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NOTE:  WMHS Application Deadline is May 4.  See updated guidelines below.  
 
 
 
 
 
Deadline for WMHS Submissions: Thursday May 4, 2017
 
 
 
 

Deadline for GHS Submissions: Thursday April 20, 2017

 

 

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 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 used for tuition, room, board or fees for 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 scholarship will be announced annually.

Please complete the Granville Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Application form using additional sheets where requested.

DEADLINE: The scholarship application and all supporting documents must be received by the Scholarship Committee, Kiwanis Club of Granville, P.O. Box 133, Granville, OH 43023 postmarked by April 20, 2017.

 

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 include (in no order of significance):

  • Graduating seniors of Granville and Watkins Memorial High School pursuing post-high school education at accredited colleges or universities immediately following graduation.
  • Scholastic achievement with a minimum grade point of a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Leadership in extracurricular activities.
  • Work Experience.
  • Demonstrated service and commitment to their community.
  • Evaluation of two personal recommendations submitted by their high school teachers or guidance counselors, advisors, employers, coaches or other adults who know you well.  At least one of the recommendations must come from a teacher. Recommendations must be enclosed in a signed, sealed envelope or mailed directly to the Scholarship Committee at Granville Kiwanis Scholarship, P.O. Box 133, Granville OH 43023.
  • Essays
  • Candidates must complete and submit an application by the announced deadline.
  • Personal interview of the candidate by the Scholarship Committee.

 

 

Granville Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Application

 

Date: ________________________

Student’s Name (Last, First, Middle): ________________________________________________

Home Address: _________________________________________________________________

Email: ________________________________________________________________________

Cell Phone: _______________________________Date of Birth:__________________________

Colleges Applied To: _____________________________________________________________

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                                  _____________________________________________________________

                                  _____________________________________________________________

                                  _____________________________________________________________                   

First Choice: ___________________________________________________________________

Date of Proposed Entrance: _______________________________________________________

Field of Study: __________________________________________________________________

 

Father’s Name: _________________________________________________________________

Home Address: _________________________________________________________________

Mother’s Name: ________________________________________________________________

Home Address: _________________________________________________________________

 

Please provide a separate piece of paper for answers 1-5

  1. Activities:

Please list the activities, achievements and awards that you have received for the categories listed below. Please include the grade level in which you achieved each accomplishment.

  1. School, Athletics, and Community Service

 

  1. Leadership Positions:

Please list any leadership positions you have held:

  1. School, Athletics, and Community Service
  2. Awards, Honors, and Recognitions
  3. Work Experience (if applicable):

Please include any work experience you have had during high school, your position, tenure, and the approximate number of hours that you work during the school year.

  1. Essay #1:

Please write and submit an essay not to exceed 250 words about “Where I see myself in 10 years”

  1. Essay #2:

Please write and submit an essay not to exceed 250 words describing Granville Kiwanis and why you think service is important to our community.

  1. Recommendations:

Please submit two letters of recommendation from teachers, guidance counselors, advisors, employers, coaches, or other adults who know you well. At least one of the recommendations must come from a teacher. Recommendations may be enclosed in a signed, sealed envelope or mailed directly to the Scholarship committee:  Granville Kiwanis Scholarship, PO Box 133, Granville OH 43023.

  1. Transcript:

Please submit a copy of your 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, and CircleK.org.