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GEAR FOR SPORTS

2016 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


Applications must be received by April 4, 2016. One (1) one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship
will be awarded. Questions may be directed to Janet Fulgham, GEAR FOR SPORTS, 9700
Commerce Parkway, Lenexa, KS 66219, (913) 693-3382. jfulgham@gearforsports.com
Send application to address above.
Check will be awarded to student in June.

CRITERIA
1.
Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during their junior and senior years.
2.
Must provide letters of recommendation from their school and other activities.
3.
Type a 250 word essay on how you will Make a Difference after graduation from college.
4.
Focus will be on both school and non-school activities.
5.
Please add picture with application.
6.
Checks will be awarded to student in June.
To apply, please complete this application and submit along with the following information:
A. Essay
B.
Letters of Recommendation
C.
Academic Information and Verification
D.
Picture Size 3.5 x 2.5

APPLICATION

Application Deadline - April 4, 2016


Relation to GEAR Employee
Yes or No (if yes please specify)

Employee Name

Student Name:
Last First Middle
Address:
Street City County State/Zip
Home Phone: (

Email Address :

High School: Date of Graduation:


High School Phone: (

Parent/Guardian Name:
If I am selected for this scholarship, I grant permission to publicize the awarding to this scholarship.
Signed: Date:

A. ESSAY: This is your opportunity to tell the selection committee how you will make a difference
after graduation from college. Your essay should range from 250 1,000 words. Be sure your
name appears on each page of your essay.
B. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: You must attach up to two letters of recommendation, one
from the following categories: faculty/administration, director of community activity, or employer,
(if applicable).
C. ACADEMIC INFORMATION and VERIFICATION: Forward copy of your transcript verified by
your principal or guidance counselor.
Student Activities: List student activities in which you have participated during grades 9-12 and X
the appropriate grade level(s). List leadership positions held and accomplishments and X the
appropriate grade level(s). Limit your response to the space provided one entry per line.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES

10 11 12

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

10

11 12

Community Involvement: List community involvement (i.e., assisting with Mothers Day Out, thrift
store, Big Brother-Big Sister, etc,), and X appropriate grade level(s). Also indicate the hours per
week. Limit your response to the space provided one entry per line.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

10 11 12

JOB DESCRIPTION

2016 scholarship

HOURS PER WEEK

Special Recognition, Awards & Honors: List special recognition, awards and honors received during
grades 9-12 and X the appropriate grade level(s). List commendations not previously listed. Limit
your response to the space provided one entry per line.
SPECIAL RECOGNITION
AWARDS, HONORS

10 11 12

GROUP OR ACTIVITY

Jobs: List any jobs you have held during the school year during grades 9-12 and X the appropriate
grade level(s). Also indicate the hours per week. Limit your response to the space provided - one
entry per line.
JOBS

10 11 12

JOB DESCRIPTION

HOURS PER WEEK

GEAR FOR SPORTS, A HanesBrands Company

9700 Commerce Parkway Lenexa, Kansas 66219 P 913.693.3200 TF 800.255.1065 F 913.693.3915 www.gearforsports.com