HEARTS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Warrick Dunn Charities is committed to improving lives, instilling hope, and inspiring communities across the country through innovative programming inspired by our Founder’s life journey. Over the span of 22 years, our organization has grown from our flagship program, Homes for the Holidays, a program that assists single parent families with their transition into homeownership, to an organization that also provides additional resources to help families thrive financially, educationally and socially.

Warrick Dunn Charities’ Hearts for Community Service Scholarship is a financial merit-based award, which supports students who are active volunteers in their local communities and are attending a post-secondary institution. Scholarship awards in the amount of $1,000 will be offered applicants who are Florida, Georgia and Louisiana residents and meet our eligibility criteria.
 

Eligibility:

  • Must provide volunteer service in their local community
  • Must be attending post-secondary education
  • Must be a resident or attending school in Florida, Georgia or Louisiana
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale

 

Required Documents:

  • Two (2) letters of recommendations showing proof of volunteer community service. References should be written by someone from an organization for which you currently volunteer or have previously volunteered with.
  • An email address and direct phone number for each reference must be included.
  • Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution.
  • Proof of residency in Florida, Georgia or Louisiana (driver’s license or government-issued ID)
  • A copy of most recent transcript
  • A 500-word essay answering all of the following:
    1. Describe how you are of service and the positive impact it has made on your community.
    2. How has the volunteerism to your community had an impact on your life?
    3. How will this scholarship assist in furthering your education?
    4. What does the opportunity to receive a post-secondary education mean to you?

 

Deadline: July 31, 2020 by 5 pm EST

The Hearts for Community Service Scholarship application and required documents must be submitted no later than July 31, 2020 by 5 p.m. EST. All documents should be submitted together in one application submission. Any submissions received after the deadline and/or incomplete will not be considered.

For questions, please contact our Program Manager, Nancy Mulholland at [email protected].

1. Application Information

9. School/University

14. Two (2) letters of recommendations showing proof of volunteer community service. References should be written by someone from an organization for which you currently volunteer or have previously volunteered with. (Must include an email and direct phone number for each reference.)

1) Describe how you are of service and how it has made a positive impact to your community. 2) How has being of service to your community had an impact on your life? 3) How will this scholarship assist in furthering your education? 4) What does the opportunity to receive a post-secondary education mean to you?

18. Please provide your social media handles, if you are selected, we will recognize and tag you in our scholarship award announcements. *

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Atlanta, GA 30303

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Phone: +1 (470) 585-1648

Email: [email protected]

Warrick Dunn Charities, Inc.
229 Peachtree Street, NE Suite 675
Atlanta, GA 30303

IMPROVING LIVES / INSTILLING HOPE / INSPIRING COMMUNITIES