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Westbrook Little League

Scholarship 

2020-2021





ELIGIBILITY

Westbrook High School senior who participated in or have made

significant contributions to the Westbrook Little League program.


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION & APPLICATION

Obtained from the Westbrook High School Guidance Department. On-Line version can be found on the Westbrook Little League website: 

Application

 


CREATION AND OBJECTIVITY


Section 1 

This Scholarship Program, created in accordance with the terms hereof, shall be known as the Westbrook Little League Scholarship Program and references as WLLSP within the boundaries of this document.



Section 2

The creation of the scholarship program is a free act of the Westbrook Little League Program. The WLLSP retains the right to alter, suspend or cancel the Scholarship Program at any time without giving any reason, provided however, that scholarship winners already under the program receive the stipends awarded to them.



Section 3 

The WLLSP is hereby creased for the purpose of providing financial assistance to enhance the educational opportunities of a graduating student of Westbrook High School who participated in or have made significant contributions to the Westbrook Little League program.











ELIGIBILITY & APPLICATION


Section 1  

Applicants must be a graduating senior at Westbrook High School who participated in or have made significant contributions to the Westbrook Little League program.


Section 2 

Applications are to be obtained from the Westbrook High School Guidance Department by March 15th of their senior year.  An online version can be found on the Westbrook Little League website:   INSERT LINK HERE. All require application forms are to be returned to the Westbrook High School Guidance Department to be eligible for consideration by April 1st of their senior year.


Section 3 

At the time of application, applicant must be a Westbrook High School senior.


Section 4

Applicants, along with their application, must submit records of academic achievement in high school and 2 letters of recommendation from an adult Westbrook community member having knowledge of the applicant’s character and/or accomplishments.  


Section 5

The Scholarship winner will be announced at the Westbrook High School scholarship/Awards Ceremony.


Section 6

The scholarship will be given in the 2nd semester of the student’s freshman year of college.




ADMINISTRATION


Section 1

The WLL Board Secretary is responsible for publicity of this Scholarship program and the distribution of the applications to Westbrook High School Guidance Department. 


Section 2

WLL Board Secretary will appoint a Scholarship Committee effective September of each year.


Section 3

The WLLSP Committee will consist of a minimum of 3 board members appointed by the board secretary. The responsibility of the Committee will consist of:


  1. Administration of the scholarship program in accordance with the provisions herein.

  2. Screening of all scholarship applicants and determination of the scholarship winner.


Section 4

The WLLSP Committee shall make uniform rules and regulations necessary for the administration of the scholarship program.


Section 5

The WLLSP Committee shall meet at least annually at a date selected by them to review this scholarship program and its funds.  






AWARD


Section 1

The Scholarship stipend will be awarded by the Westbrook Little League program.


Section 2

Two Scholarships will be awarded each year with the amount of the stipend determined by the amount of funds available.


Section 3

The 2018-2019 Scholarships in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) will be awarded and payable to the Applicant upon proof of completion of the first semester of continuing education in good academic standing.


Section 4

 A certificate of Scholarship indicating the amount of the stipend will be issued to the winner at the Westbrook High School scholarship/Awards Ceremony


Section 5

Whereas this Scholarship has been created to provide financial assistance for continued and further education, it will be awarded to applicants attending academic or technical institutions of high learning.











FUNDING


Section 1

Effective August 1, 2018 the Westbrook Little League will set aside the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) for the purpose of establishing the Westbrook Little League Scholarship Program.



Section 2

Each subsequent year the scholarship program is in effect, the WLL board will review the financial status to determine the award for that year.



Section 3

In the even funds are not available, the WLL board can determine but are not obligated to execute other means and methods to subsidize this scholarship program through other fundraising projects.













APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS


Read these instructions carefully before you submit your application. All applicants are judged equally on all parts of the application. Be sure to return a complete application. Incomplete applications could result in disqualification. The instruction and checklist are for reference only. Do not submit it with your application.


INSTRUCTIONS & CHECKLIST – complete the following, check them off to ensure you’ve met all the requirements. 


____ PART I – Applicant Information: to be filled out by applicant. If you have already been accepted by a school/college, be sure a copy of the verification is included.


____ Part II – 2 Letters of Recommendation: Please provide 2 letters of recommendation completed by 2 different adult Westbrook community members. This person could be your high school coach, your principal, a teacher, little league coach, WLL board member, club advisor etc. The person you select should have knowledge of your character, integrity and personal qualities. If you select a faculty member, you will need to select a different faculty member to complete Part IV – Faculty Recommendation 


____ Part III – Essay:  Please choose one of the questions listed to write about. Put some thought into this, it is an important part of the selection process.


____ Part IV – Faculty Recommendation: Please complete your personal information then submit the form to a faculty member for completion. If you selected a faculty member for the Letter of Recommendation, do not submit the application to the same faculty member. You must ensure that it is returned to you and submitted with the rest of the application.


____ Part V- Application Submittal: Please submit the application in a sealed envelope. Attach a copy of the front page of the application (with your name on it) to the envelope.



QUESTIONS & SUBMITTAL


QUESTIONS: 

Please Contact the Westbrook Little League Board Secretary, Kristen Damon, by telephone at (207) 523-9011 or email at [email protected]

or [email protected]


APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:

SUBMIT TO THE WESTBROOK HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT OR EMAIL to [email protected] NO LATER THAN May8th.

Please submit the application in a sealed envelope. Attach a copy of the front page of the application (with your name on it) to the envelope. Only the Westbrook Little League board will review the applications, the Westbrook High School Guidance Department will not review any applications. All applications will be reviewed after the May 8th submittal date.


Failure to submit the application by this date could result in immediate disqualification.


The Scholarship will be awarded at the Westbrook High School Awards ceremony.


The award is contingent upon the Scholarship Committee receiving documentation of recipient’s successful completion of the first semester of college.









Westbrook Little League

Scholarship 

Application

2020-2021





Westbrook High School senior who participated in or have made

significant contributions to the Westbrook Little League program.


APPLICANT’S NAME


 










Part I APPLICANT INFORMATION

(Please print or type)



First Name: ____________________ Last Name: ____________________ Middle Initial: _____


Date of Birth: ___/___/___


Street Address: ________________________________________


________________________________________


________________________________________


Telephone Number: (____)____-______


Years at Westbrook High School:  1   2   3   4 (circle one)


Graduating Year: _______


School you plan to attend in the Fall: ______________________________


Chosen Field of Study: __________________________________________

(please attach verification of acceptance)







List your participation in any school activities at Westbrook High School:

Non-athletic:





Athletic:





List any offices held or honors received in these activities:






List any/all academic honors you have received:






Please list any other non-athletic or non-academic activities, community services, volunteer work or other fields of major interest:





Part II LETTERS OF RECOMENDATION


Please provide 2 letters of recommendation completed by 2 different adult Westbrook community members. This person could be your high school coach, your principal, a teacher, little league coach, WLL board member, club advisor etc. The person you select should have knowledge of your character, integrity and personal qualities. Please include the Letter of Recommendation when you submit your application. 




Part III WRITTEN ESSAY

Please chose one of the follow to write about:


  1. How has baseball/softball influenced you?

  2. What does Westbrook mean to you?

  3. Tell us about a Westbrook Community member who has influenced you and why?

  4. In your own words, please describe how Westbrook Little League and other youth organizations (athletic or not) have influenced you:

Please remember to date and sign the essay.











Part IV FACULTY RECOMMENDATION


Enter your name then give the form to a faculty member for completion. If you selected a faculty member for the Letter of Recommendation, do not submit the application to the same faculty member. You must ensure that it is returned to you and submitted with the rest of the application.


Scholarship Applicants Name: _______________________________


Dear Westbrook High School Faculty Member,

The student whose name appears above is an applicant for the Westbrook Little League Scholarship. As an aid in the selection process, it is very important that the Scholarship Selection Committee receive your comments to the question below. The information will only be used by the Scholarship Selection Committee to assist them in the evaluation of this student. Thank you for your cooperation.


Name of Faculty Member: _______________________________

(Note: if more space is needed, please attach another sheet)


  1. What displays of leadership or special talents has this student demonstrated?












  1. What special circumstances do you feel should be considered when evaluating the student’s achievement record and test scores?














  1. Please provide any other comments or examples of this student’s character, integrity and personal qualities that demonstrate this student is worthy of this aware.











Date: ____________________  Signature: ____________________________________


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Westbrook Little League 
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