What scholarships are seniors applying for?

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Every year, there are scholarships that are the most popular amongst the applicants. The chart below displays the four most applied to scholarships of 2017. The Mark Tiner Memorial Scholarship had 26 applicants, the Courtney Kelly Cohen Memorial Scholarship had 42 applicants, The K.I.M. Scholarship had 42 applicants, and the Assistance League of Laguna Beach Scholarship had 36 applicants.



Scholarship Mark Tiner Memorial Scholarship Courtney Kelley Cohen Memorial Scholarship Keep Imagining More (K.I.M.) Scholarship Assistance League of Laguna Beach Scholarship
General Information This scholarship was established in memory of Mark Tiner who passed away in a non-alcoholic automobile accident during his sophomore year. This scholarship was established by family and friends of Courtney Kelley Cohen who passed away during her sophomore year at LBHS in 1993. This scholarship is presented in honor of Kimberlee Gershenson who was a 1983 graduate of Laguna Beach. The Assistance League of Laguna Beach was established in 1975 to assist a LBHS senior with college expenses.
Amount of Award $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $1,000.00 $5,000.00
Requirements Essay: Write a 200-400 word essay describing how you have made a positive impact in your community and include specific examples. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA and one reference from a community leader is required. Essay: One-page essay on your hopes and dreams for the future. Describe your thirst for knowledge and how that will influence your future including your career choices. Essay: Which of these characteristics do you feel is the most important and why? – Loyalty, Optimism, and Courage Essay: Explain why you feel you are worthy to receive this scholarship. Include your goals and aspirations.
Target Recipients A senior who shows all around achievement, plans to attend a two or four-year college, and displays good moral character. A senior with less than perfect skills, but a greater than average thirst for knowledge. Anyone planning to attend a two or four year college or vocational institution who exhibits integrity, kindness, and a strong work ethic. A senior who is an active participant in community service and plans to attend a four-year college or accredited two-year community college, trade, or vocational school.
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What scholarships are seniors applying for?