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2018 Scholarship

Holiday Rambler Recreational Vehicle Club (HRRVC) 2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The HRRVC National Board of Directors and our Chief Operating Officer are pleased that you are planning to continue your education and that you are applying for an HRRVC Scholarship.

As you complete your secondary education, you will have opportunities and choices in selecting institutions for continuing your educational growth and development: accredited vocational-technical schools, junior/community two-year colleges, and four-year colleges and universities. Regardless of the accredited institution you choose, you, as a student, will experience an excitement for learning and the opportunity to investigate hundreds of fascinating careers.

Higher education is a great investment of time, energy, and money. Please allow yourself every chance to succeed. You are initiating one of the first steps in your future educational success by investigating scholarship possibilities. We, the Directors and Staff, extend our sincere best wishes for your future success.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING AN HRRVC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

  1. The 2018 HRRVC Academic Scholarships are restricted to current academic year high school graduating students, who are currently enrolled at an accredited academic, or vocational high school.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, based on a 4.0 GPA, at the time of application, is required for consideration.
  3. The applicant must be a first generation offspring, grandchild, or great grandchild by either blood, or adoption, of an active or emeritus HRRVC member. The sponsoring parent, grandparent, or great grandparent must have been a member, in good standing, of an HRRVC chapter for at least one year (i.e. prior to January 1, 2017). Emeritus National members need not currently belong to a chapter. The sponsoring parent, grandparent, or great grandparent may sponsor no more than two applicants per year.
  4. The Scholarship Judging Committee will base its decision on five areas:
    • Academic achievement
    • School activities
    • Community Service
    • HRRVC participation
    • 500 word essay (subject to be determined yearly)
  5. The 2018 HRRVC Scholarship Awards will be presented at the HRRVC Eastern International Rally, to be held at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington, DE June 4 – 8, 2018
  6. All completed HRRVC Scholarship Applications, including support materials, must be post-marked no later than March 1, 2018, and received by the HRRVC Scholarship Chairman no later than March 10, 2018. Send by US Mail; DO NOT send Registered or signature required.
  7. In order to receive this award, a student must provide a Letter of Acceptance from a fully accredited school/institution that he/she plans to attend. The scholarship award will be paid directly to the Bursar's Office of that institution, upon receipt of a letter from that office stating that the student has matriculated there. The Letter of Acceptance must be received by the National Scholarship Chairman by May 14, 2018. Mail to Larry Roberts, HRRVC National Scholarship Chair, 503 Winey Avenue, Middleburg, PA 17842.
  8. High school officials shall certify the applicant's academic achievement by submitting an Official High School Grade Transcript and completed HRRVC School Certification Form.
  9. If Home Schooled, you must have a GPA certification from the Home Schooled Association or a Standardized testing score sent in by your local High School. HRRVC will also accept scores from your college board.
  10. In completing the application, please provide your name, address, telephone, and e-mail address, your parent's name, address, and telephone; your sponsor's name, address, telephone, HRRVC membership number, Region number, Chapter name and number.
  11. You shall be responsible for submitting the School Certification portion of this application to your local School Principal or School Counselor for completion.
  12. The applicant shall submit Letters of Recommendation from three of the five separate categoriesidentified below: (Not more than one from the same category).
    • A community leader (minister, 4-H leader, Scout leader, volunteer coordinator, community theater director).
    • A member of your School Staff (classroom teacher, administrator, etc.)
    • HRRVC chapter president or state manager
    • A school extra-curricular activity director (band director, drama coach, athletic coach, after-school club advisor, etc.)
    • An employer (past or present)
  13. The applicant shall write a 500-word essay ( type-written, double spaced) on the following subject: " In recent months we have heard many commentators discuss the social issues in the United States of America. Those commentators lead us to believe that the country is divided. Remaining apolitical, what do you believe needs to take place to unify the USA?."

NOTE: Please make sure that you write around 400-500 words. Varying significantly from this total will affect your score. You will be judged on content and composition.

  1. Please include one (1) wallet-sized picture of yourself with this completed application. If you are judged a winner of an HRRVC Scholarship, please have available a 5 x 7 photo, for display on the HRRVC scholarship winner board at the International Rally in June.
  2. The applicant is responsible for submitting the entire application package: Application Form, HRRVC High School Certification Form, Official High School Grade Transcript, 500-word essay, 3 Letters of Reference, and a wallet-sized photo to the HRRVC National Scholarship Chairman at the following address:
Larry Roberts, HRRVC National Scholarship Chair
503 Winey Avenue, Middleburg, PA 17842
717-554-4851 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  1. You may write comments and answers on a separate piece of paper if additional space is needed.

IMPORTANT: THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE ENTIRE APPLICATION PACKAGE IS MARCH 1, 2018. DEADLINE FOR THE LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE IS May 14, 2018.

Remember! Follow the outline exactly as stated. Failure to follow these instructions removes you from the scholarship program. This cannot be stressed enough. Call if you have any questions

2018 Scholarship Application PDF File

 
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