SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

SOUTH DALLAS BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB, INC.

CHECK ONE:

David W. Carter H.S.

L.G. Pinkston H.S.

Wilmer-Hutchins H.S.

Franklin D. Roosevelt H.S.

Justin F. Kimball H.S.

DeSoto H.S.

Lincoln Humanities/Communication Magnet H.S.

Duncanville H.S.

James W. Madison H.S.

Lancaster H.S.

South Oak Cliff H.S.

Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center

Booker T. Washington H.S. for the Visual & Performing Arts

Other:

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY AND CHECKLIST. Include the checklist with your submission

     
 

A.

Graduating senior from the public Dallas Metroplex schools

 

B.

Academic performance (GPA 2.0 and above)

 

C.

Demonstrate financial need. Copy of FASFA Determination Letter

 

D.

Must have good moral character and a record of service to the school or community

     

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS—YOUR APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE: (PRINT OR TYPE ALL INFORMATION)

 
 

A.

Complete signed application (incomplete applications will not be considered)

 

B.

Current transcript. Transcript: Attach a copy of your current high school transcript. This must be an official transcript, stamped and signed by a school official, and must include your rank, even if it is an estimate, grade point average and college entrance exam scores. Must request SAT or ACT scores from counselor.

 

C.

Two letters of recommendation, one from each of the references listed on your application

 

D.

A typed essay not to exceed 250 words. Please respond to the following questions within the content of your essay. The essay must address:

1. How will receiving a scholarship make a difference in your life?

2. What achievements have motivated you to pursue your goals?

3. What circumstances, if any, will impact your family’s ability to finance your education?

Your response must be typed and double spaced on a separate sheet.

 

E.

A list of community service projects the applicant has participated in or organized. Only non-paid service projects performed in the community, church, and/or school activities will be considered it they are performed outside of the school and/or church property. Describe you service, hours spent, activity and position.

 

F.

Photograph: Please attach a current photograph (4X6). If a scholarship is awarded, photos may be used in local media publications. Your senior photo or another headshot without adornment is acceptable. The photo should show you in professional or business attire; not an action shot.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2021

NAME:

     
 

Last

First

Middle

ADDRESS:

CITY

ZIP CODE

PHONE: HOME

PHONE: MOBILE

DATE OF BIRTH

GENDER

AGE

NATIONALITY

EMAIL ADDRESS:

FATHER’S NAME OCCUPATION

MOTHER’S NAME OCCUPATION

GUARDIAN’S NAME OCCUPATION

Total number of family members living at home:

Number of dependent children in the family (including yourself)

Ages of dependent children:

Number of dependent children in college

What college do you plan to attend?

               

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION

HIGH SCHOOL NAME:

PRINICPAL’S NAME:

PRINCIPAL’S EMAIL ADDRESS:

COUNSELOR’S NAME:

COUNSELOR’S EMAIL ADDRESS:

HIGH SCHOOL MAILING ADDRESS:

CITY

ZIP CODE

PHONE

ACTIVITIES

PLEASE LIST THE FOLLOWING: Describe your service, hours spent, activity and position. Use additional sheets if necessary.

ANY HONORS OR AWARDS

SCHOLARSHIPS

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES/VOLUNTEER WORK

EMPLOYMENT/SPECIAL TALENTS (If employed, please include average number of hours worked per week.)

METHOD OF SELECTION

A.

The selection committee will screen applications and determine finalists

B.

The selection committee will interview each finalist

C.

Scholarships will be awarded to the students who best meet the eligibility requirements

References: List one teacher (or counselor) and one community leader who may be contacted to verify information listed in your application. Attach a typewritten letter of recommendation from each reference. The letters must describe the following about the applicant: character, attributes, leadership skills, commitment, initiative, and financial need. Letters may be emailed directly to Dr. Jayne S. Reuben, jsreuben@tamu.edu

Name of Teacher/Counselor Reference:

School Name:

Email address and Work phone:

 

Name of Community Leader Reference:

Title and Name of Organization:

Work phone:

Email address:

Authorization

 

I certify that the information in this application is true. I authorize representatives of the South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc. Scholarship Committee to contact the references listed in my application. I also authorize the SDB&PWC, Inc. to use my photograph or likeness, as needed, if I am chosen as a scholarship recipient.

Signatures

 

Applicant’s signature:

Date:

Parent/Guardian Signature:

Date:

Email your completed application and all attachments to:

Dr. Jayne S. Reuben, Director of Education

South Dallas BPW

jsreuben@tamu.edu

Official Transcripts and Letters of Reference can be mailed to:

Dr. Jayne S. Reuben

8199 Midtown Blvd. #16102

Dallas, TX 75231

Attention: South Dallas BPW Scholarship Application

All application materials and supporting documents MUST BE received by:

Monday, January 17, 2021

Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all documents have been received.