Freestone Future Leaders scholarship application

Scholarship Overview

Freestone Capital Management will award five “Freestone Future Leaders” scholarships to college students for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarships will provide five students each with a $5,000 tuition reimbursement, totaling $25,000 in financial support.

All high school seniors and current undergraduate college students are invited to apply, who meet the criterion below.

Important Dates

The scholarship entry period begins on January 15 and the application deadline is April 1, 2019. Students who are awarded scholarships will be notified by the first week of May 2019, with a public announcement to follow shortly after. 

Award Details and Rules

The following rules apply to all Freestone Future Leaders scholarship applicants and outline the requirements, consents and, selection and distribution of awarded funds.

  • Five students will each be awarded with a $5,000 scholarship, totaling $25,000 in scholarships.
  • The scholarship(s) will be paid as a tuition reimbursement directly to the college or university of each of the five recipients.
  • Proof of full-time enrollment and a payment receipt will be required for each $5,000 tuition reimbursement.
  • All decisions of the selection committee are final and are not subject to appeal.
  • Selected recipients authorize their name and image to be shared publicly in Freestone communications, and to participate in marketing activities as appropriate.

Application Criterion

To be eligible to apply for a Freestone Future Leaders scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year technical college or university.

  • All scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students.

  • Post-graduate, master’s or doctorate candidates are not eligible to apply.

  • Any degree can apply. The scholarship is not limited to finance or business-focused majors.

  • Applicants should be involved in community, entrepreneurship or other extracurricular activities.

  • Applicants authorize their name and image to be shared publicly in Freestone communications, and to participate in marketing activities as appropriate.

  • Please note that previous award recipients, along with Freestone employees, clients, partners and their families, are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

To apply for a Freestone Future Leaders scholarship, review the applicant criteria above to ensure eligibility, complete the scholarship form, answer the essay question, and attach all required supplemental materials.

Application Steps and Required Documentation

  • Step 1: Complete the application form.

  • Step 2: Answer the essay question that is a maximum of 500 words in length.  

  • Step 3: Attach letter of recommendation from high school teacher, counselor, or community influencer.

 
Application
First Name *
Last Name *
E-mail *
Phone Number *
Mailing Address: Street *
Mailing Address: City, State, Zip *
Home Address (if different from Mailing Address) *
College / University Details
Enrolled University / College *
College Major or Degree Focus *
College Minor (if applicable) *
Grade (Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior) *
Expected Graduation Year (please specify from High School or College) *
University / College Address *
University / College Phone *
Essay Question
Answer the following question. Responses are a maximum of 500 words in length. Note: there is not a way to save, continue or undue a scholarship submission. We recommend writing responses in Word, then pasting them into this form and completing everything at once. Responses will be evaluated by an objective committee using a predefined rating system, which emphasizes personal narratives, extracurricular interests, community involvement, entrepreneurship and financial need.
In today's world, there are several pressing social issues that our future generations will need to address. With the proper tools, we believe these generations will be able to make a difference in their communities. What is an issue currently affecting your community? Please be sure to address the following questions in your answer.
  • Why is this issue particularly important to you?
  • What organization currently exists that responds to or is working to solve this issue?
  • If you had the opportunity to donate $100,000 to the organization, how would you recommend they allocate the donation? Please be sure to include how the allocation would help assist with the issue you are trying to solve.
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Financial Need
Did you qualify for federal financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year? *
Supplemental Materials
Attach letter of recommendation from high school teacher, counselor, or community influencer. *
Consent / Disclaimer
If selected for Freestone Future Leaders scholarship, I authorize Freestone Capital Management to share my name and image publicly in Freestone communications, and agree to participate in marketing activities as appropriate,
which include but are not limited to media interviews, website, blog and social media content. Freestone Capital Management will require you to sign a lengthier, more detailed consent provision.
I provide my consent: *
 

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