Saturday, May 20, 2017

less than two weeks remaining to submit applications for the Bloomingdale Civic Association 2017 Scholarship Awards

From: Sierra, Horacio (SMD 5E08) []
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2017 10:51 AM
Subject: BCA Scholarship

​May you please re-broadcast the following flyer advertising our 2017 Bloomingdale Civic Association Scholarship?                                        

Thank you.


Horacio Sierra, Ph.D.
ANC 5E08 Commissioner                                   

Bloomingdale Civic Association

Two awards ($1,500 each) are available for students accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical program for the Fall 2017 semester. Each scholarship will be awarded based on meeting the requirements listed below. Scholarship awards will be disbursed by October 1, 2017 pending maintained enrollment.

Application Deadline: June 2, 2017 Awards Announced at June 19, 2017 Bloomingdale Civic Association Meeting 

Eligibility Requirements:  Reside within the District-recognized boundaries of Bloomingdale (see map) and/or be a student or alumni of McKinley High School or Dunbar High School  Minimum 2.5 GPA (unweighted) for most recently completed academic year   Be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical program during the Fall 2017 semester

*Applicants who are members of the Bloomingdale Civic Association (or whose parent or guardian are) at the time of application are eligible for additional points on their application.

Application Requirements:  Completed Application Cover Sheet (email for cover sheet)  Official school transcripts (high school and/or college, university, or vocational-technical as applicable)  Two letters of recommendation (preferably one from a teacher/counselor and one from a nonrelative, DC resident)  One 300-400 word response (typed or recorded) for each of the following prompts: 1. Your current community service commitment(s) 2. Why you are the most deserving recipient of the scholarship 3. Your vision for college and long-term personal goals.

*Scholarships are awarded based on a variety of factors including academic achievement, extracurricular and community activity, and financial need. Applicants are encouraged to address these criteria in their application.

Submit all documents by June 2, 2017 to:
District-recognized boundaries of Bloomingdale

Northern boundary: South side of Michigan Avenue NW  
Southern boundary:  North side of Florida Avenue NW 
Eastern boundary:  West side of North Capitol Street NW 
Western boundary:  East side of Third Street NW

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