Criteria for KY TRIO Pre-College Scholarship
Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of the following Kentucky TRIO programs: Talent Search, UB or UBMS. Applicants for the KY TRIO Pre-College Scholarship must be admitted 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 your participation in a TRIO program influenced your decision to pursue a college degree.”
Activities. List any significant experience (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).
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
· ACT/SAT scores
DEADLINE DATE: Submit no later than 5:00 PM [EST] on Wednesday, March 27, 2020.
Applications that are incomplete or missing required information WILL NOT be considered and will be disqualified.