The Fence Authority Scholarship Program
Scholarship type: Undergraduate
Nationality: US Citizen
College Admission Requirement:
Applicant must have earned a high school diploma or GED, or be planning to earn their high school diploma or GED in the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
All applicants must currently be pursuing a Bachelor’s (or Baccalaureate) Degree related to a profession that is dedicated to improving the beautification of US communities, such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Horticulture, and Environmental and Marine Sciences.Applicants must be currently accepted into a program and must currently hold or anticipate holding a high school diploma or GED within the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants must be currently involved or recently involved (within one year of the date of application) in their community, either through school programs or voluntary programs.
The Fence Authority offers cash awards to students currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in a field that will improve and benefit our communities functionally and aesthetically, such as civil engineering, horticulture, architecture, or ecology.
Applicants must be enrolled in college full-time for the entire academic year in which they plan to use their scholarship, based on their individual school’s requirements for full-time status.
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accepted major during the 2017-2018 school year.
Application Review: The TFA Scholarship Committee will review all applications for completeness first then for the quality of work. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration and will be discarded.
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on merit as evidenced by grades, personal statement, quality of work, and level of demonstrated commitment to bettering our communities.
APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION ELECTRONICALLY
If you are deemed the official winner, you will be contacted and asked to provide an official, unopened transcript. Please do not initially send official transcripts.
Proof Of Current Enrollment
Examples: Enrollment verification letter, acceptance letter, course registration for upcoming semester.
Introduction: 100-200 Words
Tell us about you! What made you want to apply for this scholarship? Include any fun facts, anything you feel would make yourself stand out, or what being awarded this scholarship will mean to you!
Application: Attached below
Short Essay: In 300-500 words, write about:
Why you chose your major and how you plan to use it to help the community
Proof of community involvement and letter of recommendation
Deadline & Submission Information
Completed applications must be sent and arrive no later than the set deadline of June 30, 2017. There will be absolutely no exceptions.