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Scholarships

The RECCS SCHOLARSHIP

     

STUDENT APPLICATION PROCESS for RECCS SCHOLARSHIP

 

This application may be used to apply one of the scholarships noted below. All of the scholarships are designed to provide financial assistance to graduating Cherry Creek School District seniors who are pursuing higher education or post high school training. Students may apply for only one of the three categories. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORIES:  

  1. Merit Scholarship - For those students who have demonstrated academic achievement and contribution to school and community. (FOUR $2,500 scholarships will be awarded in this category.)

  2. Adversity Scholarship - For those students who have faced and dealt with physical, mental, emotional, family, or financial adversity. (FOUR $2,500 scholarships will be awarded in this category.)

  3. Career & Technical Scholarship - For those students who wish to pursue a career, trade or technical education at a community college or a certificate program. (TWO $2,500 scholarships will be awarded in this category.)

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  1. Student will graduate from a Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) high school.

  2. Student has attended a CCSD high school for a minimum of two years immediately prior to graduation.

  3. Student has displayed strength of character, maturity, industry, leadership, citizenship, and/or special talents.

  4. Student has applied to an in-state or out-of-state accredited college, community college, university, career, trade, or technical school/certificate program and will be enrolled as a full-time student within six months after graduation from high school.

  5. Student has completed and submitted all parts of the application by the Friday, February 21, 2020 deadline.

Completed Applications are due on Friday, February 21, 2020.  Applications must be submitted via this websites application below.  A completed application will include Recommendation Forms submitted by Counselor, Teacher and Non-family adult, transcripts and SAT/ACT (if applicable) added to Recommendation form by Counselor.   

SELECTION:

All qualified students are encouraged to apply, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, race, or sexual orientation. Direct descendants of members of the Selection Committee are not eligible. The RECCS Scholarship Committee will review the submitted applications. The finalists will be asked to participate in a personal interview prior to the final selection. The scholarship winners will be notified by phone. A reception will be held at the end of the school year to formally honor the scholarship recipients.

 

 

For additional information contact James Brandt -  jbrandt2@cherrycreekschools.org, RECCS Scholarship Committee Chair

Application Directions 2020

Scholarship Application 2020

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