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Citizens Against Abuse is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Leroy Brown Memorial Scholarship and the CAA “Shining the Light” Scholarships 2021 for high school seniors who reside in Northern Will County area. The scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student meeting the criteria listed below. Scholarships are intended for undergraduate college attendance beginning in the fall of 2023 at a college, university, or trade school. All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the college, university, or trade school.
An applicant must reside in northern will county and must have experienced abuse, such as any form of domestic violence, emotional abuse, physical abuse, or neglect. The recipient must attend an accredited two or four-year college or university, or a trade school and provide proof of acceptance attached to the application.
An applicant must not have a criminal history of any offenses.
Components of the Application Package:
Attached to the application, which includes a Personal Essay on what “Domestic Abuse” means to you.
A completed application must be submitted and postmarked or emailed no later than Friday, April 28th, 2023, or the application will be ineligible for consideration.
The recipients of the scholarships will be announced in May 2023 and will receive an acceptance award letter.
All application materials become property of Citizens Against Abuse. Complete the application no later than April 28th, 2023.
Name of (Parent or legal guardian):
List all school activities in which you have participated, i.e. student government, music, sports, etc. List the academic years in which you participated. Please also indicate any leadership positions and offices held and any special awards and honors.
Name of Club, Team or Organization 1:
How many years participated 1:
Leadership Positions 6:
List all community service activities in which you have participated during the years below, i.e. Red Cross, youth group, etc. List the academic years in which you participated. Please also indicate any leadership positions and offices held and any special awards and honors.
Name of Organization 1:
List any work or internship experience you have had in the past two years. In addition to paid work experience, you may include volunteer work experience unless you have already listed such experience in another section of this application.
Employer 1 Position Held:
The Personal Essay offers an opportunity for you to present your written communication skills and, as importantly, for us to gain a better understanding of who you are and your future career aspirations.
Please provide a personal essay in response to the following statement: