Torch & Tassel Chapter
Torch & Tassel Sophomore Recognition Scholarship
Dear Applicant,Thank you for your interest in Mortar Board’s Sophomore Recognition Scholarship!Mortar Board is a National Senior Honor Society that works to promote and serve the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service to the university and community. Each spring, we extendmembership to a small percentage of the most outstanding members of the junior class. Thisyear, we are creating the Torch & Tassel Sophomore Recognition Scholarship, which will honor outstanding underclassmen who have completed two semesters of college and demonstrateexcellence in Mortar Board’s ideals.Ten finalists will be recognized for excellence in their freshman year of college based onscholarship, leadership, and service. All finalists will be invited to a recognition dinner in their honor, where the most outstanding finalist will be awarded a scholarship of $250. Before youapply, please make sure you meet all the qualifications listed below. Special consideration will be given to those with service involvement and demonstrated leadership. You may include aresume with your application, but it is not required. Please fill out the attached application anddon’t forget to return it to the front desk at the TCC 330 by
5pm on Friday, November 5, 2010
.Finalists will be notified in class during the last week of November, so be sure to attendall lectures, labs, and discussion sections that week.
Please include your class schedule,including professor names and classroom locations, so that we know where to find you.
1. You must have completed two semesters of college, and at least one of these at USC.2. USC freshman year cumulative GPA: 3.4 or better.3. Be involved in at least one organization on campus.Thanks again for your interest; we look forward to reading your application! If you haveany questions about the application process, contact Kimberly Newberry at firstname.lastname@example.org Loomee Doo email@example.com.Sincerely,USC 2010-2011 Mortar BoardTorch & Tassel Chapter