Apply for our Scholarship Awards!

LBN is offering up to one reward of $500 and up to three awards of $200 to persons chosen among eligible volunteers. We expect that we will have excellent applicants for all awards. Financial need will be a significant consideration when there are more qualified applicants than there are awards. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following award criteria:

Eligibility

  • Volunteered with LBN in a leadership capacity (Program Coordinator, Executive Coordinator, or Regional Director)
    • for at least two years to be considered for the $500 award
    • for at least one year to be considered for the $200 award
  • Any student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in an accredited college or university in the next academic year starting either September or January.

Application

  • All submissions must include a completed online application form and short answer responses
  • A Selection Committee will score the applications based on the following criteria:
    • Completed Digital Application form (see form below)
    • Short Answers (see form below)

Criteria

  • Short answers to be judged on the following criteria
    • Word processed in 12-point font, double spaced
    • Word count must be included
    • Pages must be numbered
    • Applicant’s name must NOT appear on any page of the short answer responses

Evaluation

  • Marks for the application package will be weighted as follows:
    • Application – 50%
    • Short Answers – 50%
  • The short answers will be evaluated on:
    • Claim and support – 40%
    • Development of ideas – 40%
    • Quality of writing – 10%
    • Presentation and style – 10%

Extended Deadline to apply 11:59 pm, Sept 14, 2020. Winners will be notified in the following months.

For any questions, please reach out to owen@learningbuddiesnetwork.com