Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

September 30, 2021

Thursday
Awarded By:

Price Benowitz LLP

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll by fall into an accredited postsecondary program, which includes: community colleges, private or public undergraduate colleges and universities, private or public graduate degree programs, law programs, and business programs.
  4. Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must possess a proven commitment to community service and citizenry.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Outstanding Citizen Scholarship and Essay Contest aims to give demonstrated community leaders and dedicated citizens an opportunity to pursue the education that will inform and better their causes. We are proud to sponsor the discussion on the topic of good citizenship, for the fourth year in a row, as well as to offer educational benefits to those individuals who demonstrate that they are outstanding citizens.

Application requirements for the Outstanding Citizen Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
Additional Information: An updated resumé that includes academic, professional, and volunteer experiences with a focus on community service and citizenry. A 500 – 1,000 word essay that answers the following question: What is one of the most important ways an individual can serve her or his community, and how have you served your community in this way? A current official academic transcript indicating that the candidate’s cumulative grade-point average is 3.0 or greater. (Note: applicants who cannot furnish an official transcript from their current institution may submit both an unofficial transcript from their current place of learning, as well as an official transcript from the last school he or she attended.) A letter of recommendation from someone who can attest to your great work on a community service project.

Award Amount: $1000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, September 30, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, September 30, 2021

Application information is available on the scholarship program website. To apply, the student must submit the following materials: an updated resumé that includes academic, professional, and volunteer experiences with a focus on community service and citizenry; a 500-1000 word essay answering the question posted on the website; a letter of recommendation from someone who can attest to his/her great work on a community service project; and a current official academic transcript indicating grade point average. Applicants who cannot furnish an official transcript from their current institution may submit both an unofficial transcript from their current place of learning as well as an official transcript from the last school they attended. Applications may be faxed or mailed using the contact information provided and must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: CJ Finelli
Address: 5052 Dorsey Hall Drive Suite 202 Ellicott City, Maryland 21042

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