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Youth Forward Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: December 31, 2016
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Number of Scholarships - 6


Volunteerism is increasingly important in American society. Indeed, most of today's High Schools require some type of volunteer work in order to graduate. Colleges and universities as well seek to encourage students to "give back" to their communities.

This scholarship seeks to reward a few deserving youth for his or her commitment to the spirit of volunteerism. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format addressing the following questions:

This is an annual scholarship program.

QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED IN YOUR ESSAY / APPLICATION:

What is the area in which you have chosen to volunteer (e.g., homelessness, anti-drunk driving, youth art programs, etc.).? Why did you choose it?

How many hours per year / week / month have you volunteered?

What are / were your responsibilities as a volunteer?

What has been your biggest challenge as a volunteer?

What has giving you the most satisfaction as a volunteer?

What have you learned from your volunteer position?