Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce – 2018 Community Service Scholarship
The Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce is offering two $1,000 scholarships to seniors graduating from Nanuet High School or attending other private or public school but residing in the 10954 area for a minimum of the past three years.
Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce
2018 Community Service Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to two high school seniors who exemplify community involvement and support through their actions, service and leadership. Scholarship winners will have checks made out to the school of their choice, in their name, to their account.
Applicants please complete all sections and return to your school guidance counselor by April 20, 2018. Any questions should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to a PDF version below.
PART I: APPLICANT INFORMATION (please print neatly):
Date of Birth: _________________________________
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.
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 recognition 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 ADDRESS OR “SPEECH”
Imagine you are the keynote speaker at a Townhall meeting and your mission is to get the people of Nanuet excited about their new town slogan, “Small Town, Big Heart.” Your mission is to explain how this slogan specifically applies to Nanuet, how it can inspire us to achieve great things as a community, and should include some of your ideas for using the slogan to promote Nanuet as a great place to live and prosper. “Deliver” that speech in writing
Your “Speech” 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 OF YOUR SPEECH; ONE WITH YOUR NAME ON EACH PAGE—-AND ONE WITHOUT YOUR NAME VISIBLE ANYWHERE IN THE DOCUMENT.
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 ___
(The answers to the two questions above have 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 that may have relevance on the application.
Signature of Applicant ______________________________________________________________
I certify that the above-named student is enrolled at _______________________High School with an anticipated graduation of June 2017.
Counselor Name (please print) _____________________________________
Signature of Counselor_____________________________________________ Date____________
Please mail all applications as a group no later than April 20, 2018 as follows:
Greater Nanuet Chamber of Commerce
Scholarship Selection Committee
228 East Route 59, Ste 333
Nanuet, New York 10954
Please direct any questions to email@example.com
Brian J. Camillieri, Nanuet Senior High School
Andrea Mungroo, Nanuet Senior High School
Sarah Chan, Nanuet Senior High School
Matthew Zoda, Nanuet Senior High School
John Lyons, Nanuet Senior High School
Sarah Ryan, Nanuet Senior High School
James Camillieri, Nanuet Senior High School
Ruby Patel, Nanuet Senior High School