FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary is offering a Continuing Education Scholarship for those seeking to improve their employability. Applications must be received by May 30, 2019.

The $500 scholarship is available to a resident of Fair Lawn, Saddle Brook or Elmwood Park, age 26 or older, who is enrolled in an accredited program of study seeking certification that will advance the applicant’s employability.

DESCRIPTION:  This award, in the amount of $500, will be given directly to the recipient upon proof of matriculation.

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METHOD OF SELECTION:

  •       The recipient will be selected by a committee from Sunrise Rotary who will review written applications and interview finalists. 
  •       Consideration will be made on the applicant’s community involvement and civic standing in the community as well as his or her academic standing.
  •       Members of either Fair Lawn Rotary Club or Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary Club, or members of their immediate families, may not apply.

DATE OF AWARD:

      This award will be given before the beginning of the fall semester; but the recipient will be invited as a guest of Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary at the annual Service Above Self awards dinner for a formal recognition.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicant must complete and return the attached application.

Enclose copies of documents verifying matriculation in a program of study with an accredited educational provider.

Enclosed proof of residency. Examples include: photocopy of a driver’s license, PSE&G bill or any other document that proves you are a resident of Fair Lawn, Saddle Brook or Elmwood Park, New Jersey.

SUBMISSION: Submit completed application to: Continuing Education Scholarship Committee, Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 112, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
 

APPLICANT: _______________________________________________

ADDRESS __________________________________________________

PHONE   ____________________________CELL   _____________________________

EMAIL ___________________________________DATE OF BIRTH ______________

How long have you resided at your present address? ___________

What high school did you attend? ___________________________Graduation Year: ________

Other post-secondary education: _________________________________________________

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PRESENT SCHOOL NAME__________________________________________________

ADDRESS_________________________________________________________________

PROGRAM OF STUDY   _____________________________________________________

REFERENCES (other than relatives)

Name__________________________________ Relationship: ____________ Years known: ___

Address_______________________________________________________________

Phone ________________       Email _________________________________________

 

Name__________________________________ Relationship: ____________ Years known: __

Address_______________________________________________________________

Phone ________________       Email _________________________________________

 

Name__________________________________ Relationship: ____________ Years known: ___

Address_______________________________________________________________

Phone ________________       Email _________________________________________

 

ESSAY:

1. Describe your present situation and the impact this scholarship would have upon your educational plans.

2. List some examples of how you have been involved in your community.

3. Briefly describe your plans for your future after you complete your studies.