COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
PURPOSE: To give back to the community that has supported us!
OPPORTUNITY: BV Trash Valet & Recycling will be awarding a $500 in college scholarship funds to one high school senior student within the Bryan & College Station area. The scholarship(s) will be announced on April 30, 2017.
QUALIFICATIONS: To receive a scholarship, all the following requirements must be met:
- Student must possess at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average
- Student must be a senior in one of the following schools or organizations: A&M Consolidated High School, Allen Academy, Brazos Christian School, Brazos Valley Christian Home Educator Association, Bryan High School, Bryan Collegiate High School, College Station High School, College View High School, Rudder High School, St. Joseph Catholic School, St. Michael’s Episcopal School.
- Student must have attended any one or combination of schools mentioned above for last 2 years.
- Student must enroll in at least 12 hours of college courses for Fall 2017 semester.
- Student must mail the following items by no later than March 18, 2017 to our address of: BV Trash Valet & Recycling; 3515-B Longmire Drive, #205; College Station, TX 77845
- A 100% completed application form with signature
- A copy of student’s most recent transcript or related document demonstrating student’s cumulative high school grade point average and class rank.
- Two typewritten essays no more than 1,000 words based on topic selected by student from options below.
ESSAY #1: Submit an essay that best conveys who you are so that we can get to know you on a personal level. Double spaced. Grammar matters. Items you may include in your essay, but none are required: unique childhood stories, family life, high school activities, closely held beliefs, hobbies, where do you see yourself in 10 years, what motivates you, what activity would you most like to be doing right now, opinions about anything meaningful, religious beliefs, if you work and where, etc. Please limit to 750 words.
ESSAY #2: Submit an essay on one of any of these specific topics you desire, but must be limited to one of these topics listed in item A, B, or C below. Content & grammar matter. Be concise and no more than 1,000 words, in double spaced format. Please include your name and the title of the essay at the top of the first page.
A) What do you consider the single most societal problem and why? How should this problem most effectively and realistically be addressed to reduce, or possibly eliminate, the problem?
B) What do you consider is the most pressing environmental issue facing society and why? How should this issue most cost effectively and realistically be addressed and what should be implemented to reduce, or possibly eliminate, the issue?
C) What single most political topic is of interest to you and why? What side of the topic do you mostly align with and how/what would you propose to implement a solution that supports your interest best? Example of possible topics: gun control, climate change, tax code inequities, gender wage gap, legalization of marijuana, illegal immigration, more/less government regulation, school vouchers, etc.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTIONS
Click here to read about last year’s scholarship awards.