San Gabriel Valley District
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Academic Scholarship Contest

The San Gabriel Valley District offers scholarships to graduating seniors intending to enroll in a college or university. Students planning to pursue any area of study, excluding music, may apply. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded.

Applicant Must Meet the Following Minimum Requirements:
1. Have a 3.0 GPA.
2. Be a legal resident of the San Gabriel Valley District. 
3. Have verification of Legal Presence in the United States of America (acceptable list of verification of legal presence in the United States documents attached).   
4. Be a graduating high school senior entering college or university in the fall.
5. Be an active participant in one or more organizations in the community.

Application Process:
1. Only two (2) applicants per high school.
2. Application Packet must include the following items:
       •Academic Scholarship Application filled out completely and legibly
        •One (1) Page Essay of student’s activities including:
                *School activities and responsibilities
                 *Membership and responsibilities in other organizations
                 *Pastimes and hobbies
                 *Work, including types of jobs, hours and duties
                  *Future goals
 3. Résumé
 4.   At least one letter of recommendation from the high school principal, counselor, 
         Teacher and/or community leader.
 5.  Official transcript of student’s grades, including un-weighted and weighted grade
        point average. The Transcript is obtained from school in sealed envelope.  
          If envelope is opened, student will be disqualified.
6.  Copy of Legal Presence in the Unites States of America document (Acceptable list of       
     verification of legal presence in the United States documents attached).   

Completed Application Packet must be delivered to the sponsoring (local) Woman’s Club Chairman no later than Friday, April 1, 2016.
1. Failure to complete the Application Form properly or to include all required items in the Application Packet will eliminate the student from competition.
2. Winners and sponsoring clubs will be notified prior to the June 10, 2016 District Board Meeting. District Scholarship recipients will be presented at the June 10, 2016 District Board Meeting.
3. Proof of college enrollment must be submitted by the student to the District Financial Secretary before November 1, 2016, or scholarship will be forfeited.

Club Scholarship Chairman’s Instructions

Club Chairman must turn in three (3) copies of the complete student Application Packet to the District Scholarship Chairman on or before Friday, May 13, 2016. Each copy must include the Academic Scholarship Application, one page essay of student’s activities, résumé, letter(s) of recommendation, and verification of Legal Presence in the USA. The one Sealed Envelope containing Official Transcripts must accompany the application packet copies.

District Scholarship Chairman – Toby Kahan
2548 Palomino Drive, Covina CA 91724
Phone: 626-430-7864  Cell: 909-720-3532  Email: tkcfwc@gmail.com
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San Gabriel Valley District of Women’s Clubs
Academic Scholarship Application
For Student Use Only

Student’s Name_____________________________________________________________________
                                                  First                                  Middle                                   Last
Address __________________________________________________________________________
                               Street Address                                                              City                                             Zip Code
Home Phone ____________________________ Cell Phone_________________________________

Parent or Guardian__________________________________________________________________

Proposed Major____________________________________________________________________

High School un-weighted Academic GPA________________________________________________

High School weighted Academic GPA___________________________________________________

SAT or ACT Scores_________________________________________________________________

Accepted/Applied at College/University _________________________________________________
      (Circle One)                  (Circle One)

I meet the minimum requirements as listed on the Academic Scholarship Contest Instruction.

Student’s Signature _________________________________Birthplace________________________

Completed Scholarship Packet Must Include:
   This Academic Scholarship Application filled out completely and legibly
   One (1) Page Essay of student’s activities; see Contest Guidelines for requirements
Résumé
At least one letter of recommendation from the high school principal, counselor, teacher
and/or community leader.
Official transcript of student’s grades, including un-weighted and weighted grade point
average. Transcript is obtained from school in sealed envelope. If envelope
is opened, student will be disqualified.
        6.  Copy of Legal Presence in the United States of America document (Acceptable list of       
           verification of legal presence in the United States documents attached).   

Return the complete Application Packet to the person listed below
no later than April 1, 2016
Club Chairman’s Name_______________________________________________________________
Chairman’s Address_________________________________________________________________
Chairman’s Telephone_______________________________________________________________
Sponsoring Club____________________________________________________________________
Student, if awarded scholarship, is expected to attend the June 10, 2016 Board Meeting at the Covina Woman’s Club, 9:30am, 128 S. San Jose, Covina.
Please contact District Chairman if unable to attend.