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Chesapeake Reading Council

Virginia State Reading Association’s Chesapeake Chapter

Chesapeake, Virginia


Directions for the Chesapeake Reading Council Scholarships

 

Use a separate piece of paper to answer each of the following essay questions.  Essays should not exceed 300 words.

What does literacy mean to you?

Why should you receive this scholarship?

 

Sarah Whitehurst Memorial Professional Scholarship Criteria:

Be an employee of Chesapeake Public Schools

Be a member of the Chesapeake Reading Council

Be seeking a degree in education or administration

Complete the application

Answer the two essay questions

Include one letter of recommendation from your principal or supervisor.

Provide a copy of the letter of acceptance from your university or a copy of documentation of your student status (class registration, student id, or a letter from a professor)

 

Cynthia Foster Undergraduate Scholarship and

CRC Undergraduate Scholarship Criteria:

Be a student from Chesapeake Public Schools

Be seeking a degree in education

Be related to a member of the Chesapeake Reading Council

Be a well-rounded student

Complete the application

Answer the two essay questions

Include one letter of recommendation from your principal, a teacher, or someone who knows you well

Provide a copy of the letter of acceptance from your university

 

 

The deadline for submitting this application is Friday, April 10, 2019. 

The committee will only look at the above stated criteria.

 

Send by mail or pony to:

 

Amy Wood

CRC Scholarship Chair

Indian River Middle

2300 Old Greenbrier Rd

Chesapeake, VA 23325

Amy.Wood@cpschools.com