RBSCFG will award a total of $50,000 to students who demonstrate good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership.
The application period for the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship will begin on Monday, April 1 and run through Friday, April 19, 2013 or until 3,000 applications have been received, whichever occurs first.
A total of 40 scholarships will be awarded to U.S. residents who are 16-years of age or older and are attending or accepted to a federally accredited four-year college, university or graduate program and who have been active in community service. The scholarships will be awarded this summer for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Forty scholarships totaling $50,000 will be awarded to students by RBSCFG. One winner will receive $5,000; four winners each will receive $2,500; and 35 winners each will receive $1,000. Applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 250 words or to record an up to 60-second video demonstrating their good citizenship through community volunteerism and leadership. They must also provide two references that are directly connected to their community involvement. For full details, rules and to apply, go to www.charterone.com/scholarship.
Information about the TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship program can also be found on Charter One (http://www.facebook.com/charterone) Facebook pages beginning April 1, 2013.