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Boswell Family Charity Scholarship
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 11:59PM CDT ON March 14, 2024

The Boswell Family Charity Scholarship, sponsored by The Boswell Family Charitable Foundation, was founded to assist high school seniors in pursuing their educational and career goals in the name of Christ. While students will not need to be Christian or affiliated with a church, the scholarship’s goal is to help those in need realize their dreams through the love and support of others.  

The Boswell Family Charity Scholarship in the amount of $750 will be awarded to three (3) deserving students by May 2024. While academic achievement is important, this scholarship's aim is to recognize the whole person concept. More specifically, community service and a real financial need. Finally, applicants' ability to communicate is vitally important and will be evaluated through their personal statement (described below).

Eligibility:

A total of three high school students will be selected to receive $750 in scholarship money. To be eligible for the Boswell Family Charity Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

✓ Must be a current high school senior in the Montgomery, Alabama, area attending one of the

    following schools: 

 

 

 

 

          ✓ Minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA out of 4.0 scale

          ✓ Must be accepted into a college or trade school

          ✓ Must demonstrate financial need

          ✓ Must demonstrate commitment to community

          ✓ Must complete all scholarship requirements (detailed below) by the deadline

Timeline:
Application Opens: November 1, 2023
Applications and Nominations Due: 11:59 PM CDT on March 14, 2024
Scholarship Recipients Notified: May 3, 2024

Annual Scholarship Luncheon: Scheduled for June 2024 - Details will be provide at a later date.  

How to Apply:  Review all the requirements and select the "Apply For Scholarship" button below


Requirements
Step 1: Students check eligibility and determination if this scholarship is a good fit. 

Step 2: No later than 11:59 PM on April 28, 2023, the student or counselor submit the criteria as listed below:

  1. Application Form (found here)

  2. Personal Statement:  Up to 700-word essay (details below)

  3. One Letter of Recommendation - Letters can be from the following:

    • Nominating high school teacher, guidance counselor, or someone other than a family member or friend who can vouch for your character.

  4. Evidence of Application to a College or Trade School Acceptance. Note that scholarship recipients will be required to provide an acceptance letter once available.

  5. High School Transcript (Cumulative GPA must be 2.70 or higher).

  6. Resume - Should demonstrate individual involvement in the local community.

 

Personal Statement: Your Personal Statement is an opportunity to introduce yourself to the Boswell Family Charitable Foundation. You should authentically provide a response to the following request connecting financial assistance received to your long-term vision.  Please respond to the following question:   Everyone has a vision for their future, and financial stability plays a crucial role in bringing this vision to life. In approximately 700 words or less, illustrate your long-term vision and how this scholarship, based on your financial need, serves as a stepping stone towards realizing that dream.

 

Personal statements will include:

✓ An introduction
✓ Body paragraph(s)
✓ Conclusion

Personal Statements should flow logically and coherently from start to finish and demonstrate a solid grasp of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and clarity of composition. Finally, the essay must reflect your own thoughts and insights. 

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Contact Info
For questions about scholarship eligibility or requirements, please contact at info@boswellfamilycharity.com

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  • George Washington Carver High School

  • JAG High School

  • Sidney Lanier High School

  • Percy Julian High School

  • Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP) High School

  • Booker T. Washington Magnet High School

  • Park Crossing High School

  • Homeschool or alternative learning students

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