FRONT PORCH TRUST Scholarship Fund AWARD Conestoga and Great Valley High School seniors will be eligible for six scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000. The awards will be announced at the Breakfast for Champions, sponsored by WSFS Bank. All applicants and their parents will be invited to attend the breakfast. Details to follow.
FRONT PORCH TRUST Scholarship Fund We’ve celebrated our past, join us as we move toward the future. With all that is
Seniors in good standing attending Great Valley or Conestoga High School
Applicants must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary education institution (2 year/4 year college or university or vocational/technical institute) the semester after graduation from high school.
Submit entry on or before March 30, annually.
Submit all materials highlighted in the Submission Checklist section.
ESSAY QUESTION: Reflect on the following quote, and share your personal experiences in community service and/or volunteering:
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead
going on in the world today one of the best investments we can make is in our community and our children. There was a time when people sat on their front porch, talked with neighbors and were regular participants in community activities.
Through the FRONT PORCH TRUST, we hope to encourage young people to become more invested and involved in their local and global community, and to recognize that they truly can make a difference.
The purpose of the FRONT PORCH TRUST Scholarship Fund was created by the Paoli 250 Anniversary Committee and the Paoli Business and Professional Association to recognize and reward students who are making a difference in the community through volunteer efforts, and/or school and civic involvement.
PA R E N T / G U A R D I A N RELEASE FORM For students under the age of 18 at date of entry, a parent/legal guardian must initial and sign this release. Students age 18+ at date of entry should initial and sign this form themselves.
I, ________________________________, certify that I am the parent/legal guardian of _______________________________________, and that I have the authority to act on his/her behalf. If the attached essay is selected, I give the Front Porch Trust Scholarship Fund and those acting upon their authority the right to:
Release the student’s name, school, and town in which he/she lives in all promotional materials (website, newspapers, etc.) ______________ initial to accept
Publish the essay in full or in part:
G U I D E L I N E S ESSAY FORMAT
Submissions must be the original, unpublished work of the student.
Submissions should be 500 words or less.
List of student activities
Copy of the essay (without name)
Completed Parent Release Form
Completed Student Entry Form
Have you completed the F.A.S.F.A. Form? Students may be eligible for matching funds from P.H.E.A.A.
______________ initial to accept
Use any photographs, if taken, as press materials: ______________
Winners to be announced at the Breakfast for Champions. Details to be announced.
Scholarship winners must send in proof of their matriculation during the fall semester at a post-secondary institution to receive scholarship funds, no later than December.
initial to accept
X ________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature Date
S T U D E N T E N T RY F O R M D E A D L I N E Student Name, typed or printed _______________________________ Full Name__________________________________________________ Home Address (Street, City, State, Zip) ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ Social Security Number_______________________________________ School Name________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Name_______________________________________ I certify that this is an original, unpublished work. X ________________________________________________________ Student Signature Date
March 30, annually Apply to:
Great Valley High School ATTN: Counseling Department 225 Phoenixville Pike Malvern, PA 19355 (610) 889-1900
Conestoga High School Attn: Counseling Department 200 Irish Road Berwyn, PA 19312 (610) 240-1000