Scholarship Essay Award 2014



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The University of New England &

St. Francis College Alumni Council

Scholarship Essay Award 2014



Up to 5 scholarships will be awarded with each award being no less than $1,000!

Total awarded amount is $15,000
The UNE-St. Francis Alumni Council fosters a mission to “to create a feeling of lifelong personal involvement for all alumni in their alma mater and its traditions through support and commitment to the University of New England.” Since 1986, the UNE-St. Francis Alumni Council has fostered this relationship at the student level through the Alumni Scholarship Essay Award to encourage students to become active alumni.
Application Qualifications:

To qualify for the University of New England-St. Francis College Alumni Council Scholarship Essay Contest 2014 you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a first year or returning full time undergraduate student (freshman, sophomore, junior status in September 2013).

  • Have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.8 at the end of the Fall 2013 semester (sophomores and juniors).


All application submissions must include:

  • 1,200 word essay, typed and double spaced;

  • Completed application form located on page 3; and

  • To ensure anonymity during judging, please do not include your name in the body of the essay, such as a header or footer. A title page or including the essay title in a header is acceptable.


Where Applications are available:

Online

Go to www.alumni.une.edu, click “College of Arts and Sciences and Westbrook College of Health Professions” on the left hand margin, then “Alumni Council”.



E-mail or Telephone

Contact the Alumni Advancement Office at alumni@une.edu or 221-4228



In Person

On the Portland Campus at the Alumni Advancement Office, Ginn Hall, 3rd Floor.


Application Deadline:

All applications must be received by Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Applications may be submitted to the Alumni Advancement Office via e-mail to alumni@une.edu or mailed to:


Attn: Alumni Council Scholarship Essay Award, Alumni Advancement Office, University of New England, 716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-2670
The University of New England &

St. Francis College Alumni Council

Scholarship Essay Award 2014




Essay Topic:

In May of 1964, at the invitation of St. Francis College faculty, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke in Decary Hall as part of a distinguished panel of civil rights leaders. Throughout his life Dr. King espoused an ideal vision regarding racial equality and social justice. He articulated this vision in his historic “I Have a Dream” speech delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963.


What do you see as a pivotal issue facing our nation today? Provide evidence to justify your selection.
Essay judging criteria:

  • Content

  • Presentation

  • Research

  • Be sure any sources you use are documented and cited in a bibliography located at the end of the essay.

  • Grammar

  • Composition

  • Length


Essay Judging Information:

A committee of members from the University of New England and St. Francis College Alumni Council will judge the essays according to the criteria outlined. Up to 5 recipients may be chosen for a scholarship, with awards being no less than $1,000.


Scholarship Recipient Notification:

The scholarship recipients will be notified in late March to early April.


Questions:

Any questions regarding the UNE-SFC Alumni Council Scholarship Essay Award should be directed to Amy Haile in Alumni Advancement Office at 221-4228 or ahaile@une.edu.



The University of New England &

St. Francis College Alumni Council

Scholarship Essay Award 2014




Name:



Year:

_________

G.P.A. (if sophomore or junior, needs to be over 2.8):

____________________

Mailing Address:




City:




State:




Zip Code:




Telephone Number:




E-mail Address:




Major:




Title of submitted essay:






The Alumni Advancement Office (located at 716 Stevens Avenue on the Portland Campus) must receive all applications by Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Applications may be submitted via e-mail to alumni@une.edu or mailed to:


Attn: Alumni Council Scholarship Essay Award, Alumni Advancement Office, University of New England, 716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103-2670


Applicant’s Signature




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