Clark-Eliason Post 352

Post 352, Somers Point, NJ
“Dedicated to the Mission”


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS


THE FOLLOWING SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:


1. OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT AND/OR CURRENT COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT (IF APPLICABLE).
2. COPY OF ACT AND/OR SAT SCORE.
3. TWO CHARACTER REFERENCE LETTERS (NON-RELATIVE).
4. COPY OF LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE FROM POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION YOU PLAN TO ATTEND.
5. A TYPED SUMMARY OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL, POST SECONDARY INSTITUTION AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, AWARDS AND HOBBIES.

MEMBERSHIP AND OTHER PARTICIPATION: List by name, year, and approximate time commitment for each school, community and volunteer activity (Example: Yearbook Staff [1oth and 11th] 25 hours a month for 6 months; basketball (9th-12th) 40 hours a month
for 3 months.

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND OFFICES HELD: List by name, years held and approximate time for each commitment (community and volunteer activity).

HONORS AND AWARDS: List by name and year received (Example: Honor Society 11th & 12th).

VOLUNTEER WORK POSITIONS: List by name and year (Example: Bible School Teacher 12th, 4 hours a day, 1 week).

PAID WORK POSITIONS: List by name, year and approximate work hours (Example: Grocery Store, 11th & 12th, 16 hours per month for two months).

AN ESSAY (see scholarship application, for subject matter), 250 to 650 words.

 

PLEASE NOTE


APPLICANTS MUST BE A CHILD, STEP CHILD, GRANDCHILD, STEP GRANDCHILD OR LEGAL WARD OF A MEMBER OF A QUALIFIED

* AMERICAN LEGION POST (LEGIONAIRE, RIDER, AUXILIARY OR SON [SAL] ) LOCATED IN ATLANTIC OR CAPE MAY COUNTIES. THE MEMBER MUST BE IN GOOD STANDING WITHIN THE POST QUALIFIED*.

*A LIST OF AMERICAN LEGION POSTS “QUALIFIED” IN ATLANTIC OR CAPE MAY COUNTIES WILL BE FURNISHED UPON REQUEST.

ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED BECOMES THE PROPERTY OF THE SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE AND WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.


APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY APRIL 15TH OF THE CALENDAR YEAR OF THE APPLICATION.

APPLICANTS WHO ARE AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS WILL RECEIVE THEIR AWARD AT A BANQUET HONORING SCHOLARS. IMMEDIATE FAMILY WILL BE INCLUDED.

 

Post 352, Somers Point, NJ
“Dedicated to the Mission”


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Last Name

 

First Name

 

Middle Name

 


Home Address

 

 

City

 

State

 

Zip Code


Date Of Birth

 

Home Phone

 

Cell Phone

 

High School and Date Graduated

 

Name of Principal

 

Number of Students in Senior Class

 

Your Rank In Senior Class

 

HS Grade Point Average (Based on 4.0 or 5.0 Scale {Please Circle})

 

ACT Score  And / Or

 

SAT Score

 

College or Vocational School If Attending

 


Full Name of American Legion Post (i.e. American Legion Clark-Esiason Post 352)

 


Relationship to Legion Member & Sponsor Name
(Circle One: Legionaire – Rider – Auxiliary – Son)

 


Name and Address of 2/4 Year College or Vocational School You Plan To Attend

 


Have You Applied For Admission (Required.?):_______


Has Your Application Been Approved?:________


Do You Currently Work?:______


If Yes, Name and Address of Employer:

 


Please attach your essay (At least 250 words but not more than 650 words)


Essay Subject for Year _______, is:


Average Hours Worked Per Week:_____


Do you Plan to Work While In School:______

 

Send Completed Application To:
LEGION RIDERS POST 352
ATT: Stephen Wolicki
PO BOX 199
NORTHFIELD, NJ 08225-0199


If you have any questions contact: Stephen Wolicki in writing at the address above or call: 609-425-4980

ALL APPLICATION INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIAL

 

 

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APPLICANT’S SIGNATURE Attesting That All Information In This Application Is True And Accurate To the Best Of The Applicant’s Acknowledge.

 

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