Kids Voting Scholarship
2016-2017Scholarship ApplicationAward:The Kids Voting Scholarship is a $500 scholarship that provides financial assistance to one high school graduate who will be attending post-secondary education and who will continue to be active in promoting citizenship and participation in the democratic process.Eligibility:
The Kids Voting North Alaska scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior from a participating school district. The recipient will have demonstrated leadership and a commitment to citizenship through community and school activities.
Family (defined as son, daughter, or other relative living in the home) of Kids Voting North Alaska Board members or staff are not eligible for the scholarship.Criteria:Scholarship – the applicant must demonstrate a minimum of 3.0 grade point average
Leadership – the applicant must have demonstrated leadership among peers.
Citizenship – the applicant will exemplify the values of Kids Voting including supporting the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, political involvement and awareness, participation in voting.Selection Process:Kids Voting North Alaska will collect and review applications to determine if all qualifications are met before submitting applications to the Kids Voting Board for review. Completed application will be evaluated and ranked by the Kids Voting Board.To apply, please submit the following items:2. Official Transcript3. Personal Statement (see application)Send completed applications to:Kids Voting North AlaskaPO Box 81616Fairbanks, Alaska 99708
The application and letters must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 7, to allow time for applications to be evaluated prior to the end of the 2017 year. If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Peggy Carlson, Kids Voting Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.