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  • 2020 High School LCEA Scholarship Awards

    Deadline July 27, 2020

    The Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce and the Livingston County Education Alliance (LCEA) will award up to four $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in Livingston County. The four awardees will be selected based on the criteria outlined below. Two of the scholarships are typically offered by the Livingston County Area Chamber Agricultural Workgroup and LCEA to vocational (CTE) students and two additional scholarships are typically offered to area high school students.

    All Students Must Submit the following:

    • An Application, Click Here and "Save As" using "Your Name"Application as the filename and attach to the email or print and send via mail as directed below
    • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator.  This is preferred, but not required.  Your application will still be considered without a supporting letter of recommendation.  If you have one, please upload it with all other supporting documents and email or mail as directed below
    • Scholarships are offered to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted at and committed to attending an institution of technical training or higher education in the fall of 2020. An acceptance letter from your school/program of choice, financial aid package (complete with estimated cost of attendance and financial aid award, if any) and commitment letter/form/email to attend the school with student’s name on it must be submitted with the application as directed below
    • Selection will be made based upon the application, recommendation, and a YouTube video or essay responding to one of the prompts below which meet the outlined parameters:
      • Use of one of the following topics:
        • Overcoming an obstacle
        • Your personal skills/talents and how they will support you in your post-secondary path
        • A moment that changed how you see the world and/or your role in it
        • Your passion for your field of study/career choice
        • The importance of service to others
        • How you are a leader
        • An alternative topic of your choice, with an explanation for your reason for that choice
      • YouTube videos must be 2 to 4 minutes in length and will be evaluated based on presentation and content.  Include the link to your video in your emailed or mailed submission as directed below
      • If submitting an essay 
        • Please ensure you have a minimum of 3 pages, but not more than 6 pages, is double spaced and uses Times New Roman font, size 12
        • The essay will be evaluated based on: articulation of topic, grammar, spelling, and sentence structure

    Directions for submission:

    • Submit your application, recommendation, college/program commitment letter, financial aid award (if applicable), and essay or link to your YouTube video to LivingstonCountyScholarships@gmail.com or by mail to: LCEA Scholarship Chair,  4635 Millennium Drive, Geneseo, NY 14454
    • If you have any difficulty with online submission, please contact Angela Grouse at 443-2712 or via email at Angela@LivingstonCountyChamber.com

    Thank you for taking the time to complete this application. Our committee wishes you the best of luck!

    Please note, other than technical assistance with submissions, no contact is to be made with the Livingston County Area Chamber of Commerce. Team entries are not permitted. LCEA reserves the right to award fewer than four scholarships, if there are not four applicants who meet the recipient criteria.

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