Eligibility and Application Procedures
Children and grandchildren currently living with a Dunn Loring Woods resident are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend college full-time by Fall/Winter 2017. The scholarship’s value is $1000.
All applications must be postmarked by April 28, 2017.
All applicants must provide the following:
· Written recommendation/character reference from a teacher or counselor. Recommendation on school letterhead must be submitted with application package.
· Copies of entrance examination scores as applicable. List of awards and/or community service activities on a separate page. Provide enough information so that the selection committee will know what you did, but do not exceed one page.
· All applicants will need to provide one stamped, self-addressed business-sized envelope which will be used to acknowledge receipt of your completed application.
· One wallet-sized picture of applicant.
Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged.
All applicants must submit a typed, double-spaced essay on this topic: "Describe one or more service projects you participated in during high school, how you got involved and what you learned from this involvement."
Essay must not exceed two pages.
The top five candidates may be invited for an interview.
We hope to announce the winner’s name at the Annual Membership meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Winners’ names and pictures will be featured in the next Lantern.
Please mail all materials in one package, unfolded, in a #10 business size envelope, postmarked by April 28, 2017 to Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association, Attention Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 238, Dunn Loring, VA 22027.
The Dunn Loring Woods Scholarship Program is administered by the Dunn Loring Woods Civic Association.