Andrew B. Craig Family Jasper School Scholarship
The Andrew B. Craig Family Jasper School Scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Jasper-Troupsburg High School who will demonstrate financial need as full time students at a regionally accredited four year college or university. Students attending a two-year college after high school who have a plan to continue their education at a four-year school will be considered. One scholarship of up to $6,000 will be awarded. A second scholarship of up to $4,000 may be awarded. The recipient may reapply for additional scholarship consideration for a maximum of four years of undergraduate funding provided they continue to meet eligibility requirements.
To be eligible, the applicant must:
- be a graduating senior at Jasper-Troupsburg High School
- plan to enroll full time in an accredited, nonprofit, four-year college or university. Students who plan to initially attend a two-year college and later continue studies for a bachelor’s degree are also eligible.
- demonstrate unmet financial need as determined by standard methods of need analysis in practice at the time of selection. In general, unmet financial need will be defined as the difference between the cost of attendance and the sum of the EFC (from FAFSA) and the student’s grant aid from other sources.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of:
- essays that articulate drive and ambition and explains how their planned major will impact their future career.
- extracurricular and community involvement, including work experience, that demonstrates leadership potential.
- transcript that demonstrate pasts success and potential degree completion.
- financial need.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”
Recipients may reapply for award consideration for a maximum of four years of undergraduate funding provided they continue to make satisfactory progress toward a degree and continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
Applications will be evaluated by the St. Louis Community Foundation on the basis of past academic performance, potential for continued success, and the quality of the essay and recommendations. In consultation with the Andrew B. Craig Family Jasper School Scholarship Advisors, selection of the recipients and the scholarship amount will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation from information provided by the applicant, the school, the applicant’s family and the post secondary institution. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”
The recipient of the Andrew B. Craig Family Jasper School Scholarship will be announced in June.
Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager, at 314.880.4960 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Andrew B. Craig Family Jasper School Scholarship program, as a component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.
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- Supplemental Questions
- To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your FALL transcript for the current academic year. The transcript should show your name, school, grades, and cumulative GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that on the General Application as well.
- List any extracurricular activities, work or volunteer involvement, including the activity, the time involved, dates of involvement, and position(s) held:
- ESSAY: Write a brief essay that tells us about your vision of your future and how you plan to make your vision happen. You may include information about circumstances or people that have influenced you or had an effect on your achievement, or unusual hardships you have had to overcome or will overcome to achieve your goals.
- Do any of your parents (or legal guardians) have an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree?
- UPLOAD: Upload your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) for next year.
- Enter your EFC that is on your FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR).
- UPLOAD: Please upload next year's Financial Aid Award Letter from the college you will attend. This document will be required before an award can be determined and should include: college name, applicant name, loans, grants and scholarships offered.
- What school issued the award letter that you uploaded?
- Upload documentation from the school you plan to attend that shows your total cost of attendance.
- Where will you live during the academic year for which you are applying?
- If you wish to inform the reviewers of any unusual financial circumstances, including costs associated with your education or educational loans already incurred for or by you, please provide here. Please note that tax forms, W-2s or other documentation may be requested to verify information on the FAFSA Student Aid Report.
- SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
- SCHOLARSHIP CENTRAL SECOND RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of an instructor, counselor, advisor, supervisor or other similarly qualified individual who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
- SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I certify that the information I have provided is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and I authorize the St. Louis Community Foundation and its agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic records and other information that applies to the consideration of this application. My signature also signifies that, if awarded, I understand that it is my responsibility to inform the St. Louis Community Foundation of any changes to my college plans and that I understand that some portion of scholarship awards I receive from any source may be considered taxable income if the total amount exceeds the cost of tuition and course related fees, supplies and equipment.
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