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Cathy Campbell Scholarship

Cathy Campbell Scholarship
County: Amherst  
Award Amount: $1,000
Begin Accepting Applications Date: 12/01/2017 
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone): 05/1/2018 4:00 p.m. 
Description:
Most adult students who complete the ACE program and have earned their GED Credential have aspirations to pursue a college degree or receive more advanced training in vocational studies. These students are driven and motivated. As educators, we recognize the zeal and spark that has encouraged them and are inspired to know that we can play a part in this process. ACE would like to see that spark, that desire to learn, grow into a wild fire and never die. The Cathy Campbell Scholarship is one way for us to keep fanning those flames and further support our students as they rise to the possibilities.  
 
The Cathy Campbell scholarship is in honor of one of our ABE/ASE Instructor, Cathy Campbell, who we recently lost. Ms. Campbell will be missed by the ACE staff and the many students she has helped in the community. This particular scholarship is designated for a student that has completed the ACE program and earned a GED credential during 2017-18 fiscal year from Amherst County, where Ms. Campbell taught for over 14 years. 
 
Who May Apply?
A student is eligible to apply for the ACE Award if he or she:
*         earned a GED credential through the Amherst adult education program
*         plans to enroll full-time in an accredited college, career, or technical school in the Commonwealth of Virginia
 
 Application Process
Students must attach the following documents by Friday, May 11, 2018 (4:00 p.m.):
*         copy of GED credential
*         completed application
*         Personal Essay
*         1 letter of recommendation,
*         confirmation page of FAFSA completion (Student Aid Report)
*         Consent to sharing success story
 
Click here to download the application for the Cathy Campbell Scholarship
 
*All required documents must be turned in to your local adult education office and turned in to the regional office by 4:00 p.m. on May 11th. Any incomplete applications will be disqualified and any late applications will not be considered by the Scholarship committee. Recipients will be notified by May 21st.