2020 Scholarship Application

Scholarships will be awarded to 12 students, including one awarded to the family member of a TruStone Financial employee. These scholarships will total $15,000 and will be awarded in increments of $2,500 and $1,000.

Please note the important scholarship information below:
1) Applications are due by March 31, 2020
2) Applicants must complete the following:
Application (form will be available below as of February 28, 2020)
Essay Question (submitted with form available February 28, 2020)
3) Applicants must be a TruStone Financial member
Note: Being related to a member does not qualify a student for this scholarship.

For the purposes of this scholarship, qualifying post-secondary educational institutions include any two or four-year college, university, technical, or vocational school within the United States that is duly accredited by one of the national or regional institutional accrediting bodies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). An alternative qualification is enlistment in the U.S. Military via the Delayed Entry Program. To see a full list of student and institution eligibility requirements, click here.

Note: * = required field

Applicant Information

*First & Last Name:
*Phone:
*Email:
*Address:
*City:
*State:
*Zip/Postal Code:
*Membership Certification: 
*I am related to an employee of TruStone Financial:   
Employee Name:

Academic Information

*Name of high school graduating from:
*What type of post-secondary institution do you plan on attending? :     
*Name of the post-secondary institution or military branch you plan on attending or enlisting:

Academic Honors

In each of the grades 9-12, list each type of honor received below. Examples: Academic Honors, Dean’s list or Honor Roll (not Honor Society or AP/HP classes). Please include the school year when each award was received.

Example: A-B Honor Roll: 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020

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Leadership, Community and School Activities

*In each of the grades 9-12, list your involvement within the community and school. Examples: School Activity (e.g. honor society, athletics, clubs, speech), Leadership Positions held, Community Honors, Awards or other Scholarships and Volunteer.:

Work Experience

In each of the grades 9-12, list your work experience below. For each job, please include position, organization, average hours worked per week and length of employment (in months).

Example: Cashier at SuperAmerica, 20 hours per week, 10 months.

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Essay

In the box below please respond to the following prompt:

Explain why money management skills are critical for success in college, and your career and adult life. (Give some specific examples.)

Responses should be 250-500 words. Essays are graded on completeness, spelling and grammar.

We recommend writing your essay in a separate document (such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs) and copying/paste it into the box when completed.

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*Please complete the visual confirmation: