2017 RMPCA Academic Scholarship Program
Thank you to each of our applicants who submitted a scholarship application! We are excited to share who has been awarded a college scholarship!
Top 3 Scholarships are awarded to:
$2,000 Kanon Huffman
$1500 Jackson Wallace
$1000 Brook Sherwood
The RMPCA is proud to award all other applicants a $500 scholarship towards their college education.
One of the primary directives of the RMPCA is to raise funds from our annual golf tournament to be awarded in the form of an annual scholarship to high school seniors, and actively enrolled college and university students. The scholarship is open only to the children and grandchildren of active RMPCA members.
Application and Submission Timeline: Applications are available by the end of January and the deadline to submit is April 30.
Qualifications: High School senior with an acceptance letter from an accredited college or university for the upcoming academic school year OR Currently enrolled college or university student with transcripts or proof of attendance for the upcoming school year. Children and Grandchildren of a member of the RMPCA in good standing, is eligible to apply. Applicants are only eligible for the top three awards once during their college career.
Format: The applicant is tasked with writing an original essay. The essay can be up to 500 words.
Jury review: The applications will be reviewed by a jury consisting of RMPCA members from various industries. None of the applicant’s personal information is available to the jury. The jury is selected by the committee chairperson, and serves one scholarship season.
Scholarship Committee: The scholarship committee is responsible for tracking the applicants, forming the review jury, monitoring the applications, provide the jury with unidentifiable and complete applications. The committee is empowered to make decisions and implement processes that provide fair and unbiased review and subsequent awards of the RMPCA scholarship.
Award Structure: The award is based on originality, cogent thought and argument supporting understanding, and relevant application of the question. There are three top prizes awarded.
The amount of the pool is variable and is dependent on the amount of money raised by the RMPCA. The remaining prize pool is to be divided equally among the remaining applicants. All applicants will receive a scholarship prize. Please be aware that we do post the names and photos of the top three winners on our website. Your submittal of an application is your permission to post this information.
Certificates: Certificates are issued to the top three prize winners. The remaining pool applicants receive a check made payable to the student.
University/College notification: RMPCA will send notification of any of the top three awards to the University or College the student will be attending if required based on other financial aid considerations