Rides N' School Supplies Scholarship

Rides N’ School Supplies (RNSS) is a local non-profit organization that has been providing the community’s youth with motivation through exposure and inspirational experiences for several years. RNSS hosts an annual event, the Charity Car & Bike Show, which features cars and motorcycles that inspire and motivate the youth in attendance. Over the past 4 years, RNSS has awarded over $18,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students and distributed over 3500 backpacks to youth and families in attendance. More information is available about our organization on our website at https://ridesnschoolsupplies.org/

• Cumulative GPA of at least a 2.75
• High School senior currently attending high school within the St. Louis metropolitan area, planning to attend a junior college, four-year college or university OR currently enrolled as a college/university freshman, sophomore or junior
• Proof of post-secondary enrollment for upcoming semester(s) (i.e. transcript, acceptance letter, class schedule)

Award recipient will be notified by July 15, 2023

Questions? Contact Aundrea Johnson – ajohnsonrnss@gmail.com

Supplemental Questions
  1. When/what date do you plan to leave for school?
  2. Parent/Guardian Name
  3. Parent/Guardian Email
  4. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Cell Phone Number
  5. Parent 1 address (if different than yours). Include home number & street, city, state and zip code
  6. Upload a letter of acceptance from a college or university (high school seniors) or proof of enrollment (current college students).
  7. Write a 1,500 word essay for ONE of the following prompts:

    Rides N' School Supplies is a nonprofit organization that supports students and families within the St. Louis metropolitan area. We enjoy giving back and being of service within our community.

    1) Think about a time when you volunteered to help someone less fortunate. What is one thing that surprised you about your experience—and how did it affect the way you look at service today?

    2) What is your favorite way to contribute to your community? What do you like about it?

    3) Write about the first time you learned that there are less fortunate people in the world. What do you remember about that lesson? How did your new understanding make you feel? How has your perspective changed since then?

  8. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize the administrators of this schoalrship and its agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic and/or financial records and other information which applies to the consideration of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essays are my own work.
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