Young Leader Scholarship Application - Class of 2021
Purpose:
The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) wishes to encourage, recognize, and reward students for their academic, work, and community achievements (including volunteerism). This year the SACC will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student.


Eligibility Criteria:
*A Sandwich High School graduating senior.
*Demonstrates characteristics of citizenship, commitment, ambition, determination, organizational skills, and leadership.
*A cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher.
*Attending some form of higher education (college, trade school, etc.) beginning within one year of graduation and majoring/studying in the academic/training area of their choice.
*Note: SACC membership is not required to receive this scholarship award.

Application Process:
*Submit this written Application directly to the SACC office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9, 2021.
*Have a letter of reference from a non-related mentor submitted by the letter’s author directly to the SACC office in a sealed, signed envelope or via e-mail from the author (referencing the student’s name in the subject line) to: scholarship@sandwich-il.org.
*Failure to complete all the requirements will disqualify the application.
*The scholarship recipient will be announced at Sandwich High School’s Senior Night Ceremony.
*The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the college/university/trade school to be credited to the student’s account upon receipt from the student their school information and student ID.
Sandwich Seniors can check into this scholarship opportunity in their SHS Guidance Google Classroom!