Dear Current College Student:

We are inviting you to apply for the Parents & Guardians College Planning Conference Scholarships.

To be considered for this scholarship the following criteria must be met:

  • You must be a Current or Enrolled College Student
  • You must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • You must be making a difference in your school community – for example, participating in clubs, sports and/or work study
  • Complete and submit the scholarship application
  • Submit your official transcript from your college/university
  • Write an essay (500 words) answering one of the following questions:
    • How will receiving a college scholarship assist you with continuing your college education?
    • How is your college experience preparing you for your future career?
    • Explain the importance of your major in today’s society.

The scholarship application, essay, and transcript must be postmarked and/or received by April 12, 2024.

Attached to this letter please find the following documents: 1) College Scholarship Application, 2) The essay question and the mailing address to submit your application and 3) Additional information about applying for this scholarship. Please remember that all documents must be postmarked and received by April 12, 2024 by 4:00 pm. The deadline date will not be extended.

If you have questions, please contact me at (302) 884-6748. Good luck!

Sincerely,

Dr. Patricia Smith, Conference Founder and President

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Essay Question (500 words)

  • How will receiving a college scholarship assist you with continuing your college education?
  • How is your college experience preparing you for your future career?
  • Explain the importance of your major in today’s society.

Note: Essay must be double spaced, times new roman print, and 12 font. You may attach the essay to this application.

College Transcript

Remember, in addition to submitting your application and essay, please submit:

  • An official transcript

Please note the application due date: April 12, 2024 by 4:00 pm.

If you have questions, please contact the Scholarship Committee at (302) 502-3698. Good luck!