2017 Marjorie M. Fitkin Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 22 2017 at 11:59 PM EST (Midnight) - CLOSED

This program is inactive or past the deadline.


To provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors of Sylvania City Schools pursuing a degree in the field of education or an education related field. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. Recipients must be entering an accredited school of higher education in the fall and planning to attend school full time to obtain a bachelors, masters or doctoral degree.

We anticipate awarding several scholarships at approximately $2,000 each. This scholarship is renewable.


The criteria used for selection of scholarship recipients include consideration of the following:

1. Scholastic aptitude - average to above average academic achievement, as demonstrated by applicant's GPA and college entrance test scores;

2. Involvement and leadership in extra-curricular and/or community activities (i.e., athletic, musical, artistic, academic) and/or paid employment during his/her high school years;

3. Recommendations from individuals associated with Sylvania City Schools which speak to an applicant's academic performance, extra-curricular involvement and/or leadership skills; and

4. Essay from the applicant describing his/her interest in and the challenges facing the field of education, as well as how a scholarship award will assist the applicant in achieving his/her professional and personal goals.

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