about the great place you live in and what the future holds. Describe in detail plans for what you see in the present day as a Nanuet resident and describe your dreams of the future of Nanuet. What is your vision for the Nanuet community?

Your “Story” should be typed and approximately two pages or 500 words. It should have a title (centered) that is apropos of your content.

SUBMIT TWO VERSIONS—ONE WITH YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE AND ONE WITHOUT YOUR NAME VISIBLE ANYWHERE IN THE DOCUMENTS.

Staple the pages of each copy together in the upper left-hand corner.

 

PART IV.  LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

Attach one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, coach or other school official, or an individual outside of school who is familiar with your accomplishments and/or involvement in the community.

 

PART V. SUBMISSION

After you have completed your part of this application and attached the appropriate documentation, submit all paperwork to your guidance counselor for certification and delivery to the Nanuet Chamber of Commerce scholarship selection committee.

If I am selected, I give permission for my essay to be published on the Nanuet Chamber of Commerce website.   Yes    No

I give permission for you to use my photo for a press release and on the website if I should receive the scholarship   Yes     No   (this answer has no bearing whatsoever on eligibility for the award)

The Applicant herewith consents that the Scholarship Committee be fully informed as to their scholastic standing, character, and other factors having bearing on the Application.

 

Signature of Applicant                                                                                                                                     

Date                                                                                                

I certify that the above-named student is enrolled at                                                                                                                          High School with an anticipated graduation of June 2020.

Counselor Name (please print)                                                                                                                               

Signature of Counselor
Date                                                                                                              

 

GUIDANCE:

Please mail all applications as a group no later than April 10, 2020  as follows:

Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Selection Committee
228 East Route 59, Box 333
Nanuet, New York 10954

Please direct any questions to info@nanuetchamber.com

Link to 2020 Nanuet Chamber Scholarship Application

Previous Winners:

2019
Carina Bucci, Nanuet Senior High School
Serena Graziano, Nanuet Senior High School

2018
Amough Matthews, Nanuet Senior High School
Jessica Kleber, Nanuet Senior High School

2017
Brian J. Camillieri, Nanuet Senior High School
Andrea Mungroo, Nanuet Senior High School

2016
Sarah Chan, Nanuet Senior High School
Matthew Zoda, Nanuet Senior High School

2015:
John Lyons, Nanuet Senior High School
Sarah Ryan, Nanuet Senior High School

2014:
James Camillieri, Nanuet Senior High School
Ruby Patel, Nanuet Senior High School

 

 

 

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