Ann Priest Writing Scholarship
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|Provided by:||Foundation Scholarship Coordinator|
|This award is restricted to Richland College students meeting the stated scholarship criteria and enrolled in a fall or spring semester-length class. Students must have completed one semester at Richland College, have demonstrated that they have writing talent, enjoy the written word, and value writing as a way to learn and communicate.
Application Process Faculty members will recommend from their classes deserving students who meet the scholarship criteria. Interested students may also apply for scholarship funds by securing an e-mail or letter recommendation from an instructor.
Applicants must complete a DCCCD Foundation Scholarship Application, also available in the Richland College Financial Aid Office.
A student applying for the scholarship must also submit for review and consideration by the Scholarship Review Committee a 1000-2000 word prose writing sample, or two journalism articles, or up to five poems with an upper limit of 30 lines per poem or a total of 150 lines recently written this semester or during the previous semester. The writing submission must be formatted in 12-point type and double-spaced with one-inch margins. The writing sample must also include a cover page indicating the student’s name, social security number, home address, and home phone number. Each internal page of the writing sample should only include the student’s social security number in the upper right-hand corner of each page.
Scholarship applications will be accepted in the fall for consideration for a spring scholarship and in the spring for consideration for a fall scholarship.
If you would like to have your writing submission considered for publication in Parallax, the Richland College literary magazine, please indicate your permission in a separate note attached to your application.
Recipient Requirements Recipients must successfully complete a minimum of six credit hours per semester and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.
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