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Must be first time College student. 3. Must submit the following: a. High school graduates must submit a transcript reflecting at least a 2.5 grade point average. Applicants not graduating from high school may submit a GED certificate. 4. Must submit all of the following: a. The student must complete FAFSA online at ...
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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Foundation Winn-Dixie and Mayor Lowe Scholarship for Success $2,500 (Full time) Scholarship

Summary Chattahoochee Valley Community College has one academic scholarship available through the WinnDixie and Mayor Lowe Scholarship for Success Full Time Scholarship.

Academic scholarship available for the spring 2017 semester award: 

One - Winn-Dixie and Mayor Lowe Scholarship for Success o $2,500 o Full time + cost of books – Must take a minimum of 12 hours to be eligible o CVCC Foundation to review and award scholarships o Scholarship Requirements 1. Minimum of GPA 2.5 2. 1st time college student 3. Does not qualify for Federal Pell Grant, but facing financial challenges in affording education 4. Recipient is a resident of Russell County 5. CVCC Application for Admission form

Total gift of $2,500 to one student

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Foundation Winn-Dixie and Mayor Lowe Scholarship for Success $2,500 (Full time) Scholarship Must be first time College student and a resident of Russell County! Spring Semester 2017 Deadline: November 14 at 12:00 p.m. Funds are paid directly to the College on behalf of the student. A check will not be cut directly to the student. Eligibility Requirements to be able to submit an application 1. Must be a resident of Russell County. 2. Must be first time College student. 3. Must submit the following: a. High school graduates must submit a transcript reflecting at least a 2.5 grade point average. Applicants not graduating from high school may submit a GED certificate. 4. Must submit all of the following: a. The student must complete FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov with CVCC school code 012182. i. If FAFSA form is not submitted to Financial Aid by the application deadline, the application packet is not complete. b. CVCC Foundation Scholarship Application form. You must meet the requirements in #1 - #4 for this application to be accepted. Questions regarding Foundation scholarships should be directed to the Advancement Office at 334.291.4938. If you are being considered this scholarship, someone will contact you to schedule an interview. Scholarship award decisions are made by the CVCC Foundation Scholarship Committee only. You must have at least a 2.5 high school grade point average to be considered for this scholarship.

CVCC Foundation Scholarship Requirements A CVCC Foundation Scholarship recipient will agree to participate in the following:  CVCC Foundation photo shoot Photos with article will be posted on CVCC’s Website, released to the local Media, and used for promotional items for the Foundation. 

CVCC Foundation video shoot CVCC Foundation Videos are short clips of scholarship students’ testimonials. Videos will be posted on CVCC’s Website and shown at events to promote the mission of the CVCC Foundation.



Attend and possibly speak briefly at Alumni and Foundation events The Foundation hosts different events to raise scholarship funds and awareness of the College. At times, a scholarship student will be asked to speak during the program at an event.

The student must not drop or fail a class during a semester. If the student does not complete the semester, withdraws, or drops a class, the student will be expected to refund the Foundation for any scholarship award monies received, unless there is evidence of extenuating circumstances. You must put your request in writing and attach any documentation, which would excuse you from repayment. This information should be submitted to the Foundation. Such request must be turned into the Financial Aid Office. You will receive notification by mail regarding the decision of the committee. 1

Scholarship Application

Must be first time College student and a resident of Russell County! Spring Semester 2017 Deadline: November 14 at 12:00 p.m. Name _________________________________

Why are you seeking help from the Foundation? ____________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ If the CVCC Foundation is unable to assist you, how will you fund your education? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ What is the total income of your family? ____________________________________________________________

I am applying for a scholarship for _______________________. Semester/Year Is this a one-time need? ___________Yes

_____________No

If no, please specify the duration of assistance needed. ___________________________________________________________________________________________

How would you describe yourself? ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Explain your educational objectives and how taking coursework at CVCC will assist you in achieving them. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 2

Scholarship Application Name _____________________________________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________________________________ Street or Box City State Zip Code Student ID # __________________________ Employer __________________________ Email ___________________________

Home Phone ____________________________ Work Phone ____________________________ Cell Phone _____________________________

How did you learn about the CVCC Foundation Scholarship Program? (Check all that apply) Classmate Information Panels CVCC Facebook Website Flyer Other: You must state whether or not you are related to any CVCC employee(s). No ____ I am not related to any of the CVCC employees. Yes ____ I am related to one or more CVCC employees. If yes, please state the relationship to the CVCC employee(s). By signing below you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by the requirements and criteria for submitting an application and maintaining a scholarship with the CVCC Foundation. You also authorize the Financial Aid Office to look up your information for committee use.

Date:

Signature:

Check off the following to ensure you have a complete packet to submit to Financial Aid: Student

Financial Aid

1. Are you a Russell County resident?

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes □ No

2. Are you a first time College student as of spring semester 2017?

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes □ No

3. Have you met the eligibility requirements with a high school transcript reflecting a 2.5?

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes □ No

4. Have you completed a current FAFSA application? (FAFSA must be received by Financial Aid before the application deadline)

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes

5. Have you completed the CVCC Foundation application?

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes □ No

6. Have you checked with the Financial Aid Office to see if any additional awards/scholarships will affect your other awards? Example: VA

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes □ No

7. Have you had a Financial Aid representative review and sign your application to confirm that it is completed?

□ Yes □ No

□ Yes

DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION WITHOUT A COMPLETE PACKET AND A SIGNATURE FROM A FINANCIAL AID REPRESENTATIVE ***For CVCC Financial Aid Office Use Only*** This applicant’s packet is complete. Accepted by _________________________________ (Financial Aid Rep. Signature)

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□ No

□ No