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Parkville Post 183
College Scholarships
1)   Any candidate for a scholarship must make formal application for this aid to the scholarship chairman by April 15th.

2)   No information as to identification of a candidate by name shall be used until the final decision has been made by the committee. Each candidate shall be assigned a number for identification. The chairman shall assume the responsibility of organizing the candidate data into chart form to facilitate efficient and objective selection.
The chairman will conduct the selection meeting and will have no vote.


3)   The following shall be used to determine scholarship recipients:
  a)   School, type of high school course and grade average.
  b)   Rank in class
  c)   Service to school and good citizenship (work/volunteering)
  d)   Acceptance by college(s)
  e)   College entrance exams marks

4)   All funds shall be open for use in any accredited institution of higher learning. The student must be enrolled in a program resulting in a degree.

5)   A check on the scholarship fund in the amount of the award to the recipient shall be sent to the school of choice and shall be deposited to the account of the student and may be used in the following manner:
  a)   Board in a dormitory
  b)   Tuition and fees
  c)   Books or educational material
  d)   Acceptance by college(s)
  e)   College entrance exams marks

The fund will be in the care of a designated official of the school. At no time shall it be paid directly to the student. If the student should not enter the school the fund shall be returned and reissued to a designated alternate.


Should the recipient withdraw before the completion of one semester’s work the amount expended on him/her shall be repayable by the recipient to the Post Scholarship fund. This specification excludes reasons of personal illness or extreme, family emergency which may necessitate the withdrawal from college. If a student should withdraw after the completion on one semesters work any unused funds shall be returned to the Post Scholarship fund. The returned funds shall be used in the yearly allotment for the next high school graduating class.

6)   An alternate shall be named for each scholarship if there is other qualified candidates applying.

7)   No recommendation of policy shall be made without two-thirds of the scholarship committee present.

8)   Any change in financial aid or scholarship received must be reported to the committee at once.

9)   All decisions on scholarship selection by the committee are final.

10)   To be eligible, the sponsoring parent or grandparent must have been a member of Parkville Post #183. Post, Auxiliary or the Sons of The American Legion for a minimum of two calendar years immediately preceding the year of application. Any Child or Grandchild of the sponsoring parent of grandparent is eligible.
     
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