Jewel Lewis Community Scholarship Information & Application

 

Chandler Service Club awarded its first academic scholarship in 1958 to a graduating high school senior. In 1971, The Jewel Lewis Community College Scholarship was established and named after member and past president, Jewel Lewis.

Chandler Service Club believes that education is the key to building healthy families. Since 1958, hundreds of Chandler residents have received financial assistance to obtain their college degrees. High school seniors and adults pursuing a college degree, especially those experiencing financial hardship, are given opportunities to pursue their dreams of advanced education through our scholarship program.

Each scholarship is awarded for one academic year and is not automatically renewable, but may be re-applied for provided all requirements are met. The number of scholarships available each year varies depending on available funds.

The Jewel Lewis Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the city of Chandler or reside within the Chandler Unified School District boundaries. It is awarded to worthy applicants for one academic year.

  • Applicant must submit a typed and signed application form.
  • Applicant must include an essay of no more than 1000 words describing personal, educational and career goals. Circumstances demonstrating financial need must also be explained in detail.
  • Applicant must provide a high school transcript and 2 letters of recommendation from non-relatives. Two must be from a high school teacher, guidance counselor, principal or coach.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 2.5 grade point average.
  • Applicant must have applied to an accredited public or private community college or university within the state of Arizona as a full time student (minimum or 12 units or credits per semester).
  • Proof of enrollment must be shown in order to receive scholarship funds prior to each semester.
  • The scholarship is for one academic year and is to be used for tuition, books and other academic related fees.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the school prior to each semester.
  • A Jewel Lewis Scholarship recipient may apply for a Helen Pernell Scholarship for the second and subsequent academic years of college provided all scholarship requirements have been met.

Completed application and all required documents must be postmarked or emailed no later than March 15, 2020. Faxed copies will not accepted. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please mail to:
Chandler Service Club Community Scholarships
P.O. Box 1243
Chandler, AZ 85244
Contact: Nicole Galindo or Billie Ross @
scholarship.csc@gmail.com for questions.

APPLICATION

Jewel Lewis Scholarship Application

I. Personal Information

Gender
US Citizen?
Arizona Resident?
Currently Employed?
Marital Status
Will You Be Employed While Attending College?

II. Academic Information

Academic Level 2020-21

Number of Credit Hours Planned for 2020-21

III. Financial Information

Other Scholarships?
Other Grants?
Have you applied for FAFSA?
Other Income?

Estimated expenses for the upcoming academic year:

Other Expenses?

Essay

Please attach a typed essay, no greater than 1000 words, describing your background, educational and career goals, and financial circumstances that may affect your ability to afford the cost of education. Please explain how this scholarship will assist you in achieving your goals. Essays longer than 1000 words will be disqualified.

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Affidavit

I hereby certify that I have completed all of the information requested in this application and that it is true and correct. I acknowledge that all of the
information in this application may be disclosed to third parties for the purpose of scholarship award consideration. If I am selected for a scholarship award, I hereby authorize the release of information about myself for use in publicity related to the Chandler Service Club Scholarship Program. I further agree that I will notify Chandler Service Club promptly of any change in my educational pursuits that would affect my eligibility for this award. This includes dropped class(es), withdrawal from class(es), withdrawal from school, change in full-time status, and receipt of excess funds from other sources.