The Edgewood Recreation Council (ERC) offers a $500 Scholarship to a graduating senior of Edgewood High School who has participated in 1 or more of the recreation programs offered in Edgewood.
Applications for the scholarship are being received now and the deadline is April 30th.
Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. Scholarship Application
The Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. is offering one scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to a graduating high school senior for the 2009-2010 school year. The scholarship will be awarded to a college of his/her choice. This scholarship is provided for students who have actively participated in the EDGEWOOD RECREATION COUNCIL, INC. Programs. Applications must be postmarked by April 30th and will be reviewed at the May 2010 recreation council meeting. The scholarship will be awarded to the selected recipient at the Awards Ceremony.
Any student who wishes to compete for this scholarship must complete the application attached and meet the following criteria:
– Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the sophomore, junior, and first half of senior years. Provide verification of grades with the application.
– Be a current or past participant (player, coach, official) in the Edgewood Rec. Council, Inc. program(s).
– Be involved in at least one extracurricular activity, in or outside of school, in a volunteer status.
– Submit one letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, coach or clergy.
– Submit the completed, typed application to the following address:
Harford County Parks and Recreation, Southern District
1980 Brookside Drive
Edgewood, Maryland 21040
The following statements must be completed and submitted with the application.
By my signature, I certify that all responses on this application are true. I have received no help preparing this application.
Signature of Applicant Date
For purposes of this application, I authorize the release of the grades and grade point average of my child to the Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc.
Signature of Parent/Guardian Date
Application for Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. Scholarship
I. Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. participation.
In the space provided below, list programs of the Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. in which you have participated, the years of participation, and the capacity in which you have participated.
II. Extracurricular Participation
List the extracurricular activities in which you have participated, in or outside of school. Include your role in the activities, the amount of hours you contributed, the year/years you participated and a sponsor name.
On a separate sheet, write an essay of no more than 500 words addressing the topic “How participating in the Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. program(s) has helped me.”
Write your name on the back of each page submitted. Do not include your name in the essay.
Thank you for your participation in Edgewood Recreation Council, Inc. Program(s).