Darryl L. McKinney Scholarship

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Deadline: August 15, 2011

In 500-700 words, please submit a personal statement responding to one of the following statements:

  • Describe how you have demonstrated leadership and perseverance in your education and personal life
  • Describe your career goals and ways you plan on giving back to you community after college.

Please attach an official transcript. Do not send the transcript separately. Downloaded grades from the internet (unofficial transcripts) will not be accepted.

In 250 words or less, please describe (in chronological order) volunteer and/or work experience, school and athletic activities you have been involved in while attending high school.

For each source of financial aid (scholarship, federal grants/loans, etc.), please list the name, amount and indicate whether the funds are pending or have been received.

In 250 words or less, please describe any circumstances related to your family’s financial status which would give the Scholarship Committee a better understanding of the importance of this scholarship to your educational goals.

Please submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, a community leader or a clergy member familiar with your academic work, careera goals and charater.