Avalon Park Foundation Ed Lynt Legacy Award

School Year 2019-2020

Application Due:  April 30, 2020

Senior Awards Ceremony:  May 6, 2020

 

Scholarship Eligibility

  • The student must attend, within one year, a College, University or post-secondary Vocational / Technical School.

  • Applicants must have the intention of pursuing an undergraduate degree or field certification on a full-time basis.

  • The scholarship is non-renewable.

  • The student must have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.

  • The student must have an identified disability with a current Individualized Education Plan at Timber Creek High School.

  • The student must attend Timber Creek High School.

  • The student must graduate from Timber Creek High School by the end of the school year.

Scholarship Application Guidelines

  • Each applicant will work with the Timber Creek High School Selection Committee prior to submitting to The Avalon Park Foundation.   See Kay Turley for the application.

  • Applications are accepted from September – April of the designated school year.

  • Awards are selected in May of the designated school year.

  • Each application must include a Timber Creek High School Exceptional Student Education Instructor or Administrator as proof of eligibility as a reference.

  • Each applicant must submit a typed essay of no more than 500 words telling about your career goals, what you plan to study and why you want to further your education. Also in the essay discuss any barriers you have encountered as a result of your disability and how you have overcome them.

  • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed.

  • Scholarship winners may be asked to provide additional information.

  • An email will be sent to all students who submit a complete application letting them know if they have or have not been selected for an award.

  • Awards will be publicized prior to Senior Graduation from Timber Creek High School.

  • Awards will be mailed to the designated school of choice under the Award Winner’s name and applied to applicable account.

  • A scholarship award of $1000 will be given to the selected winner.

  • The award winner must be willing to be photographed and sign a waiver for media relations.

 

Submitting the application:

 

Please email the following information to:  Info@AvalonParkFoundation.Org

Subject: “Your Name” – DDMASA

(In the body of the email)

  1. Legal first and last name

  2. Address (Must be in the Timber Creek High School District)

  3. GPA

  4. Expected graduation year from Timber Creek High School

  5. Name of your expected College / University / Vocational or Technical School

  6. Parent / Guardian name

  7. Parent / Guardian phone number

  8. Timber Creek High School Exceptional Student Education Instructor / Administrator name as an academic and IEP documentation reference.

  9. Timber Creek High School Exceptional Student Education Instructor / Administrator contact number

  10. Timber Creek High School Exceptional Student Education Instructor / Administrator email

 

(Please attach)

  1. Essay – Telling about your career goals, what you plan to study and why you want to further your education. Also, discuss any barriers you have encountered as a result of your disability and how you have overcome them.

    1. 500-word maximum

    2. Please include your legal name in your title

    3. Correct grammar, spelling and neatness guidelines apply

Please return the application before April 30, 2020, to:

Avalon Park Foundation

Avalon Park Foundation Ed Lynt Legacy Award

Info@AvalonParkFoundation.Org

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