Scholarship Opportunity

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 8:58am

$500 Scholarship Opportunity 

Awarded to a graduating senior from each local high school that plans to pursue a degree in business

White Properties and Mover Dudes have joined together to award a total of $2000 to area graduates. A graduate from each of the four local schools will be awarded $500. 

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Grade Point Average of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in their last full year of study
  • Completed essay, typed, double-spaced between 250-1000 words on the subject: "Why I Wish to Pursue a Career in Business"
  • 2 letters of recommendation, preferably from a business leader/owner and a teach involved in your business education
  • Any additional information submitted to support the essay is welcome, but limited to 4 additional attachments
  • Proof of acceptance into a business-related post-secondary education program
  • Additional consideration is given to
    • FBLA, DECA, FFA members
    • National Honor Society members
    • Volunteer participation in the community
    • Applicants in multiple business classes
    • Participation in business internships or work experience
    • Participation in additional clubs 
    • Participation in community civic clubs 

Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Creativity of overall application/presentation (25%)
  • Essay (20%)
  • Community Involvement (15%)
  • Academic performance (10%),
  • Recommendations (10%)
  • Business Club Involvement (10%)
  • Subjective (10%)

Deadline: By the last business day of April


Submissions should be emailed to:
c/o: Dear Selection Committee

TIPS: Our focus on creativity and essay allows students to use all forms of social media, video, DVD or any other media, if the student so chooses to use those avenues. Creativity in business is a true measure of one's ability to move a company forward!

Questions can be emailed to

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