Criteria for KY TRIO Susan Adams Leadership Award
Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the following Kentucky TRIO programs: Talent Search, UB, UBMS, VUB, EOC, SSS or McNair. Applicants for the KY TRIO Susan Adams Leadership Award must be admitted or currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution and plan to be enrolled the following semester (i.e. must be admitted and planning to attend college during the fall semester of the 2020/2021 academic year).
Personal Essay. A personal essay (750 words max) based on “How participation in a TRIO program has influenced your leadership skills.”
Activities. List any significant experience with specific emphasis on leadership positions (i.e. these may include such things as family, school, church, community, work, volunteer, or any other activities that the applicant feels are relevant.
Honors and Awards. List any national, regional, or local awards/recognition.
Letter of Recommendation. One letter of recommendation of the applicant’s choice (i.e. counselor, instructor, employer, pastor, etc). WILL BE WAIVED IF NOMINEE CANNOT OBTAIN LETTER.
Letter of Nomination. One letter of nomination from a TRIO professional in your program who is currently a KY TRIO member.
Scholastics. Must submit the following:
· Copy of high school transcript or copy of college transcript
· ACT/SAT score
DEADLINE: Submit no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 24, 2020.
Applications that are incomplete or missing required information WILL NOT be considered and will be disqualified.