2018: D.A.R.E. Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 16 2018 at 11:59 PM CDT (Midnight)


Description

The mission of D.A.R.E. is to teach students good decision making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.

The D.A.R.E. vision is...

A world in which students everywhere are empowered to respect others and choose to lead lives free from violence, substance abuse, and other dangerous behavior.

Requirements

-Applicant must be a current graduate of high schools, public or private, and living in the boundaries of Moline School District No. 40.
-Applicant must have maintained and provide proof of cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during the first seven (7) semesters of high school.
-Applicant must provide proof of class rank and a transcript of seventh semester courses.
--Applicant must have been involved in a service oriented activity or organization in his or her school, community or place of worship.
-Applicants must submit an essay on "Why it is important to make good choices you have made in your life". Choose an activity you have been involved in and describe how it has impacted your life. Maximum of 200 words.
-Applicant must submit two letters of reference; one from Moline High School faculty members, administrators or counselors and one from an individual (not related to the applicant) in the community.
-Three individual $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. The funds will be paid directly to the recipient's educational institution. Students must enroll on a full-time basis. (Full-time basis means carrying at least 12 semester hours.)
-Only completed applications will be considered.

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