Friends of Valley Scholarship 2014-2015

Scholarship

2014-2015 Friends of Valley Charities Scholarship
Application for Current James Madison University Undergraduates
4245 Lucy Long Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
FVC@FVConline.org
fvconline.org

The Friends of Valley Charities Scholarship has been established for a JMU student who either has cancer or is directly affected by cancer. Currently the scholarship will vary each year and the amount will be determined by FVC. Recipient should have demonstrated a keen dedication to specific personal and educational goals. The recipient should be considered active, cheerful, enthusiastic and driven! These qualifications shall be addressed by two letters of recommendation as outlined below. Special consideration but not required is Community Service to the Harrisonburg or student’s home community. This scholarship has no required minimum GPA, however, preference is given to those students that have over a 2.0 cum GPA.

The Friends of Valley Charities Scholarship is a one-year award for a sophomore, junior, or senior. Recipients may re-apply each eligible year.

To receive continued consideration for this specific scholarship, you will need to submit the following items:

1. One letter of recommendation from James Madison University faculty, administrators, and/or staff, which address your qualifications.
2. One letter of recommendation from Community Service manager, supervisor, and/or staff, which address your community service, specifically how it contributed to the organization’s missions.
3. Complete the attached Scholarship Application Activity Supplement Form providing information about your community service involvement for the last 2 years.
4. A letter from your physician documenting your illness or letter from your family member’s physician documenting their illness.
5. Essay describing how cancer has affected you in your life and education; not more than 500 words.

You should submit these documents for receipt by October 15, 2014 to FVC’s email address, FVC@FVConline.org or our mailing address above. Recipient(s) will be notified by January 10, 2015.

2014-2015 Scholarship Application Activity Supplement Form