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$5,000 LWP Diversity in the Arts, Finance, Law, STEM, or Civic Service Scholarship Due 5/1

March 29, 2022

Background: The Annual LWP Scholarship Package offers scholarships designed to assist students in making their dream of attending college a reality. The mission of LWP Life Academy is to be the village of support necessary to create a successful and self-sufficient young adult. The five scholarships within the LWP Scholarship package will provide students with the opportunity to become the representation that is lacking in the field depicted. Recipients are chosen by the  scholarship committee based on their school achievements, leadership ability, and dedication to community service.

Scholarships: Students may apply to one or more of the scholarships below based on their area of study. Each scholarship awards $5,000.

• The Tennille Paredes Financial Literacy Scholarship: Promoting Diversity in Finance
• The Joseph Branch Stem Award: Promoting Diversity in STEM
• The Arthur L Salmon Law Scholarship: Promoting Diversity in Law
• The Ralph Carter Art Scholarship: Promoting Diversity in the Arts
• The Alice Mann Civics/ Community Service Scholarship: Promoting Diversity in Civic/ Community Service

Eligibility:
• Be a US citizen or legal permanent resident.
• Intend to be registered with full-time hours as a student.
• Be a high school senior or be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university (specifications vary for each scholarship).
• Have a minimum GPA score of 3.0.

How to Apply: Students can apply here by the May 1st deadline. Use this application to apply to any of the scholarships listed below. Application materials include:
• Three written short response questions
• 2-3 minute video response for the prompt provided
• School transcript and resume
• Letter of recommendation
• Art portfolio (if applying to the arts scholarship)

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