Townsend College Scholars Award

Date Posted: Friday, April 7th, 2017

2017- 2018 Townsend Delaware College Scholars Awards Program

Scholarship Guidelines:

* Seeking high school graduates and rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors from the Town of Townsend with a record of leadership and volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.

* Applicant must complete high school, freshman, sophomore, or junior year of college in the spring of 2017

* Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

*Applicants must apply to, be accepted into or attending an accredited 2 year       College or 4-year University by July 1, 2017

* Applicant must be a United States Citizen

* Applicant must intend on pursuing a degree

* Scholarship funds will be paid in August or September 2017 for the Fall semester directly to the college and not to the student. It will be the student’s responsibility       to submit to the Town Manager proof of enrollment for the Fall 2017 semester that will include student ID number and college information

* Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation:  one from a high school teacher, counselor, principal, or college professor and one from a local community member or officer of an organization in which the applicant is affiliated

* Applications must be postmarked by April 30th, 2017

* Late applications are not accepted

Mail Resume and Cover letter to:

Town of Townsend
141 Main Street
PO Box 223
Townsend DE. 19734
Attn: Public Relations

The scholarship will be awarded in May 2017