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2023 Youth Leadership Award & Scholarship

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The YWCA Elgin Youth Leadership Award and Scholarship are awarded in May each year and are for one year of school only. The YWCA Elgin Youth Leadership Committee will require enrollment verification from the college/university/trade school that you attend prior to the disbursement of the scholarship.
 
I certify that the information provided herein is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false statements may lead to disqualification from the scholarship program.

DISCLAIMER: By typing your name below, you are signing this application electronically. You agree that your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this application.

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Attention Parents and Guardians: The YWCA Elgin may use photos, essays and other materials submitted by scholarship participants in its programs, donation solicitation and social media. Please sign below if you consent to this use.
 
DISCLAIMER: By typing your name below, you are signing this application electronically. You agree that your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this application.
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APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION (one from each category)
a. A high school teacher, counselor, or other school administrator.
b. A member of the community (non-relative).
 
Feel free to copy the wording below for use in an email to request recommendations.
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Please accept my request for a recommendation from you made on my behalf to supplement my application for the YWCA Elgin Youth Leadership Award & Scholarship.

It is suggested that your letter of recommendation address my character traits and qualities that make me a strong candidate for this award and scholarship. If you have knowledge of my academic performance feel free to also include this information.

Please submit the recommendation to the YWCA Elgin via email at info@ywcaelgin.org no later than midnight on March 2, 2023.

Your support is greatly appreciated.

Many thanks,
[insert your name here]
Thank you for completing the 2023 YWCA Elgin Youth Leadership Award & Scholarship application.
 
DO NOT FORGET TO SEND A COPY OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRASCRIPT AND  TO INFO@YWCAELGIN.ORG BY MIDNIGHT ON MARCH 2, 2023.
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