Impact Charity Services Military Youth Scholarship

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Impact Charity Services Military Youth Scholarship Application

Impact Charity Services Military Youth Scholarship Application

Applications now open for the new Impact Charity Services Military Youth Vocational/Technical Scholarship, funded by Lockheed Martin.

Scholarship Summary:

The Impact Charity Services Military Youth Vocational/Technical Scholarship provides financial assistance to dependents of active duty service members assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL), and residing in New Jersey. The scholarship is awarded to an individual who has demonstrated sound academics and merit to further their education in a vocational/technical institution. This scholarship provides valuable community service by encouraging qualified applicants to pursue careers in the vocational/technical industry. This scholarship is financial needs based and will pay for tuition, fees and textbooks.

Eligibility:
  • The applicant must be between 16-19 years of age; a dependent of an active duty service member assigned to JB MDL, and be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited vocational/technical institution in the state of New Jersey.
  • The applicant must possess a high school diploma, general education diploma or is a full-time student at an institute of higher learning and maintaining a C average or higher.
  • The scholarship winners must apply and be accepted to enter an accredited New Jersey vocational/ technical institution in the fall of the year awarded.
  • Must maintain good citizenship practices throughout the award period.
Award Determination:
  • Personal qualifications of attitude, motivation, initiative, seriousness of intent and overall impression.
  • Proven aptitude, demonstrated ability or intense interest in the specific career goal they are pursuing.
  • Past educational performance.
  • Past citizenship performance.
  • Financial need.
Application Requirements:
  • Must apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) and provide verification of approved eligibility status to receive Financial Aid. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
  • Provide Income Statement 2015 Tax Return for both parents. Please, blackout Social Security Number.
  • Completion of Impact Charity Services Military Youth Scholarship Application.
  • Provide copy of high school diploma (if graduated) or General Education Diploma.
  • Provide copy of high school transcripts and expected graduation date.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation from a source outside of your family (e.g., clergy, teacher, town leader, business person, employer, etc.)
  • In your own words, write a 500 word essay explaining the following (attach typed document to the application), your future goals, aspirations and accomplishments

Describe community-based extracurricular activities that you participated in and why?

Why you decided on a career in the vocational/technical industry?

Why should you receive this scholarship?

Award Amount:
  • There will be (3) scholarships, not to exceed $5,500 awarded towards a 2 year vocational degree or certification.
  • Impact Charity Services will determine the amount of scholarships awarded, after review of approved Financial Aid support granted for scholarship selectees.
Application Deadline:

All application materials must be postmarked NLT Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017 with the scholarships to be awarded in April 2017.

Mailing Address:

Impact Charity Services
PO Box 1692
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Lockheed Martin and/or Impact Charity Services employees and their family members are excluded from applying.