2015 Future Leaders Scholarship Awardapplications for the 2015 Future Leaders Scholarship Award.
Each year, 15 dedicated, exceptional students are selected from the county's high school seniors for the award. One top student is awarded a $3000 scholarship. The other 14 earn a scholarship of $1500, awarded through the Loudoun Times-Mirror Scholarship Fund.
Winners are profiled in a special publication by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The deadline for all application materials is Jan. 9, 2015.
Future Leadersnominees should be enrolled as seniors in the Loudoun County Public Schools or a Loudoun-based private school. Homeschool seniors living in Loudoun and students at Thomas Jefferson High School are also eligible for nomination.
Self-nomination is allowed, but regardless of who nominates, the application must include two letters of recommendation from teachers, administrators or guidance counselors. Other relevant professional and academic recommendations will be considered.
Times-Mirror staff members and community members are in charge of reviewing and evaluating applicants. In the past, Future Leaders have had wide range of interests and skills, including areas in academics, the arts, science, technology, civics and business.
-Resume of nominee accomplishments
-Letters of recommendation (2 minimum)
-Personal statement (optional)
-Other supporting material if desired
Incomplete applications will not be considered. No hard copies, please.