memorial scholarship



Zonta Club of Seguin Memorial Scholarship Application 
 
The Zonta Club of Seguin is a member of Zonta International, a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.

The amount of the scholarship is $1,000.
 
Applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply:

                                Scholarship Eligibility Guidelines
 
1) The Zonta Club of Seguin Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to an adult female, permanent resident of Guadalupe County who wishes to begin, enhance, or continue her education.
2) The recipient must be seeking higher education beyond the high school diploma or equivalent thereof.
3) The recipient must be attending, or preparing to attend an accredited business, technical/vocational school, community, two or four year college or university.
4) While not the only consideration, financial need will be one of the key criteria in the selection of the recipient.
5) The student must maintain a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale during the scholarship year.
6) The applicant must be considered to be a “non-traditional” student, a student who does NOT represent the traditional college student (a traditional college student is a 18-21 year old, going from high school directly to college, single, no children, supported by parents).
7) The scholarship will be awarded once per year, but may be made in installments as circumstances may warrant.
8) The scholarship may be presented to apply for any quarter, semester or trimester during the award year.
9) Proof of registration at the chosen institution must be presented to the Zonta Chapter Treasurer before payment is made.
10) The scholarship check will be made out to the institution to be applied toward tuition expenses, fees, or books for the recipient.
11) The recipient may apply and be considered for a scholarship each school year until she graduates.
12) All applicants are required to submit a completed application for the Zonta Memorial Scholarship prior to the application deadline.  Finalists for the scholarship may be asked to undergo an interview with the Zonta Memorial Scholarship Committee and submit a proof of income affidavit.
13) Applications must be submitted on or before April 19, 2019 with a copy of your transcript.  The recipient will be notified on or before May 20, 2019 and will be asked to be present for receipt of the scholarship at a meeting of the Zonta Club of Seguin.
 
Upon completion of application, please return with transcript copy to:
 
Scholarship Committee
Zonta Club of Seguin
PO Box 1994
Seguin, TX  78155

                                           Zonta International

Zonta Club of Seguin Memorial Scholarship Application

Please type or print the information requested:

Contact/Personal Information

 1.     Name _________________________________________________________

2.    Permanent Address ______________________________________________

        County of Residence____________________________________________

       City, State, and Zip ______________________________________________

3.    Telephone Number (home)____________(work)_________(cell)___________

4.    Email__________________________________________________________

5.    Date of Birth ___________________   6.    Married/Divorced/Single   (circle one)

7.    Do you have legal dependents that receive more than half of their support from you?   
       Yes____ No____

8.    If yes, how many? _____________

9.    Are you the legal dependent of someone else?  Who and what is the relationship?

      ________________________________________________________________

10.  Do you work? Where and how long?___________________________________.

11.    Please state your net (take home) income for the last two years:  

       Last Year______________________ This Year_________________________

 

Educational History / Information

1.     High School attended______________________________________________

      Date of graduation _____________________ GED______________________

      Education completed beyond high school: _____________________________

2.    Are you currently attending an educational institution? _________

       Name of institution_________________ Academic Standing______________

                   *Please enclose a transcript

3.    If not currently enrolled, where do you plan to attend? ____________________

4.   What is your classification? ______Freshman_____Sophomore

                                           _______Junior_______Senior_______Other

5.    What is your enrollment status? ___________Full time___________Part time

6.    What is the degree, license, or certificate you will receive upon completion of your studies? 

      
___________________________________________________________________

7.    When do you expect to complete your degree/certificate? _____________________


In the space below or on a separate sheet, please explain why you should be awarded this scholarship:

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

References:

                     Please provide the name, address, and phone number of three references

                        who have known you for at least three years, excluding relatives:  

                 

                  Name__________________Address__________________Phone________

                   

                  Name__________________Address__________________Phone________

 

                  Name__________________Address__________________Phone________

  

                   I attest that all information provided by me, the applicant for this scholarship

                 is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

 

                 ________________________________________________                _________________

                 Signature of applicant                                                                            Date     

 

 Please return to:  Zonta Club of Seguin

                            Scholarship

                            PO Box 1994

                            Seguin, Tx 78155

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