The deadline for completing this application is close of business on Monday, April 30, 2018. Scholarship applications will not be considered after this date.
All scholarship winners will be notified no later than Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
Upon notification, scholarship winners are required to accept award no later than Friday, June 15, 2018.
Please note: All scholarship winners MUST confirm acceptance of the award with a payment of their program enrollment fee ($50), and the return of the Leadership Summer Program Scholarship Offer Form (which will be mailed to winners by May 30, 2018).
This scholarship application is not considered complete until all actions have been taken or received by Leadership LINKS Inc. on behalf of the applicant:
1. STEP ONE - WRITE AND SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY:
Your essay must comply with the following guidelines:
a.) Type a double spaced, 400-500 word essay answering at least two of the four questions:
In what ways are you developing as a leader and why is leadership development important to you?
What are your future leadership goals, and how would those goals benefit others?
How would participation in this leadership summer program benefit you and your community?
How does studying in school and seeking help from your mentors contribute to your growth?
b.) You may submit the essay by either 1.) emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org or 2.) ensuring that the essay is received in our mailbox: Leadership LINKS, Inc., P.O. Box 16328, High Point, NC 27261 no later than the application deadline.
2. STEP TWO - ESSAY APPROVAL
Ask your English teacher or Guidance Counselor to review/proofread your essay prior to submission. Make the changes that s/he suggests to you. Your essay should have a cover sheet. The cover sheet MUST include your name, title of the essay, your school, and the date of the essay.
At the bottom of the cover sheet, please type THIS ESSAY IS APPROVED BY and ask your teacher to print and sign their name, along with their title, name of school, and the date of their review.
3. STEP THREE - REFERENCE LETTER
Ask the adult leader of your sport or extracurricular activity in school, church, or community organization to write a reference letter to accompany your scholarship application. The reference letter should include your leadership in school and/or the community.
3. STEP FOUR - COMPLETE THE SCHOLARSHIP FORM:
Thank you for your interest in the Leadership LINKS Leadership Summer Program for Girls Scholarship. Best wishes.