The 431 Exchange
Scholarship


Scholarship Fund

The 431 Exchange has established a Scholarship Fund to reward two adult applicants with cash grants for continuing or vocational education.

Scholarships awards will be $1,431 each in two different categories: 

1) Legacy Award to a descendant of one of the 431 Graduates of the Adult Education Center 

2) Scholarship Award to a qualifying Finalist

The Legacy Award is open to children/stepchildren, grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews of Adult Education Center graduates.

The Scholarship Award is open to all.



Timeline

The deadline for applications is September 30th, 2019.

Grant winners will be announced no later than October 16th, 2019. 



Selection

The grants will be offered on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis. 


Criteria

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, and must register or be registered at a college, university, vocation or trade school. 

The scholarship grant is to be used for study at an educational institution that normally maintains a regular faculty, curriculum and normally has a regularly organized body of students in attendance at the place where the educational activities are carried on.  


Awarding the Winners

The 431 Exchange will request the selected winners’ reported results of each academic term, or program, related to the grant award.

The scholarship will be granted upon proof of enrollment at a qualified educational institute.

A recipient will be limited to using the grant funds for tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, room, board, travel, and research incidental to helping the recipient receive their education.


Application Guidelines 

1. Please provide either:

  • An essay of 500 words or less, or

  • A video of up to two minutes in length

—about a person in your life who has inspired you to continue your educational journey.       

2. Please provide two references from a school official, community member or otherwise trustworthy person who knows you, believes in you and believes in your educational goal.


Questions

For scholarship questions, email 431exchange@gmail.com.

 
1972 Adult Education Center Graduation with Carolyn Bell (Class of ‘72) and Bernadine Irving (Class of ‘66)

1972 Adult Education Center Graduation with Carolyn Bell (Class of ‘72) and Bernadine Irving (Class of ‘66)


Scholarship Application

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name *
Name
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Permanent Mailing Address *
Permanent Mailing Address
Phone Number *
Phone Number
SCHOLARSHIP CATEGORY
There are two equal scholarship categories:

1) Legacy Award to a descendant of one of the 431 Graduates of the Adult Education Center;

2) Scholarship Award to a Qualifying Finalist.

Are you a descendant of a graduate of the Adult Education Center (AEC)? *
Includes children/stepchildren, grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews.
Name of Adult Education Center Graduate
Name of Adult Education Center Graduate
Graduate's Name while at the AEC
Graduate's Name while at the AEC
If different. Maiden name, for example.
HIGH SCHOOL
PAST COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, VOCATIONAL OR TRADE SCHOOL
If you studied at a postsecondary school other than the one you plan to attend in 2019–2020, please include it here.
Did you graduate?
2019–2020 REGISTRATION
Applicant must register at a college, university, vocation or trade school for 2019–2020.
GPA through the most recent term available.
WORK
Are you currently working 20 hours or more per week? *
Do you plan on working 20 hours or more per week during the upcoming schoolyear? *
IN YOUR WORDS
We want to hear from you! Please tell us about a person in your life who has inspired you to continue your educational journey. You can provide either an essay of 500-words or less, or a video of up to two minutes in length.
Which are you submitting? *
REFERENCES
Please provide two (2) references of school officials, community members, or otherwise trustworthy people who know you, believe in you, and believe in your education goal.
Name of Reference *
Name of Reference
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Name of Reference *
Name of Reference
Phone Number *
Phone Number
CERTIFICATION
Terms of Agreement *
I certify that all information I have provided on this form is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I agree to give proof of the information on this application if requested. I give permission to selection committees to review information on this form, my transcripts, and any additional supporting documentation submitted as part of this application. I give permission for selection committees to contact high school and/or college officials for additional academic information. I further agree if chosen to submit a written paragraph to be published on the value of the scholarship award in my academic pursuits. The submissions, including video, essay and other information, may or may not be published online or in print. I acknowledge the grant of copyright and distribution rights to the 431 Exchange.
Please initial here to certify your electronic signature.
Signature Date *
Signature Date