SCHOLARSHIP


 

 

  

Philadelphia Emerald Society Scholarship Program


Deadline: June 1st of each academic year

 

 

Offered by:

The Philadelphia Emerald Society, Inc.

 

Mailing Address:

Philadelphia Emerald Society

Chairman, Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 2430

Philadelphia, PA 19147

 

E-mail:

EmeraldSoc@comcast.net

 
 

Award Amount:

$1,000.00

Number of awards: 2

 
 

Eligibility Criteria:

Two(2) scholarship awards will be granted annually to graduating high school seniors. Awards are for one year of academic study in a vocational-trade school, or an undergraduate study in an accredited college or university (fall semester). All applicants must be U.S. citizens and sponsored by a parent or legal guardian who has been a member of the Philadelphia Emerald Society for at least three years prior to application. Eligibility criteria will be based on academic record, leadership responsibilities in both community & school activities, a clearly written statement (essay) of academic & career goals, & possess a GPA (grade point average) of 3.0 or higher. Please include all after school activities, including sports and any other activities that show a positive impact on their school and community. All previous scholarship award recipients are ineligible.

 

Application Criteria:

A current official high school transcript of grades, signed by the applicants guidance counselor or school administrator must accompany all scholarship applications. The current transcript copy must accompany the written statement (essay) of academic & career goals. All applications must be postmarked no later than June 1st for consideration and must have a self addressed, stamped envelope.

 

Additional Information:

The scholarship award may be used toward the student's tuition, books, personal computer, or on-campus room & board. The scholarship must be used within twelve (12) months of the date the winners are notified. Awards will be made at our annual banque in October. Proof of registration in a vocational-trade school or accredited college is mandatory before any award is to be paid.

 
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Application

 
 

Applicants's Personal Data:

 

United States Citizen (____)yes

 
 

Applicant's Name:

 

First__________________________MI________Last_____________________________________

 
 

Address:

Street Address______________________________________________________________

 

City______________________________State______________Zip_______________

 
 

Telephone:

Home: (_________) _________________________

 

Other: (_________) _________________________

 
 

Educational Data:

High School:

_______________________________________________________

 

City/State:

_______________________________________________________

 

Graduation (Mo/Yr)

_______________________________________________________

 

College/University/VoTech:

_______________________________________________________

 

 

Semester (Mo/Yr):

_______________________________________________________

 
 

Sponsor Data:

Member - Philadelphia Emerald Society for the last three consecutive years? (____) YES

 

Sponsor's Name

First__________________________MI_________Last______________________________

 

Address:

Street Address______________________________________________________________

 

City__________________________________State____________ Zip_________________

 
 

Certifications

 

"By my signature below, to the best of my knowledge, I certify that the information contained in this application and in all attachments to be true and accurate..."

 

Applicant's

Signature___________________________________________________Date___________________

 

Sponsor's

Signature___________________________________________________Date___________________

 
 
Print this application and fill out completely - Mail with the requested attachments and
a self addressed, stamped envelope to the address listed above.....OR....
Copy & Paste and submit the info via email to emeraldsoc@comcast.net
 

 

 

 

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