The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship

PURPOSE

The purpose of The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship is to provide an annual award to one scholarship applicant. The scholarship fund will be sent directly to the attending university, college, or certification program for the sole purpose of paying educational expenses. The current value of the Scholarship is $1,000.00.

AWARD CRITERIA

Each scholarship applicant must, at the time of the award:

a.  Be a Suffolk, VA resident.

b.  Provide authorized documentation of a learning disability.

c.  Have declared intention to pursue or continue a college degree or accredited career certification program.

d.  Be a senior in one of Suffolk, VA’s public high schools.

e.  Demonstrate involvement in either school and community activities, or verification of employment.

f.   Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.

g.  Submit an essay of 800-1,000 words on the following:  How have your learning differences affected your ability to remain focused on your education?  How did you overcome this challenge?  What are your plans for the next three years?  

PREVIOUS AWARDEES

2016 - Conrad Plummer, Nansemond River High School

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

a.    Submit a completed application form with an official high school transcript.

b.    Submit two reference letters from administrators, counselors, teachers, and/or other school personnel.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE AND SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

The Foundation will be working directly with the Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship Committee in an effort to award one deserving senior The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship.  School Counselors will be sent a copy of the scholarship by February 10th and applications may be downloaded from the Foundation's Website: www.suffolkfoundation.org. For any further information, contact Mr. Win Winslow, Executive Director of the Suffolk Foundation, by either emailing him at wwinslow@suffolkfoundation.org or by calling (757) 923 – 9090.  The application must be in the Foundation office at 106 W. Finney Ave. on or before 12 noon, on the last business day of March. Therefore, it will be necessary, if mailing the application, to have the application in the mail well in advance of the last March business day.   Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Electronic Scholarship Application Instruction:

·        Download The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship here or, after February 10th, request an application by sending an email to wwinslow@suffolkfoundation.org, or calling (757) 923-9090 to have an application mailed to you.

U.S. Mail Application Submission Address:  

·        Suffolk Foundation
106 W. Finney Ave.
Suffolk, VA 23434