Congratulations on your acceptance to Syracuse University! At Big Apple Orange, the Syracuse University Alumni Club of New York City, we understand that these next four years may take a toll on you financially, so we are offering a scholarship that will help one of you ease that burden. One outstanding incoming freshman from the NYC Metro Area will receive a $400 gift card to the Syracuse University Bookstore. In order to qualify, you submit the below to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9PM EST on 8/12/17:
1. An official transcript from your high school
2. A resume or outline that identifies your leadership, activities both in and out of school, and/or jobs
3. Your essay, in which you can respond to the following or write about another applicable topic in five paragraphs or less:
How would this scholarship enhance your Syracuse experience?
A scholarship committee will evaluate each candidate via a rubric based on the below criteria and will then collaborate to select the recipient. While the rubric is important, it will be the Committee who will make the ultimate decision regarding whom they wish to award the scholarship to.
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