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Alyssa Sangeeta Jacobson Scholarship

This scholarship is named in memory of Alyssa Sangeeta Jacobson.  Alyssa was committed to living a self-sufficient life and discovering her passions.  Her determination to pursue education, earning undergraduate and graduate degrees, enabled her to live consistent with those commitments. Alyssa was kind spirited and grateful for the support she received in her life.  Likewise, she would hope others could have support to achieve their goals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       
The scholarship amount is $1,000.00 a year, to be distributed over two semesters.   The funds for an awarded scholarship will be released upon proof of enrollment.  The scholarship may be renewed for up to four years, depending on the degree or certificate program. 

Who can apply:
• Graduating high school seniors who will attend an accredited college or technical or vocational school beginning the Fall of 2020.
• High school graduates not currently in school who will attend an accredited college or technical or vocational school beginning the Fall of 2020.
• Currently enrolled college or technical or vocational students.

Applicants must:
• Plan to be a full-time student at an accredited college, technical or vocational school.
• Demonstrate the commitment to successfully complete the college, technical or vocational school.
• Demonstrate a realistic plan to fulfill the financial requirements of the college or school.
• Be a Palm Beach County resident and reside in Palm Beach County during the duration of the scholarship.
• Be a graduate of a Palm Beach County high school or a GED recipient earned in Palm Beach County.
• File the application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.org 
• Submit the online application by March 27, 2020.
• Submit supplemental materials if requested.
• Update applicant contact information as needed.

Academic Requirements
• Provide school records required by the application.

Notification of Scholarship Awards
Scholarship recipients will be notified.

If you have difficulty submitting this application or have further questions, contact us at ASJscholarship@gmail.com.  

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1. Personal Information: *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
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If you change address, please notify us.
Are you a member of Future Leaders United for Change? *This question is required.
Are you now or have you been involved with DJJ or in foster care? *This question is required.
Please select your current student status (for the 2019-2020 school year): *This question is required.
2. Education:
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Did you participate in any Academies at your high school? *This question is required.
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Please upload a copy of your most recent high school transcript. *This question is required.
3. Post Secondary Education:
(4 year university; 2 year state college; Certification Programs and Technical Schools are all eligible)
(Scholarship is contingent upon proof of enrollment):
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Are you a first generation college/university scholar? *This question is required.
4. Financial:
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Please select all sources of financial aid that you have applied to: *This question is required.
Of the aid you have already applied to, have you already secured any funding? *This question is required.
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Which sources of aid have you already secured?
Please upload your Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA. *This question is required.
5. Extra-Curricular:
6. Employment:
Did you hold this position during the school year?
7. Essay:
250-500 words
8. Please upload letters of recommendation (minimum of 2). Cannot be a family member *This question is required.
9. Parent/ Guardian Information:(required for minors)
This question requires a valid email address.
Complete parent/guardian address if different from applicant:
10. Signature: *This question is required.I agree to the Terms and Conditions of this scholarship.
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11. Parent Signature for minor child:I agree to the Terms and Conditions of this scholarship.
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