2013 BRILLIANCE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

INFORMATION:

$3,000* - Awarded to outstanding Navarro College Ellis County graduate who provides evidence of definite plans for continuing his/her study at a four-year college or university. *Amount of scholarship may vary due to availability of funds. The awarded amount may be received up to TWO semesters provided student maintains a 3.5 GPA and full-time status (minimum of 12 semester hours). CRITERIA FOR SELECTION: Note: any incomplete application packet will not be considered

Navarro College Ellis County student with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 in the fall and at graduation (completion of spring semester) The student MUST graduate in the spring 2013 and have completed at least forty (40) hours of classroom and internet course work at Navarro College Ellis County campuses. He/She must have met ALL requirements for an associate degree by the end of the spring semester of 2013. STUDENT MUST RESIDE IN ELLIS COUNTY AND ATTENDED ELLIS COUNTY CAMPUSES. INSTRUCTIONS: The following must be post mark or received by Noon, April 12, 2013: o o o o o o o Application for the Brilliance Graduate Scholarship A written proposal describing in detail the educational program to be pursued Letter of intent from the chosen four-year university Three letters of recommendation Navarro College transcript Copy of transfer transcript (college(s) attended prior to Navarro, if applicable) Current degree plan (under which you will receive your degree at graduation) Ms. Lynn Pike Navarro College 1900 John Arden Drive Waxahachie, TX 75165

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Applicants must also complete an interview by the Brilliance Graduate Selection Committee. (You will be contacted regarding where and when your interview will be inducted) Graduate Brilliance recipients will be announced during the Graduation Ceremony.

Navarro College General Academic Scholarship Application for

Ellis County Students

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please complete and submit the following: 1. Application: Please print or type. If more space is needed, you may enclose a supplemental page. 2. Transcript: Please attach or have forwarded an official transcript from all high schools or colleges previously attended. 3. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Please complete the FAFSA and attach the results of the Student Aid Report (SAR) to this application. Be sure your “estimated family contribution” (efc) is indicated. Contact Navarro College Financial Aid Office for assistance at 972.937.7612. 4. Essay: Complete Essay as explained in section V. 5. Reference letters: Submitted letters of recommendation. 6. Admission requirements: Admission to Navarro College is required to be eligible to apply for a scholarship.
NOTE: The above mentioned items are required to be considered for a scholarship. Please submit all required information with application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

I. TYPE OF SCHOLARSHIP: Please indicate any specific scholarships for which you might qualify. Applicants will be considered for all ‘general academic’ scholarships. These scholarships are for Ellis County students who will be attending the Navarro College Ellis County Campuses (Waxahachie or Midlothian.) Scholarship you are applying for: ____ General Academic ____ Protective Services (Fire/EMS/Police)____ Health Professions ________
Note: Dual Credit Scholarships are awarded from a different application

II. PERSONAL DATA: Please complete all fields Soc. Sec. # _________________________ Name ________________________________________________________________________ last first m.i. Address ______________________________________________________________________ street city state zip County ____________________ (________) __________________________ area code phone number Email ________________________________ (________) __________________________
Alt. # area code phone number

Which Navarro College campus will you attend? ____ Waxahachie _____Midlothian
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III. EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION: Please complete all fields. ____ High School Graduation Date: ___/____ High School ____________________ mo yr ____ G.E.D. Completion Date: ____/____ mo yr Current grade point average: _____ SAT score: _____ ACT score: _____ Semester/year you plan to attend Navarro College _____/_____ mo yr Expected Navarro College graduation date _____/_____ mo yr IV. ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Briefly describe (and include dates of ) any/all high school, college, community or work activities in which you have earned special recognition, such as publications, awards, church, service clubs, athletics. _____________________________________ _____________________________________ _____________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________

V. Essay (required): On a separate sheet briefly explain your reasons for attending college, your educational goals, intended major area of study and career objectives. ************************************************************************************** I certify the information on this application is correct. I hereby give permission for this information to be released to the donor or potential donor of any scholarships for which I may be eligible. ____________________________________________ _______________________ Applicant’s Signature Date

CHECK LIST Did you remember to sign your completed application and attach the following required information? Transcripts: ________ FASFA: ________ Reference Letters: ________ Essay: ________

Please return this application and all documents to: Attention: Lynn Pike Navarro College – Waxahachie Campus 1900 John Arden Dr. Waxahachie, TX 75110 (972)923-6439 lynn.pike@navarrocollege.edu Deadline for Fall 2013/Spring 2014: 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 12, 2013

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