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Frequently Asked Questions

2016 Scholarship

  1. The 2016 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 either a current HRRVC member who owns a Holiday Rambler product or a current Emeritus member. The sponsoring parent, grandparent, or great grandparent must be a member, in good standing, of an HRRVC 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 four areas:
    • Academic Achievement
    • School and Community Service
    • HRRVC Participation
    • 500 Word Essay (subject to be determined yearly)
  5. The 2016 HRRVC Scholarship Awards will be presented at the International Rally, to be held in DuQuion, IL, July 18 – 23, 2016.
  6. All completed HRRVC Scholarship Applications, including support materials, must be post-marked no later than March 1, 2016, and received by the HRRVC Scholarship Chairman no later than March 10, 2016.
  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 July 1, 2016. Mail to Jim Carleton, National Scholarship Chairman, 8027 SW Ruby Terrace, Portland, OR 97219-4647.
  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 certification GPA 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 (if you have one); 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 sources identified below:
    • A community leader (minister, 4-H leader, Scout leader, volunteer coordinator,Community theater director, etc.)
    • 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 (preferably type-written, double spaced) on the following subject:

    Discuss in detail some issue of personal, local, national or international concern to you, and why it’s so important to you

    NOTE: Please make sure that you write around 400-500 words. Varying significantly from this total will affect your score.
  14. 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 July.
  15. 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:
    Jim Carleton, National Scholarship Chairman, HRRVC
    8027 SW Ruby Terrace, Portland, OR 97219-4647
    Phone: (503) 780-0591
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  16. 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, 2016. DEADLINE FOR THE LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE IS JULY 1, 2016.


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.


 
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