SOUTH TOMS RIVER OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

 

RULES & REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017 STR AREA OPTIMIST CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

 

WHO: any college bound high school senior or returning college student who is/was a student at TR South High School or a resident of Manitou Park in Berkeley Township.

 

WHAT: $500 scholarship

 

WHEN: spring 2017: submission date March 31, 2017

 

HOW Applicant’s original essay, 500 – 1000 words, on the theme…”Super-storm Sandy struck our area over 4 years ago…relate how you or someone you know personally was directly impacted by the storm and the challenges and successes that have occurred since that time.” Essay may not be published elsewhere prior to June 2017 and may be used by the STR Area Optimist Club, in whole or in part, for promotional purposes.

                            Winning essay will be judged, 50% on essay content, 30% on literary skills, 20% on applicant’s overall academic performance; GPA, etc. A 5 point preference will be given to South Toms River or Manitou Park residents. Proof of acceptance to a college or university will be required before the scholarship will be issued to the winner.

                                Essay must be double spaced, preferably typed or printed out and may be submitted with the application by email to or by USPS to STR Area Optimist Club 2017 Scholarship   16 Hummel Dr.   South Toms River, NJ 08757 and must be received by March 31, 2017.

 

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