APPLICATION

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If you are Smithtown Highschool West or East Student or know of a student that shows...

  • Major potential and improvement through adversity.
  • A strong desire for pursuing higher education.
  • Intention of paying it forward in the future.

Don't be afraid to give yourself second chance. 

Find out more about the requirements to be considered for this opportunity and download the 2017 Pay It Forward Application.  Make sure to ask you guidance counselor at Smithtown High West or East for more information and how to apply in school.

You can also find out about this scholarships and other scholarships that could be available for you at the Smithown Children's Foundation Website. 
 

 

Review Requirements

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Students Must Show:
Major potential and improvement through adversity.
A strong desire for pursuing higher education.
Intention of paying it forward in the future.

Student Requirements:
The applicant should possess a minimum GPA of 2.75
Proof of applying to a 2 year, 4 year, college or vocational college
Two letters of recommendation

Application Includes:
1. Application
2. Two (2) letters of recommendation
3. A list of college, vocational or technical school applied to
4. Typed topic response essay
5. Copy of High School transcript

Disclaimer:
There are additional requirements for potential winners and runners-up of this award. Students will be require participate in complementary head-shot picture. As well, as a follow-up interview in up to 6 to 8 months.

 

AWARD DETAILS

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The Pay It Forward Scholarship of $1000.00 will be shared between two motivated seniors from both Smithtown High School West and East. These students will receive scholarships funds of $500.00 each and a school essential care package to help prepare for higher education and their personal future.

This school essential care package includes:

  • Complementary head-shot picture for resume and personal use.
  • Branded notebook, backpack, and folder.
  • Letter of award and recognition from the Pay It Forward Scholarship and Smithtown Children's Foundation
 

Student Spotlight

The following is placeholder spots for our potential award winners. Students spotlighted here will reflect the core values and criteria of the Pay It Forward Scholarship. Through strength and perseverance despite personal difficulty want to honor and raise the awareness of their continued success. We look forward seeing what they can achieve in their future and the paths they take to get there.

 

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