Freeman’s Barbershop Scholarship Application
Social Security #___________________Phone #________________M___
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Last Name
First Name
M.I.
Home Address
City
State
Today’s Date
Zip
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High School Name
Address
Guidance Counselor’s Name
Phone #
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Graduation Date
College/Vocational School Attending
FAMILY INFORMATION
Father’s Name ______________________________Mother’s Name_________________
Address_____________________________________Address_____________________
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Phone #________________________________Phone #___________________________
Occupation_____________________________Occupation________________________
Employer______________________________Employer__________________________
Do you have any brothers and /or sisters?Yes____No___If yes, list their names and ages.
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Do you have any brothers or sisters that will be in college this year?Yes____No_____
If yes, please list their names and the name of the college they are attending.
High School Activities (indicate offices held and yr.)
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Church, Community & Service
Activities________________________________________________________________
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Honors, Awards, &
Recognition______________________________________________________________
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Colleges/Vocational School Accepted
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Major Field of Study_______________________________________________________
Cumulative GPA____________________
Class Standing or Rank (Ex. 50/500)_______________________
Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) Score V_________ M__________
I certify that the statements I have made on this application are true and correct to the
best of my knowledge. I also grant permission for the Scholarship Program to publish my
name, photo, and personal biographical information in conjunction with Freeman’s
Barber Shop Scholarship fund.
Applicant’s Signature______________________________________________________
Date____________________________________________________________________
Please submit a copy of your high school Transcript along with the completed
scholarship application.
Please answer the following questions in the space provided.
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What extra-curricular activities are you involved in?
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Why did you select the college/vocational school you are attending?
3.
What is your intended course of study and why?
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What are your career goals?
Please answer 2 of the 3 questions listed below. Your responses should be essays of
500 words or less. Please type or print your essays in blue or black ink on separate
sheets of paper.
1.
Why do you feel you should be awarded the Freeman’s Barbershop Scholarship?
2.
What is one lesson you have learned either in home, school, or in the community
that will contribute to your success in college?
3.
We, as successful African-Americans, have an obligation to help those people in
our community who are less fortunate. What will be your contribution to the
African-American community?
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Applicant must be current high school senior planning to enter college or a
vocational school in the fall of this year.
Applicant must have been accepted at the school.
Applicant must be affiliated with Freeman’s Barbershop. (Customer,
brother, sister, son, daughter, etc.)
Applicant must have a minimum 2.3 GPA.
To apply, applicants must submit the following documents by May 25, 2001:
A. Application Form
B. Official copy of transcript.
C. One letter of recommendation
D. Required essays
E. Copy of acceptance letter
F. Current Photo
Mail or deliver package to: Freeman’s Barbershop, 7923 Central Avenue,
Capitol Heights, Md 20743
The winners will be selected on the following criteria:
A. Submission of requested documentation
B. Academic Achievement
C. Financial need
D. Contribution to school and community
Deviation from any of the requirements will disqualify the applicant.
The scholarship will be cancelled if the student decides not to attend school
and the money should be mailed back to the Freeman’s Barbershop
Scholarship Fund.
For questions or further clarification, contact Robert Freeman or Dawane
Trent at (301)350-5399 or Tony Beckham or Evelyn Alston at (301)350-3166