Fountain Family Scholarship

Scholarship Award Criteria

Up to $2,000 will be awarded in education scholarships; scholarships will be awarded in increments of $500 up to $ 1,000. The final amount and number of scholarships awarded will be dependent on total reunion-related donations received, as well as the number of applications submitted that meet the minimum criteria. 

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA:

  1. Eligibility
    • College Bound Students/Incoming Freshmen
    • Students Currently Enrolled in College
  1. Academic Performance Requirements
    • 2.5 or higher grade point average (G.P.A.)
  1. Demonstrated Financial Need
    • Applicants must provide a description of their personal or family circumstances affecting need for financial assistance as part of the application.
  1. Responses to two short essay questions
    • How has your family background influenced the way you view and experience the world? How do you plan to contribute to and carry on the family legacy?
    • What is the importance of your college major/desired major in today’s society? Please describe why you have chosen this path of study, and what you hope to do with your degree once completed?
  1. Description of extra-curricular activities (community service, student activities, athletics, etc.)
  2. Documentation Requirements
    • Copy of high school/college transcript
    • Letter of Acceptance for college-bound/incoming freshman (i.e., not currently enrolled in college) students

PROCESS:

  1. Application Deadline – May 1st, 2019
  2. Applications will be reviewed and scored by an independent third party
    • Three non-familial reviewers, each with experience in the education field, will review and score the applications
  1. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 15th
  2. Scholarships will be awarded at the 2019 Family Reunion Banquet; recipients must be present at 2019 Family Reunion Banquet to receive scholarships
  3. Scholarship funds will be released at the beginning of the semester or quarter
    • Recipients must provide proof of enrollment (class schedule) for funds to be released

SELECT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NOW:

2019 Fountain Family Scholarship Application