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Eddie Marshall Memorial Scholarship Application

INFORMATION FOR EDDIE MARSHALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Eddie Marshall Memorial Scholarship Fund resulted from a donation in memory of Eddie Marshall who was an educator for 31 years. The Scholarship was established to provide higher education opportunities for a student pursuing a degree in Speech and Language Pathology or Special Education.

The Eddie Marshall Memorial Scholarship provides an annual scholarship of $5,000.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be graduate of high schools in either Dolores or Montezuma counties. This scholarship is also available to post high school graduates working as a paraprofessional or aide with Dolores or Montezuma counties.
  • Clearly communicated educational goals and objectives
  • Significant financial need
  • Strong evidence of desire to succeed
  • Participation in various school activities and/or community involvement
  • Self-awareness

APPLICATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS:

  • All Application items may not apply to you, but complete as much information as possible.
  • Handwritten applications WILL NOT be accepted.
  • Incomplete applications MAY NOT be accepted.
  • Fill in the blanks where indicated and instructed. A brief answer is one or two sentences. A short answer is two or three paragraphs or less than 150 words.
  • SUBMITTAL DEADLINE IS APRIL 1.
  • All items except for test scores must be submitted by this date. Except as expressly permitted by the Eddie Marshall Memorial Scholarship Advisory Committee, no additional information will be accepted after this date.

 APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS:

  • The Scholarship Advisory Committee reviews and evaluates each application.
  • Based on the Scholarship Advisory Committee evaluation, the applicant will be awarded a scholarship or other career development assistance to be applied to tuition or for other approved purposes.
  • The scholarship recipients will be honored at local award ceremonies.
  • Letters of award confirmation will describe administrative details of the award.
  • The Eddie Marshall Memorial Scholarship Advisory Committee will never sell or provide ANY information to list companies or other organizations. We consider your information to be confidential and we will keep all submitted information private.

The Scholarship Committee may interview informally the top candidates to learn more about educational and personal goals and characteristics of the candidates that are difficult to convey in a written application