920. GEAR UP Scholarship- Additional Essay Required


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  • Award: Two Awards, up to $2,500
  • Eligibility: Graduating seniors from North Valley High School
  • Selection Criteria: Applicant must demonstrate strong academic course load their senior year of no fewer than 5 classes. Applicants must be planning on pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited two or four year college, university, technical or vocational school and been accepted into the school or program of their choice.
  • Additional Criteria: Write a 250 word personal statement on the following: How has North Valley prepared you for the future and how have you left your mark on North Valley?
  • Use of Funds: May be used at any accredited two or four year colleges, trade or technical schools, or for training in an accredited apprenticeship program. Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the recipients’ college or university for payment of tuition and fees. Award may also be used for books and needed school supplies upon presentation of receipts to JCEF for reimbursement.
  • About the Scholarship: JCEF administers the GEAR UP scholarship through a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation and the State of Oregon GEAR UP Program