Scholarships

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JEDNOTA BENEVOLENT 2017 SCHOLARSHIP

The Jednota Benevolent Foundation, Inc is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for its 2017 Scholarship Program.

THE COMMITTEE SHALL AWARD UP TO TEN ONE-TIME $500 SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE CANDIDATES WHO BEST SATISFY THE AWARD CRITERIA.

Any individual of Slovak descent and Catholic faith who attends an Approved Post Secondary Educational Institution is eligible for a Scholarship.

Applicants will be required to describe accomplishments they believe would qualify them for recognition in general, and specifically, accomplishments in the areas of:

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • Service to school, church and community

Applicants will also be required to provide:

  • An official college transcript of grades and all standardized test scores achieved, including all ACT or SAT scores; (if applicable)
  • One (1) letter of recommendation authored by a teacher, counselor, administrator or an employment supervisor familiar with the applicant;
  • Examples of applicant’s community involvement;
  • A list and description of leadership positions held by applicant;
  • A list of awards received by applicant for scholastic excellence, community involvement, or leadership ability;
  • A description of the applicant’s academic or career objectives;
  • A statement demonstrating an applicant’s need for education financing.

If you have questions please contact:
Jednota Benevolent Foundation, Inc.
First Catholic Slovak Union
6611 Rockside Road, Suite 300
Independence, Ohio 44131
Phone 1-800-533-6682 – Fax 216-642-4310
E-mail: fcsu@fcsu.com

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MIDNIGHT OCTOBER 31, 2017

*Family members of the Scholarship Committee are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

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