Scholarship Summary
Spirit of Schuyler (SOS) is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Schuyler County. Each year, SOS designates a separate fund to sponsor scholarship opportunities for hard-working individuals looking to further their education or career. Ideal candidates value and make contributions toward their own personal development as well as helping others and giving back to their community. In keeping with the spirit of the founders’ wishes, preference will be given to those pursuing advancement in the field of the Arts. However, other fields may also be considered. The application is brief and focuses on the applicant’s future goals and community involvement.

Eligibility
Open to any resident of Schuyler County with established plans to take the next step in their education, development, or career, including vocational studies and/or certifications. Those attending out-of-county schooling/training, etc. still qualify as long as their permanent address prior to attending school/training was located in Schuyler County.
Please be advised that current proof of enrollment will be required before any award is distributed.

Deadline and Notifications
All applications must be received in their entirety by June 1st. The Spirit of Schuyler board utilizes a scoring rubric (and blind-review process to mask personal identifying information) to select award recipients. All applicants will be contacted with the outcome of their application. 

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* 1. Full Name:

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* 2. Permanent Address:

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* 3. If you are currently enrolled in school or any educational programming, please describe:

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* 4. Name of School, College/University, Accreditation, Vocation, or Certification you plan to pursue:

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* 5. Title of Major/Degree/Certification you plan to attain: 

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* 6. Describe how you plan to use your education to impact your future, your community, society, or country.

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* 7. Please describe any community activities and volunteer work you have completed, including relevant details of your involvement.

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* 8. Is there anything else you would like to let us know about yourself that is relevant to your scholarship application?

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* 9. By checking this box I verify that I meet the Program Eligibility requirements and that all information described above is true, complete, and accurate.

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* 10. By checking this box I acknowledge that I must email current proof of enrollment to spiritofschuyler@gmail.com prior to receiving any awarded funds. [Note: Please record this email address for future reference.]

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* 11. Please select the appropriate box below to permit Spirit of Schuyler (SOS) to publish your name / your child’s name if completing on their behalf, and/or photo for the use of news releases, social media, and/or promotional materials.

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