The Gay Elwell Scholarship Award

ELIGIBILITY: The Gay Elwell Scholarship Award is open to any high school graduating senior who is a resident of the city of Easton proper or who is participating in the Criminal Justice program at the Career Institute of Technology. Applicants being considered must pursue a two- or four-year post high school program with a major in law enforcement, criminal justice, prelaw, or related majors such as a concentration in social services.

 

STANDARDS: The selection committee will consider personal characteristics, extra-curricular activities relevant to the scholarship award criteria, and financial need. However, primary consideration will be given an essay of a minimum of 250 words but not to exceed 500 words, in which the applicant tells his or her motivation for pursuing a degree as well as a career in any of the above-mentioned fields of study.

 

AMOUNT: One recipient will be awarded the amount of $500.00. The Easton Block Watch Association will present the winning recipient with a certificate of award. The financial award will be given to the recipient following the submission of the first semester transcript indicating passing grades to the Easton Block Watch Scholarship Committee.

 

TO APPLY: This application must be completed on Moodle by noon, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Additional materials, including federal income tax returns for both the parents and student and the student’s essay, must be returned to Ms. Rinaldi in the Guidance Office by the above time and date for transcript attachment. No late applications will be accepted for consideration.

2018 Gay Elwell Scholarship Award Winner

 

Easton Area High School Senior

Gianna Corpora

will be continuing her education

at Penn State University.

 

 

Left to Right: EPD Sgt Dan Bonham, EBWA Vice President Joshua Rea​, Scholarship Committee Member Walt Howell, Gianna Corpora, EBWA President Melody Rogers.

Photo Credit: Lillian June Robinson Photography

2017 Gay Elwell Scholarship Award Winner

 

Easton Area High School Senior

Destiny George

will be continuing her education at Moravian College w/ a concentration in Criminal Justice.

 

 

 

 

Left to Right: EPD Auxiliary Services Lt. Bob Weber, EBWA Vice President Joshua Rea​, Destiny George, Scholarship Committee Member Walt Howell, EBWA President Melody Rogers. Photo Credit: Lillian June Robinson Photography

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