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Park Forest Youth Commission - Scholarship Application

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  2. Complete this application before 5 p.m. on April 14 to be consider for one of two scholarship awards available through the Park Forest Youth Commission. Three letters of recommendation are required to complete the application. After submitting your online application, you will be prompted to a confirmation page where you will be instructed on how to submit letters of recommendation.

  3. Awarded to a Park Forest resident who will be starting his/her post-secondary education during the fall semester immediately following the award of the scholarship. Preference will be given to students who will be attending a community college or will be enrolled in a vocational training program.

  4. Awarded to a Park Forest resident who has completed at least one year of post-secondary education and will be continuing their collegiate career in the semester immediately following the award of the scholarship.

  5. Please provide the best number to reach you.

  6. For current college students only. Current high school students should move to the next question.

  7. Based on your last completed semester or quarter. This question applies to both high school and college-level applicants. Please note that no minimum g.p.a is required.

  8. If undecided, list your top two choices in order of preference.

  9. If undecided, list your top two choices in order of preference.

  10. Choose one of the following topics and write a 500 word or less essay and attach below: (1) Describe the way(s) you have contributed to making your community or school a better place. Be specific describing your contributions. (2) Who has been a major influence in your life? What have you learned from this individual that serves as a guide for the decisions you make and the goals you have set for yourself? (3) How does the following thought connect to your life so far? "Only you can discover your gifts because only you know what you love."

  11. Click to attach your essay.

    Check each to verify you have read, understand, and qualify.

  12. Your printed name will be accepted as your electronic signature to complete your application.

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