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    —Students eligible for the Edison State Employee Tuition Waiver may not apply—

    Submit the Scholarship Application below to be considered for any of the 30+ scholarships offered through The Edison Foundation and Edison State Community College.

      Submission Deadline is March 1, 2019!  

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

    IMPORTANT  Read the following information CAREFULLY. Have all necessary supporting documentation—completed and ready to submit. Fill out the application below. You will submit your supporting documentation on the next screen.

    • Complete and submit the application below.
    • To be considered for need-based scholarships, submit the 2019–2020 FAFSA to www.fafsa.ed.gov by March 1, 2019. To ensure timely processing and review of your application, file your FAFSA as soon as possible.
    • Include a minimum 500-word typed essay on the following topic:
      "As you complete your college courses, what steps should you take each semester to view each and every class as a valuable learning experience—and not just part of a checklist that needs to be completed in order to graduate?"
    • Include all transcripts 
      High School Seniors—including College Credit Plus Students  Submit a seven-semester transcript (including first semester of senior year)—listing grade point average and class rank; include SAT and/or ACT if available.  
      Transfer Students  Submit a high school transcript along with transcripts from any post-secondary institutions attended.  
      Current Edison State Students  You DO NOT NEED to submit an Edison State transcript. (Does not include CCP students.)  
      GED Students  Submit GED Completion certificate along with GED test scores.
    • Letter of Recommendation
      Submit one letter of recommendation from teacher, principal, guidance counselor, coach, employer, minister, etc.—with your application.

    —Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted—

    Do you have ALL of your supporting documentation ready to submit?
    YESFill out the application below.
    NOGather your supporting documentation and then return to this page. 

  • GENERAL INFORMATION   Please provide the following information.
    Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required and cannot be left blank.
    *Name  
    *Street Address  
    *City  
    *State  
    *County  
    *Zip Code  
    *Email  
    *Phone  
        Required format (000) 000-0000
    *Date of Birth  
        Required format 00/00/0000
    Student ID #  
        If you do not have an Edison State student ID #—leave this blank.
         
        Gender*
        I have been or am currently enrolled in College Credit Plus.*
        I am a first-generation college student.*  (Neither of my parents have earned a college degree.)
        My first language is*  (If "Other", indicate language in box below.)
        Other  
         
    QUESTION Hand Right
      Will you receive any other scholarship(s) from Edison State Community College or other organization for the 2019–2020 academic year? If so, list below.
         
    OPTION Hand Right
      Complete the following if you would like to be considered for a Minority Scholarship, otherwise skip this section and continue. 
    I would like to be considered for a Minority Scholarship and I am ____ .  (Please check below)
         
    OPTION Hand Right   Complete the following if you would like to be considered for the Thomas Alva Edison Scholarship, otherwise skip this section and continue. You must be a senior in the top fifteen percent of your graduating class to qualify for this scholarship. 
    I would like to be considered for the Thomas Alva Edison Scholarship. 
       

    High School/Career Center Guidance Counselor Contact Information  
        Name
        Email Address
        Phone
        Required format (000) 000-0000
    ACADEMIC MAJOR   I am interested in pursuing the following degree.  (Choose one degree option only.)
        Associate Degree for Transfer  (First two years of a four-year program)
        I intend to pursue the following major at a four-year college.
         
        Associate Degree for Career Programs  (Two-years programs)
        I intend to pursue the following major at Edison State.
         
        I plan to attend Edison State as a*
    (IMPORTANT  Your anticipated full- or part-time status will be used to determine which scholarships you may be eligible for.)
    ACADEMIC HISTORY   I am currently—or have previously attended the following high school.
        Name of High School*
        Graduation Date*
         
        I am currently—or have previously attended the following college(s).
        Name of College
        Dates Attended
        Major
        Degree Attained
         
        Name of College
        Dates Attended
        Major
        Degree Attained
         
    ACTIVITIES   Use the following field to list school and community activities, honors earned and/or offices held.*
         
    WORK EXPERIENCE   I have the following work experience. (Most recent first)
        Employer's name
        Employed from ____ to ____ .
        Brief job description.
         
        Employer's name
        Employed from ____ to ____ .
        Brief job description.
         
    CERTIFICATION   By completing the following, I certify that I have read and agree to the terms of this scholarship request.*
       

        Full Name*
        Date*
        Required format 00/00/0000
         
     Hand Right
     
      STOP  Do you have ALL supporting documentation, including essay, transcript(s) and letter of recommendation ready to upload?
    YES  Click the NEXT STEP button below and follow instructions to upload your documentation.
    NO  DO NOT SUBMIT this application until you have all documentation ready to upload.

    Please review information for accuracy before submission.
    Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.