Fund ID:
4041-1PVMerit

Fund Category:
Paradise Valley Community College

Fund Type:
Student Support

Fund Notes:

The purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship to incoming students enrolled at PVCC who rank in the 16 to 25% of their high school graduating class and demonstrate merit. Consideration will be given to qualified applicatns who meet the following criteria: 1. Rank in the top 16-25% of their high school graduating class and have a min of 3.0 high school GPA. 2. Are enrolled as a cerfiticate or degree seeking student taking a min of 6 credit hours in the semester of the award. 3. Demonstrate meritorious achievements in 1 or more of the follwoing at the high school leve: leadership in the student's chosen academic area or field of study, involvement/leadership in out of class or extra curricular activities or programs, involvement/leadership in community service, service-learning or volunteer activities promoting positive social change. Demonstration of financil need (as determined by the FAFSA) is not a criteria for this award. Recipients of the Presidential Scholarship are not eligible for this award. Recipients are to be seliected by the college's Scholarship Committee convened by the Office of Financila Aid. Renewal of this award is contingent upon maintenance of 3.0 GPA. Current recipients do not need to re apply each year for this award pending avialibility of fundind. Annual award amounts are: the amount of avialable funds and the number of eligible applicants, and with a min award of $25o to each qualified applicant. Student needs to submit an application, submit unofficial high school transcripts, 1 letter of recommendation from high school or community leaders, a typed essay 500 to 1000 words that discusses career goals and aspirations, discusses education goals, and details involvement in the student's academic area/program of study, involement/leadership in extra curricular activities or programs, involvement/leadership in community service, service-learning or volunteer activities promoting positive social change.

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