2024 Scholarship Application

The Academy for Lifetime Learning 2024 Betty Ross Scholarship

Applications are accepted online only. This form, with all required items completed, must be submitted online no later than May 6, 2024, in order for the applicant to be considered for a scholarship award. In addition, two reference letters are required. If you have copies of your letters, you may upload them with this application form. Otherwise, the writer of any reference letter which is not included with the application form must either (1)submit the letter to the Academy by email no later than May 6, 2024, or (2)mail the letter directly to the Academy no later than April 29, 2024 (to ensure its arrival by May 6). Email and postal addresses for the Academy are included on the form in the Character References section.

Before starting this application form, please review the scholarship requirements. It is recommended that you have all necessary information and documents on hand AND saved to your computer or handheld device so you can attach the required documents when requested. You must submit a complete application.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This application must be submitted no later than May 6, 2024.

The Academy for Lifetime Learning 2024 Betty Ross Scholarship

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Personal and Contact Information

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Educational Information

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List your academic and non-academic honors and awards.
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List your extra-curricular activities, community service activities, hobbies, and other interests.
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Character References

List the names of two character references with phone numbers and email addresses. Each must write a reference letter in support of your application. They may either (1)give a copy of the letter to you to upload with this application; (2)email a copy of their letter directly to the Academy at esvaall@gmail.com no later than May 6, 2024, (the subject line of the email should be "Scholarship Reference for _____"), or (3)mail their letter no later than April 29 (to ensure its arrival by May 6), to The Academy for LIfetime Learning; Attn: MaryKay Mulligan, A.L.L. Board President; P.O Box 509; Exmore, VA 23350.(Required)
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    Required Essays

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    Declaration

    This application and all accompanying materials must be submitted no later than May 5, 2024. Before clicking the Submit button below, use the following checklist to doublecheck that all required information has been included.

    I have uploaded proof of my GPA. such as a copy of my most recent school transcript or my GED.
    I have uploaded a copy of my letter of acceptance from the college or university I plan to attend in the fall of 2024.
    I have listed two character references with their names, phone numbers, and email addresses on this application.
    I have arranged for the Academy to receive these character references no later than May 6, 2024.
    Essay One (I have uploaded a 600-800 word essay titled "What Motivates Me to Pursue My Chosen Field of Study.")
    Essay Two (I have uploaded a 600-800 word essay on ONE of the following three topics: Integrity, Courage, or Excellence.)
    I have completed all required items and any other applicable items in the each section of the application.

    Please note that the Scholarship Committee may request a personal interview with you.