Edison Park Community Council Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.edisonparkcommunitycouncil.com/scholars...
  • Contact
  • maureen.c.boland@gmail.com
  • Address
  • 6730 N. Olmsted
  • Email Address
  • maureen.c.boland@gmail.com
  • Application Deadline
  • February 8, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 1
  • Maximum Amount
  • $3,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Edison Park Community Council is proud to present its annual scholarship award. The scholarship is $3,000 to be awarded to an Edison Park resident who will be attending college or trade school. Eligibility requirements and instructions for application are described below.

    - Applicant must be 21 years of age or younger, a high school graduate, a senior in high school or a freshman in college during the current school year
    - Applicant must be an Edison Park resident at the time of application (north of Kennedy Expressway and west of Harlem Avenue to city limits)
    - Applicant may not be the child of a current director or officer of the Edison Park Community Council or Edison Park Chamber of Commerce
    - Applicant must submit a completed application packet to the Edison Park Community Council on or before February 8th

    Applicants will be judged on a 500-word essay, on a topic that will be provided by a panel of judges comprised of officers and directors of the Edison Park Community Council. Decision of the winner will be announced on March 11th.

    Application Instructions: A completed application packet must be submitted to the Edison Park Community Council on or before February 6th. The application should include the following:
    - A completed application form
    - A copy of applicant’s drivers’ license or other identification as verification of the applicant’s residency
    - A personal reference (see form) from one Edison Park resident (not a family member)
    - A copy of the letter from the college, university or trade school indicating the applicant’s acceptance into a program of study in the fall (if not available at application, a copy must be provided prior to disbursement of funds)
    - 500-word essay

    Please visit our website in order to download the application.

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