Artemio G. Navarro Scholarship



ELIGIBILITY

Be a graduating high school senior from Bishop Mora Salesian High School in Los Angeles, CA

Have a minimum 3.0 overall, unweighted GPA

Intend to enroll in a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study at an accredited 4-year university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

During the senior year (Summer 2019 - Spring 2020), complete 20 volunteer hours of elder care at a senior living center or hospital OR provide support to persons with disability at a hospital, school, or disability center


APPLICATION PROCESS

As part of the online application process, applicants will need to submit the following documents to complete the application

Community Service Hours - A transcript or record/log from Salesian High School that certifies the number of volunteer hours supporting the elderly or persons with disability.  Applicants must complete a minimum of 20 volunteer hours, during their senior year (Summer 2019 - Spring 2020) working with the elderly at a senior living center or hospital, or working with persons with disability at a disability center, school, or hospital.

Essay – In 500 – 600 words, please answer the following questions: As you reflect on your experience servicing the elderly and/or individuals with disabilities, 1) how has this experience impacted you, and 2) how has your experience at Salesian prepared you for attending college and for your eventual career?

Official Transcript - The transcript must indicate your overall UNWEIGHTED GPA

Resume - Please upload a one-page resume that highlights your activities, honors, awards, etc. from 9th grade to date

Faculty Letter of Recommendation - The letter must be on official letterhead and signed.  Please upload a letter of recommendation from someone who can best attest to your academic achievements and personal attributes. We recommend that the letter be from a teacher, however, you may also ask a coach, advisor, priest, mentor or school administrator. Letters from relatives are not proper letters of recommendation.

Photo - The photo must be professional in style and content. The photo must be of high quality – i.e. 300 dpi. In other words, no cell phone photos. The photo must be taken with a digital camera or scanned at a high resolution. An indicator of a high quality photo is a photo over 1 MB. The photo should be a head-shot. There is no need for a full-body photo. The photo should not be a selfie, party-shot, i.e. taken at a party. No party or scantily-clad photos. The photo should not be a Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social media photo. The photo should not be a glamour shot. The photo should not be Black and White or Sepia. Photos must be in full color.