Application Assessment Considerations:
The Scholarship Committee will be assessing your application based on criteria reflecting the values of Marc Lynch. When preparing your submission please consider the following:
LEADERSHIP - Leadership may be demonstrated is many ways. You may hold leadership positions or may have leadership personality qualities. Consider how you may participate as a leader is motivating a group to achieve a common goal. Are you a Hockey Coach? Team Captain? Or do you actively lead your team in motivational team cheers?
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT – Being an active contributor to his community was a value Marc Lynch lived by. How are you involved in your community? Do you lobby for change? Participate in leadership groups? Volunteer at a food bank? Give time to political campaigns? Sew or knit clothing for the homeless? Participate in fundraising Campaigns? Shovel your elderly neighbors’ driveway?
EDUCATION – A demonstrated effort in your educational outcomes is critical to your successful application. This can be achieved by either or both qualitative and quantitative assessments from your educators. Were there additional life commitments that your needed to balance to achieve these outcomes? That is, did you work? Volunteer? Experience Health issues? Play sports? Please, feel welcome to attach an official transcript from your educational institution.
VISION/GOALS – Provide information which highlights your future vision or goals, what you believe in or your ability to identify a vision or goal for a community in which you are involved.
REFERENCES – Inclusion of written references from educators, employers or community leaders (examples: coaches, politicians, Charity board member) highlighting the characters or circumstances that make you a deserving candidate.
EFFORT/EXCELLENCE – When completing your application, please be thorough. Ensure you meet the qualifying criteria and include this information. Consider the assessment criteria and create a format to your submission that guides the scholarship