Scholarships Booklet - page 44

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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
FEBRUARY 1
High school students
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Undergrad program
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Any enrollment
Roger J. Sheridan Memorial Scholarship
(sponsored by Vermont Elks Association, Inc.)
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Roger J.
Sheridan, former coach at Saint Michael’s High School in Montpelier,
basketball and football official, and member and secretary of the
International Association of Approved Basketball Officials.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
• Seek a degree in physical education
• Intend to work as a physical education teacher
• Demonstrate academic achievement
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
• Roger J. Sheridan Memorial Scholarship application
• Official signed transcript of high school grades
• Copy of college entrance test scores (SAT or ACT)
• Two current dated and signed one-page recommendation letters (one
from a high school official and one from a coach or athletic director)
• Statement from parent(s) or guardian(s) summarizing the family’s
obligations and resources
• Essay from applicant stating his/her plans after graduation from
college/university
Application:
Obtain application from a local Elks Lodge
Amount:
Two $1,000 scholarships — one to a male applicant and
one to a female applicant; Vermont residents are also invited to inquire
about scholarships offered by Elks National Foundation; request
information and application materials from your local Elks Lodge.
Selection:
Commitment to chosen career/field of study, academic
achievement, school/community involvement and/or service, and
financial need
Average applicants:
TBD
Average awards:
1 (male)
1 (female)
MAY 1
Any student
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Any program
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Any enrollment
Roxane Leopold Scholarship
(sponsored by King Street Center)
King Street Center created this scholarship to honor the achievements of
Roxane Leopold, who served as executive director from 1985 to 2007,
and to improve the lives of King Street Center youth and families
through education and training.
Eligibility:
• Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding
(Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loan)
• Have been enrolled in one of King Street Center’s programs
(Preschool, Afterschool Excellence, Teen Futures, Mentoring, or Kids
on the Ball)
• Demonstrate financial need
Required documents:
• Official transcript
• Personal essay on the impact that King Street Center had on your life
• One recommendation letter
Application:
Send required documents to:
King Street Center
Leopold Scholarship
ATTN: Kelli Shonter
PO Box 1615
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone:
802-862-6736
E-mail:
Amount:
Four to six scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000
Selection:
Official transcript, personal essay, and two recommendation
letters
Average applicants:
7
Average awards:
7
Be sure to submit COMPLETE documents.
Check every document carefully to be sure it is
completed in full, signed, and dated (if applicable).
One incomplete document may mean an
incomplete application that is not considered
by a scholarship committee.
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