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Patrick Charnon Scholarship

Organization Name: Center for Education Solutions
Description: Established in 1992 by Pat Charnon’s family to honor his memory, the scholarship annually provides one U.S. college student with a $1,500 renewable scholarship. Pat died in 1987, but before his death he was an active member of his Beloit, Wisconsin community, offering a room in his home to young people and college students in exchanged for help with housework and renovations. The scholarship committee is looking to identify students in good academic standing who are making a valuable contribution to their community in some way. Candidates must demonstrate the values of tolerance, compassion and respect for their diverse communities
Amount: $1,500 (renewable)
Awards Per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Undergraduate students in four-year colleges and universities
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Applications can be downloaded from the Center for Education Solutions website (www.cesresources.org). In addition to the application form, you must also submit a two- to four-page essay describing how community service has shaped your life and how you will use your college education to build compassionate, tolerant, generous and respectful communities. You must also submit three letters of reference and a copy of your most recent high school or college transcript.

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