2014 2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS

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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS
The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) Scholarship Program offers a $2,500 scholarship to graduating high school seniors
for the current 2014-15 school year. Scholarships are awarded to students attending an institute of higher learning upon high school
graduation. The awarded scholarships are broken up in two disbursements; $1,250 for the fall and $1,250 for the spring semester terms
at the recipient’s school of choice. GVEC will send tuition reimbursement funds for the allotted semester upon receipt of the required
information requested by the Cooperative. Recipients are responsible to provide the Cooperative with valid course enrollment in
addition to paid tuition information in order for funds to be disbursed.
Eligibility Requirements:
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Applicant’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must have an active GVEC electric account.
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The electric account must be in the name of the applicant’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
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Applicant must be a 2014-15 high school graduate and be able to meet all admission requirements of the college, university or
trade school selected.
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Applicant must agree to attend classes as prescribed by the school’s curriculum for the semester in which tuition is paid.
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In all cases, the Cooperative will have the final decision on eligibility of each applicant, and, if for any reason an applicant is found to
be ineligible by the Scholarship Selection Committee, the scholarship shall not be awarded.
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Children of GVEC Board of Directors and employees are not eligible for this scholarship.
Rules & Application Process:
1. All sections of the application must be typed .
2. Provide a scholastic transcript for the 2014-15 school year. Unofficial transcripts are accepted and must be signed/stamped by the
school administrator.
3. Applicant information must be submitted as specified within the application. Any additional information or documentation
provided by the applicant which is not requested on this application, will be discarded and will not be considered during the
selection process. (i.e. letters of recommendation, award certificates, college acceptance letters, etc.)
4. Scholarship application must be saved as: LastName_FirstName_Application (i.e. Smith_John_Application)
5. Transcript must be scanned and saved as: LastName_FirstName_Transcript (i.e. Smith_John_Transcript)
6. Scholarship applications and transcripts must be uploaded to www.gvec.org by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015 11:59 PM CST.
7. Applicants may be interviewed as part of the selection process and will be notified if they have been selected as a scholarship recipient
by April 1st.
APPLICANT INFORMATION:
Name
Graduation Date GVEC Account #
High School
Parent(s)/Legal Guardian(s)
Mailing Address
Main Phone
City
Alt Phone
Zip
Email
How did you hear about the scholarship? Please check all that apply.
Texas Co-op Power Magazine
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Social Media
Website
Other
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1. What school(s) are you planning to attend?
2. Have you applied and been accepted?
3. What is your planned course of study?
4. What career path will you seek and why?
5. How are you presently planning to finance your higher education?
6. Please explain how this particular scholarship will aid you.
Complete the following sections regarding any activities you have been involved in. The information provided should reflect activities
within the last four years. Use only the application to list your activities; no additional documentation will be considered.
SCHOLASTIC
Class Ranking
out of .
List any advanced courses you have taken.
List any academic honors/achievements you have received.
List any school related clubs, societies, organizations you have been involved in and positions held, where
applicable.
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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
List your participation in community clubs, charitable organizations, service projects, and church affiliated
activities. Include awards and recognition.
FINE ARTS AND/OR ATHLETICS
List your participation including any awards and recognition.
WORK EXPERIENCE
List your work experience and/or internships. Include length of service and type of work.
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I permit the review of this application and my school records by anyone representing The Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.
(GVEC) during the selection process for the scholarship of which I am applying. I understand it is my responsibility to have reviewed
all the eligibility requirements and rules. I affirm all the information provided on this application is true and complete to the best of
my knowledge. I understand GVEC will have the final decision on the eligibility of each applicant, and, if for any reason an applicant
is found to be ineligible by the Scholarship Selection Committee, the scholarship shall not be awarded. If awarded this scholarship, I
authorize GVEC to use my name and/or image for promotional purposes.
By checking this box, I understand and adhere to the requirements listed above. ___________________ Date
APPLICATION CHECKLIST
To be complete, this application must be accompanied by the following information, submitted as
listed and received by the deadline. Please carefully review your application, checking off contents
before submission.
Complete scholarship application--all sections must be typed
Save application as: LastName_FirstName_Application (i.e. Smith_John_Application)
A 2014–15 scholastic transcript
Scan transcript and save as: LastName_FirstName_Transcript (i.e. Smith_John_Transcript)
Upload both files to www.gvec.org by deadline of TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015 by 11:59 PM CST
Questions?
Email [email protected] or call 800.223.4832.
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