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APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP

Apply for the 2024 Spirit of Volunteerism Scholarship

In 1997, the Spirit of Volunteerism Scholarship was founded to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Findlay Service League. A total of 47 recipients, this award is given to graduating high school seniors who exemplify a life dedicated to service.

Guidelines for the application are below. Please download, complete, print and return the Scholarship Application Form and the supporting materials in a standard, letter-sized #10 envelope post-marked by Saturday, March 16, 2024. 

MAIL TO:

FINDLAY SERVICE LEAGUE
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

P.O. Box 1730
FINDLAY, OH 45839

**Hand-delivered and emailed applications will not be accepted.**
Please email any questions you may have to: serviceleaguefindlay@gmail.com.

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SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

STUDENT MUST BE A GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RESIDING AND ATTENDING SCHOOL IN HANCOCK COUNTY.

ONE (1) SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM SHOULD BE COMPLETED PER APPLICANT.

FINDLAY SERVICE LEAGUE'S SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING: COMMUNITY SERVICE, APPLICATION AND ESSAY, RECOMMENDATION LETTER AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT (MINIMUM GPA OF 3.0 ON A 4.0 SCALE IS REQUIRED).

FINANCIAL NEED IS NOT A CONSIDERATION.

THE APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE A LIST OF YOUR VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES, A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION, A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPT AND AN ESSAY.

THE ESSAY NEEDS TO BE ONE-PAGE, TYPED AND DOUBLE-SPACED AND DESCRIBE THE APPLICANTS MOST IMPACTFUL SERVICE/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE.

FOR CONFIDENTIALITY REASONS, PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME ON THE ESSAY PORTION (ONLY) OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

THE SELECTION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RECIPIENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN APRIL 2024.

THE SCHOLARSHIP CHECK WILL BE MAILED DIRECTLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY THAT THE APPLICANT WILL ATTEND IN THE FALL OF 2024.

FINALISTS MAY BE INTERVIEWED BY THE FINDLAY SERVICE LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE.

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PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

MCKENNA MOREY & KAYLEN NIESE

2023

Van Buren High School & Liberty Benton High School

ELLA WEBSTER & EMI KAWAMURA

2022

Van Buren High School & Findlay High School

BROOKE SCHROEDER & ELISE FISHER

2021

Liberty Benton High School & Findlay High School

CHLOE KIN & AARON RIDER

2020

Van Buren High School & McComb High School

KAELYN PAYMENT & LOGAN WETZ

2019

Liberty Benton High School & Findlay Senior High School

GABRIELLA MATTHEWS

2018

Arlington High School

JENNA HERR

2017

McComb High School

ALISHA SCHOEDER & RYAN SCHMIDT

2016

Findlay High School

ERIN BLOOMFIELD, CARLY SMITH & BREANNA SWOPE

2015

Findlay High School & Liberty Benton

ARDEN MCMATH & AUSTIN SECOR

2014

Arlington High School & Findlay High School

MARISA BURKETT, COLIN SCHMIDT & TROY SALLISBURY

2013

Liberty Benton High School & Findlay High School

ALI WILLIAMS & MIKAYLA BROWN

2012

Findlay High School

JERRY KINDIG, MATTHEW EARLY & ROBERT GRANDBOIS III

2011

Findlay High School, Van Buren High School & Findlay High School

MICHAEL LAUSE & DEREK SCHADEL

2010

Findlay High School

ANDREA MITCHELL

2009

Findlay High School

KRISTINA ROWLES

2008

Van Buren High School

EMILY LAUSE & JORDAN BETSCHER

2007

Findlay High School

ALYCIA ALTHAUS, CHRISTINE DEARMENT & JACQUELYN BOYD

2006

Findlay High School & Liberty Benton High School

SHANNON MITCHELL, BRANDON HENDRIKSEN & KATHRYN WINKLE

2005

Findlay High School & Van Buren High School

KIERON CINDRIC, ERIKA SIMMERMEYER & AMY CRANFIELD

2004

Findlay High School & Liberty Benton High School

JENNIFER SILVERS, HEATHER MAAS & ANDREW FRANTZ

2003

Findlay High School & Van Buren High School

NATHAN DREISBACH & LINDSEY KAYLE

2002

Arcadia & Liberty Benton High School

ELIZABTH KOBESZKA & JENNIFER LAUSE

2001

Liberty Benton High School & Findlay High School

CASSIE BURNS

2000

Findlay High School

SARAH RISSLER

1999

Arcadia High School

AMBER STAFFORD

1998

Findlay High School

SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDED

1997

The Spirit of Volunteerism Scholarship was founded to honor the 20th anniversary of Findlay Service League

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