Alumni Scholarship Cover Letter
December 08, 2010
Alumni Scholarship Cover Sheet
The Alumni Scholarship Committee is excited that you have chosen to fill out our
application. This scholarship is for $500 and can be renewed for an additional
three years, making it a total scholarship of up to $2000.
A date to remember: By April 20, 2011, your application must have been submitted
to Darlene Niehues, President of the Alumni Scholarship Committee.
The application is available on-line (www.usd322.org) and from the O.H.S. Counselor.
As you are filling out this application, make sure to give attention to the following
techniques in order to make your application competitive in this scholarship
_____ Applications must be typed.
_____ Is your application completely filled out? If an item does not apply to you,
note this by indicating NA (Not Applicable).
_____ Have you noted some type of community service, even if they are small acts
of service? (If you have no community service, it is suggested that you
volunteer to do something for 10 hours for your community, church,
school, neighbors, etc.)
_____ Is your application free of spelling and grammar errors?
_____ Have you made a duplicate copy? A good practice is
to make yourself a duplicate application, fill it out and have someone look
it over for errors. Then, copy your corrected information onto the original
application form and mail it in.
_____ Do you have all the required signatures?
_____ Do you have a copy of your transcript included with application?
If you chose to complete the Alumni Scholarship application, you will need to be in
attendance at the Alumni Banquet on May 8th to receive your scholarship, should
you be one of the recipients. Recipients are not notified ahead of the Banquet;
therefore, if you cannot attend the Banquet, please notify Darlene Niehues at
Please return this application in the enclosed envelope to Darlene Niehues
by April 20, 2011.