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Pawith Educators Scholarship

This scholarship is not necessarily intended for those with the greatest scholastic ability but is intended for those who have demonstrated a strong work ethic an ability to succeed in the chosen course of study and have demonstrated a strong record of community service. The scholarship will be awarded to graduating Poughkeepsie High School seniors who will be at least half-time students at any accredited educational institution in the United States.

Amount of Award(s):
$500

Number of Awards:
1

Type of Award:
One-time scholarship payable to school

Conditions For Continuation:
Not Renewable

Current High School:
Poughkeepsie High School

Current Level of Education:
High School Senior

Eligibility Requirements:
- Graduating senior from Poughkeepsie High School
- Demonstrates financial need
- Involvement/Leadership in community service activities
- Demonstrated ability to succeed in their chosen course of study

Alternative Materials:
None

Application Details:

With your completed Online Application you will also need to attach the following:

- Essay discussing your career goals, personal values, and community service (typed, limit to one page or 500 words).
- Most recent high school transcript.
- Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information, which you will receive when you complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Two current letters of recommendation from teachers/guidance counselor, clergy or persons other than family members who are familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.

Deadline:

Applications must be submitted online with all attachments by May 1.


APPLY ONLINE
$ Cover processing fees

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