Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS®

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

 

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

The membership of the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS®, Inc. provides a program of scholarship awards to deserving students.  This scholarship program is made available through generous contributions received from the membership.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE AND WHEN

 

Student must be a resident of Fairfield and currently enrolled as a senior in Fairfield Warde High School, Fairfield Ludlowe High School, Notre Dame Catholic High School, or Fairfield Preparatory High School.

 

Exception:  Children of primary members of the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS®, who are currently enrolled as a high school senior, are eligible regardless of place of residence or high school

 

APPLYING FOR AWARDS

 

We require that the following items be completed and submitted before May 1, 2017

 

-A COMPLETE application for scholarship.

           

-An official transcript of all high school grades (including the entire senior year grades).

 

-Scholastic Aptitude Test Results, for those applicants planning to attend an academic rather than a vocational school.

 

-Two Letters of Recommendation:

one from Guidance Counselor; second from teacher or non-family member who knows applicant well

- Enrollment Confirmation Forms I and II.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HOW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE DETERMINED

 

To make the final allocation of available awards, the trustees of the fund will review all applicant information, including cumulative grades, SAT scores, class ranking, scholastic  activities, letters of recommendation and other indicators of potential success.  Note: The selection of recipients is not based in any way on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or any handicap.

 

There will be two $1,000 scholarships for 2017.

 

Notification to award recipients is made in May.  The awards, in turn, are disbursed annually and are sent directly to the recipients.

 

Any official correspondence should be addressed to

 

CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CT  06824

(203) 255-0497

 

NOTE:  Once an award has been made, the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® assumes no further responsibility for the conduct, personal affairs or debts of scholarship recipients.  Likewise, the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® specifically reserves the right to modify or discontinue the program at any time.

 

RELEASE:

 

I give my permission for the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® to use any photos that the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® may take of me for promotional purposes as well as any thank you notes I may write if I receive a scholarship.

 

 

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                                    Applicants Signature                         Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

 

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

 

 

Application Instructions

 

 

 

  1. Please fill out the enclosed “Application for Scholarship” in its entirety, and submit it to the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® by May 1, 2017.INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

     

  2. Please submit two letters of recommendation no later than May 1, 2017.

     

  3. Submit the enclosed “Transcript Request” form to your secondary school’s record office.

     

  4. When you have confirmed your enrollment at the college or university of your choice, please have them fill out and return the enclosed Confirmation Forms – Parts I and II no later than May 1, 2017.

 

Please direct any questions or requests for additional formation or forms to:

 

CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CT  06824

(203) 255-0497

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

 

 

 

APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP

(A)

 

 

 

 

Please follow the instructions given on the enclosed instruction sheet, and feel free to include any special circumstances on a separate sheet.  All applications must be received by May 1, 2017

 

PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE ALL INFORMATION.

 

 

NAME            (Last)                                       (First)                          (Middle)

 

HOME ADDRESS    (No. & Street)                                     (City)                           (State)

 

            (Zip)                                                    (Phone)

 

FATHER’S NAME                HOME ADDRESS (If Different From Your Address)

 

OCCUPATION                                             NAME OF EMPLOYER

 

MOTHER’S NAME              HOME ADDRESS (If Different From Your Address)

 

OCCUPATION                                             NAME OF EMPLOYER

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP

(B)

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HIGH SCHOOL       (Name)

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HAVE YOU TAKEN THE COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD TEST?  Yes__ No__

(If yes, please ask your school to report the results on your transcript.)

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PLEASE LIST ANY HONORS YOU HAVE RECEIVED (include dates).

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PLEASE DESCRIBE THE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (and any offices held) IN WHICH

YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED.

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PLEASE DESCRIBE ANY ACTIVITIES IN WHICH YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED OUTSIDE OF

SCHOOL.

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PLEASE INDICATE ALL SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID YOU HAVE RECEIVED OR EXPECT TO RECEIVE.

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PLEASE INDICATE ALL CIRCUMSTANCES AND/OR HARDSHIPS THAT COULD AFFECT YOUR FINANCIAL ABILITY (i.e., siblings currently in college, illnesses, etc.).

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APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP

(C)

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TO WHAT COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES ARE YOU APPLYING?

NAME OF SCHOOL                                                ADDRESS

 

1. ___________________________________________________________________________________

 

2. ___________________________________________________________________________________

 

3. ___________________________________________________________________________________

 

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PLEASE INDICATE THE PROGRAM OF STUDY YOU INTEND TO PURSUE IN COLLEGE AND OUTLINE YOUR ANTICIPATED CAREER GOALS.

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I certify that to the best of my knowledge all statements in this application are correct.  In addition, I understand that my answers to the above questions will be used solely by the Scholarship Committee for consideration of this application.

 

 

 

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                                                                                    Applicant's Signature                                  Date     

 

 

 

I  believe that the applicant, my child, is eligible to apply for a scholarship under the provisions of the GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS® Scholarship Fund.

 

 

 

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                                                                        Parent's Signature                              Date

 

 

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CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

 

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT  06824

(203) 255-0497

 

 

 

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR'S RECOMMENDATION FORM

 

 

 

 

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Student's Name

 

 

 

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High School

 

 

 

 

 

The above-named individual is a candidate for one of two $1,000 Scholarships offered by the GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®.  In order to assist the trustees in making their selection, we need the letter of recommendations attached to this form and returned no later than May 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

 

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT  06824

 

 

 

SECOND RECOMMENDATION FORM

 

 

 

 

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Student's Name

 

 

 

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High School

 

 

 

 

The above-named individual is a candidate for one of two $1,000 Scholarships offered by the GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®.  In order to assist the trustees in making their selection, we need the letter of recommendations attached to this form and returned no later than May 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

 

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT  06824

(203) 255-0497

 

 

TRANSCRIPT AND COLLEGE BOARD SAT SCORES REQUEST

 

 

TO THE CANDIDATE:

 

Please submit this form to your Secondary School's Record Office in order to have a transcript forwarded to us for consideration, unless you have forwarded the transcript with your application.

 

 

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Your Name (Printed)

 

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Your Signature

 

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Your Address

 

TO THE SECONDARY SCHOOL RECORDS OFFICE:

 

The above-named individual is a candidate for a GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS® SCHOLARSHIP.   In order to complete his/her application, we need to have an official copy of his/her complete transcript.  We also need the results of any College Board Tests (S.A.T.'s and achievement tests) which the candidate has taken.  The information is to be held in confidence, and we thank you for your assistance.

 

We must ask that the requested information be forwarded to the Greater Fairfield Board of REALTORS® no later than May 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

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CAROLE SMITH

 SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

 

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT  06824

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION FORM I

(REQUIRED:  FORMS I AND II )

 

 

 

TO THE CANDIDATE:

 

In order to complete your application for a GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS® SCHOLARSHIP, please include a copy of the Financial Aid Package that you, the applicant, receive from the College or University to which you have been accepted and will attend.  This aid package is included with your acceptance letter and can be supplied to this Committee before the May 1, 2017 deadline since these acceptance letters are received prior to May 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CAROLE SMITH

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN

 

GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS®

156 ROUND HILL ROAD

FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT  06824

(203) 255-0497

 

CONFIRMATION FORM II

 

TO THE CANDIDATE:

In order to complete your application for a GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS® SCHOLARSHIP, please forward this form to the Admissions Office of the College or University in which you plan to enroll, immediately upon hearing of your acceptance.

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Candidate's Signature - Authorizing Release

 

TO THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE:

The individual submitting this form is a candidate for a GREATER FAIRFIELD BOARD OF REALTORS® SCHOLARSHIP.  In order to complete his/her application, we need the information indicated below.  Please return this form to the applicant by May 1, 2017.

 

Mr./Ms. ____________________________________________has been accepted as a student in the class of ________.

 

He/she will be a _____ resident _____ commuter with the following yearly costs:

 

TUITION                   $____________       ADDITIONAL FEES  $____________

ROOM & BOARD    $____________      TOTAL YEARLY COST    $____________

BOOK EXPENSES   $____________

 

Also, please indicate all scholarships and financial aid this student is expected to receive.

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___________________________ Authorized Signature _____________________Title

 

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Name of College                                            Mailing Address

 

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