MESEREAU HUMANITARIAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICATION
Purpose: n-ACTION Family Network will offer financial support to a disadvantaged, underprivileged minority student with experienced economic challenges.
Award: Mesereau Humanitarian Scholarship will be granted to a student or ex-offender who has shown academic achievement, documented community service, extra-curricular involvement, and proven financial need. Applicants interested in pursuing a post-secondary education will include, but not limited to high school graduates; but will include junior college, undergraduate, and vocational training applicants prior to their 21st birthday.
Amount of the Scholarship: $1,000 - $2,000 (to be determined, on a case-by-case basis)
Academic Criteria: Applicant has been accepted and/or enrolled in the current fall semester of a post-secondary institution, as defined in the Award section. A copy of the Acceptance Letter or proof of registration must be included as proof of eligibility and required documentation. Provide a copy of a current or most recent transcript.
Financial Criteria: Applicant must provide at least one of the following forms of documentation to demonstrate financial need:
AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children)
State benefit notification letter
Financial Award Letter
Volunteer Service: Applicant must provide documentation of community/volunteer service.
Applicant should include a letter addressed to the Scholarship Committee, addressing his/her current financial status. The letter should include a statement describing their financial need, a biographical (Bio) summary that outlines a brief description of the applicant, and achievements or community services.
Include a 500-word, double-spaced essay, describing an obstacle that became a life-changing opportunity for you to change or make a difference in your community.
Two (2) professional letters of recommendation or references from an educator or current employer.
A copy of the Acceptance Letter or proof of enrollment (from perspective institution).
A copy of the current or most current transcript.
A camera-ready, head-shot photo.
Completion of the Certification Agreement from n-ACTION Family Network must be signed and returned prior to releasing scholarship funds.
Please mail the completed application and materials to: Mailing Address: n-ACTION Family Network P.O. Box 1715 La Mirada, CA 90637-1715
All completed applications, supporting documentation, and a camera-ready (head-shot) photo must be received no later than May 1st. No email applications will be accepted.
Application Period: January 30th - May 1st (Incomplete applications or applications not received by May 1st will be disqualified.)