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GREENSBORO SFSP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES 100917.docx Read-Only Compatibility Mode (003).docx

Scholarship Award:

1.      Scholarship(s) up to $1,000

2.      Recipients are eligible to apply the following year

Eligibility Requirements:

1.      Must be a junior or senior in a 4-year degree program, or in the final year of a community college program, for the year awarded.

2.      A GPA of 2.5 or higher.

3.      A United States Citizen or legal resident living in North Carolina and pursuing a course of study at a North Carolina college or university that could lead to a career in the financial services field.

4.      Members or immediate family members of the Greensboro SFSP and/or the Greensboro SFSP Foundation are not eligible.

Application Filing Period:

December 1 to April 30 each year

Application Process:

Complete an application and write a short essay of 1,000 words or less including the following:

1.      Describe what led or motivated you to pursue an education in the financial services field, including your future goals.

2.      Communicate why the scholarship is important to you.

3.      Provide specific examples of your community involvement and how it has enhanced the lives of others through financial education or in other ways.

4.      Finalists will be contacted for a phone interview.

Scholarship Award(s):

1.      All applicants will be notified of their status via email by June 15.

2.      Scholarship recipients must communicate acceptance by July 1.

Award Recipients:

1.      Scholarship recipients will receive a one-year associate local membership in the Society of Financial Service Professionals Greensboro Chapter..

2.      The cash award(s) will be paid directly to the educational institution or provided to the recipient after verifying the monies are a reimbursement for previously paid tuition.