Local Scholarship Application (LSA) Information
- This email is to inform you about scholarship opportunities available at Golden West High School. This link (https://www.vusd.org/Page/12375) is a running list of different scholarship opportunities, the qualifications, deadlines, and the application link . It would be wise to check the listing weekly (October – March are usually peak scholarship season) to see which scholarships you qualify to apply for.
- In addition to viewing the Scholarship listing often, there is a local scholarship application that you are highly encouraged to complete and submit. Golden West also has a scholarship committee that nominates students for different scholarships that are offered by many local businesses and organizations. You only have to complete one application! It’s super easy! That one application may put you in the pool for many scholarships. The application consists of demographic questions, school/community activities, and a 1 page essay. Students must me logged into their VUSD account in order to access this application.
This is the essay prompt and the essay format. Please have your essay ready to copy and paste before you click on the link to complete the application.Submit a statement providing information that will distinguish you from other applicants in terms of your goals, aspirations, and achievements. You may indicate other information about yourself that may help the scholarship committee discern your need for a scholarship.FORMAT: 1 page (single or double spaced), Times New Roman font, normal margins (1"), title is not necessary. USE paragraphs! Do NOT go over the page limit or your application will not be reviewed.
This local scholarship application is due no later than December 9, 2022. This is the link to the application. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfT3fzIfzCMEYbRWZbeechwDuPcP4V1z2foyawYzyLiQO-Zqg/viewform
Please remember that you can only hit "Submit" once. If you submit an incomplete application (i.e. incomplete essay), your scholarship will not be considered for scholarship opportunities.
- Please sign up for the Scholarship Reminders. Text @GWscholar3 to 81010.
Please see Mrs. Costa with any questions. Good luck!