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2019 Scholarship Announcement

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Scholarship Announcement and Application, 2019

The Links, Incorporated San Jose (CA) Chapter

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Determine if you are eligible

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  1. HAVE BEEN IN FOSTER CARE
  2. Be enrolled or have been accepted to a Two year/Four-year college or vocational school
  3. Have financial need.
  4. Be motivated to achieve your educational and career goals.
  5. Reside in Santa Clara County
  6. Be African American

The application with one completed reference, current transcript, signed agreement, and personal statement must be postmarked by October 9, 2019 and mailed to the address listed below. Award recipients will be notified by December, 2019.

Step 2: Complete the application

All documents must be submitted by the deadline. Applications that are, complete or incomplete and, received after the due date will not be considered for the scholarship.

Step 3: Obtain references

Submit one reference (from persons not related to you) with your completed application. Applications received without a reference will not be considered for this cycle.

Step 4: Submit your completed application and supporting documents to:

Alice E. Foster Memorial Scholarship
Mrs. Malaika Young
3462 Woodyend Ct.
San Jose, CA 95121

Selection process:

Selection will be based upon compliance with basic eligibility requirements set forth by The Links, Incorporated San Jose (CA) Chapter selection committee. Upon receipt of a completed application, personal statement, transcript, reference, signed agreement and photograph a letter of invitation will be sent to attend a scheduled scholarship interview. All recipients are required to attend the interview.

Fund distribution:

Upon verification of selection by the Executive Board of the San Jose Chapter, recipients will be notified by letter, and funding for the scholarship amount will be issued to the recipient upon receipt of proof of enrollment. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $750.00 per semester contingent upon enrollment, continued matriculation and academic performance based on maintaining a 2.0 or “C average or better, towards an undergraduate degree.

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