The application form is designed to obtain information about your level of performance and co-curricular activities in high school, and your volunteer activities within your community. The scholarship is open to all eligible Rhode Island High School seniors. In addition, the Board of Directors is looking for candidates that best exemplify the mission and vision of The Matthew Dennison Charitable Foundation. All this information will assist the Board of Directors in choosing the most deserving applicant.
Please do not be modest. The Matthew Dennison Charitable Foundation Board of Directors will evaluate you based only on what is written on your application. Your answers must be neat and legible. Your essay/responses must be written and display proper essay format.
Carefully follow the instructions on each section of the application form. Complete all questions; enter “none” if no other response is appropriate. Do not leave any item blank.
Applicants must have demonstrated the following:
· Appropriate academic achievement
· No involvement in substance use, abuse or criminal activity
· No known evidence of inappropriate behaviors on social media ( i.e. being derogatory toward opposite sex, anti-religious statements or otherwise or represent themselves inappropriately)
Package together the completed application form, high school transcripts, and two letters of reference. Submit via our email firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail at the address below:
PO Box 33
100 Washington Street
West Warwick, RI 02893-9998.
Submit your applications by April 15, 2023
Winners will be announced by May 15, 2023
The scholarship winner will forfeit any claim to the award by any of the following actions: -a) Failure to gain a complete grade 12 standing. -b) Failure to complete the first term of their indicated program within one (1) year of graduation.
The Board of Directors of The Matthew Dennison Charitable Foundation wish to thank all applications for taking the time to apply for this scholarship. As you graduate this year, we wish to congratulate you on all your past successes and sincerely hope that success, fulfillment, and happiness characterize your future.