Scholarship



 

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF YORK, PENNSYLVANIA

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Every Spring, The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of York, Pennsylvania shall be awarding a minimum of two scholarships, each in the amount of $1,500.00, to students pursuant to the following guidelines:

1.       Eligible applicants are (1) high school students who shall be pursuing a college education or higher education in a business or trade school; and (2) students who are already attending a college, university, business or trade school.  Individuals pursuing graduate studies are not eligible.

2.       The applicant’s family members must be members in good standing of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of York, Pennsylvania. 

3.       A high school student graduating in the spring must submit the following:

A.       A letter of acceptance to a college, university, business school or trade school.

B.      Up to date school transcript confirming an average of at least 2.75 and a copy of their most recent report card.

C.      SAT, ACT or other test results.

D.      The Annunciation scholarship application including all information requested in the application and the essay required in that application.

4.       Students who are already enrolled in a college, university, business or trade school must submit the following:

A.      Proof of attendance at a college, university, business or trade school.

B.      Up to date transcript and proof that they have maintained at least a 2.75 average.

C.      SAT, ACT or other test results.

D.      The Annunciation scholarship application including all information requested in the application and the essay required in that application.

5.       Scholarship applications will be reviewed annually.  Even though an applicant may have been awarded a scholarship the previous year, they must complete the entire application process again to be considered for an additional year.

6.       Each award shall be payable to the designated recipient subject to the condition that the funds will be applied to college or school related expenses during the upcoming school year.

7.       Each application shall be reviewed and evaluated carefully by the Annunciation Scholarship Committee.  Each scholarship award shall be granted based on the following considerations and criteria:

A.   Scholarship achievement

B.   Extracurricular activities both school related and in the community at large

C.   Participation in church/faith related activities

D.   Need

E.    Letter of recommendation

F.  Review of application information and accompanying essay

8.       The application and required documents must be submitted by JUNE 1 of each year to:

                Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Scholarship Committee

                2500 Pine Grove Road

                York, Pennsylvania 17403.

9.       The scholarships shall be awarded on or before June 15 of each year.

 

 Instructions for Completion and Submission of Application:

 

1.     Complete and return the application.

2.     Request a teacher/professor, counselor or other school official to complete the recommendation form.

3.     Request the appropriate school official to submit the following documents in a sealed school envelope to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Scholarship Committee:

A.    Official transcript

B.     Copy of most recent report card/grades

C.     Grade Point Average

D.    Class Rank

E.     High school students only:  SAT or ACT results

4.     High school students must submit a copy of their letter of acceptance to a college, university, trade or business school.  College students must submit the information set forth in Paragraph 3 which confirms that they are maintaining a 2.75 average.

5.     All of the required information must be submitted to:

              Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of York, Pennsylvania

              Scholarship Committee

              2500 Pine Grove Road

              York, Pennsylvania 17403

6.     SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  June 1

 

 


1.     APPLICANT’S NAME:_____________________________________________

Sex: ______   Date of Birth:_________  Social Security#_________________

2.     ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________

3.     TELEPHONE NUMBER:  Home: ______________  Cell:__________________

4.     PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME:_______________________________________

5.     GRADUATING  HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT INFORMATION: (TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT WHO WILL BE GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL)

A.    High school attended:_________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________

City:___________________  State:__________________ Zip:_________

B.     Graduation Date:_____________________________________________

C.     Grade Point Average:______________   Class Rank:_________________

D.    SAT results:_______  ACT results:_______  Other tests results:________

E.     College/University/Business school/Trade school Acceptance:

Name of Institution:__________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________

               City:_________  State:_____________________  Zip:_________

Expected Date of Attendance:__________________________________

Program of Study (if decided):__________________________________

6.     COLLEGE/BUSINESS/TRADE SCHOOL STUDENT INFORMATION: (TO BE COMPLETED BY A STUDENT ALREADY ATTENDING ONE OF THESE INSTITUTIONS):

A.    Name of Institution/School:____________________________________

B.     Address:____________________________________________________

               City:_________  State:_____________________  Zip:_________

C.      Year of Attendance: (Freshman, Sophomore, etc.):_________________

D.     Program of Study:_________________  Grade Point Average:________

 

7.      LIST SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND ANY OFFICES HELD OR AWARDS  RECEIVED:

_____________________________________________________________

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8.     LIST OUT OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND ANY OFFICES HELD OR AWARDS RECEIVED:____________________________________________________

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9.     LIST ANY INVOLEMENT IN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF YORK, PENNSYLVANIA (i.e., Altar boy, GOYA, Choir, Festivals, etc.):______________________________________

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10. SUBMIT A SHORT ESSAY (NO LONGER THAN ONE PAGE) STATING WHY YOU SHOULD BE AWARDED THIS SCHOLARSHIP.

 


 

ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

OF YORK, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOLARSHIP

RECOMMENDATION FORM

APPLICANT’S NAME:_____________________________________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL/COLLEGE:______________________________________________________

     Address:____________________________________________________________________ 

     City/State:__________________________________________ Zip Code:________________

RECOMMENDATION:

If preferred, you may attach a Letter of Recommendation to this form).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SIGNATAURE                                                TITLE                                           DATE

Printed Name:____________________________________________

 

NOTE:  PLEASE ENCLOSE THIS RECOMMENDATION IN A SEALED SCHOOL ENVELOPE ADDRESSED TO:  ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF YORK, PENNSYLVANIA SCHOLARSHIP FUND, 2500 PINE GROVE ROAD, YORK, PENNSYLVANIA 17403 BEFORE JUNE 1.   THANK YOU.