Scholarship Form

Tacoma Links (WA) Scholarship Application 2018

  Thank you for contacting the Tacoma (WA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated for its scholarship application. Please upload your completed application. Contact scholarshipslinksinc@tacomalinksinc.org if you have any questions.

 

Qualifications

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Applicant must be a U. S. citizen of African descent pursuing an undergraduate degree or technical training at an accredited technical college.
  2. Applicant must be graduating from high school, continuing his/her educational training, or be attending a college or university in the United States in the fall following high school graduation.
  3. Applicant must be registered at an educational institution on a full-time basis as defined by the institution.
  4. Applicant must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.7 or higher.

Requirements

  1. Complete the online application below in its entirety.
  2. Complete the request below for two writing samples. A. Write a paragraph of not more than 250 words on “Why This Scholarship is Important to Me.” AND B. Write an essay of not more than 1,000 words on one (1) of the following topics: 1) How can we eliminate cyberbullying? 2) Facebook and Twitter: Avenues for Hatred, Violence and Human Trafficking.
  3. Submit: 1) Transcripts: Have registrar e-mail transcripts to us at scholarshipslinksinc@tacomalinksinc.org 2) Three (3) letters of recommendation from teachers, school counselors/administrators, employers, or other adults in the community (exclusive of family members). Add student’s first name and last name, along with “Recommendation Letter” in the subject line. NOTE: Two (2) letters must be from school staff. Have counselors/teachers email their letters of recommendation to scholarshipslinksinc@tacomalinksinc.org. Add student’s first name and last name to subject line. 3) Submit a photo (class or yearbook) along with your application.

Evaluation Criteria

Each applicant is evaluated on:

  1. Quality of transcript
  2. Degree of involvement in school activities
  3. Extent of involvement in community activities
  4. Quality of essays
  5. Content of letters of recommendation

Instructions:

  1. Your application, including transcript, photo, three (3) letters of recommendation, and essays, must be submitted no later than midnight Monday, February 19, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review.
  2. Photograph and Transcript- A clear, frontal photograph of you (above the shoulders) and an official transcript must be emailed to scholarshipslinksinc@tacomalinksinc.org. Type your first and last name, along with Tacoma Links Scholarship in the subject line.
  3. The Scholarship Committee may request candidate interviews.

Uploading Files To upload your file(s), click on the “Choose File” buttons after completing this form and select your desired file. Uploading your transcripts –  Ensure your transcripts are in one (1) file (DOC, PDF, TXT, JPG or RTF). Maximum size file size: 200MB. Essays – Type your essays in a Word Document on your computer, then “Copy” and “Paste” it in the essay(s) fields below. Note: Uploading your essays (2) is optional – For best results, use Microsoft Word for the essay (DOC, PDF, TXT, JPG or RTF). Maximum size file size: 200MB. Uploading your photo – Ensure file type is a JPG or JPEG file. Maximum size file size: 200MB. If you have any questions, please email us at: scholarshipslinksinc@tacomalinksinc.org.


Complete the form below.

Asterisk (*) is required.

*First Name:    
     
Middle Name:    
     
*Last Name:    
     
*Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY): *Ethnicity:  
     
*Gender: MaleFemale *U.S. Citizen: YesNo  
     
*Address 1: Address 2:  
     
*City: *State:  
     
*Zip:    
     
Home Phone (123-456-7890): Cell Phone (123-456-7890):  
     
*Email:    
     
*Father/Guardian's Name: *Mother/Guardian's Name:  
     
*Father/Guardian's Occupation: *Mother/Guardian's Occupation:  
     
*Father/Guardian's Salary: $ *Mother/Guardian's Salary: $  
     
Father/Guardian's Phone (123-456-7890): Mother/Guardian's Phone (123-456-7890):  
     
*Number of Siblings: *Number in Household including yourself:  
     
*High School: *GPA  
     
*Attending College/University: *Major:  
     
*List College/University Applications Completed:    
     
*List school activities in which you have been involved. *List your involvement with community activities/organizations.  
     
*List awards, certificates, and special recognition you received for accomplishments. *Briefly discuss your education and career goals.  
     
*Please type your Essay 1. For best results, type your essay in a Word Document on your computer, then copy and paste into text field. (Write a paragraph of not more than 250 words.):
     
*Please type your Essay 2. For best results, type your essay in a Word Document on your computer, then copy and paste into text field. (Write an essay of not more than 1,000 words.):
     
*I pledge that the information submitted in this application is true and accurate. I realize I may be disqualified should any portion be incomplete or inaccurate or false.
I agree that the Tacoma (WA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated may use my photograph in a program booklet or video presentation about its scholarship program. By typing your FULL NAME, you pledge that all information is accurate and constitutes an official signature. Have your parent/guardian type in their name in the Parent/Guardian field. This will constitute an official Parent/Guardian signature.

*FULL NAME: *PARENT/GUARDIAN:

*Today's Date:

   
To upload your file(s), click on the "Choose File" button and select the your desired file.
   
     
     
(Optional) Upload your essay #1. For best results, use Microsoft Word for essay. (DOC, PDF, TXT, JPG or RTF), Max size 200MB:    
     
(Optional) Upload your essay #2. For best results, use Microsoft Word for essay. (DOC, PDF, TXT, JPG or RTF), Max size 200MB:    
     
Upload your transcripts. For best results, ensure your transcripts are in one (1) file. (DOC, PDF, TXT, JPG or RTF), Max size 200MB:    
     
Upload your photo. For best results, ensure your file type is a .JPG or .JPEG file. (JPG or JPEG), Max size 200MB: