Crawford Heritage Community Foundation - Scholarship Application

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Ross R. and Shirley A. Casella Scholarship Application for
Dover High School and New Philadelphia High School Students
Complete applications are due to the Foundation no later than 5:00 PM on April 15. This form must be completed and supporting documents must be mailed by the deadline. If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Foundation by phone at 814-336-5206 or e-mail foundation@crawfordheritage.org

Supporting documents should be mailed to: 
Crawford Heritage Community Foundation 
PO Box 933 
Meadville, PA 16335-0933










Academic Information

Do not complete this application if you are a student at a different high school. Please return to the Crawford Heritage Community Foundation web site to find the application that is customized to your high school.

Provide your Grade Point Average as of the end of the Fall term of your Senior year. (This number will be verified against the transcript supplied by your school.)

Provide your Class Rank as of the end of the Fall term of your Senior year. (This number will be verified against the transcript supplied by your school.)

Provide the total number of students as of the end of the Fall term of your Senior year. (This number will be verified against the transcript supplied by your school.)

List any Scholastic Honors you have received, such as National Honor Society or National Merit Scholar

List any other special interest pursued in your spare time.

List your Extracurricular Activities and Memberships. Please note any Officer positions you may have held.
Educational Plans
Provide information for the college, university, technical school or other educational institution you plan to attend.

List the name of the educational institution you plan to attend.

List the name of your degree program or field in which you plan to study. You may list that you are undecided if you have not yet made a decision.

What is the estimated amount of tuition and fees to attend the educational institution for one year?

What is the estimated amount of room and board at the educational institution for one year

What is the estimated amount of room and board at the educational institution for one year?
Work History
Please provide information about your work history, if you have one.


Provide the name of your most recent or current employer.

Provide how long have you worked for your most recent or current employer.
Parent/Guardian Information
Please complete the following section with information about your parent(s) and/or guardian(s). (You may provide information for one parent/guardian if you do not have two or if only one will be providing financial support for your education.)

List full name of Parent/Guardian

List occupation of Parent/Guardian

List full name of Parent/Guardian

List occupation of Parent/Guardian
Supporting Documentation
The following supporting documents must be submitted to the Foundation in order for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
SECURITY NOTE: 
Please mark out ALL social security numbers listed on submitted forms 
to help ensure the security of your and your parents’ identities!

You are responsible for having a copy of your official high school transcript submitted to the Foundation by the appropriate school personnel. The transcript should cover the first three and one half years of high school through the end of the Fall term of your Senior year. (Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.) It should include a list of courses you have taken and the grade received in each course, your class rank and SAT® and/or ACT® scores.

You are responsible for submitting a copy of your of your Federal Student Aid Report (SAR). You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form (www.fafsa.ed.gov) to receive your Federal Student Aid Report (SAR). This form can be completed as soon as January 1st of the year you plan to attend college. You can go back to your FAFSA to check status, make corrections to a processed FAFSA and get other information should your circumstances change. Four to six weeks after submitting your FAFSA, you will receive your Student Aid Report (SAR) which summarizes the information you reported. (A sample SAR is available for your reference on our web site at www.crawfordheritage.org/docs/CompletedSARsample.pdf.) Applications missing your SAR or other supporting documents may not be given the same consideration, so please plan ahead! Contact your guidance counselor for more FAFSA information. If your SAR is not available, list the reason in the space below.

Enter in the box below the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number from your Student Aid Report (SAR). If your EFC is not available, list the reason.

You are responsible for submitting a copy of your most recent IRS Form 1040 and one for each parent/guardian. If either parent/guardian fails to supply an IRS Form 1040 you must include a statement indicating your effort to obtain the form and the contribution toward your education expected from that parent.

Letters of Recommendation may be from a guidance counselors, teachers, school administrators, church representatives, supervisors or others who may adequately describe your academic achievement, character and/or work ethic. They may not be from relatives. Individual scholarships may require Letters of Recommendation from specific people, these can count toward the total of three required letters.
Standardized Test Scores
You are responsible for reporting your official SAT® and/or ACT® scores to the Foundation. Contact your Guidance Counselor to see if scores are included on your official transcript. If scores are not included on your transcript, send the Foundation a copy of your score notification letter.

Please type your score for the Critical Reading section of the SAT®.

Please type your score for the Mathematics section of the SAT®.

Please type your score for the Writing section of the SAT®. Optional as of 2016.




Essay

The essay should describe your career objectives and the contributions which you expect to make to the public good while achieving those objectives. It may also describe your academic accomplishments and participation in extracurricular activities, However, it should not be redundant to the lists of scholastic honors, extracurricular activities and memberships submitted in previous sections of this application.