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Middletown Community Foundation Scholarships for Non-traditional Adults:

We have a small pool of scholarship funds which are dedicated to Non-traditional Adults. To be eligible, you must currently be 25 years of age or older. Non-traditional Adults may apply 2 times per year, the deadlines for these applications are July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.  These scholarships are one-time scholarships, meaning they do not automatically renew. All application information must be completely turned in by the appropriate due date before 11:59 PM. Until that time, you may make changes and additions to your application. By logging in, you can track your application to see what you have completed and what you still may need to complete before the deadline. Make sure that you use an email account that you actively and regularly check. This is the way you will be contacted by staff regarding missing items, awards and follow-up information. You will be required to answer essay questions. We suggest that you write the essays in a word processing program so that you can have them reviewed and edited, then cut and paste them into your online application in the appropriate space.

To complete the online application for Middletown Community Foundation Scholarships, you will need to assemble:

·         A PDF or Word Document showing your most recent grades and cumulative GPA.

·         A list of the courses you have completed toward your major and the grades you received.

·         A copy of your Student Aid Report which you received from FAFSA (What is this? Click here to see an example: EXAMPLE FAFSA)

·         Proof of enrollment

·         Answer these essay questions :

o   Why did you choose your stated major? If undecided, please tell us in which area of interest you think you might focus. What are your future career plans?

o   What ties do you maintain to the greater Middletown area?

o   Please describe any extenuating circumstances that have impacted your ability to be involved in outside activities or which have created a financial burden that could affect your education.

o   Why have you decided to return to school?

·         Print these releases, sign them , and upload the signed copies:

o   High School and College Records Release

o   Media Release

·         You will need two letters of reference

·         Have a current  high resolution picture to upload

Once you have submitted the application, you will be able to see the scholarships for which you are qualified. At this point, you may see that some of the scholarships for which you are eligible require further submissions: letters of reference, additional essays or uploads. You may choose not to complete those additional requirements, but you will not be considered for those scholarships.

Payment:

You will be notified of your scholarship status approximately 6 weeks after submission of your application (Mid-January or Mid-August). If you are awarded a scholarship, payment will be made directly to the school’s bursar’s office.

 
  Scholarships For:
High School Seniors
AK Steel Sons & Daughters
Louie Cox AK Steel
MCF Scholarships
College Upperclassmen
Non-Traditional Adult

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Common Forms:
Example ACT Form
Example FAFSA Form
Records Release Form
Media Release Form

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