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Community Character Coalition of Douglas County Scholarship Opportunities

The Community Character Coalition of Douglas County will award six $1,000 scholarships, one from each high school and one to a homeschool/private school student. All recipients must be graduating seniors and residents of Douglas County. The qualifications include: 

Þ   Student must be a graduating senior from a public or private high school or be a graduating senior from a home school program; 

Þ   Student must be a Douglas County resident; 

Þ   Student must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher; 

Þ   Student must plan to attend an institute of higher learning; 

Þ   Student must provide documentation of active participation in service projects from a representative of an organization or community affiliate; 

Þ   Student must demonstrate positive character qualities at all times; 

Þ   Student must submit a recommendation letter from both a school and community member/leader that has direct personal knowledge of the student and specifically describe the student’s positive character qualities. 

In addition to the scholarship award, the student’s teacher named as having the most positive impact on each scholarship winner will receive $50. The award will be used by each selected teacher to further character education activities in his/her classroom. If the teacher is no longer employed, the $50 will go to the school where the winning student was taught by the teacher to further character education in the school.  

Applications must be typed and postmarked no later than February 26, 2016 andsubmitted to the Community Character Coalition of Douglas County, P. O. Box 5646, Douglasville, GA., 30154; or applications can be emailed to Pam Nail at: pam.nail@douglas.k12.ga.us 

Scholarship applications can be found on the following website or by clicking here. 

Douglas County Community Character Coalition www.douglascountycharacter.com



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