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Scholarship - Torch
BBB serving San Diego, Orange & Imperial Counties 2014 BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION THE PRIZE: Five CASH scholarships: (1) $1,500 (2) $1,250 (3) $1,000 (4) $750 and (5) $500 ELIGIBILITY: Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for a 2014 BBB Torch Awards scholarship: • a member of the graduating class of 2015 or 2016; • attends an accredited high school in San Diego or Imperial County; • resides in San Diego or Imperial County. THEME: The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community RULES: Write an essay no longer than 400 words about the importance of ethics and integrity in our community. Discuss your viewpoints and give examples, as applicable. You may want to discuss how marketplace ethics involves integrity and civility in our community. An independent panel of judges will evaluate the essays using the following criteria: • inclusion of personal viewpoints and/or examples (5 points); • relevance to the theme (5 points); • readability and clarity (5 points); • spelling and grammar (5 points). PROCEDURE: Mail, fax or e-mail the completed application. Mail: Better Business Bureau 4747 Viewridge Ave, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92123 Attention: Trang Nguyen Fax: (858) 496-2141 E-mail: tnguyen@sandiego.bbb.org Visit our web site at http://www.bbb.org/sdoc/programs-services/scholarship-opportunities/torch-award-scholarship/ to complete the application form and submit essay online. DEADLINE: Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. AWARD: The five recipients of the BBB essay scholarships will receive their checks at an awards luncheon to be held in December 2014. Recipients must be available to attend the luncheon. QUESTIONS: Contact Trang Nguyen at the BBB offices at (858) 637-6199 ext. 324 or e-mail at tnguyen@sandiego.bbb.org. Complete all lines. The judges may not consider incomplete application forms.  
Name of Student:  
Student's Home Street Address:  
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Home Phone:  
Email Address:  
Name of Student's School:  
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Name of School Counselor or Principal:  
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Discuss your involvement at your school or in the community, your career goals, what you plan to study in college, and why you want to further your education.:  
Please write your essay here (maximum 400 words).:  
By submitting this form, I hereby certify that the statements contained in this application are true, accurate and complete. I understand and agree that any scholarship funds I may receive from the Better Business Bureau of San Diego and Imperial Counties must be used for educational purposes only and that I will provide proof of such use if requested to do so.  
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ELIGIBILITY: Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for a 2014 BBB Torch Awards scholarship: • a member of the graduating class of 2015 or 2016; • attends an accredited high school in San Diego or Imperial County; • resides in San Diego or Imperial County. THEME: The Importance of Ethics and Integrity in our Community RULES: Write an essay no longer than 400 words about the importance of ethics and integrity in our community. Discuss your viewpoints and give examples, as applicable. You may want to discuss how marketplace ethics involves integrity and civility in our community. An independent panel of judges will evaluate the essays using the following criteria: • inclusion of personal viewpoints and/or examples (5 points); • relevance to the theme (5 points); • readability and clarity (5 points); • spelling and grammar (5 points). PROCEDURE: Mail, fax or e-mail the completed application. Mail: Better Business Bureau 4747 Viewridge Ave, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92123 Attention: Trang Nguyen Fax: (858) 496-2141 E-mail: tnguyen@sandiego.bbb.org Visit our web site at http://www.bbb.org/sdoc/programs-services/scholarship-opportunities/torch-award-scholarship/ to complete the application form and submit essay online. DEADLINE: Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. AWARD: The five recipients of the BBB essay scholarships will receive their checks at an awards luncheon to be held in December 2014. Recipients must be available to attend the luncheon. QUESTIONS: Contact Trang Nguyen at the BBB offices at (858) 637-6199 ext. 324 or e-mail at tnguyen@sandiego.bbb.org. Complete all lines. The judges may not consider incomplete application forms.