Operation Impact Inc.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RULES AND GUIDELINES

Eligibility

Applicants must be a graduating high school senior from Abbeville County, South Carolina. The amount of each scholarship is $1,000.00. The scholarship will be awarded to one applicant from each of the three high schools located in Abbeville County. The award check will be forwarded to the recipient once proof of enrollment is provided at an institution of higher learning.

Each applicant is required to:

1. Fully complete the application

2. Submit an essay of 250 to 300 words on their aspirations, goals, and financial need for the scholarship. Attach the essay to the application.

3. Submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator.

4. Submit a letter recommendation from a non-related person attesting to the applicant’s character and commitment.

5. Submit an official high school transcript from the Guidance Office.

Incomplete applications will not be considered for a scholarship award.

Application Notices and Timeline:

April 15: Deadline for receiving applications

April 30: Education Committee meets and selects recipients

May 5: Deadline for Announcement of scholarship recipients

Selection of scholarship Recipient:

The awarding of the scholarship will be based on the accuracy and completeness of the application, the essay, and the recipient’s financial needs. Grades, school activities, and community involvement may also be used as a factor.