McNall Scholarship for High School Graduates

At the United Churches of Olympia, we are pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity to our members continuing their education beyond high school.

The McNall Scholarship: This scholarship can only be awarded to a high school senior or seniors each year. McNall Scholarship awards are designated as tuition only and will be paid directly to the recipient’s school of choice upon verification of acceptance.

Instructions for Applicant:
1. Read the guidelines carefully.
2. All application forms and materials should be typed.
3. All material and completed application forms must be placed in a manila folder with your name, address and telephone number/s clearly marked on the outside.
4. Deliver your application and required materials to The United Churches, 110 East 11th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98501-2259 on or before May 1, 2017.
5. An official transcript(s) and letters of recommendation must arrive at The United Churches on or before May 1st.
Eligible Requirements:
1. The applicant must have maintained an active relationship with The United Churches of Olympia.
2. There shall be no age restrictions except for the McNall Scholarship which specifies that the applicant must be a graduating high school senior.
3. The applicant must have applied to his/her school of choice and must provide documentation of acceptance before an award is confirmed.
4. The McNall Scholarships award shall be deported at the recipients’ school of choice upon delivered verification of registration to The United Churches Scholarship Review Committee and/or Bookkeeper.
The deadline for this application, including essays, transcripts and references,
is no later than May 1, 2017.

NAME: _________________________________________________________________________________________________
Last First Middle
CURRENT
ADDRESS ______________________________________________________________________________________________
Street Apt. #

_____________________________________________________________________________________________
City State Zip

PHONE (____)___________________________________ EMAIL ______________________________________________

PARENT’S NAME _____________________________________________________________________________________
Last First Middle

PARENT’S NAME _____________________________________________________________________________________
Last First Middle

PERMANENT ADDRESS, if different from above

______________________________________________ PHONE (_____)__________________________________
Street Apt. #

_________________________________________________________________________________________________
City State Zip

ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE UNITED CHURCHES ____________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HIGH SCHOOL ______________________________________________________________________
Name City, State Year G.P.A.

HIGH SCHOOL ______________________________________________________________________
Name City, State Year G.P.A.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS _____________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HONORS AND AWARDS____________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________________________________________

EMPLOYMENT/VOLUNTEER (full or part time)

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Employer Contact/Title City Phone Date from/to

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Employer Contact/Title City Phone Date from/to

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Employer Contact/Title City Phone Date from/to

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Employer Contact/Title City Phone Date from/to

INSTITUTION you are planning to attend using this scholarship. (If unknown, it is your responsibility to provide this information to The United Churches office before a check will be issued.)

School Name ____________________________________________________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________
Street City, State Zip

(Signed) _______________________________________________

Type or Print name ___________________________________________

Date ____________________________________________

To Complete This Application:
1. Please write a personal essay, not to exceed 3 typewritten pages, articulating your education goals and motivation. This essay should specify why you believe you should receive the scholarship and a personal profile of introduction. Applicants are encouraged to submit other material, which they consider relevant.
2. Please submit 3 written recommendations to be mailed directly to The United Churches office. The recommendations shall include:
a. Recommendation form a high school teacher or college professor.
b. Recommendation from an employer or business person
c. Recommendation from an Untied Churches member.
3. A recent official transcript from your high school or college
NOTE: Following consideration by the Scholarship Review Committee, all applications and accompanying materials, including letters of recommendation, will be destroyed.

Approved by Council Revised Feb. 2013

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