2016 DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP
The Dollars for Scholars Scholarship is a competitive based scholarship available for high school seniors bound for college or vocational schools who are members or are related to a member of Option 1 Credit Union with membership affiliation of at least 1 year prior to application. All applicants must be high school seniors and plan to enter a college, university or trade school in the next academic year.
Four winners will be chosen and scholarships of (2) $1,000 and (2) $500 will be awarded.
The amount of the scholarship award will be paid to the recipient to provide financial assistance to the recipient in their pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited trade school, college, or university.
Entry deadline is April 6, 2016.
Entry is by essay that explains the full meaning of the chosen topic (see below) and submit it to Option 1 Credit Union through our website, click here for submission. Scholarship entry is available online only.
The 2016 Dollars for Scholars Scholarship essay topic is:
"Changes of Life" - Describe a moment in your life that significantly
altered how you perceived or felt about something.
Winners will be selected by an independent committee. All entries are submitted to the committee with no identifying marks or symbols which show either the name of the applicant or school they attend. The scholarship committee’s principal determining factor in selecting award recipients is the applicant’s passion for the topic. Additionally, the committee will use the following criteria in judging responses to the topic: comprehension of subject, organization, language use, originality, clarity, spelling and grammar. Scholarship recipients will be selected without regard to their race, religion or gender
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