Criteria

 

This scholarship is available for current year high school graduates who have had childhood cancer and are residents of Colorado and Montana.

Applications and all other requested information is due at the address listed by 5:00 P.M., March 15th.  When March 15th falls on Sunday, the application will be due on Monday, March 16.  No late applications will be accepted.  Completed applications may be submitted to the Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation, any time prior to the closing date.

The criteria on which determination of awards is made will be as follows:

  • High School grade point average (GPA).  Please include copy of transcript.
  • SAT or ACT test scores.
  • Information provided by the doctor, who directed your treatment, in one of the required letters of reference submitted.  If you are unable to contact the doctor, have the hospital or clinic provide confirmation of your treatment.
  • Information provided by two other people, other than a family member, in the form of a letter of reference.

How you answer the two questions given on the application.

The Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors will make the initial screening of the applications received with the final award decisions being made after a personal interview. 

The scholarship recipients will be notified when deemed appropriate by the Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors.  Those selected for the awards will be notified in person or by phone.

Proof of acceptance at the institution of higher education of the recipient's choice must be made prior to granting of the award.

If you are awarded a renewable scholarship, it is your obligation to keep us informed of your progress in school in order to be awarded the scholarship money the following semesters.

 

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