Mary Ann Elder Scholarship Fund

Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Mary Ann Elder Scholarship Fund is given to students who aim to pursue a master degree in social work. The scholarship provides a $1,300 fund to students of the five-county area of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Residence:
    The scholarship is open to applicants who are from the five-county area of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County.
  • College:
    The awardee must be entering or continuing a Master Degree Program at an accredited university or college.
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must pursue a masters degree in social work.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Write about your goals and plans for the future as well as achievements, setbacks, and skills. The essay explains to the reviewer who you are. The essay is a very important part of your application, and you should use the full space available, equivalent to two typed pages. Be sure to read the scholarship description and address items in the scholarship description.Include the following in your essay: Goals and plans for your future. College/University you plan to attend. Goals and plans for your future. Planned field of study and why you chose this field. Work experience. Volunteer experience. Extracurricular activities. Describe your character and skills that demonstrate your abilities. Financial situation if a need-based scholarship. Academic performance if this is a merit-based scholarship.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Obtain Letters of Recommendation on official letterhead with signatures.
  • Other Materials:
    The applicants must submit their SAR report from the completion of your FAFSA and ACT and/or SAT Score report.

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