|2017 Baker FFA Alumni
Washington Leadership Conference Scholarship Program
The annual Baker FFA Alumni Scholarship program promotes FFA leadership training by attendance at the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference held each summer in Washington DC. A minimum of one $850 WLC fee will be awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior Baker FFA member in good standing with a GPA of not less than 2.5. Green hands are not eligible. Preference will be given to sophomores and juniors that meet the criteria.
The Scholarship winner will be selected based on FFA, school and community involvement, scholastic performance and demonstrated leadership. Interested Baker FFA members are asked to complete the official application by January 31, 2017 and submit to the Baker FFA Advisor.
All registration and travel arrangements are to be coordinated by the Baker FFA Advisor. In the event funds are available to award multiple scholarships it is the intent and desire of Baker FFA Alumni that Baker FFA members travel and attend together.
Parent/Guardian permission required
Baker FFA Advisor certification
Additional costs are required for travel etc. and are expected to be paid by the Member
Scholarship: measured by grades and transcripts (5 points)
Leadership: measured by positions in FFA, student government, civic and church groups (10 points)
Extra-curricular Activities: measured by participation in sports, school and community organizations as well as work experience (10 points)
Essay: measured by content and message (15 points)
Baker FFA Alumni
2017 FFA Washington Leadership Conference
Name: ___________________________________ Birthdate: ___________________________________
Address: __________________________________ Date Became FFA Member: _____________________
____________________________________ Class: _______________________________________
City State Zip
Phone: ____________________________________ Cell: ________________________________________
E-mail: ____________________________________ High School GPA: _______ (attach transcripts)
Attach additional pages if necessary:
Describe in 500 words or less why you want to participate in Washington Leadership Council and how your attendance will benefit you. Attach essay to this application.
IN CASE OF ACCEPTANCE, PLEASE INDICATE PREFERRED WEEK TO ATTEND AND PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRE-REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
__ Jun 6-10 __ Jun 13-17 __ Jun 20-24 __ Jun 27-Jul 1 __ Jul 11-15 __ Jul 18-222 __ Jul 25-29
Polo Shirt Size: __________________________ Special Accommodations: ______________________________
Travel Accommodations/Requirements: _________________________________________________________________
Dietary Needs: ______________________________________________________________________________________
Parent/Guardian: ________________________ Parent/Guardian Phone: _______________________________
Secondary Contact: ______________________ Secondary Contact Phone: ______________________________
SEE FOLLOWING PAGE FOR REQUIRED SIGNATURES FROM APPLICANT, PARENT/GUARDIAN AND FFA ADVISOR.
I, the applicant for this scholarship, do confirm my eligibility under the previously listed requirements, and certify that I have completed this application and that its content represents my own views. I also understand that, if chosen, I will need to fill out the additional registration paperwork required by National FFA.
Signature of Applicant Date
I, the legal guardian of the applicant, do confirm my approval for him/her to attend the 2016 Washington Leadership Conference organized by the National FFA Organization, and also confirm my understanding of the arrangements for the conference and the financing by myself or the applicant of all conference costs (including participant travel) not covered by the scholarship, should The applicant receive this award.
Signature of Legal Guardian Date
FFA Chapter Advisor:
NOTE TO ADVISOR: Registration for accepted students must be completely processed as early as possible to have a likely chance of obtaining the desired time slot!
I, the FFA Advisor of the applicant, do certify his/her good standing in our chapter and my opinion that he/she will abide by all rules of behavior at the conference and benefit from attending.
Signature of Chapter Advisor Date