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Step-Up Scholarship Application

2022 Step-Up Scholarship Application

One 2022 high school graduate and one college student will be selected to receive a $500 scholarship to be used at an accredited public or private college, university or vocational school. Funds are distributed upon submission of transcripts reflecting a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average during the first academic semester after the scholarship is awarded.

Application, transcripts and references must be submitted no later than March 31, 2022.

Eligible Applicants

Any high school senior or undergraduate college student through age 25 that has a Dollars for $cholars or Step-Up Account.

Applicants will be considered regardless of race, creed, gender or color. National Exchange Bank & Trust current employees, members of its boards, participants in bank affiliated organizations and immediate family members of the aforementioned are not eligible.

Note: If a field does not apply to you, please insert N/A.

Personal Information

Additional employers can be added to the School & Community Involvement document that you will upload.

Parent / Guardian Information

Father / Guardian 1

Mother / Guardian 2

Education

Schooling
Have you decided your major?

School & Community Involvement

Attach a list of school and non-school activities (athletics, scholastics, civic, etc.) including positions held during the last four calendar years.

Please format as follows:

Organization / Activity Position Held / Honor
(e.g. member/president/secretary/MVP, etc.)
Year(s)

 

Essay

On no more than one 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper, please explain how you will demonstrate your money management skills throughout your college career, as you take your next steps to being financially independent. Essays should be typed.

An essay must be submitted in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

Transcript

Please attach your most recent transcripts from high school or college (whichever is applicable). Transcripts must identify school attending and student identification.

Transcript(s) must be submitted in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

Reference

One reference letter from a non-relative is needed. A reference letter must be submitted in order to be eligible for the scholarship.

Current Photograph of Yourself

Please upload a current photograph of yourself (headshot preferred) for publicity if you are chosen as a winner.

Applicant Signature

By typing your name below, you agree that all information provided is correct to the best of your knowledge.

National Exchange Bank & Trust reserves the right to determine that if it receives an inadequate number of qualified applications, scholarship funds may not be awarded. All applications will be held in strict confidence.

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