Woman’s Club of Medford Alice Mietz Scholarship

The Woman’s Club of Medford Alice Mietz Scholarship was set up as a means to recognize a young woman from the Medford/Medford Lakes community who has consistently demonstrated not only the discipline needed to maintain a high grade point average but also the integrity and willingness to give back to the community through volunteer service.  It was named for our longest serving member Alice Mietz who has shown over and over again her selfless and generous spirit in volunteering to help those who need it.

ELIGIBILITY:

Applicants must be a female High School Student living within the zip code 08055.

Applicants must be pursuing a higher degree of learning.

Applicants must have at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Photo copy of transcript must be included.

Application must be completely filled out and attached to essay.

Applicants Name must not appear on the essay.

AWARD:

$1000 Scholarship

ESSAY GUIDELINES – Must follow all guidelines or application will be disqualified

Include essay question at top of essay

Answer in essay format

300 minimum / 550 maximum word count

Typed and double-spaced

Must use 12 point Courier font

Print on white paper with black ink

Spelling, grammar, and punctuation considered

 Mail applications and essays to:

     The Woman’s Club of Medford

     Attn.: Scholarship chairperson

PO Box 994

Medford, NJ 08055

ESSAY APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY MARCH 31, 2017 TO BE CONSIDERED 

2017  ESSAY TOPIC:

 Author Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Do you agree or disagree with Emerson’s statement about individuality?  Support your response with reasons and specific examples.

Please submit with the application below:

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