WHAT IS THE MICHAEL S. JACOBS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP?
The Michael S. Jacobs Foundation Scholarship program has been established to annually award local area high school seniors four scholarships. Recipients are honored at the annual Michael S. Jacobs Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Banquet each July.
High school seniors entering college for the fall term are eligible to receive the scholarship. Applicants are chosen based on several criteria including a minimum 3.5 GPA, student biography, personal essay and two letters of recommendation. There is no fee involved in applying for this scholarship.
The student must submit 2 copies (plus the original) of the Scholarship Application Packet. Each packet should be stapled in the top left-hand corner. A SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) must also be included so we may notify you about the scholarship results. Applicants will receive notification by July 15. The deadline to apply is May 15. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Return the Scholarship Application Packet to:
MICHAEL S. JACOBS FOUNDATION
1878 S.Wadsworth Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80232-683 1
Attn: Mark Holzemer
Complete the entire scholarship application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A copy of your official transcript is required with the application form.
Submit a Student Biography that lists school and unpaid community activities, special awards, honors and offices held. Also include work experience listing dates of employment for each job and your responsibilities. Student Biography specifications: typed; double-spaced.
The essay should answer why you feel you should be awarded this scholarship. Please explain the positive impact baseball or golf has had on your life. Also address your plans as they relate to your education, career and long-term goals. Essay specifications: typed, double-spaced, 12 pt. /Times New Roman. Limit 2 pages. (500 words)
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Include two letters of recommendation. These may include teachers, coaches, someone who oversees your work: i.e. boss, advisor, No letters from relatives will be accepted.
COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT
A current copy reflecting your last semester’s academic performance.