NORTH PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT GIFTED EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP Scholarship sponsored by the North Penn Association for Gifted Education What defines an NPAGE Scholar? An NPAGE Scholar is a student who excels academically, displays a genuine quest for knowledge, thrives in the discovery process, is a leader among peers and embraces the attributes of integrity and honesty. Students are required to submit a completed application form together with a copy of their current official transcript and essay responses. One $500 scholarship will be awarded each year. All applications must be submitted by March 30, 2016. The scholarship will identify a student who best meets the following guidelines: Eligibility Requirements and Academic Criteria A graduating senior in good academic standing A student who has been identified by the NPSD to receive a GIEP ~ Gifted Individualized Education Program The student’s family is a current member of NPAGE Characteristics Strives for excellence and continually seeks higher challenges Demonstrates leadership abilities Exhibits creative thinking Is extremely curious and has a thirst for knowledge Exhibits a passion for learning Is highly motivated Embraces the ideals of integrity and honesty Demonstrates a high level of maturity and a strong sense of self Seeks a challenging, flexible and diverse high school program Application Process 1. Obtain an electronic copy of the application form Part 1 and Part 2 2. RENAME PART 1 file from NPAGE_ScholarshipPart1_2016.docx to: YOUR LAST NAME_STUDENT NUMBER _NPAGE_ScholarshipPart 1_2016.docx 3. RENAME PART 2 file from NPAGE_ScholarshipPart2_2016.docx to: YOUR STUDENT NUMBER_NPAGE_ScholarshipPart 2_2016.docx 4. Complete the application form electronically, including the essay section. 5. Keep answers within the boxes. Text outside the box will not be visible. 6. IMPORTANT : Once the application is COMPLETE, SAVE the .docx FILE as a PDF TO CREATE A PDF: OFFICE BUTTON or FILE > SAVE AS > PDF 7. Attach a scanned copy of your current OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT in PDF format ***Please REDACT your name on the transcript, it appears twice. Please DO NOT REDACT your home address. FILE NAME: YOUR STUDENT NUMBER_TRANSCRIPT_NPAGE_Scholarship.pdf 8. Attach a scanned copy of your SAT and/or ACT scores in PDF format. Please only send Page 1 of the score report. PRINT<SAVE AS PDF<PAGES (change from All pages to 1) FILE NAME: YOUR STUDENT NUMBER_SATSCORES_NPAGE_Scholarship.pdf YOUR STUDENT NUMBER_ACTSCORES_NPAGE_Scholarship.pdf If sending more than one report change file name to SATSCORES_01_NPAGE etc., SATSCORES_02 etc. 9. Send completed PDF file electronically to NPAGE at: [email protected] SUBJECT LINE: NPAGE Scholarship Application from YOUR NAME 10. Files to be submitted: NPAGE Scholarship Part 1 NPAGE Scholarship Part 2 SAT Scores ACT Scores Transcript **Please be sure to RENAME all files as indicated above and SAVE as a PDF file. *All applications must be received by March 30. NPAGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PART 1 NPAGE Scholarship Application Part I ~ General Information Student Information First Name: Last Name: Student Number: (Your student number is used instead of your name to keep your application anonymous to the Selection Committee) Please remember to put your student number at the top of every application page. A box is provided. ______ Email Address: (Please use an email address you use daily. It can be a student account or a parent account) ______j Home Address: ______j Phone Number: Have you ever been an NPAGE volunteer? Yes No Event(s): Parent or Guardian Information First Name: I am a current member of NPAGE: Yes Have you ever been an NPAGE volunteer? Yes Last Name: No No Event(s): NPAGE Scholarship Application Student Number: Part II ~ Verify Application Information Please digitally sign here to indicate that all of the information submitted for the NPAGE Scholarship is accurate and that the content of the application is your own work and ideas. I understand that I may be disqualified for falsifying information. Applicant’s Signature: Please type your name here Date: Parent/Legal Guardian’s Signature: Please type your name here Date: How did you find out about this scholarship?