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CONTINENTAL SOCIETIES, INCORPORATED

2013 Technical/Vocational Scholarship


DEADLINE: MARCH 25, 2013
The Continental Societies, Incorporated is a national organization whose purpose is
to promote the economic, educational and social welfare of underserved and
disadvantaged children and youth.
The organization will award one Technical/Vocational Scholarship to a student
entering an occupational training program of two years or less at an accredited
Technical/Vocational school, Community College or Junior College. Students must
enter college in the same year as they graduate from high school or upon
successfully passing their General Education Development (GED) test.
The amount of the award will be $1,000, paid in full during the students first
semester in college. The award will be paid jointly to the student and the school
that the student attends upon confirmation of enrollment.
This award may be given in addition to other grants and scholarships. The recipient
will be chosen by the Continental Societies, Incorporated National Scholarship
Committee.
Candidates must use the APPLICATION FORM provided by the Continental Societies,
Incorporated and it MUST BE TYPED. For additional information, please contact
your local Chapter of Continental Societies, Inc.

ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS


[] Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or have a GED Certificate.
[] Applicant must submit a typed essay explaining why they should be chosen for
this scholarship (a minimum of 350 words and no more than 500 words).
[] High school graduates must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at
least 2.5.
[] Applicants with GED certificates should have a certification score of 2250 or
above.

[] The applicant must submit a typed Continental Societies, Incorporated


scholarship application.
[] An official high school transcript or official GED certificate must accompany the
application.
[] The scholarship application must be received by the local Chapter of The
Continental Societies, Inc.

CONTINENTAL SOCIETIES, INCORPORATED


Technical/Vocational Scholarship Application
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name:
______________________________________________________________________________
Last
First
Middle
Mailing Address:
______________________________________________________________________
Street
City
State
Zip Code
Home Address:
_______________________________________________________________________ (If different)
Street
City
State
Zip Code
Telephone Number: _________________________
High School:
__________________________________________________________________________
Grade Point Average: __________ Graduation date: ___________
GED Program: ___________________________________________________________________
GED Score (if applicable):__________
Technical/Vocational school, community or junior college you plan to attend:
_________________________________________________________________
Proposed Course of Training: ___________________________________________
List activities participated in, offices held, and awards received in your school,
community, church, etc.
______________________________________
__________________________________________

______________________________________
__________________________________________
______________________________________
__________________________________________
I certify that to the best of my knowledge the information provided in this
application is correct.
Applicants Signature: ____________________________________
___________________

Date:

VERIFICATION OF SCHOOL RECORDS AND ACTIVITIES


I have reviewed this application and according to our records, I find it to be true and
correct. Signature: __________________________________________
Date:
__________________________
Principal, GED Administrator or Counselor

CONTINENTAL SOCIETIES, INCORPORATED


2012 TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL SCORE SHEET
Name ____________________________________________________ Region
__________________
POINTS

POINTS

EARNED
1.

Grade Point Average


3.7 4.0
3.4 3.6
3.1 3.3
2.8 3.0
2.5 2.7

50
45
40
35
30

GED Score
2250 or above
2249 or below
___________________
2.

50
30

Essay:
a. Quality

30

___________________

b. Articulation
___________________
c. Content
3.

4.

50

20

___________________

Activities: School, Church, Community


30

___________________

20

___________________

Awards, Offices Held

TOTAL SCORE
___________________
Evaluated by: ________________________________________Region
__________________________